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Acid victims’ photo shoot draws attention in India

September 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Acid victims’ photo shoot draws attention in India NEW DELHI (AP) — A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India . While the country keeps no official statistics on acid…

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Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks LOS ANGELES (AP) — A publicist for Jennifer Lawrence says the actress has contacted authorities after nude photos of her were apparently stolen and posted online. Intimate images of the…

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Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Obama: ‘Revving’ economy calls for higher wages WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats…

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Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The king of Lesotho must fill a power vacuum after the military’s actions over the weekend caused the prime minister of the mountainous African country to flee.…

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Pakistan’s premier challenged by raging protests

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pakistan’s premier challenged by raging protests ISLAMABAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country’s capital in an effort to try…

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Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed. The…

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NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying NEW YORK (AP) — Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City’s West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start. The New York Police Department…

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Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia’s president is ordering most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the…

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Merkel: Arming Kurds in Germany’s interest

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Merkel: Arming Kurds in Germany’s interest BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German lawmakers that arming Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq wasn’t an easy decision but is in her country’s interest. The…

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UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to…

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