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The "Fast and Furious" franchise is set to roar into its next phase with an eighth installment due in 2017, the first without Paul Walker, the late actor's co-star Vin Diesel said.

"Furious 7" has only just raced to the top of the global box office, taking over $1 billion…

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Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday criticized the U.N. Security Council's failure to end the war in Syria, as she appealed for urgent help for the growing ranks of Syrian refugees.

The Hollywood star spoke at the council in her role as special envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees,…

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Arctic nations warned Friday of the dangers facing the environment and the peoples of one of the planet's most remote regions, which because of climate change is becoming a new hotspot in tensions with Russia.

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as everywhere else on the globe and US…

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Kei Nishikori of Japan sits in his chair between games during his quarterfinal against Roberto Bautista of Spain at the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona on Friday. Nihikori won 6-2, 3-6, 6-1. See story here.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Washington next week comes amid heightened attention in Congress to an Asia-Pacific trade deal that has created a deep rift between President Barack Obama and members of his Democratic Party and whose central feature is liberalized commerce between the U.S. and Japan.

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A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an overnight train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, killing 14.

The deaths of the undocumented migrants from Africa…

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Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of southern South America.

Chilean officials said the evacuations were precautionary…

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Some truths are best left unsaid, particularly in polite company. So it came as somewhat of a surprise when an analyst at Deutsche Bank posed the following question to Marillyn Hewson, the CEO of Lockheed Martin, in a recent conference call with investors: “If the U.S. does move toward the…

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Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders turned out Saturday to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings amid tight security, a formative event that helped their forge identities as independent nations.

Dawn services were held across the two countries on the anniversary of the ill-fated 1915 campaign of…

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Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Friday.

Third-seeded David Ferrer also advanced by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (5) as he stayed on course for a fifth final appearance at the tournament.

After the…

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