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Some in northeast Nigerian form vigilante groups

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Some residents of a northeastern Nigerian village say they killed and arrested scores of suspected Boko Haram militants that they believed planned to launch an attack. Residents of Kalabalge, in Borno state, said they had formed a vigilante group to...
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Judge says Pistorius to get psychiatrist test

Oscar Pistorius, left, accompanied by an unidentified relative, walks towards the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Pistorius on Tuesday asked that the double-amputee runner be placed under psychiatric...
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205 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine

Relatives try to get information outside a local hospital after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least one miner Tuesday and left up to 300 workers trapped...

Iran, 6 powers work on text of nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered an ambitious new stage with the two sides sitting down to start drafting the text of a final deal. The negotiating round that began Wednesday comes a little more than two months before a July 20...
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Ukraine set to launch dialogue under OSCE plan

A car passes by the barricades with a Russian national flag on a road leading into Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Pro-Russian insurgents, who have seized government buildings and clashed with government forces during the past month, held Sunday’s...
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201 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine

Relatives try to get information outside a local hospital after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least one miner Tuesday and left up to 300 workers trapped...
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166 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine

Relatives try to get information outside a local hospital after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least one miner Tuesday and left up to 300 workers trapped...
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151 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine

Relatives try to get information outside a local hospital after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least one miner Tuesday and left up to 300 workers trapped...
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70 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine

Relatives try to get information outside a local hospital after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. An explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least one miner Tuesday and left up to 300 workers trapped...
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6 soldiers killed in Ukraine; Germany pushes peace

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, shakes hands with acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Steinmeier flew to Ukraine Tuesday to help start talks between the Ukrainian government and its foes...