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Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of "family honor."...

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday....

The Latest: Lebanon's Hezbollah condemns Mecca bombing
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- The Latest on a foiled plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia (all times local):...

Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide
BEIJING (AP) -- More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said....

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed, Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders said early Saturday....

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insisted Friday it can indefinitely survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance, even as a top Emirati official warned the tiny country to brace for a long-term economic squeeze....

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma....

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan on Friday to 73, with several others in critical condition, officials said....

The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- The Latest on Friday's attacks in Pakistan, which killed more than 70 people (all times local):...

The Latest: UK update: 27 high-rises have dangerous cladding
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on response to deadly (all times local):...

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