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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 8:55am

South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockade

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- Thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief food, aid agencies said Friday....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 8:47am

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain unified after the death of their longtime leader....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 8:44am

Syrian rebel group leaves their HQ after clash with al-Qaida

BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say clashes between members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria and a rebel faction in the country's north believed to have been trained by the U.S. government have stopped after the rebels left the area....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 8:40am

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap being taken to French site

BALMA, France (AP) -- Representatives of the world's media gathered Saturday outside a French defense site in Balma in southwestern France, awaiting the arrival of a piece of plane wing that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 8:31am

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdish Workers Party to 'withdraw'

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdish Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 7:38am

Saudi official says bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

LONDON (AP) -- Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 5:54am

India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, with the two countries swapping more than 150 pockets of land at the stroke of midnight Friday to settle the demarcation line dividing them....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 2:34am

Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Palestinian health officials say an 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops has died of his wounds....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 1:11am

Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released

TOKYO (AP) -- The 4 1/2-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form....

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Saturday, Aug 1, 2015 - 1:06am

Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday....

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