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Qatar won’t be part of any military action against Iran

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Singapore, Jun 3 (AP) - A senior Qatari official said Sunday his country will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Khalid Al Attiyah told an international security conference in Singapore that Qatar has "a lot of differences" with Iran but it does not mean "we go and fuel a war" in the re-gion.
"Is it wise to call the United States and to call Israel to go and fight Iran? ... Whether any third party is trying to push the region or some...
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Get ready for Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova in Paris

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Paris, Jun 3 (AP) - If the upcoming French Open showdown between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova provides any of the sort of animus and back-and-forth they manage to stir up away from the court, look out.
During a news conference after both won Saturday to set up the longtime rivals'...
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Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic’s Gaza funeral

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Khuzaa, Jun 3 (AP)- Thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of medical workers in white uniforms, took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops the previous day along the Israel-Gaza border.
Razan Najjar, a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic...
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Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers

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Srinagar, Jun 2 (AP) - Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at hundreds of mourners Saturday during a funeral march for a man killed when he was run over by a paramilitary vehicle during a protest.
The angry mourners were marching with the man's body...
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Mormons grapple with race decades after ban on black leaders

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Salt Lake City, June 02 (AP) - The Mormon church on Friday celebrated the 40th anniversary of reversing its ban on black people serving in the lay priesthood, going on missions or getting married in temples, rekindling debate about one of the faith's most sensitive topics.
The number of black...
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