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MELBOURNE, Australia. -- Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday. Australian Border Force (ABF) officials...
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MELBOURNE, Australia. -- Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s. A two-day hearing in Melbourne's Supreme Court building ended...
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ALBERTA, Canada -- Wildfires in Alberta, Canada, have burned more than 700,000 acres of land and have forced 11,000 people to evacuate, according to the province's government. The government of Alberta said that at least two out-of-control wildfires are burning in the area --...
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LONDON -- Julian Assange won a major legal victory on Monday, when a Swedish court denied a request to detain the WikiLeaks founder over a sexual assault investigation dating back to 2010. The ruling by the Uppsala District Court is a setback for prosecutors who were hoping to...
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KHARTOUM, Sudan. -- At least nine protesters were killed and several others injured on Monday when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union. Protesters had congregated outside the Defense Ministry in Sudan's capital Khartoum,...
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BEIJING -- The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday. Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since Chinese troops ended several weeks...
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UNDATED -- The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn't have tectonic plates. Instead, as the moon's interior has cooled over the...
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MEXICO CITY -- A Japanese man died on board a flight from Mexico City to Tokyo with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach. Identified only as Udo N., the 42-year-old passenger flew from Bogota, Colombia, to the Mexican capital, where he transferred to a flight to Narita airport...
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LONDON -- Fiat Chrysler proposes merger with Renault to create carmaking powerhouse Two of the world's biggest carmakers may soon join forces. Fiat Chrysler said Monday that it had submitted a merger proposal to French rival Renault. Each carmaker would control half of the...