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Six hurt by gunfire after Afghanistan win

Ecstatic Afghans danced in the streets and fired rifles into the air to celebrate their national cricket team's first win in their maiden World Cup, a much-needed piece of good news for the country mired in war with Taliban insurgents.

'Top Model' contestant among triple slaying dead

A recent contestant on "America's Next Top Model" was killed in a triple slaying in Charlotte, North Carolina, police and the website TMZ say.

Jamaica clears way for cannabis law reform

Jamaica clears way for cannabis law reform

Jamaica's parliament has cleared the way for decriminalizing marijuana by approving amendments to its Dangerous Drugs Act.

Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks

Security tightened at New Delhi churches after attacks

The Indian government has boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians.

Afghan avalanches kill more than 90

More than 90 people have been killed in Afghanistan in some of the worst avalanches there for 30 years, with heavy snow set to last for two more days after an unusually dry winter led to fears of drought.

Ukraine truce appears to take hold

Ukraine truce appears to take hold

A long-awaited truce appeared to be taking hold at last in east Ukraine as pro-Russian rebels pulled artillery from the front, but the news did nothing to halt a currency collapse that forced the central bank to ban most trading.

Hackers controlling millions of PCs target of Europol sweep

Hackers controlling millions of PCs target of Europol sweep

A cybercrime ring that used 3.2 million hacked computers worldwide to steal banking information by seizing control of servers has been disrupted by European police and technology companies.

Guilty: Marine who killed American Sniper Chris Kyle

Guilty: Marine who killed American Sniper Chris Kyle

 Eddie Ray Routh was jailed for life without the possibility of parole after a Texas jury found him guilty of murdering Chris Kyle, the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper."

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