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Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37...

August 20, 2018 11:20 am


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Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

Engineering experts determined in February that corrosion of the metal cables supporting the Genoa highway bridge had reduced the bridge's...

August 20, 2018 9:50 am


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Russian military braces for massive war games in the east

Russia's military forces in the country's east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and...

August 20, 2018 9:50 am


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Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

SEOUL, South Korea – The 92-year-old South Korean woman wept and stroked the wrinkled cheeks of her 71-year-old North Korean...

August 20, 2018 9:50 am


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Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey; no one hurt

Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn on Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions...

August 20, 2018 9:50 am


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UK woman 'sang to stay awake' after falling off cruise ship

The rescuers of a British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night say it's a miracle that she's...

August 20, 2018 9:20 am


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Spanish police shoot man dead in suspected terror attack

A man pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona before dawn Monday, then lunged with a knife at officers inside. Police...

August 20, 2018 9:20 am


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Koreans meeting after decades divided

SEOUL, South Korea – Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched,...

August 20, 2018 1:00 am


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Indonesian island hit by more quakes

SEMBALUN, Indonesia – Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and...

August 20, 2018 1:00 am


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Muslims embark on pilgrimage

MECCA, Saudi Arabia – More than 2 million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light on Sunday in Saudi Arabia,...

August 20, 2018 1:00 am


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Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday.

August 19, 2018 1:40 pm


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Israeli questioning of US Jews at border expose deeper rift

When Simone Zimmerman arrived at the check-in window at the Israeli border with Egypt, it didn't take long for the young activist to run...

August 19, 2018 9:10 am


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Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings.

August 19, 2018 9:10 am


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Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

An Egyptian man who hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight in 2016 and ordered it to land in Cyprus has been extradited to his homeland after...

August 19, 2018 9:10 am


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800,000 displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state.

August 19, 2018 9:10 am