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    Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

    Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.

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    Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

    The head of Africa’s continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week – months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.

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    Salamander-killing plague could spread to US

    An emerging infection similar to one that has caused the extinction of hundreds of frog and toad species around the world is killing salamanders in Europe and could easily spread to the United States, with disastrous effects, scientists reported Thursday.

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    Man slashes 3 schoolchildren in China

    A man in southeastern China slashed a first-grader to death and severely injured two others Friday in the country’s latest violent attack on children.

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    N. Korea says it has invited EU rights official

    North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union’s top human rights official to visit the country, but it threatened to drop recent offers of visits by United Nations rights officials unless a U.N. resolution on the country removes any reference to the International Criminal Court...

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    Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply

    Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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    Iraqi Kurd scout unit heads into Kobani; larger group to follow

    A small unit of Iraqi Kurdish fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to meet with Syrian Kurds battling militants from the Islamic State and to make preparations for the arrival of a larger Iraqi Kurd force, according to Kurdish officials in Iraq and witnesses on the ground...

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    Israel limits prayers at Al-Aqsa mosque after Jewish activist shot

    Tensions over Jerusalem’s most hotly contested holy site flared Thursday after a prominent rightist campaigner for Jewish prayer there was shot in an apparent assassination attempt, and police tracked down and killed an Arab they said was the attacker.

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    Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness

    Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money – and the stuff it buys – brings happiness.

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    Angry Israel recalls ambassador to Sweden

    Sweden on Thursday became the biggest Western European country to recognize a Palestinian state, and Israel swiftly reacted by withdrawing its ambassador from Stockholm in protest.

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