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Suicide attack on Pakistan polio center kills 15

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday killed 15 people, mainly police who had gathered to escort health workers, who have been repeatedly targeted in recent years by Islamic militants, officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Once accommodating neighbors now turn back Syrian refugees

BEIRUT (AP) — After taking in a million Syrian refugees, Lebanon has quietly changed course in recent months, forcing refugees to return to Syria — where they are at risk of persecution or death — or stay illegally, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation and abuse.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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S. Korea fires warning shots after North Korean drone seen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday fired 20 machine gun warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the rivals' border, officials said, the first shots fired in a Cold War-style standoff between the Koreas in the wake of the North's nuclear test last week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Israeli military: Airstrike targets Gaza militants, 1 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military carried out a rare airstrike in Gaza on Wednesday, targeting a group of Palestinian militants placing explosives along the border and killing one of them, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

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1 person detained in connection with Istanbul suicide attack

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police have arrested one person in connection with the deadly suicide bombing in Istanbul that killed 10 Germans, officials said Wednesday.

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Police: Burglary suspect returned to get iced tea bottle

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a suspected burglar was arrested after returning to a crash scene to retrieve a bottle of iced tea, fearing it would be used as evidence.

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Ocean search for Malaysian airliner finds 2nd shipwreck

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The undersea search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished almost two years ago has found a second 19th century shipwreck deep in the Indian Ocean off the west Australian coast, officials said Wednesday.

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Global stock market rally continues despite China retreat

 

LONDON (AP) — The recovery in global stock markets continued Wednesday despite another big retreat in China's main stock market.

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