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Car Bomb Near Parliament Another Escalation In Libyan Civil War

A car bomb exploded Tuesday in front of the parliament of the Libyan government in Tobruk. The attack is believed to be connected with the unelected Islamist government that has taken over Tripoli.
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U.N. Security Council Rejects Palestinian Statehood Resolution

The proposal failed to get the necessary nine votes to pass. The Palestinian plan called for, among other things, an end to the Israeli occupation by late 2017.
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Tribute: The Man Who Linked Climate Change To Global Health

Dr. Tony McMichael was a lonely crusader. He wanted governments to pay attention to ways that earth's changing climate will affect the health of all — with the poor likely to suffer the most.
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Ex-Korean Air Executive Arrested Over 'Nut Rage' Incident

Cho Hyun-ah's conduct aboard an aircraft over a packet of improperly served macadamia nuts led to her resignation. She was arrested today for violating South Korea's aviation safety laws.
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Ebola Survivor: Faith And Oral Rehydration Salts Got Her Through

It was "the worst news that I can hear in my life," says Dr. Ada Igonoh. She had Ebola. Her husband said she looked like a zombie. She wondered: "What's the cure for a disease that has no cure?"
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Ethiopians Seeking Birth Control: Caught Between Church And State

The Orthodox church may not like it, but the powerful government is pushing family planning.
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Russian Opposition Figure Detained Hours After Suspended Sentence

Alexei Navalny broke his house arrest after he was convicted of fraud and given a 3 1/2-year suspended sentence. Navalny was a leader of the protests by opposition groups in Moscow three years ago.
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Pakistan Detains Suspect In Mumbai Attack A Day After His Ordered Release

Police registered an unrelated kidnapping case against Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi. He is believed to have been the operational chief of a group blamed for the deadly 2008 attack on Mumbai.
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Bodies, Debris Spotted In Java Sea

Searchers looking for a missing AirAsia flight have discovered bodies about 100 miles from land. The plane went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board while en route from Indonesia to Singapore.
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Political Crisis Hammers Greece's Financial Markets

Markets in Greece were hit hard after the country called early elections. But this time, the problems in Greece are not spreading to markets in the rest of the eurozone.

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