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Israel escalates aerial offensive on Gaza
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza Thursday hitting hundreds of Hamas targets, and the Palestinians said a family of eight was killed in a strike that destroyed their home. Israel's missile defense system once again intercepted rockets fired by militants at the country's heartland....
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Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A day after Indonesia's presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta's police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. With both candidates continuing to claim victory, the next leader of the world's third-largest democracy could be decided in court....
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What now for Indonesia after poll dispute?
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political instability in Southeast Asia's largest economy....
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Iraq's Kurds say will boycott Cabinet meetings
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Kurds on Thursday said their politicians will stay away from Cabinet meetings to protest remarks made by embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki....
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Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times....
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Stigmatized nuclear workers quit Japan utility
TOKYO (AP) -- Stigma, pay cuts, and risk of radiation exposure are among the reasons why 3,000 employees have left the utility at the center of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Now there's an additional factor: better paying jobs in the feel good solar energy industry....
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Hoping to project power, China finds itself alone
BEIJING (AP) -- Nearly three decades after Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping famously instructed his diplomats to "be good at maintaining a low profile and never claim leadership," a new generation of rulers has made it clear that they're ready to shed the humility and show off their country's rising military and political power....
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A look at China's territorial claims
A look at China's territorial disputes:...
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Cairo cinema gives Egypt home for alternative film
CAIRO (AP) -- Squeezed in between auto parts shops and cafes off the crowded avenues of downtown Cairo, no blaring marquee announces this cinema. Instead look for a small blue doorway, marked by a discrete neon calligraphy sign and sometimes an old Peugeot parked across the street playing films projected onto its windshield....
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5 Myanmar journalists jailed 10 years
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Myanmar have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory....
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