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Iraq’s Kurds say will boycott Cabinet meetings

People inspect the site of a car bomb attack on cars lined up at a gas station in the oil rich city of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, Thursday, July 10, 2014. The lightning sweep by the militants over much of northern and western Iraq the past month has dramatically hiked tensions...
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Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi” smiles during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming...
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Indonesia deadlock: court may decide new president

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi” smiles during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming...
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Iraq’s Kurds say will boycott Cabinet meetings

Iraqi men check in at the main army recruiting center as they volunteer for military services in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, after authorities urged Iraqis to help battle insurgents. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) Iraqi men check in at the main army recruiting center as they...

Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances,...

N. Korea offers talks on Asian Games participation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday proposed talks on its plans to send athletes and cheerleaders to the Asian Games in South Korea. North Korea has said its participation in the Asian Games scheduled from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4 in the South Korean city of...
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Israel escalates aerial offensive on Gaza

Israeli soldiers drive a tank to a position near Israel Gaza Border, Thursday, July 10, 2014. With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic...

What now for Indonesia after poll dispute?

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia’s presidential election based on unofficial “quick counts,” raising the specter of prolonged...
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Both rivals claim victory in Indonesian election

Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi” gestures after delivering his victory speech in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The rival candidates in Indonesia’s presidential election each claimed victory Wednesday,...
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‘Calm’ Kardashian joins Emma Watson at Valentino

Kim Kardashian and fashion designer Valentino pose for photographers prior to the presentation of the Valentino Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture fashion collection designed by Italian creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, in Paris, Wednesday, July 9,...