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Attack on US envoy part of S.Korea's violent protest history
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A knife attack Thursday that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death....

Boko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps
BAGA SOLO, 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....

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 in the capital on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free....

Giving up Flight 370 search would be bitter pill for many
SYDNEY (AP) -- She wakes up every morning and reaches for the smartphone on her nightstand, searching for the same jumble of letters and numbers that have consumed her life for a year: MH370. She scrolls through the news results, hoping for something - anything - that could explain what happened to her husband and the other 238 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....

Art, fine wine: Thai auction puts police corruption on view
BANGKOK (AP) -- At a military base outside Bangkok, soldiers stand guard over Buddha statues, showcases of Rolex watches and some very expensive French wine - a $4,000 bottle of Petrus and choice vintages of Dom Perignon....

AP Interview: Charismatic Lapid revives Israel vote campaign
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- A few weeks ago, Yair Lapid appeared destined to become a one-hit wonder in Israeli politics, as his centrist party sank in the polls ahead of the March 17 parliamentary elections. Bruised by a rough term as finance minister, the former TV anchorman and one-time boxer is now mounting a furious late-round comeback with a message linking prosperity with regional peace....

Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship
TOKYO (AP) -- A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen....

Cameron accused of 'running scared' for refusing TV debate
LONDON (AP) -- Britain is counting down to its general election in just over two months - and the name-calling has begun in earnest....

Libya says 11 oil fields non-operational after IS attacks
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libya's state-run oil corporation has declared 11 oil fields in the country non-operational after attacks by suspected Islamic State militants, opting for a force majeure clause that exempts the state from contractual obligations....

Egypt's el-Sissi replaces interior minister in reshuffle
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reshuffled his Cabinet on Thursday, replacing the powerful minister in charge of the nation's police along with six other ministers, state television reported....

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