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Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday....
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The Latest: French PM says European mobilization 'urgent'
The latest on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):...
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Police open Budapest rail station, but no trains to the West
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Migrants poured into Budapest's Keleti rail station on Thursday as police stopped blocking its main entrance, piling into trains despite announcements that there was no service to Western Europe....
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Canada woman had tried to sponsor boy who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photographs that are galvanizing debate around the world....
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UN rights chief alleges French soldier sexually abused girl
GENEVA (AP) -- United Nations staff turned up a case of sexual abuse of a girl by a French soldier in Central African Republic, the U.N. human rights chief said Thursday, in the latest claim of sexual abuse by foreign troops in the poor, unstable African country....
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Uganda: 12 soldiers killed in Somalia attack
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A Ugandan military spokesman says 12 Ugandan soldiers were killed in an attack Tuesday by Islamic extremists on an African Union base in Somalia....
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On Arctic voyage, Obama banks on power of his celebrity
KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) -- President Barack Obama brought no grand policy pronouncements, new legislative proposals or major tranches of federal aid with him to Alaska. Instead, he sought to use the power of his own celebrity to command attention to the issue of climate change....
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China shows off rising power marking WWII defeat of Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show his country poses no expansionist threat....
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Q&A: What to look for with Guatemala's embattled president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- A Guatemala judge has ordered President Otto Perez Molina to appear before a judge after Congress withdrew immunity of office this week, moving forward on his possible prosecution in a customs corruption scandal that has sparked massive street protests. A court has barred him from leaving the country during the investigation, though he remains president of the Central American nation....
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China pledges to cut 300,000 troops from its massive army
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday pledged to cut China's 2.3 million-member People's Liberation Army by 300,000 troops, amid rising manpower costs and technological capabilities that reduce the need for large numbers of personnel....
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