Philippines says 136 people have died in measles outbreak
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Philippines says 136 people have died in measles outbreak

The Philippine health secretary says 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have been sickened in an outbreak blamed partly on recent vaccination fears

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Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services
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Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to journey through the German capital

The Latest: US Jewish group asks Poland, Israel to stay calm
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The Latest: US Jewish group asks Poland, Israel to stay calm

The American Jewish Committee says it hopes years of reconciliation work between Poland and Israel will not be undone by a new dispute over the Holocaust

Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering
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Former Maldives president arrested over money laundering

A Maldives court has ordered the arrest and detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom for alleged money laundering

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling
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In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

In France, it is easier than ever now to act out Star Wars fantasies, because the fencing federation has officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport

Kashmir tensions increase as 9 killed in fighting
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Kashmir tensions increase as 9 killed in fighting

Tensions are escalating in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants

Saudi official fires back after Iran blames attack on Riyadh
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Saudi official fires back after Iran blames attack on Riyadh

A senior Saudi diplomat has fired back after Iran initially blamed the kingdom for an attack last week that killed 27 members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard

The Latest: Syrian activists say 10 killed in Idlib bombings
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The Latest: Syrian activists say 10 killed in Idlib bombings

Syrian opposition activists and paramedics say two bomb blasts have struck the northwestern city of Idlib, killing at least 10 people

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers
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Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

Organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet with survivor-activists who have come to Rome to demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders

'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook
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'Digital gangsters': UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

A parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook