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For Palestinians in Lebanon, 69 years of despair

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Sidon, May 14 (AP)- Ahmad Dawoud recalls the day 10 years ago when a Lebanese soldier asked to search his taxi. Then 17, the Palestinian didn't wait for the soldier to find the weapons hidden in the trunk.
He jumped from the car and fled into the nearby Palestinian refugee camp, where the Lebanese army has no authority.
But it was not long afterward that Dawoud, who once admired the radical groups that have sprouted in the camps in Lebanon, decided he was tired of running. That same year, in...
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China opposes latest N Korean missile test

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Seoul, May 14 (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's missile launch (all times local):
China's foreign ministry has expressed opposition to North Korea's test-launch of a ballistic missile and called on all sides to exercise restraint.
A Mnistry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said in a statement Sunday...
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Lucky break slows cyberattack; what's coming could be wors

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London, May 14 (AP) - As terrifying as the unprecedented global "ransomware" attack was, cybersecurity experts say it's nothing compared to what might be coming - especially if companies, organizations and governments don't make major fixes.
Had it not been for a young cybersecurity researcher's...
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China’s leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

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Beijing, May 14(AP)- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday offered tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe and Africa.
Xi made the announcement in his opening address to a two-day "Belt and Road"...
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Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4 dead, 5 injured

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Adendro, May 14 (AP) - An intercity train derailed in northern Greece, leaving four passengers dead and five seriously injured, including the driver, the state railway said in a statement early Sunday.
The train, with 70 passengers, was traveling on the Athens-Thessaloniki route when it went off...
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