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UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

FILE- This is a Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 file photo of a volunteer pours beer during a tasting session at the Great British Beer Festival in London. The World Health Organization say we"’re eating too much sugar and should slash our intake to just 5 to 10 percent of our...
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Italy rescues nearly 1,000 migrants; 10 die

AAA Mar. 4, 2015 10:23 AM ETItaly rescues nearly 1,000 migrants; 10 die An officer carries a baby as migrants disembark from an Italian Coast Guard vessel after being rescued in Porto Empedocle, Sicily, southern Italy, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. In a dramatic sea rescue north of...

Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warship

TOKYO (AP) – Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday. The apparent discovery of the...

Official: Mexico arrests Zetas leader Omar Trevino Morales

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican police and soldiers arrested the Zetas drug cartel leader Omar Trevino Morales, alias “Z-42,” on Wednesday, a federal official said. The official, who was not authorized to be quoted by name due to government policy, said Trevino...

Putin calls opposition politician’s slaying a ‘disgrace’

Boris Nemtsov’s mother Dina Eidman, center, relatives and friends stand at the coffin during a burial ceremony at Troekurovskoye cemetery in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain...

EU to adapt its foreign policy to new realities, crises

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union is rethinking its foreign policy to better adapt to crises like the ones it faces in Ukraine, Russia and Syria without having to be overly dependent on allies like the United States. EU enlargement chief Johannes Hahn said Wednesday that...
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Kerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuke talks

Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a news conference after he delivered remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Geneva. Kerry discussed ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, and tensions with Russia over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Evan...
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Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

An Ukrainian coal miner waits for a bus after exiting the underground of the Zasyadko mine, where he helped search for bodies of colleagues and clear up debris following an explosion, in Donetsk, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. An explosion ripped through a coal mine before...
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US tamps down expectations for Iran nuke talks

Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a news conference after he delivered remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Geneva. Kerry discussed ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, and tensions with Russia over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Evan...
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Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent

Chinese military officers arrive at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. China’s military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, despite slowing economic growth that fell to 7.4...