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A suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept killed at least 30 people in the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Saturday, residents and officials said.

The explosion killed people who were prostrating themselves for afternoon prayers outside the mosque, including traders from…

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A ring assistant wears a mask to scare a baby held by an amateur sumo wrestler during a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo on Saturday. In the contest, two wrestlers each hold a baby while a referee makes faces and loud noises to make them cry. The…

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Thousands donned white and took to the streets in cities across the country Saturday in the biggest show of frustration with Venezuela's socialist administration since a wave of bloody anti-government protests a year ago.

The day of marches was called less than a week ago by imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo…

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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley on Saturday joined the Democratic presidential race with a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's2016 nomination.

"I'm running for you," he told a crowd of about 1,000 people at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, where he served as mayor before two terms…

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Iraqi forces retook an area west of Ramadi on Saturday as they pressed their operation aimed at sealing off the jihadists who captured the city two weeks ago, commanders said.

"The Iraqi army and the Hashed al-Shaabi liberated the Anbar traffic police building in the 5K area west of Ramadi…

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Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 70 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas, including a packed market in a town held by the Islamic State group, activists said.

The deaths occurred in two separate incidents…

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A female employee at a Lawson convenience store was injured by a knife-wielding man who robbed the store in Nagano on Saturday morning.

According to police, the man entered the store at around 2 a.m., NTV reported. Police said he approached the 45-year-old woman at the register, threatened her with…

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A railway line in Miyagi Prefecture fully reopened on Saturday four years and two months after it was destroyed by the tsunami on March 11, 2011.

The last 10.5-kilometer stretch of the 50-kilometer-long JR Senseki Line that runs between Sendai and Ishinomaki went back into service on Saturday morning, Fuji…

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In recent decades climate scientists, international organizations and environmentalists have produced several reports and articles foretelling the likelihood of human-induced climate change due to the burning of fossil fuels and the cutting down of forests. Most of these have focused on the probability of largely detrimental effects like rising sea…

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Japan's Shinsei Bank Ltd is interested in GE Capital's Asia-Pacific operations, its president said, as the mid-sized lender tries to grow its business into niche markets to stave off competition from bigger rivals.

In April, General Electric Co said it would shed most of its finance unit as part of…

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