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15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

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June 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm

MAO COUNTY, China (AP) Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but mor...

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Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

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June 24, 2017 at 5:57 pm | MANILA, Philippines (AP) The Philippine military on Sunday began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow residents, m...

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Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

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June 24, 2017 at 2:22 pm | SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. mi...

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UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

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June 24, 2017 at 1:12 pm | LONDON (AP) Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London offi...

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The Latest: Official: IDs of missing people to be released

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June 24, 2017 at 4:20 pm | BEIJING (AP) The Latest on a landslide in southwestern China (all times local): 7:20 a.m. The Xinhua news agency says the identities of the 118 missing people in a landslide in southwest Ch...

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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

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June 24, 2017 at 1:31 pm | LONDON (AP) British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts." A statement ...

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Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

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June 24, 2017 at 12:35 pm | CAIRO (AP) Egypt's president on Saturday ratified a disputed 2016 agreement under which his country would transfer control of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, following through on his...

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Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

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June 24, 2017 at 10:02 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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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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