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Stop female genital mutilation - Obama
Stop female genital mutilation - Obama

President Obama has urged young African leaders to empower women and eliminate female genital mutilation and violence against…

Race to track Ebola's path
Race to track Ebola's path

He took a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo and arrived in Nigeria. Health workers are…

MH17 body identification harrowing
MH17 body identification harrowing

About 200 forensic experts from around the world are identifying the MH17 bodies at a military barracks in a Dutch forest…

Qantas says it's 'safe' to fly over Iraq
Qantas says it's 'safe' to fly over Iraq

Qantas has reassured passengers it's still safe to fly over Iraq, despite network partner Emirates' deciding to steer clear…

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'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop

LAS VEGAS (AP) The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel…

'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high

NEW YORK (AP) James Franco's play "Of Mice and Men" has left Broadway with a roar a box office record. The show, co-starring…

UN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized…

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in…

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

TOP STORIES: COM--ATHLETICS GLASGOW, Scotland In Usain Bolt's absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collects the…

Argentina in last-ditch effort to avert default

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors…

UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council on Monday welcomed agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian…

Tuesday, August 5

Today is Tuesday, August 5, the 217th day of 2013. There are 148 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1716…

Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) Brazil's president is calling Israel's conflict with Hamas "a massacre." Brazilian President Dilma…

White House: EU, US to impose new Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties…

US teen held in Israel after arrest at protest

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. is confirming that a 15-year-old American citizen is being held by Israeli authorities for his…

Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized guns

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Authorities destroyed roughly 2,000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled…

House approves bill to toughen NKorea sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The…

Florida State law professor was killed in his car

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (AP) A neighbor found a Florida State University law professor bleeding from a gunshot to the head…

Lawmaker sorry he mistook US officials as Indian

WASHINGTON (AP) A freshman Republican lawmaker has apologized for mistaking two senior U.S. government officials as Indian…

Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least…

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

WASHINGTON (AP) Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The…

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

PARIS (AP) France is ready to open its door to Christians from northern Iraq who were hounded out of their homes by extremist…

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading…

Mayor: Times Square characters should be licensed

NEW YORK (AP) Cookie Monster may soon need a license. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he believes the people…

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Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches
Russian geckos going at it in space despite glitches

An orbital sex mission by five Russian geckos has gone from lust in space to lost in space.

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Isis attacks Syrian bases
Isis attacks Syrian bases

Isis has used military equipment seized from Iraq in its biggest challenge yet to Assad regime forces.

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