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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:57am

The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast

BANGKOK (AP) -- The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):...

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:51am

Turkish jets join US-led coalition airstrikes against IS

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey says its jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:44am

Police arrest foreigner in Bangkok shrine bombing case

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai authorities Saturday arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with stacks of passports and bomb-making materials, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:36am

The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) -- Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):...

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:29am

AP PHOTOS: Hindu holy men lead bath rituals in Indian river

NASIK, India (AP) -- Brass bands played and people passed out fruit and cookies as hundreds of thousands of Hindu holy men and believers plunged into the Godavari River to wash away their sins on the first "royal" day of bathing at one of the world's largest religious gatherings....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:16am

Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 8:08am

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival in Swaziland, a rights group said on Saturday....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 5:44am

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

BERLIN (AP) -- Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to fight for the government....

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Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 - 2:24am

Greek election could result in new, big coalition govt

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month and strengthen his grip on power after purging his radical left Syriza party of dissenters....

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