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Militants bomb, derail phosphate train in central Syria

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July 21, 2019 at 9:39 am

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) Syria's transport ministry said a freight train carrying phosphate derailed and caught fire Sunday after getting hit by explosives planted on the tracks by militants in the cou...

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The Latest: Attackers beat Hong Kong protesters in subway

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July 21, 2019 at 9:39 am | HONG KONG (AP) The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Monday Hong Kong media have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway...

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US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

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July 21, 2019 at 9:29 am | CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising...

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Japan's ruling coalition secures upper house majority

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July 21, 2019 at 9:20 am | TOKYO (AP) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitut...

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AP Top International News at 12:20 p.m. EDT

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July 21, 2019 at 9:20 am | Ukrainians vote, leader seeks support to fight corruption...

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Hong Kong police launch tear gas in latest mass protest

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July 21, 2019 at 9:13 am | HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evening. The action was the latest confrontation between police an...

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1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

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July 21, 2019 at 9:12 am | LISBON, Portugal (AP) About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday. ...

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New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

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July 21, 2019 at 9:05 am | LONDON (AP) The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Stra...

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The Latest: Abe's ruling bloc fails to win two-thirds

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July 21, 2019 at 8:57 am | TOKYO (AP) The Latest on Japanese upper house elections (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Monday Japanese media say Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will not reach the two-thirds majorit...

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