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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot...

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Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

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June 24, 2017 at 9:34 am | JERUSALEM (AP) Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Saturday, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in its territory, the military said. The fl...

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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

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June 24, 2017 at 9:25 am | LONDON (AP) British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts." A spokeswoma...

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Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists

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June 24, 2017 at 9:15 am | AMMAN, Jordan (AP) A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name...

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Turkey bans Istanbul Pride, organizers vow to march anyway

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June 24, 2017 at 9:12 am | ISTANBUL (AP) Turkish authorities announced Saturday they will not allow the Istanbul Pride march to take place on Sunday the third year in a row the celebration has been banned. The move prompte...

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Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

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June 24, 2017 at 9:01 am | BEIJING (AP) More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday,...

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Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

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June 24, 2017 at 8:46 am | PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan to 85,...

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Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

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June 24, 2017 at 8:33 am | DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) The Syrian government released Saturday hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad on the eve of a major Muslim holiday. ...

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8 coal miners killed in Colombia from underground blast

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June 24, 2017 at 8:31 am | BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) At least eight people have died and five are missing after an underground explosion at a coal mine in central Colombia. Rescuers are attempting to locate possibly trapped ...

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