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Ten years later, 'unbowed' New Orleans reflects on Hurricane Katrina disaster

NEW ORLEANS - From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of disaster. | Video

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Afghan forces regain control of a symbolic district in south

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan - Afghan government forces, backed by NATO air strikes, have regained control of a key district in volatile Helmand province after days of fierce fighting with Taliban insurgents, provincial officials said on Sunday.

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U.S. national security adviser discusses militant attacks in Pakistan talks

ISLAMABAD - U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met Pakistan's prime minister on Sunday to press concerns over attacks launched by militants based in Pakistan, officials said.

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Egypt summons UK ambassador over criticism of Al Jazeera trial

CAIRO - Egypt summoned the British ambassador to reject as "unacceptable interference" comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state television said on Sunday.

World, Egypt 5:52am EDT

Dutch plan tougher asylum policy as migrants flock to Europe

AMSTERDAM - As Europe grapples with its biggest wave of migration since World War Two, the Netherlands is about to toughen its asylum policy by cutting off food and shelter for people who fail to qualify as refugees.

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Man faces capital murder charge in killing of Houston deputy

- Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested a 30-year-old man who will be charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, a killing the sheriff tied to anger against police. | Video

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French PM booed by young Socialists as party split over pro-business policy

LA ROCHELLE, France - Young Socialist Party members booed the French prime minister at a party dinner on Saturday, calling for the resignation of his economy minister, whom they accuse of favoring business over Socialist ideals, participants said on Sunday.