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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 8:35am

Suicide bomber kills 14 at Iraq checkpoint; 9 die in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) -- A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside a Shiite town north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 14 people, Iraqi officials said, while a string of bombings in the Iraqi capital killed nine more people....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 8:18am

The Latest: Kerry talks with Brunei foreign minister on laws

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- The Latest on the meeting in Laos of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (all times local):...

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 8:14am

Germany: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up, wounding 15

ANSBACH, Germany (AP) -- A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany, authorities said Monday. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week - three of them carried out by recent migrants....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 8:03am

Philippine leader declares ceasefire with communist rebels

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a unilateral cease-fire with communist guerrillas effective immediately Monday and asked the rebels to do the same to end decades of deadly violence and foster the resumption of peace talks....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 7:48am

Kerry meets Southeast Asia ministers after Chinese win

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday stressed the importance of complying with a rules-based international system in a meeting with his counterparts from South East Asia shortly after they were unable to agree on a statement criticizing China for territorial expansion in the South China Sea....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 7:28am

The Latest: Bomber received 2 deportation orders

ANSBACH, Germany (AP) -- The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany in the past week (all times local):...

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 7:16am

Report: Turkey issues warrants for 42 journalists

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish authorities issued warrants on Monday for the detention of 42 journalists and detained 31 academics, official media reported, as the government pressed ahead with a crackdown against people allegedly linked to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric following a failed coup....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 6:57am

Former top Chinese general sentenced for taking bribes

BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese military court on Monday sentenced a former top general to life in prison for taking bribes, concluding China's highest-level prosecution of a military figure in decades....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 2:16am

Iraq finally bans fake bomb detectors after July 3 blast

BAGHDAD (AP) -- For nearly a decade, anyone driving through one of Baghdad's many checkpoints was subjected to a search by a soldier pointing a security wand at their vehicle and watching the device intently to see if its antenna moved. If it pointed at the car, it had supposedly detected a possible bomb....

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 - 12:44am

Punishing strike by resident doctors grinds on in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Empty halls buzz with flies. Rats scamper through the wards at night. The emergency room is empty except for four shackled prisoners, watched over by relatives and missionaries rather than medical personnel....

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