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  • WORLD

    Ukrainian president: Confidence vote Thursday

    Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will face a vote of confidence in a special session of Parliament next week.

  • BUSINESS

    Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

    Russia's consumer protection agency has filed a suit against McDonald's for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards.

  • BUSINESS

    Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

  • WORLD

    AP ANALYSIS: Old story, new twists in Gaza war

    The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas militants that were the stated reason for the Israeli assault.

  • NATION

    In Gaza, pediatrics wing crowded with war wounded

    The pediatrics wing of the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip is filled with the youngest victims of more than two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.

  • HEALTH

    Nigeria confirms first Ebola death

    West Africa's current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, with the news that Nigeria on Friday confirmed a death due to the deadly disease.

  • WORLD

    Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

    The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

  • BUSINESS

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad...

  • WORLD

    US: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

    Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.

  • WORLD

    Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day truce in the Gaza war. Israel's defense minister warned that the military may soon broaden its ground operation "significantly."

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