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FILE - In this July 15, 2008, file photo, Cardinal George Pell walks onto the stage for the opening mass for World Youth Day in Sydney, Australia. Australian police say they are charging Pell with historical sexual assault offenses. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offensesAustralian police say they are charging a top Vatican cardinal with historical sexual assault offenses
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US not seeking death for Guantanamo detainee in Bali bombingU.S. military prosecutors are not seeking the death penalty against a Guantanamo Bay detainee facing charges in the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings in Indonesia
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Australian police say they are charging a top Vatican cardinal with historical sexual assault offensesAustralian police say they are charging a top Vatican cardinal with historical sexual assault offenses
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Hua Xiaoqin, left, sister of Chinese labor activist Hua Haifeng, tries to block a reporter approaching Hua Haifeng, right, as he carries his son Bobo leaves a police station after being released in Ganzhou in southern China's Jiangxi Province, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih)
Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in ChinaChinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands
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India approves plan to sell stake in national airlineIndia's Cabinet has approved a plan to sell a stake in the debt-ridden national airline, Air India
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Pakistani Shiite Muslims block a main road while chanting slogans during a rally to condemn last week's twin bombings in Parachinar, the center of Kurram region, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Battered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's tribal Shiite Muslims took their protests to the Pakistani capital while in Pakistan's Kurram tribal region, where Shiites dominate. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Targeted Shiites take their protest to Pakistani capitalBattered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's Shiite Muslims on Wednesday took their protests to the Pakistani capital.
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Myanmar journalists charged over visit with ethnic rebelsThree Myanmar journalists who reported on a drug burning ceremony by ethnic rebels have been charged with violating a law that provides up to three years' imprisonment for people who help illegal groups
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Thousands gather in India to protest attacks on MuslimsThousands of Indians have gathered in several cities to protest recent violent attacks across the country targeting minority Muslims
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Philippine leader tells troops not to fear civilian deathsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has assured troops that he will protect them from any legal action if they accidently kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a southern city
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Westinghouse blocked in bid to seek $2B over nuclear plantsA Delaware court has reversed a decision that would have let Westinghouse Electric Co. try to recoup about $2 billion from a business partner over cost overruns at nuclear plant projects in Georgia and South Carolina
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Obama and family move from Bali to Java on Indonesia holidayFormer U.S. President Barack Obama and his family have wrapped up a five-day vacation on Indonesia's resort island of Bali and headed to the historic city of Yogyakarta during a nostalgic trip to the country where Obama lived for several years as a child
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Millions in Nepal vote in second phase of local electionsMillions of people in Nepal have voted in the second phase of elections for municipal and village councils despite threats from ethnic groups that oppose the polls
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Afghan officials: 4 police officers killed in 2 attacksAfghan officials say that four police officers, including two sisters, have been killed by gunmen in a pair of attacks
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Japan carrier apologizes to disabled man over tarmac stairsA Japanese airline has apologized for making a wheelchair user hoist himself up a staircase from the tarmac to board his flight
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North Korea vows to execute former South Korean presidentNorth Korea has vowed to execute South Korea's former president and her spy director, accusing them of planning to assassinate its supreme leadership
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