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Evangelical group says Laos deports 3 American missionaries

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April 18, 2019 at 9:04 am

BANGKOK (AP) A U.S.-based Christian evangelical organization says three of its American volunteers who were detained in Laos more than a week ago for proselytizing have been freed and deported. ...

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Scared to exercise after a heart attack? It's probably scarier if you don't

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April 18, 2019 at 7:46 am | Exercise is good for you. But for people who have had a heart attack, starting or resuming a workout routine may sound scary, exhausting, complicated in short, the last thing they'd want to do. Ins...

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New drug to prevent clots clears safety hurdle

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April 18, 2019 at 7:46 am | An experimental type of anti-clotting drug appears to be safe, according to an early-phase study. That's good news in the treatment of stroke because current medications can increase the risk of ...

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Animal charity and Albania lock swords over 3 lions

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April 18, 2019 at 8:59 am | TIRANA, Albania (AP) An international animal welfare charity was locked in a spat Thursday with the Albanian government over three lions destined for a sanctuary in the Netherlands. The lions r...

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Ukraine reverses nationalization of tycoon's bank

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April 18, 2019 at 8:59 am | KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A Ukrainian court on Thursday ruled that the 2016 nationalization of a major bank owned by a tycoon was illegal, sending shockwaves through the country's financial community. ...

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Thailand busts 'seasteading' effort by American

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April 18, 2019 at 8:57 am | BANGKOK (AP) Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the "seasteading" movement, which promote...

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6.1 quake causes light damage in Taiwan capital, east coast

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April 18, 2019 at 8:50 am | TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) A strong earthquake shook eastern Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, causing scattered light damage in the capital and along the eastern coast. The 6.1 magnitude quake was center...

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Groundbreaking Indian Ocean science mission reaches an end

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April 18, 2019 at 8:39 am | VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at documenting changes beneath the waves that could affec...

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Ukraine election: The president vs. guy who plays one on TV

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April 18, 2019 at 8:34 am | KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday is a battle between a billionaire tycoon who rode anti-Russian protests to the nation's top office five years ago and a comedian who plays a ...

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