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South Korean media said Thursday that U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment.

Yonhap news agency said Lippert was injured, but it wasn't clear the exact nature of his injuries. YTN TV showed a picture of Lippert bleeding from…

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Ashley Young bolstered Manchester United's bid for a Premier League top-four place with an 89th-minute winner at Newcastle United on Wednesday, while leaders Chelsea preserved their five-point lead.

Young's strike, after a mistake by Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul, gave Louis van Gaal's side a 1-0 win that enabled them to…

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Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio is working with Netflix to produce a series of documentaries with an environmental and conservation focus, the online streaming giant said Wednesday.

The 40-year-old will serve as producer or executive producer on fact-based programs under the partnership deal between Netflix and his production company Appian Way.…

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Chad President Idriss Deby on Wednesday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief Abubakar Shekau to give himself up, warning that he knew where the militant leader was hiding.

"It is in Abubakar Shekau's interest to surrender, we know where he is. If he refuses…

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday about the fight against Islamic State militants including the Iraqi-led operations in Tikrit, the White House said.

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants has not played a role in the battle in Tikrit, the home…

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A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fueling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries.

An information vacuum has nourished a cottage industry of experts and amateurs in cyberspace who continue to…

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott attended an impromptu candlelight vigil outside the country's parliament in Canberra on Thursday for two Australian drug smugglers who face execution in Indonesia.

The vigil, which was also attended by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and opposition Labor Party leader Bill Shorten, was organised a day…

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U.S. officials sought Wednesday to tone down expectations of a substantial preliminary nuclear deal with Iran by the March deadline while working to move past the political dust kicked up by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criticism of an emerging agreement's contours.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington…

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Toyota said Wednesday it would appoint a foreigner to the post of executive vice president and promote a woman into its top ranks, both firsts for the Japanese firm in its nearly 80-year history.

The world's biggest automaker said the moves, part of a wider shuffle, were aimed at promoting…

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The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.

Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday. Appropriately, she was wearing a pink kimono decorated with cherry blossom prints.

Okawa, born in…

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