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Bodies removed after worst mass shooting in US history

Nightclub Shooting Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Dozens of bodies were slowly removed overnight from a popular Orlando gay club after a gunman sprayed the helpless crowd with bullets in violence that killed 50 people and devastated a city famous for family-friendly theme parks. When the attacker opened fire in the early hours …

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Picking sides: A world of opinions on South China Sea case

Philippines South China Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) – A case brought by U.S. ally the Philippines against China represents a diplomatic dilemma for far-flung nations as Washington and Beijing rally support for their respective positions on the use of international arbitration in South China Sea disputes. The United States has been building diplomatic pressure in …

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A personal quest to document IS massacre of Iraqi Yazidis

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DOHUK, Iraq (AP) – The walls and even the windows of Bahzad Farhan Murad’s office are covered with lists. They name the thousands of people who were killed or are still missing after the Islamic State group launched an attack on unarmed Yazidi communities in northwestern Iraq nearly two years …

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Aid group: 4,000 more flee IS-held city of Fallujah in Iraq

Mideast Iraq Islamic State

BAGHDAD (AP) – An aid group says 4,000 more people have fled the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah in Iraq after government forces retook a key road to the IS stronghold over the weekend. The Norwegian Refugee Council, which works with refugees and internally displaced Iraqis, said on Monday that …

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Convicted murderer Pistorius appears at sentencing hearing

South Africa Pistorius Sentencing

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – Oscar Pistorius appeared in a South African court on Monday for a sentencing hearing after the double-amputee Olympian was convicted of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Defense lawyer Barry Roux argued for some leniency and called a psychologist who evaluated Pistorius to testify. The clinical psychologist, …

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Coming later today: Apple’s next big software improvements

Eddy Cue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – With sales of Apple’s flagship iPhone slowing , the spotlight is on the company’s hunt for its next big thing. Apple’s annual software developers conference, which kicks off Monday, will be its next big opportunity to show the world what’s coming next. Artificial intelligence, and Apple’s …

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