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Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy

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Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Congress has passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web.
The Senate passed the legislation late Tuesday, on the eve of…

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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War and outlived its successor.
But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance aircraft from the sky.
The…

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Poland holds 1st big security exercise in decades

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Poland holds 1st big security exercise in decades

JASCE, Poland (AP) — Poland’s security services have begun their first major security exercise in decades, evacuating the Interior Ministry in Warsaw and rescuing three foreigners allegedly injured in a…

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Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

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Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that governments across the 28-country European Union recorded lower budget deficits in 2013 amid lower spending and an economic recovery that shored up revenues.…

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France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

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France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are taking steps to crack down on the flow of young would-be jihadis embarking to fight in Syria’s civil war.
The measures announced Wednesday by…

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Shakespeare’s Globe taking ‘Hamlet’ to 200 nations

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Shakespeare’s Globe taking ‘Hamlet’ to 200 nations

LONDON (AP) — Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain’s best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world.
Shakespeare’s Globe theater is setting out to…

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Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

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Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a senior police officer has died after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb.
The officials…

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Pakistan’s army wants TV news channel shut down

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Pakistan’s army wants TV news channel shut down

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the army has sought to shut down the country’s leading Geo News TV channel.
The official, Fakhruddin Mughal , says a legal team…

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FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

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FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive.
Simon Ostrovsky , a journalist for Vice News , has not been seen…

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Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

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Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say Hamas and the Fatah party of President Mahmoud Abbas are making a new attempt to overcome the Palestinians’ political split by…

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