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US official says UAE paid Yemen tribes to push al-Qaida out
A senior U.S. official acknowledged Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates had paid money to tribal leaders in Yemen to rout al-Qaida militants from their strongholds in the war-torn county.

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3 kids heading on summer vacations among Italy bridge dead
Authorities in Italy, France and Albania have confirmed their citizens are among the 39 victims of Tuesday's highway bridge collapse in Genoa.

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Missouri woman busted at Sydney airport for smuggling cocaine inside high heels, officials say
A Missouri woman who traveled to Australia last August to visit a man she met online was caught smuggling cocaine -- inside the heels of her shoes, officials said.

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Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat
Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States — an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a key, yet troubled alliance dating from the Cold War.

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Israel: No criminal action in deadly Gaza 2014 war incident
The Israeli military said on Wednesday its investigation into one of the bloodiest incidents of the 2014 war in the Gaza Strip found no criminal wrongdoing by Israeli forces and there were no grounds to prosecute any troops.

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Burma's Karen refugees face dwindling aid, struggle with depression and suicides
Kyawsay and his girlfriend Nawehkohloh were teenagers in love, looking for a silver lining in their dire situation.

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New president takes over in Paraguay, vows to cut poverty
Mario Abdo Benitez took over as Paraguay's new president on Wednesday, replacing a seemingly disgruntled Horacio Cartes, who left the inauguration ceremony before it finished.

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Backers of Brazil's Lula rally on filing day for candidacy
Thousands of supporters of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rallied Wednesday outside the court in Brazil's capital where his party planned to register his candidacy for president later in the day.

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Parents of missing journalist Austin Tice tell Fox News they're 'confident' he's still alive
The parents of freelance journalist Austin Tice told Fox News Wednesday night that they have “confidence” that their son is still alive, six years after he vanished under frightening circumstances in Syria.

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Exiled jurists symbolically sentence Maduro to 18 years
A panel of self-exiled Venezuelan judges holding a symbolic trial found President Nicolas Maduro guilty of corruption Wednesday and sentenced him to more than 18 years in prison.

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Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killing
Two Southeast Asian women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother arrived at a Malaysian court Thursday to hear a judge's decision on whether to call them to enter their defense or acquit them of murder.

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Key ruling looms for women on trial for Kim Jong Nam murder
Two Southeast Asian women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother arrived at a Malaysian court Thursday to hear a judge's decision on whether to call them to enter their defense or acquit them of murder.

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Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual speech
Indonesia's president urged his country to embrace its founding spirit of tolerance in an annual national address just days after choosing a divisive cleric as his running mate in elections next year.

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The Latest: Indonesia envoy shocked by Malaysia trial ruling
The Latest on the murder trial of two Southeast Asian women in the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Indonesia's ambassador to Malaysia says he was shocked by a judge's ruling that evidence presented so far warranted continuing the murder trial of an Indonesian suspect in the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother.

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Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence compound in Kabul, report says
An undetermined number of gunmen on Thursday stormed the country's intelligence service compound in Kabul, a witness at the scene told the Associated Press.

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Pakistan parliament elects Imran Khan's ally as speaker
Pakistan's parliament on Wednesday elected an ally of Imran Khan as its speaker, paving the way for the former cricket star to become the next prime minister even as he faced a new legal challenge amid a claim that he had fathered an illegitimate daughter in the United States.

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Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge
Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.

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Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base
Poland's president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country, in a speech as the nation put on a large military parade on its Armed Forces Day holiday Wednesday replete with tanks and people marching in historic uniforms.

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Cambodian election results give ruling party sweep of seats
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party has won all 125 seats in the National Assembly, official results released Wednesday by the state election board confirmed.

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The Latest: Spanish rescuers intercept 524 migrants
The Latest on a ship carrying rescued migrants in the Mediterranean (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Spanish rescue services say they have pulled 524 migrants to safety from 12 boats attempting to reach Spain from northern Africa, currently the most used sea route into Europe.

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Kurds meet with Syrian government to discuss self-rule
Representatives from Syria's Kurdish-run northeastern region met with the government in Damascus last week to discuss self-administration in a postwar Syria, a leading Kurdish official said Tuesday.

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Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, killing at least 20, officials say
Nearly two dozen people -- including a child -- were killed when a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending several vehicles plunging to the ground where rescuers desperately searched for survivors.

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US Defense Secretary Mattis pitches closer US-Brazil ties
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made a pitch on Tuesday to Brazil for building a closer defense partnership with the United States, including in space research.

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Bosnian Serb leader denies scope of Srebrenica massacre
The leader of Bosnia's Serbs called on Tuesday for a government report that acknowledged the massacre of more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995 to be revoked, triggering possible new tensions in the war-scarred Balkan state.

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Russia to help UN with patrols along Syria-Israel frontier
The Russian military said Tuesday that its forces in Syria will help U.N. peacekeepers fully restore patrols along the volatile frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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