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Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian warplane escalates
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow...

2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports
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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial...

Tunisia detains 30, identifies bomber after attack
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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have detained 30 people suspected of having extremism links after a suicide bombing targeting presidential...

Venezuela opposition challenging on Chavez family turf
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BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Asdrubal Chavez is a walking tribute to his still-revered cousin as he stumps for congress. Hugo Chavez's eyes peer out...

Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December
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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military cannot meet the president's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, and Nigerians must...

Doyenne of New Orleans dining scene turns 90
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — She dropped out of secretarial school and taught herself the restaurant business, mentored chefs who put Louisiana cooking on the...

The Latest: Putin: Russia to cooperate with US-led coalition
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BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.

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French President Francois Hollande says the...

Brazil banker's arrest sends shares tumbling
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The arrest of one of Brazil's richest men has sent shares in his bank tumbling.

Andre Esteves was completing his first...

Chilean man missing from cargo vessel north of Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard rescue teams are combing the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico in search of a Chilean man reported...

Former Iranian president will run in February election
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former influential president says he will run in elections for a clerical body that is in charge of choosing the country's...