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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia to ban Chinese company from leasing Sydney power grid.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say former Mafia boss Francis 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme arrested on charges related to murder of a witness.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish deputy prime minister says 10 foreign nationals suspected of ties to US-based cleric detained .
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African media: Ruling party loses metropolitan area of the capital in worst-ever setback.
LONDON (AP) — Bank of England chief says all of the stimulus measures announced have scope to be increased.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates says no fatalities in Dubai accident, raises number onboard plane that crash-landed to 282 passengers, 18 crew.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Commission says Nigerian army killed 348 Shiites in attack in which 1 soldier was killed, calls for prosecution of troops.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction down 0.6 percent in June, third monthly decline, with widespread weakness.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Defense Ministry says an Mi-8 helicopter has been shot down in Syria, fate of 5 onboard is unknown.