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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual global sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games....
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The Latest: IOC VP: ruling was 'justice for clean athletes'
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local):...
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Intense airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province hit 5 clinics
BEIRUT (AP) -- Government air raids struck at least five medical facilities in the northern province of Aleppo, where violence has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said Sunday....
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After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers....
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Turkish opposition party denounces coup attempt
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's main opposition group, joined by some ruling party members, rallied Sunday in Istanbul to denounce a July 15 coup attempt, a rare show of unity that belies opposition unease over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown since the failed uprising....
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Protesting migrants ask EU leaders why borders are closed
HORGOS, Serbia (AP) -- A group of migrants and asylum-seekers who set off two days ago on a protest march toward Hungary reached the European Union-member state's border on Sunday, saying they want to ask European leaders why it is closed for the thousands fleeing war and poverty....
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Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
MUNICH (AP) -- The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the attack for a year....
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Dancing, drugs, extremism _ multiple lives of Nice
PARIS (AP) -- A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage....
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Mexican mayor shot to death, second in 2 days
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The mayor of a town in one of Mexico's most violent drug corridors was shot to death, the second mayor killed in Mexico in two days....
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AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir torn by deadly strife
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- When news spread that Indian troops on July 8 had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group, the public response was spontaneous and massive. Tens of thousands of angry youths poured out of their homes in towns and villages across the Himalayan region, hurling rocks and bricks and clashing with Indian troops....
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