WikiLeaks founder says he’ll leave embassy soon

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will be leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London soon — but did not say when or explain his decision. Assange has been holed up in the embassy — a small ground floor apartment near London’s...
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Iraqi forces reclaim control of Mosul Dam

A Kurdish peshmerga fighter prepares his weapon at his combat position near the Mosul Dam at the town of Chamibarakat outside Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Aug 17, 2014. Kurdish forces took over parts of the largest dam in Iraq on Sunday less than two weeks after it was captured by the...
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Sides in Gaza talks dig in as cease-fire end looms

Palestinian protesters face Israeli soldiers, following a demonstration to support people in Gaza and Palestinian negotiators in Cairo, Egypt, during clashes near the West Bank city of Nablus on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Israel and Hamas are observing a five-day cease-fire which...
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Pope leaves South Korea after urging peace

Pope Francis, third from right, talks with Han Yang-won, second from left, chairman of the Association for Korean Native Religion, as he meets with South Korea’s religious leaders at Myeong-dong Cathedral in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jung...
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Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

In this photo taken on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, a family sit near the body of their mother suspected of dying from the Ebola virus, as the father, right, tries to contact family members on his mobile phone, in Monrovia, Liberia. Liberian officials fear Ebola could soon spread...
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Twin protests suspend life in Pakistani capital

Participants of a rally led by Pakistan’s fiery anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri take rest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Qadri led massive rallies Saturday in Pakistan’s capital,...
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Ukraine says troops entered rebel-held city

Pro-Russian rebels ride on an APC in the town of Krasnodon, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. A column of several dozen heavy vehicles, including tanks and at least one rocket launcher, rolled through rebel-held territory on Sunday.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits) Pro-Russian rebels...
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Twin protests suspend life in Pakistani capital

Participants of a rally led by Pakistan’s fiery anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri take rest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Qadri led massive rallies Saturday in Pakistan’s capital,...
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Pope leaves South Korea after urging peace

Pope Francis, third from right, talks with Han Yang-won, second from left, chairman of the Association for Korean Native Religion, as he meets with South Korea’s religious leaders at Myeong-dong Cathedral in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jung...
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Twin protests suspend life in Pakistani capital

Participants of a rally led by Pakistan’s fiery anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri take rest in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Pakistan’s cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and Qadri led massive rallies Saturday in Pakistan’s capital,...