12-11-2016  5:44 am      •     

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His aging brother is not included in the leadership for the first time since the party's creation 46 years ago

HAVANA (AP) -- Raul Castro was named first secretary of Cuba's Communist Party on Tuesday


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Officials remained hopeful they can begin returning tens of thousands of evacuees to their homes by year's end

TOKYO (AP) -- A pair of thin robots on treads sent to explore buildings inside Japan's crippled nuclear reactor came back Monday with disheartening news: Radiation levels are far too high for repair crews to go inside


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The plant operator announced it would pay $12,000 in initial compensation to each evacuated household

Tens of thousands forced to leave their homes because of radiation leaking from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, unsure of when, if ever, they will be able to return


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Some in this East African nation believe that the three are brothers in a conspiracy

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- What do President Barack Obama, International Criminal Court Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga have in common?


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New footage has emerged from the capture of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo. The footage shows forces loyal to President Alassane Ouattara outfitting him with body armor so they can keep him alive.


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suspected Gbagbo supporters are being rounded up in cities and villages, especially in western Ivory Coast

Reprisal killings erupted as Ouattara's fighters made a lightning assault to force his rival Laurent Gbagbo from power


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How a Nigerian immigrant family made academic world records

Meet Peter and Paula Imafidon, 9-year-old twins from London, who astounded Britain by acing the University of Cambridge's advanced math exam.

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Health agencies in California and western Canada warned Tuesday that there's no reason for people an ocean away to suddenly stock up on potassium iodide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan's nuclear crisis is spiking demand in the U.S. and a few other places for a cheap drug that can protect against one type of radiation damage — even though the risk is only in Japan.


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Anti-government demonstrations sparked by Tunisian riots

CAIRO (AP) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters, some hurling rocks and climbing atop an armored police truck, clashed with riot police Tuesday in the center of Cairo in a Tunisia-inspired demonstration to demand the end of Hosni Mubarak's nearly 30 years in power


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JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Dintle Zulu wanted something better for her only child than the worn classrooms, demoralized teachers and defiant students she had faced herself.


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