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Witness: 28 people found dead after attacks in Burundi

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) – Burundi’s political violence escalated Saturday as 28 people were found shot dead in three neighborhoods in the capital, a day after the government said an unidentified group carried out coordinated attacks on three military installations. A climate of fear has engulfed the capital, Bujumbura, after the …

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Beijing and Delhi: 2 cities and 2 ways of dealing with smog

NEW DELHI (AP) – Two cities. Two very polluted cities. And two very different ways of dealing with twin public health crises. When Beijing’s air was forecast to reach hazardous levels for three straight days earlier in December, the government issued a smog red alert. The result: Half the city’s …

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Wal-Mart to launch own mobile pay system

NEW YORK (AP) – The mobile payment wars are heating up. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, said it’s launching its own mobile payment system that will allow shoppers to pay with any major credit or debit card or its own store gift card through its existing smartphone app …

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