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Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli Is Abducted

Jordanian Ambassador To Tripoli Is Abducted

By Nehal El-Sherif and Taylor Luck, McClatchy Tribune News AMMAN, Jordan — Libyan gunmen seeking the release of an alleged al-Qaeda operative held in Jordan abducted Amman’s ambas ...

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To Prevent Data Theft, Businesses Race To Adopt New Technology

To Prevent Data Theft, Businesses Race To Adopt New Technology

By Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement ...

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Pussy Riot Activists Raise Voices And Issue Call To Action

Pussy Riot Activists Raise Voices And Issue Call To Action

By Steve Appleford, Los Angeles Times SANTA MONICA, CA — Barely three months after their release from Russian prison, Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova sit outside a Santa Mo ...

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Afghanistan Official Shot, Another Kidnapped In Kabul

Afghanistan Official Shot, Another Kidnapped In Kabul

By Hashmat Baktash and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Two security incidents within 24 hours involving Afghan government officials have taken some of the ...

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Ferry Runs Aground Off South Korea Coast With 477 Aboard

Ferry Runs Aground Off South Korea Coast With 477 Aboard

SEOUL, South Korea — Dozens of ships and aircraft were involved in rescue efforts for 477 people aboard a ferry that ran aground and was sinking off the coast of South Korea Wedne ...

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Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

Firefighters Get Handle On Deadly Chilean Fires

By Mauricio Weibel and Juan Garff SANTIAGO, Chile — Most of the fires that have devastated the central Chilean port city of Valparaiso and killed 15 people have been contained, th ...

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Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

Iraq Empties Abu Ghraib Prison As Jihadists, Troops Clash

By Pol O Gradaigh and Kadhem Al-Attabi BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities have closed the notorious Abu Ghraib prison near the capital Baghdad for security reasons and evacuated all its ...

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Ukraine Says It Has Reclaimed Airport Seized By Pro-Russia Separatists

Ukraine Says It Has Reclaimed Airport Seized By Pro-Russia Separatists

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and recaptured a military airport in the eastern ...

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‘Civil War’ Warning For Ukraine As Troops, Tanks Push East

‘Civil War’ Warning For Ukraine As Troops, Tanks Push East

IZYUM (Ukraine) (AFP) - Russia warned on Tuesday that Ukraine was on the brink of "civil war" after Kiev's leaders pushed troops and tanks toward a flashpoint eastern city to coun ...

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‘Solid Upturn’ In German Economy, But Ukraine Clouds Outlook

‘Solid Upturn’ In German Economy, But Ukraine Clouds Outlook

Frankfurt (AFP) - The German economy, Europe's biggest, is currently in the middle of a "solid upturn", the government said Tuesday, even if concerns about the fallout from Ukrain ...

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