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Report: Survivors yell for help in China boat sinking
WUHAN, China (AP) -- Rescuers pulled six survivors to safety after hearing cries for help Tuesday from inside a capsized cruise ship that went down overnight in a storm on China's Yangtze River with 458 people aboard, most of them elderly, state broadcaster CCTV said....
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Latest on China Boat Sinking: Relatives seek news from gov't
BEIJING (AP) -- The latest on the capsized cruise ship on China's Yangtze River:...
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Jewish violinist finishes father's piece that Nazis broke up
RAANANA, Israel (AP) -- In 1933, the promising young Jewish-German violinist Ernest Drucker left the stage midway through a Brahms concerto in Cologne at the behest of Nazi officials, in one of the first anti-Semitic acts of the new regime....
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Afghan official: 9 workers killed in attack
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says nine people, including a woman, have been shot dead in an attack on their guesthouse in a remote rural district in the country's north....
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IS revamps recruitment, with savvy, professional broadcasts
PARIS (AP) -- The announcer with an American accent offers an upbeat roundup of the day's main headlines: Islamic State fighters seized control of a crucial Syrian city, extremists repelled Kurdish fighters despite coalition airstrikes, and two suicide bombers successfully carried out their missions....
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Ex-inmates regret destruction of notorious Syrian prison
BEIRUT (AP) -- For decades, the mere mention of Tadmur Prison was enough to send chills down a Syrian's spine....
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Don't take a seat: Panel says you should stand for 2 hours
LONDON (AP) -- Are you sitting down? In that case, you should probably stand up before reading this....
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US-led coalition against IS extremists re-examines strategy
PARIS (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister and international allies are gathering in Paris to re-examine their strategy against Islamic State extremists, after the group's recent gains....
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American held in Yemen freed, French hostage pleas for help
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A freelance journalist who was among several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free Monday as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared in a video pleading for help....
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UN official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Ebola chief said Monday he believes "it's only a matter of weeks" before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends, but stopping the deadly disease in Guinea will take more time because in some areas unsafe traditions still hold sway over what's good for people's health....
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