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  • U.S. defends Israel before U.N. tribunal

    A day after vetoing calls for an immediate cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, the United States on Wednesday defended Israel's decades-long occupation of the West B…

  • U.K. court: Ruling on Assange to take time

    LONDON -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won't find out until next month at the earliest whether he can challenge extradition to the U.S. on spying charges, …

  • Mexicans confirm cartel’s grisly video

    MEXICO CITY -- Authorities in Mexico said Wednesday they have largely confirmed the contents of a grisly drug cartel video showing gunmen shooting, kicking and…

  • Israelis: Rape used as weapon by Hamas

    TEL AVIV, Israel -- The Association of Rape Crisis Centers in Israel on Wednesday said it has found evidence of "systematic and intentional" rape and sexual ab…

  • 4 reported dead in Israeli strikes on Syria, Lebanon

    DAMASCUS, Syria -- Israeli strikes hit a neighborhood of the Syrian capital on Wednesday morning, killing two people and causing material damage, Syria's state…

  • Iran blames Israel for pipeline explosions

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- An Israeli sabotage attack on an Iranian natural gas pipeline last week caused multiple explosions on the line, Iran's oil minis…

  • U.N. ineffective, needs change, Brazil says

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's foreign minister called for changes at the United Nations and other multilateral institutions Wednesday while criticizing their inab…

  • Chinese contractor’s hacking detailed in leak

    Chinese police are investigating an unauthorized and highly unusual online dump of documents from a private security contractor linked to the nation's top poli…

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    m John Romero, spokesman for Lakewood, Colo., police, said a 34-year-old man died four days after he was bitten by his pet Gila monster, but did not disclose w…

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    m Carlo Pace, a sergeant with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police, said a group of cyclists "were able to pin down a good size lion with its …

  • U.N. call for cease-fire draws third U.S. veto

    UNITED NATIONS -- The United States on Tuesday vetoed an Arab-backed and widely supported U.N. resolution demanding an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the…

  • S. Korean hospitals hit by medical strike

    SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korean trainee doctors collectively walked off their jobs Tuesday to protest a government push to recruit more medical students, tr…