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World powers intensify Iran nuclear talks, Israel hopes for failure

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - World powers intensified nuclear talks with Iran on Sunday, two days before a deadline for reaching a framework deal, but Israel expressed cautious hope the negotiations would collapse.

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Even before any 'Brexit' vote, UK losing sway in Europe

BRUSSELS - After decades of punching above its weight in Europe, Britain's influence in the European Union is waning, even before we know whether a promised referendum on "Brexit" will go ahead.

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China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation

BOAO, China - China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation and said policymakers were closely watching slowing global economic growth and declining commodity prices.

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Gunmen kill 15 in Nigeria during tense election

ABUJA - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999. | Video

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Singaporeans bid final farewell to founding father Lee

SINGAPORE - Tens of thousands of people braved heavy rain and lined the streets of Singapore on Sunday to catch a last glimpse of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as his funeral procession wound through the country he helped build. | Video

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Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.

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Utility found 'hazardous situation' in gas link before New York blast

NEW YORK - Utility workers dispatched in August to one of three buildings destroyed in an explosion and fire in Manhattan last week found dangerous gas line connections that created a "hazardous situation," a Con Edison spokesman said on Saturday.

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Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina: newspaper

BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday.