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Australian says he's founder of Bitcoin digital cash

LONDON (AP) -- An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator....
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North Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" signs they had made from fern fronds....
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Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up

GENEVA (AP) -- Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?...
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Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis....
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Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union


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Killing of 5 Egyptians deepens mystery over Italian's death

CAIRO (AP) -- It was a brutal killing that became an international incident: An Italian graduate student disappeared from the streets of the Egyptian capital in January, his body discovered days later dumped by a roadside, tortured to death....
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Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days - a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people....
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Damascus extends cease-fire by 48 hours

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's state news agency says the military has extended its cease-fire around Damascus and opposition strongholds in the eastern suburbs for another 48 hours....
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Japan announces $7 billion plan to develop Mekong region

BANGKOK (AP) -- Japan's foreign minister announced a $7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows....
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Colorful lanterns in Seoul for Buddha's birthday, an anti-Rohingya protest in Myanmar and sumo wrestlers holding babies were among editors' picks of images from around Asia last week....
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