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Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down
HONG KONG (AP) -- Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience....
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Afghan president sworn in, paving way for US pact
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by signing an agreement with the United States that would guarantee a continuing American military presence....
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Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are "branches of the same poisonous tree," both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were....
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Battle against Islamic State creates new alliances
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- On a recent evening, two of Jordan's top pro-al-Qaida ideologues held court on the rooftop of a villa decorated with strings of lights. Sporting shaggy beards and robes, the Muslim preachers whispered to each other and rose occasionally from plastic chairs to greet supporters....
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China faces tricky balance in Hong Kong's protests
BEIJING (AP) -- Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have handed China's Communist leadership a thorny political dilemma....
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AP INTERVIEW: US should hit all militants in Syria
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister said Monday that the U.S.-led bombing campaign should be expanded to target other militant groups besides the Islamic State group, noting that the fight against terrorism has aligned the Syrian regime with its Western and Arab opponents in a fight against a common enemy....
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Convicted priest says El Salvador backed gang work
MADRID (AP) -- Those who love Antonio Rodriguez know him affectionately as "Father Tony," the Roman Catholic priest who spent 15 years working in El Salvador's roughest neighborhoods to get vulnerable young men out of a gang lifestyle that often ends in death....
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Australian police arrest 1 in counterterror raids
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria....
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Group: Wildlife populations down drastically
GENEVA (AP) -- Populations of about 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have plummeted far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups....
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Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria
ANTAKYA, Turkey (AP) -- Militants of the Islamic State group were closing in Monday on a Kurdish area of Syria on the border with Turkey - an advance unhindered so far by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, including one that struck a grain silo, killing two civilians, according to activists....
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