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 Israeli aircraft hits dozens of Gaza targets video Israeli aircraft hits dozens of Gaza targets

Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets…

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Search for MH370 goes on
Search for MH370 goes on

Australia says the hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished continues uninterrupted despite the top search official…

Climbers switch Brooklyn Bridge flags
Climbers switch Brooklyn Bridge flags

Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night…

Arrest linked to Boston bombing gun
Arrest linked to Boston bombing gun

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts…

Costa Concordia's final voyage
Costa Concordia's final voyage

Italy’s Costa Concordia is ready to set sail on its final voyage as survivors look on, two-and-a-half years after the luxury…

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Defense Ministry: 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Defense Ministry: 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down in the east of country.

3 NYC students get recording contract approval

NEW YORK (AP) Three school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year…

Lithuania to adopt euro currency in January

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year. Ministers…

2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense…

LeBron apologizes to neighbors, sends cupcakes

BATH, Ohio (AP) Basketball superstar LeBron James has sent cupcakes to his neighbors to apologize for the ruckus caused…

Afghans rally to denounce conflict in Gaza

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Several hundred Afghan protesters rallied Wednesday in the heart of Kabul to denounce the fighting…

Leopard seen on university campus in Indian city

MUMBAI, India (AP) A wild leopard has been seen prowling the campus of a university on the outskirts of India's largest…

Women business owners face gender gap, report says

NEW YORK (AP) Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans…

Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

LONDON (AP) The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize. Five U.S.-based writers are on the…

Bank of England: rates to rise only gradually

LONDON (AP) Bank of England policymakers are signaling that interest rates are likely to go up only gradually though debate…

Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

LONDON (AP) A British coroner has concluded that model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose. Coroner…

Son of British singer Adele wins privacy case

LONDON (AP) British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private…

UN rights chief: Strong possibility of Gaza crimes

GENEVA (AP) The U.N.'s top human rights official has told diplomats that Israel's military and Hamas militants appear to…

School head arrested in India after girl, 6, raped

NEW DELHI (AP) The head of a school in southern India where a 6-year-old girl was raped earlier this month was arrested…

South Africa: Rhino poacher gets 77 years in jail

JOHANNESBURG (AP) A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties…

Despite sanctions call, UK OKs Russia arms exports

LONDON (AP) Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call…

Oil falls to near $102 amid Gaza peace efforts

The price of oil retreated to near $102 per barrel on Wednesday amid a new push for a cease-fire between Israel and Palestine…

Neo-Nazi group banned in Germany's Bavaria state

BERLIN (AP) Authorities in the German state of Bavaria say they have banned a neo-Nazi group that operated in the region. The…

Tropical depression approaching Lesser Antilles

MIAMI (AP) The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a fast-moving tropical depression in the Atlantic is expected to approach…

Thai junta defends strong powers under new charter

BANGKOK (AP) A senior army official said Wednesday that the leader of Thailand's ruling junta is allowed to serve as interim…

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Remotest parts of an elliptical galaxy examined
Remotest parts of an elliptical galaxy examined

Astronomers said this week they have examined the remotest parts yet of an elliptical galaxy, Centaurus A, and discovered…

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Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion
Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion

Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over war-torn Syria…

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