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Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia....

Iraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said....

Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification....

Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps
BAGA SOLA, Chad (AP) -- Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. Her husband was nowhere to be found, and so she pulled her 4-year-old son onto her back and grabbed her two little girls by the hand....

Ukraine blockade of rebel territory fosters resentment
KURAKHOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- Tears welled up in Vera Pavliy's eyes as she stood outside the bank, looking as if she had just gotten lost. The 76-year-old was stuck behind the battle lines in the east Ukraine town of Kurakhove with no money and no way to get home....

Last Ebola patient is released in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year old teacher, from a treatment center on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free....

Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 33
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 33....

Amid crisis, Venezuelans remember Chavez 2 years after death
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Early morning fireworks burst over Venezuela's capital Thursday for a commemoration of Hugo Chavez on the second anniversary of his death, even as economic crisis threatens to undo his legacy of lifting many out of poverty....

South Africa to investigate spy allegations
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The South African government said Thursday that it is investigating allegations, posted on a website, that the head of the state watchdog agency and opposition figures spied for the U.S....

When in Paris: Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto go platinum
PARIS (AP) -- Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks....

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