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Typhoon leaves 11 dead, Filipino villagers saved from flood

CABANATUAN, Philippines (AP) — Army, police and civilian volunteers rushed Monday to rescue hundreds of villagers trapped in their flooded homes and on rooftops in a northern Philippine province battered by slow-moving Typhoon Koppu, officials said.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Democrats bring gun debate back to presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — After 15 years of a virtual gag order on guns in presidential politics, Democrats are talking again.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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House GOP faces leadership disarray as it returns to Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans return to Washington this week to confront a nearly unprecedented leadership crisis, looming budget deadlines and a deeply uncertain future.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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Chinese cyberattacks on US companies continue, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hacking attempts on American corporate intellectual property have occurred with regularity over the past three weeks, suggesting that China almost immediately began violating its newly minted cyberagreement with the United States, according to a newly published analysis by a cybersecurity company with close ties to the U.S. government.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015

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China's economic growth declines to 6-year low

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy decelerated in the latest quarter but stronger spending by consumers who are emerging as an important pillar of growth helped to avert a deeper downturn.

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Eddie Murphy receives top US humor prize at Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON (AP) — A star-studded lineup of comedians including Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, George Lopez, Kathy Griffin and Arsenio Hall honored Eddie Murphy as an "American icon."

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Eritrean dies after Israeli guard shoots him, mob attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Eritrean migrant shot by an Israeli security guard and then attacked by bystanders who mistook him for an assailant in a deadly bus station attack has died of his wounds, Israeli hospital officials said Monday.

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Clash of narratives drives events in Holy Land

The clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land are not just physical; the two sides cannot agree on what they see, how they got here, who is to blame or where they should go.

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