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Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

Ahmet Davutoglu

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country’s president to pursue a tighter grip on power. “I decided that for the unity of the (ruling party) a change of chairman would be more appropriate. I am not considering …

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Israel discovers cross-border tunnel from Gaza

Mideast Israel Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) – The Israeli military discovered a tunnel Thursday stretching from the southern Gaza Strip into Israel, built by Palestinian militants to carry out attacks on Israel, the military said. The military announced the discovery amid a new escalation in violence with Gaza militants. Earlier Thursday, the military said …

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Some howl over Alibaba’s place in anti-counterfeiting group

Jack Ma

SHANGHAI (AP) – The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s conference this month did not sit well with Michael Kors’ general counsel. In fact, Ma’s imminent speech …

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