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  • WORLD

    Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

    Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for his life, he was struck with terror at the sight of a dead body in the street. Even after the scrape with death, the teen volunteered for a heroic Polish struggle against ...

  • WORLD

    AP Photos: Beating heat on Pyongyang's Moran Hill

    Along with its towering monuments to socialism, bronze statues of its leaders and sprawling plazas for mass political gatherings and military parades, North Korea's showcase capital is a city of parks.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Sony surprises with first quarter profit

    Sony Corp. reported a surprise eightfold jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker.

  • WORLD

    Pillay: Israel, Hamas committing war crimes

    The U.N.'s top human rights official is accusing Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war.

  • HEALTH

    S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

    The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed.

  • NATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS

    Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

    Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.

  • MUSIC NEWS

    Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

    Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.

  • WORLD

    Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead

    Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead.

  • WORLD

    Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.

  • WORLD

    World stocks drift after US Fed stays course

    Global stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected. Investors are now reckoning with an expiry date for the lavishly easy monetary policy...

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