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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While his front office contemporaries enjoyed the spoils of splashy signings and bold trades, Elton Brand flew halfway across the world to serve as perhaps the most overqualified ball boy for the league's most enigmatic talent.

As Joel

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LONDON (AP) — Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a large cargo truck believed to have come from Bulgaria.

The truck, which is said to have entered Britain via the Welsh port of Holyhead on Saturday, was found by

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England (all times local):

11:45 a.m.

Essex police say they have not yet identified the 39 victims found dead in a truck container or established

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GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — Polls opened in Botswana on Wednesday as the long-peaceful southern African nation faces what is expected to be its tightest election in history.

The ruling party and President Mokgweetsi Masisi have been presented with a surprising

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was weighing Wednesday whether to push for an early election or try again to pass his stalled European Union divorce deal, after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit bill before the U.K.'s scheduled

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BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street fell and an EU leader said he would recommend that the trade bloc let Britain delay its departure.

In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.4% to 7,245.85 and Gemany's DAX added 0.2

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LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

In a report this week, WHO said the case was detected on the border with Congo,

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BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S troops withdrawing from northeastern Syria to Iraq are "transiting" and will leave the country within four weeks, Iraq's defense minister said Wednesday.

Najah al-Shammari made the remarks to The Associated Press following a meeting in

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PARIS (AP) — French authorities say a man has been detained by police after he was holed up for several hours in a museum in southern France.

Police carried out an operation Wednesday at the archaeology museum of Saint-Raphael on the French Riviera. A

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecting Moscow's new push to expand its clout on the continent.

Putin met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el

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