Bombs kill 86 at pro-Kurdish rally in Turkish capital

ANKARA - At least 86 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers struck a rally of pro-Kurdish and labor activists outside Ankara's main train station just weeks before elections, in the worst attack of its kind on Turkish soil. | Video

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Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians as violence rages on

JERUSALEM/GAZA - Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence on Saturday, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they had killed three knife-wielding Palestinian assailants in Jerusalem. | Video

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Isolated North Korea says ready for war with U.S. as it marks anniversary

PYONGYANG - Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States. | Video

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Fear and respect: VW's culture under Winterkorn

BERLIN/LONDON - Like many chief executives, Martin Winterkorn was a demanding boss who didn't like failure. But critics say the pressure on managers at Volkswagen was unusual, which may go some way to explaining the carmaker's crisis.

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California governor approves bill to help immigrant crime victims

SAN FRANCISCO - California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill designed to help undocumented immigrants who are victims of violent crime, by introducing time limits on law enforcement's response to their U.S. visa applications in an attempt to standardize police forces' uneven treatment of applicants.

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Russia backs bigger OSCE mission in Ukraine

MOSCOW - Russia said on Saturday it wanted to see a bigger European monitoring mission in Ukraine to help oversee withdrawal of mortars, tanks and light artillery under recent agreements.

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Cosby testifies for seven hours in abuse suit, lawyer says

BOSTON - Bill Cosby testified under oath for about seven hours on Friday in response to a civil suit brought by a woman who accuses the veteran comedian of sexually abusing her when she was 15, a lawyer for the plaintiff said on Saturday.

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 33 in Chad

N'DJAMENA - Five suicide bombers killed 33 people in Chad and wounded 51 more in a coordinated attack suspected to be the work of the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a local government official said.