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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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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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.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 January 2016

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Starvation suspected in massive die-off of Alaska seabirds

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seabird biologist David Irons drove recently to the Prince William Sound community of Whittier to check on a friend's boat and spotted white blobs along the tide line of the rocky Alaska beach. He thought they were patches of snow.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Armed group says it has accessed government files at refuge

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The leader of a small, armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon said Monday he and his followers are going through government documents stored inside refuge buildings.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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