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Wisconsin state trooper shot and killed

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Fond Du Lac, Mar 25 (AP) - A Wisconsin state trooper was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a person who matched the description of a bank robbery suspect, authorities said. Police said the suspect also was killed.

Fond du Lac Police Chief William Lamb said at a brief news conference late Tuesday that the Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was following the suspect's vehicle about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when the incident occurred.

"Both the trooper and the suspect were killed in the...

3 Chinese killed in bus crash on Thai island of Phuket

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Bangkok, Mar 25 (AP) - A tour bus carrying Chinese tourists has plunged off a road on the Thai island of Phuket, killing three and injuring 16.

Police Col. Noppadon Thiraprawat says the bus was traveling downhill, lost control and fell into an embankment Wednesday in Chalong district.

He says the...

Turkish artillery retaliate to stray Syrian rocket at border

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Ankara, Mar 25 (AP) - Turkey's military says it has fired shells at Syrian artillery positions near the border in retaliation for a Syrian rocket that landed close to a Turkish military unit and slightly wounded five people.

The military said Wednesday the rocket was fired during fighting...

Tribal region airstrikes kill 30 militants

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Peshawar, Mar 25 (AP) - The Pakistani army says airstrikes have killed 30 militants near the Afghan border.

An army statement Wednesday says the airstrikes in the Khyber tribal region's Tirah Valley also destroyed two arms and ammunition depots.

It's the latest strike in a days-long army...

Messi gets all-clear after tests on bruising from ‘Clasico’

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Madrid, Mar 25 (AP) - Lionel Messi can continue training with Argentina's national squad in the United States after tests showed he had not picked up an injury after taking a knock during the 'Clasico' victory over Real Madrid, Barcelona said Tuesday.

The Spanish club said in a statement that...

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