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12-year-old boy brandishing fake gun at playground dies after being shot by Cleveland officer

CLEVELAND - A 12-year-old boy shot by police after apparently grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to an emergency call about a someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a...

posted: November 23,2014

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Afghan officials say suicide bomber kills "at least 45" at volleyball match in country's east

KABUL - Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east....

Bomb blast at billiard hall near crowded carnival in southern Philippines kills 2, wounds 23

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines - A bomb exploded Sunday in a billiard hall near a crowded town carnival in the southern Philippines, killing two people and wounding 23, the town's mayor said....

Tunisia holds landmark presidential election, with voters weighing achievements of revolution

TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy....

Iranian delegate to nuclear talks says negotiations may turn to extension Sunday evening

VIENNA - With a deadline approaching for a nuclear deal, an Iranian official said Sunday that the discussion may soon have to shift from trying to reach an agreement to extending negotiations past the target date....

Buffalo mayor urges residents to prepare for flooding as workers make strides in removing snow

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The mayor of Buffalo says the city is making significant progress clearing snow-clogged streets even as a flooding threat looms....

Muslim clerics from 80 countries gather in Iran, plan how to counter extremism

QOM, Iran - Shiite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries are gathering in Iran's holy city of Qom to develop a strategy to combat extremists including the Islamic State group that has captured large parts of Iraq and Syria....

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