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UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers....
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Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished Thursday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials say it has probably crashed - the third major international aviation disaster in a week....
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Busy Gaza morgue performs Muslim burial rituals
BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In the morgue at a small Gaza hospital, the anguished cries of those who lost loved ones in Israeli airstrikes fell silent Thursday when Ahmed Jadallah began attending to the corpses, one by one, on his wooden work table....
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Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. But a series of attacks killed dozens of people and Islamic militants destroyed a Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah, underscoring the overwhelming challenges facing the divided nation....
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US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday....
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Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels....
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Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February....
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Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death
ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison....
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Court: Poland violated human rights in CIA case
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subjected to torture....
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Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of the late President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking....
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