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  • Starwood rides economic recovery to strong 1Q

    FILE - A Tuesday, July 17, 2012 file photo, shows Starwood Hotels W Hollywood hotel logo in Los Angeles. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Starwood's first-quarter net income declined 36 percent compared with last year when it booked some big asset sales, but it easily beat Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue.


  • Ukraine forces kill several separatists in Slaviansk operation By Aleksandar Vasovic and Gleb Garanich SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces clashed with pro-Russian militants as they closed in on the separatist-held city of Slaviansk on Thursday, seizing rebel checkpoints and setting up roadblocks as helicopters circled overhead. Reuters journalists saw a Ukrainian military detachment with five armored personnel carriers take over a checkpoint on a road north of the city in late morning after it was abandoned by separatists who set tires alight to cover their retreat. No shots were heard during that takeover but the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said that its forces and troops from the Defence Ministry had killed "up to five terrorists" while destroying three militant checkpoints northeast of the center. A separatist spokeswoman in Slaviansk said early in the morning that two fighters were killed in clash in the same area, near a road leading to the town of Sviatogorsk.
  • Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

    A masked pro Russia protestor waves the Russian flag in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that "it's time to stop talking and start acting" to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian government and pro-Russia insurgents report at least two deaths on the pro-Russia side during clashes in east Ukraine.


  • Israeli FM lashes out at Palestinian unity deal

    A Palestinian security official prevents bystanders from accessing the site of an Israeli airstrike on motorcycle in Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Medical official Ashraf al-Kidreh says the airstrike targeted two men riding a motorcycle, but that the missile missed its target and wounded three bystanders. The Israeli military confirmed the airstrike, saying "a hit was not identified." (AP Photo/Adel Hana)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister says a peace deal with the Palestinians is impossible after rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed to form a unity government.


  • U.S. official says Hamas-PLO government would prompt aid reassessment

    Palestinians hold national flags as they celebrate after an announcement of a reconciliation agreement in Gaza CityThe United States would have to reconsider its assistance to the Palestinians if Islamist group Hamas and the Palestinian Liberation Organization form a government together, a senior U.S. administration official said on Thursday. Gaza-based Hamas - which is listed by the United States as a terrorist organization - and President Mahmoud Abbas's West Bank-based PLO announced a unity pact on Wednesday, complicating U.S.-brokered peace talks with Israel that Washington is already struggling to extend past an April 29 deadline.


  • 1 year after factory collapse, Bangladeshis suffer

    Bangladeshi relatives of victims of last year’s Rana Plaza building collapse stand in front of a monument erected in memory of the victims, during a gathering on the eve of the tragedy in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. More than 1,100 people were killed when the illegally constructed, 8-storey building collapsed on April 24, 2013, in a heap along with thousands of workers in the five garment factories in the building. Placard reads “Farzana, Rana Plaza missing.” (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — One year after the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed in a pile of concrete slabs and twisted metal, Bangladeshi seamstress Shefali says she would rather starve to death than return to factory work.


  • WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama's robot summit TOKYO (AP) — The voice was slightly halting, childlike. "Welcome to Miraikan, Mr. President, it is a pleasure to meet you."
  • Kiev, insurgents in eastern Ukraine say at least 2 dead in clashes DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Kiev, insurgents in eastern Ukraine say at least 2 dead in clashes.
  • Tiny Pacific nation sues 9 nuclear-armed powers

    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo, a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Peace Palace, seat of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands that was used for dozens of U.S. nuclear tests after World War II is taking on the United States and the world’s eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of 'flagrant violations' of international law. The suit was filed on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the ICJ. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is taking on the United States and the world's eight other nuclear-armed nations with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that they meet their obligations toward disarmament and accusing them of "flagrant violations" of international law.


  • Starwood rides economic recover to strong 1Q

    FILE - A Tuesday, July 17, 2012 file photo, shows Starwood Hotels W Hollywood hotel logo in Los Angeles. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Starwood's first-quarter net income declined 36 percent compared with last year when it booked some big asset sales, but it easily beat Wall Street expectations for profit and revenue.


  • Aetna's 1Q profit jumps 36 pct, forecast climbs

    FILE - This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla. Aetna reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)Aetna says its first-quarter net income soared 36 percent, fueled by gains from a multi-billion-dollar acquisition. The health insurer raised its 2014 earnings forecast.


  • Owners of Korea ferry company accept responsibilities, lawyer says The family that has a major stake in companies that control the shipping operator whose ferry sank last week, likely to have killed hundreds, will take social and legal responsibility for the incident, its lawyer said. The lawyer did not say that the family was assuming liability for what he termed a "tragic accident" and said that the family had not been summoned by prosecutors. "Yoo and his family will take all legal and social responsibility for this tragic accident if they have to as major stakeholders of the company," Son Byoung-gi told Reuters. Yoo Byung-un is the founder of a company that went bankrupt in the 1990s and whose shipping assets now form part of Chonghaejin Marine Co. Ltd. that is owned by investment funds controlled by his two sons, Yoo Dae-kyun and Yoo Hyuck-ki.
  • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

    A detail of the bullet drilled and bloodstained undershirt worn by Pope John Paul II during the assassination attempt on May, 13, 1981, kept at the Daughters of Charity, in Rome, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman shot him in the stomach in St. Peter's Square.


  • Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

    In this photo taken Tuesday, April 15, 2014, fisheries biologist Pete Verhey tags an overhanging branch after finding a salmon spawning nest in Squire Creek, a tributary of the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, near Darrington, Wash. Finding the nest, called a redd, is an encouraging sign that steelhead trout may be making their way upstream from Oso., Wash., above where a massive landslide decimated a riverside neighborhood a month ago and pushed several football fields worth of sediment down the hillside and across the river. As search crews continue to look for people missing in the slide, scientists also are closely monitoring how the slide is affecting federally endangered fish runs, including Chinook salmon and steelhead. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Fisheries biologist Pete Verhey waded through the cold, clear creek that feeds into the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, scanning riffles and side channels looking for evidence of fish eggs.


  • Russian memo to WTO says U.S. sanctions are illegal By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia has told the United States that its Ukraine-related sanctions on a Russian bank and Russian citizens are illegal under World Trade Organization rules and must be scrapped. Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said last week that Russia could launch a dispute at the world trade body to challenge U.S. sanctions. The latest warning, set out in a confidential document circulated at the WTO on Wednesday, explained what grounds Russia would have for doing so and made clear that Moscow believes it would win a trade dispute if it launched one. Member countries can claim some exemptions from WTO rules, however, including on grounds of national security.
  • Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

    FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, ttudents gather behind a business looking for a Internet signal for their smart phones in Havana, Cuba. The U.S. Agency for International Development masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter," a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks. The Costa Rican government has asked the Obama administration Wednesday April 23, 2014, to explain why it launched a secret “Cuban Twitter” network from inside the Central American nation’s borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries’ diplomatic relations. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries' diplomatic relations.


  • Cleared of murder, man starts fresh 24 years later

    Jonathan Fleming, who was exonerated of murder after almost 25 years behind bars, on his way to get is first bankcard on Friday April 18, 2014 in New York. The weeks since his release have been a mix of emotional highs and practical frustrations. “Coming back, you know, it’s been hard. ... It’s a lot to have to catch up on." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out of a courthouse to congratulations from passers-by, a steak dinner with his family and the start of a new life.


  • Tokyo court starts Mt. Gox bankruptcy proceedings TOKYO (AP) — Bankruptcy proceedings began Thursday for the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange, a move that was widely expected after the Tokyo District Court decided earlier this month that the company would not be able to resurrect itself.
  • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
  • South Africa's MTN Group reports scant Q1 subscriber growth

    A customer leaves an MTN shop in JohannesburgAfrica's biggest telecommunications operator, MTN Group, reported slower growth in subscriber numbers for the first quarter after it disconnected nearly a million unprofitable South African users, sending its shares lower on Thursday.


  • Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

    An Afghan policeman outside the Cure International Hospital in KabulKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.


  • Central bank: Spanish growth doubled in Q1 MADRID (AP) — The recovery in the Spanish economy appears to be gathering steam.
  • Spain shows fastest growth in six years - central bank

    A picture taken on May 29, 2012 shows a coin of euro with a Spanish national flag in the background, in Lille, northern FranceSpain's economy grew at the fastest rate in six years in the first quarter of 2014 as it pulled out of a long, job-destroying downturn, the central bank said in a preliminary estimate Thursday. The eurozone's fourth-largest economy expanded by 0.4 percent on a quarterly basis, the Bank of Spain said in a monthly report, citing initial data. It was the sharpest quarterly growth rate since the first quarter of 2008 when a decade-long property bubble imploded, tipping the nation into a double-dip recession that wiped out millions of jobs and flooded the nation in debt. "In the first quarter of 2014, the Spanish economy continued on a path of gradual recovery in the a context of increasing normalisation on the financial markets and a gradual consolidation of the labour market," the central bank said.


  • Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

    President Barack Obama, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)TOKYO (AP) — As negotiations falter, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion of the cornerstone of his strategic rebalance to the region.


  • Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

    FILE - A June 24, 2010 photo from files showing Mark Shand, left, brother of The Duchess of Cornwall showing her an elephant sculpture titled Mr. Cameron as she is escorted around the Elephant Parade exhibition at Chelsea Hospital Gardens. Royal officials in Britain say that the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York. Clarence House said that the 62-year-old Mark Shand died in the hospital Wednesday, April 23, 2014, after falling late Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ian Nicholson, Pool, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.


  • Obama poised for new sanctions on Russia if no progress on Ukraine

    Ukrainian security force officers walk past a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near SlavianskBy Mark Felsenthal and Alissa de Carbonnel TOKYO/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was poised to impose new sanctions on Moscow if it does not act fast to end an armed stand-off in Ukraine, but there was a first, tentative sign that pro-Russian separatists were ceding ground. Moscow also flexed its economic muscles in its worst stand-off with the West since the Cold War, with the government suggesting foreign firms which pull out of the country may not be able to get back in, and a source at Gazprom saying the gas exporter had slapped an additional $11.4 billion bill on Kiev. Under an international accord signed in Geneva last week, illegal armed groups in Ukraine, including the pro-Russian rebels occupying about a dozen public buildings in the east of the country, are supposed to disarm and go home. Washington accuses Moscow of fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine while Russia denies this and counters that Europe and the United States are supporting an illegitimate government in Kiev.


  • Libya faces enormous security challenge - U.S. diplomat

    First Deputy President of Libya's General National Congress Ezzedine Muhammad Yunus al-Awami meets with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at the headquarters of the National General Congress in TripoliTRIPOLI (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, the most senior U.S. official to visit Libya since a deadly 2012 attack on a U.S. compound there, said on Thursday Libya was facing a severe challenge from an increase in extremist violence. "Rising violent extremism is an enormous challenge first for Libya but also for Libya's international partners," he told a news conference after talks in the capital Tripoli. Washington recognised the severity of that threat, he added.


  • Protests on Dhaka factory disaster anniversary

    Garment workers and activists carry a mock coffin during a protest in front of the Bangladesh Garment Manufactures and Exporters Association (BGMEA) office in Dhaka on April 23, 2014Savar (Bangladesh) (AFP) - Western fashion brands faced pressure Thursday to increase help for victims of the world's worst garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary of the Bangladesh disaster that cost 1,138 lives. Thousands of people, some wearing funeral shrouds, staged demonstrations at the site of the now-infamous Rana Plaza factory complex outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, which collapsed last April 24 after a catastrophic structural failure. At least it would give us some consolation," said crying mother Minu Begum, clutching the photo of her missing daughter Sumi Begum, who worked at one of Rana Plaza's five factories. Protests also erupted in Dhaka, with several hundred people shouting slogans and holding banners outside the head office of the body representing local garment manufacturers.


  • Ukraine troops take checkpoint north of Slaviansk Ukrainian troops with five light armored vehicles took control of a checkpoint north of Slaviansk on Thursday after pro-Russian separatists appeared to abandon the position, Reuters journalists said from the scene. When the armored unit approached along a road from Sviatogorsk, which Ukraine's government said it recaptured on Wednesday, militants set up a smokescreen of burning tires. Ukrainian forces appear to be closing in around Slaviansk, a city of 130,000 which has become a military stronghold for the pro-Russian movement and is entirely controlled by separatist fighters. Reuters journalists saw Ukrainian troops digging in outside the city on the main road south to the regional capital Donetsk.
  • Russia says firms leaving over sanctions can't return soon By Denis Dyomkin BIROBIDZHAN, Russia (Reuters) - Russia warned foreign companies working in the oil and gas sector that if they quit the country over Ukraine-related sanctions, they would not be able to return any time soon. Natural Resources Minister Sergei Donskoy said on Thursday that foreign firms had not so far signaled they would withdraw from projects in Russia, the world's top crude oil producer, but that there would be a price to pay if they did. "It is obvious that they won't return in the near future if they sever investment agreements with us, I mean there are consequences as well," Sergei Donskoy told reporters in the city of Birobidzhan in Russia's Far East. "Russia is one of the most promising countries in terms of hydrocarbons production.
  • Obama says more sanctions 'teed up' against Russia over Ukraine U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday that more sanctions were "teed up" against Russia if it does not deliver on promises in an agreement in Geneva last week to ease tensions in Ukraine. "So far at least we have seen them not abide by the spirit or the letter of the agreement in Geneva," he said at a joint news conference after a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. He said that Russia could avoid further sanctions by changing course but that the evidence so far had not left him hopeful that Moscow would do so. "There's always the possibility that Russia, tomorrow, or the next day, reverses its course and takes a different approach," he said.
  • Russia expects Ukraine deal to be implemented soon: reports Russia expects that an international agreement to defuse the Ukraine crisis will be implemented in practical steps, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Thursday. Russia, Ukraine, the United States and the European Union signed the deal in Geneva last week in a bid to resolve the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War but each side has since accused the other of failing to carry it out. "Russia expects that the Geneva accords will be implemented in practical actions in the near future," Russian news agencies quoted Lavrov as saying.
  • Ukrainian troops dig in near Slaviansk - Reuters correspondent Ukrainian troops were digging in to a new position a few miles from the separatist-held city of Slaviansk early on Thursday, a Reuters correspondent said. Dozens of soldiers in camouflage uniform, some wearing airborne patches, were setting up sandbag defenses around at least six BMD light armored vehicles and putting up a tent near a settlement called Malynivka, some 12 km (8 miles) south of Slaviansk on the main road to the regional capital Donetsk. The Ukrainian government has said it is launching a renewed "anti-terrorist operation" to retake towns and public buildings held by pro-Russian separatists if they do not disarm and leave under the terms of an accord with Russia made in Geneva a week ago that was also signed by the United States and the European Union. Ukraine's Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said troops repelled an overnight attack on a base at Artemivsk, 40 km (25 miles) southeast of Slaviansk by what he said was a force of about 70 led by Russian soldiers.
  • Ukraine says army base attacked, town hall recovered KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian government said troops repelled an overnight raid on a base at Artemivsk, between Donetsk and Slaviansk, in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. A soldier was wounded in the attack by about 70 people who Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook were led by Russian soldiers. Casualty details for the attackers were not clear, he said. Avakov also said pro-Russian protesters had left the town hall in Mariupol, an industrial city on the Black Sea coast, and the mayor was back in his office - meeting the agreements made with Russia at a Geneva meeting a week ago. ...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, gun violence protesters participate in a lie-in during an anti-gun rally at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Nearly six in 10 Americans want stricter gun laws in the aftermath of last month's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, with majorities favoring a nationwide ban on military-style, rapid-fire weapons and limits on gun violence depicted in video games and movies and on TV, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. A lopsided 84 percent of adults would like to see the establishment of a federal standard for background checks for people buying guns at gun shows, the poll showed. President Barack Obama was set Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 to unveil a wide-ranging package of steps for reducing gun violence expected to include a proposed ban on assault weapons, limits on the capacity of ammunition magazines and universal background checks for gun sales. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


  • South Sudan president fires longtime army leader NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A South Sudan military spokesman says the president has replaced the military's chief of staff amid massive fighting across the country between the military and rebels.
  • Mexico's Slim gains Europe foothold with Austrian Telekom deal

    Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim prepares to speak during a press conference on the "Inbursa Foundation", in Mexico City, on January 19, 2010Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim looked on Thursday to have at last secured a firm European foothold with a deal giving him effective control of Telekom Austria, six months after failing to acquire the Dutch KPN. Under the terms of a shareholder accord struck after a marathon meeting late on Wednesday, Slim's America Movil (AMX) will combine its 26.8-percent stake in Telekom Austria with the 28.4 percent owned by the Austrian state. Pending regulatory approval, this will clear the way for AMX to make a public offer for all outstanding shares of Telekom Austria at 7.15 euros per share, AMX and Telekom Austria said in a joint statement. AMX will then obtain "operational responsibilities" in Telekom Austria, which has some 20 million mobile customers spread across Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Liechtenstein and Slovenia.


  • F1 boss Ecclestone's bribery trial starts in Germany

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone arrives at court for his trial in Munich, southern Germany, on April 24, 2014Munich (Germany) (AFP) - Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades. Ecclestone, 83, has denies charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust over a $44 million (31.8 million euro) payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who has since been jailed. Prosecutors charge the money was a bribe meant to ensure the German bank BayernLB sold its shares in Formula One to Ecclestone’s preferred bidder, CVC Capital Partners, to maintain his control over the sport. At the start of the Munich trial, watched by dozens of journalists, the diminutive Formula One magnate, wearing a dark suit, confirmed his name, date of birth, and occupation as Formula One manager.


  • Kiev claims rebel defeats in east Ukraine as Obama warns Russia

    A pro-Russian armed man stands guard near the state security service building in SlavianskSlavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Kiev claimed it inflicted stinging defeats on pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine on Thursday, as US President Barack Obama accused Russia of not abiding by a deal to defuse the escalating crisis in the ex-Soviet country. Shooting was heard in the rebel-held flashpoint town of Slavyansk, where a roadblock manned by insurgents was in flames, according to an AFP journalist. Ukrainian special forces retook control of the town hall in the southeastern port city of Mariupol and an army base in the eastern town of Artemivsk repelled an attack by heavily-armed rebels, Kiev's interior and defence ministries said. They were the first military successes announced by Ukraine's Western-backed government since pro-Russian militants seized control of a string of towns in the country's southeast over the past several weeks.


  • Suicide attack in Iraq kills at least 11 people

    An Iraqi policeman stands guard at a checkpoint in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. There have been a surge of attacks around the country as Iraq gears up for crucial parliament elections on April 30. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections.


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