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Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor....
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VOICES: A-bomb survivors leader says Japan shares blame, too
TOKYO (AP) -- The debate over whether President Barack Obama should apologize to Japanese survivors of America's atomic bombings in World War II made Terumi Tanaka think: What about his own government?...
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Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies
TOKYO (AP) -- Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive....
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China's Wanda prepares for battle with 'old brand' Disney
BEIJING (AP) -- Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king....
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In final drive, Obama seeks better relations with US foes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In his final stretch as president, Barack Obama is driving the United States toward friendlier relations with longstanding adversaries, working to consign bitter enmities with Vietnam, Iran, Cuba and Myanmar to the history books....
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Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet
CAIRO (AP) -- Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 showed signs of burns and were so small that they suggested the jet was brought down by an explosion, a member of the team examining the remains said Tuesday. But the idea of a blast was promptly dismissed by the head of Egypt's forensic agency as "baseless" speculation....
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Buses and Bulldozers: Refugees are removed from Greek camp
IDOMENI, Greece (AP) -- It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe's closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it....
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Crash of EgyptAir Flight 804: What we know so far
CAIRO (AP) -- The question of what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash in the Mediterranean, killing all 66 on board, remains shrouded in confusion, speculation and conflicting statements. Here is a look at what is known so far and what questions remain unanswered....
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Depp's dog fight with Australian deputy leader continues
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's deputy prime minister boasted on Wednesday that he had got into Johnny Depp's head like fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter after the Hollywood actor quipped that the ruddy-faced lawmaker appeared to be "inbred with a tomato."...
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Paris attack victims' families meet investigators
PARIS (AP) -- Survivors and families of the 130 victims of last November's Islamic extremist attacks in Paris have met for the first time with six magistrates investigating what happened that horrifying night....
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