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9 hours ago

Are you Alibaba literate? 5 things to know about the company

SHANGHAI (AP) — Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion – more than Facebook – in the largest offering in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. Some things to know about the company:…

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In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight

BAGHDAD (AP) — Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped between two forces they don't fully trust….

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11 hours ago

‘Never Hillary’ unifies Republicans squeamish about Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton….

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Putin eyes privatization deals during visit to Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Greece Friday to visit a secluded Christian Orthodox monastic sanctuary and eye energy and privatization deals in the cash-strapped country….

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11 hours ago

Report: Rockets fired from Syria hit Turkey, 5 wounded

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says rockets fired from Syria have struck southern Turkey wounding five people….

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Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak….

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12 hours ago

Putin visits Greece for investment talks, religious trip

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first trip to a European Union country this year Friday with a visit to Greece that will include a stop at a secluded Christian Orthodox monastic sanctuary….

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Cave art trove found in Spain 1,000 feet underground

MADRID (AP) — Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world's most important cave art….

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12 hours ago

Brazil police issue warrants in gang rape of teenage girl

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they have identified and issued arrest warrants for four of the more than 30 men being investigated in the gang rape of a teenage girl….