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Khamenei says Iran nuclear weapons are a U.S. 'myth'

DUBAI - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week.

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Thousands of Yemeni troops pledge backing for exiled leader

ADEN - The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country's border with Saudi Arabia pledged support on Sunday to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, local officials said.

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Survivors gather for 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY - When Priscilla Salyers attends Sunday's anniversary ceremony for victims of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, she will be thinking how far she has come in fighting depression and survivor's guilt.

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Egypt Brotherhood trial relied on single testimony: Human Rights Watch

CAIRO - The prosecution's evidence in a trial this month of 51 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the testimony of one police officer, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.

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Poland summons U.S. ambassador over FBI head's Holocaust remarks

WARSAW - Poland has summoned the United States' ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland's alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War Two, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday.

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Somalia's al Shabaab fighters attack African Union troops: witnesses

MOGADISHU - Islamist al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union peacekeepers' convoy on Sunday in southern Somalia, wounding at least three people and burning two vehicles, a Somali army officer said.

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Life or death? Boston bomber's trial turns to sentencing

BOSTON - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to return to court on Tuesday for the next phase of his trial, when prosecutors will argue that he should be sentenced to death for his role in the deadly attack in 2013.