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China's mega-tours draw attention abroad, critique at home

BEIJING (AP) — All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon and Herbalife are taking it to an extreme by sending thousands abroad on package tours.

IS group seizes town in Iraq's Anbar province

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, Ramadi, a tribal leader said Friday.

ECB tells governments: Don't wait to fix Europe's economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says governments that share the euro currency shouldn't wait for better times to push through reforms that would boost sluggish growth.

AP PHOTOS: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

OBOCK, Djibouti (AP) — Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy Horn of Africa nation where the United Nations has set up a staging hub for aid for the conflict-torn Arab country.

Insurgents in Syria seize hospital from army-monitor

Insurgents on Friday seized a hospital from Syrian government forces who had been besieged there since late April, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, compounding recent setbacks for President Bashar al-Assad. The al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, one of the insurgent groups involved in the offensive, said government forces had fled the hospital outside the town of Jisr al-Shughour in Idlib province. The Observatory said dozens of Syrian troops had managed to escape, and the insurgents were in complete control of the hospital.

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Ireland votes on same-sex marriage

Ireland goes to the polls on Friday for a landmark vote on whether to change its constitution to allow same-sex marriage.

Myanmar offers aid to migrants stranded at sea

Myanmar, which has previously disavowed responsibility for Rohingya migrants stranded at sea, has said it will provide search and rescue for "boat people" in its territorial waters as well as humanitarian assistance.

Court frees 'nut rage' exec

Former Korean Air Line executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for a fit she threw on a flight over how she was served nuts, walked free Friday when an appeals court suspended her sentence.

Josh Duggar apologizes after molestation claim

Reality TV star Josh Duggar issued an apology Thursday after reports surfaced that he allegedly molested girls as a teenager, saying: "I acted inexcusably."

Wow! Neville Longbottom is all grown up

Matthew Lewis, who starred as the lumpy Neville Longbottom in the "Harry Potter" films, has toned up considerably as an adult. A new fashion spread in "Attitude" magazine features photos of the former child actor wearing very little fashion.

ISIS said to control most of Syria

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After more than an hour of tributes and laughs, David Letterman signed off his last show with poignant words: "That's pretty much all I got ... thank you and goodnight."

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Liberty prez Thomas hopes for open minds

Liberty prez Thomas hopes for open minds

Bills DT Dareus suspended 1 game by league

Bills DT Dareus suspended 1 game by league

Hernandez, with 'Lifetime' tat, pleads not guilty

Hernandez, with 'Lifetime' tat, pleads not guilty
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