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Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off....
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Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists....
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UN: At least 1,273 Iraqis killed in October
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The United Nations mission in Baghdad says at least 1,273 Iraqis were killed in violence in October, a slight increase compared to last month amid the ongoing assault by the extremist Islamic State group....
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Hong Kong protests promise political game change
HONG KONG (AP) -- Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares....
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2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- A largely unknown military colonel has emerged to say he has taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years....
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Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns....
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Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia....
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Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said....
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Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus....
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Body of Zambian president arrives home
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) -- A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrived on Saturday in Zambia from London, where the president died in a hospital after a long illness....
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