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VIDEO: People run out of Sydney building in hostage situation

SYDNEY — Three people ran out a fire exit of a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of people hostage at the height of Monday morning rush hour....


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Gunman takes hostages inside downtown Sydney cafe

SYDNEY — A gunman took an unknown number of people hostage inside a downtown Sydney chocolate shop and cafe at the height of Monday morning rush hour, with...


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32 dead, 76 missing in central Indonesia mudslide

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia — Rescuers pulled more bodies from the debris Sunday after heavy rain in central Indonesia loosened soil and collapsed a hill, setting...


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Crew in Korean Air nut rage says he was insulted

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air flight attendant described being insulted and shamed by the airline’s executive who ordered him removed and the...


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Mexicans' search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths

IGUALA, Mexico _They picked up spent shotgun shells and placed them in plastic baggies for safe keeping. They examined discarded bottles, charred sticks, crusted...




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London air control computer failure resolved

LONDON — The airspace over London was briefly closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain’s two air...


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Gangnam becomes hot spot for Korean startups

SEOUL, South Korea — The uber-trendy Seoul neighborhood made famous by the “Gangnam Style” K-pop hit is known for status-conscious people, plastic...


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Man cleared of honeymoon murder back in UK

LONDON — The wedding pictures are striking. Without knowing what’s next, it’s natural to feel a touch of envy for the wealthy young couple, all...


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UN expert calls for prosecution over US torture

GENEVA — Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush’s national security policy must be...


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German court throws out Nazi massacre case

BERLIN — A German court on Tuesday threw out the case against a former SS man accused of involvement in the largest civilian massacre in Nazi-occupied France,...


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