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Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanist…

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Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting num…

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Yemen militia says it is besieging rebels at strategic base

Yemen militia says it is besieging rebels at strategic base

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targetin…

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Turin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious

Turin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth som…

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Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle

Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.

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2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote

HAVANA (AP) — At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be …

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Sudan newspaper quotes governor as saying rebels kill 136

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese newspapers are quoting a governor as saying that rebels have killed 136 civilians in attacks during the presid…

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After Israeli elections, US Zionists cast votes of their own

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the other Israel election.

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Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic …

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South Africa faces crisis over anti-immigrant attacks

South Africa faces crisis over anti-immigrant attacks

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Saturday canceled a foreign trip in order to deal with a wave of attacks on immigrants that ha…

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Nepal marks anniversary of deadliest Everest avalanche

Nepal marks anniversary of deadliest Everest avalanche

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal on Saturday marked the anniversary of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche with a memorial and a government annou…

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UN: Assailants attack convoy, kill 2, wound 1 in north Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Two assailants attacked a United Nations convoy of civilian workers in northern Mali, killing two and wounding another, th…

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Egypt runners defy Cairo mayhem as sport's popularity grows

Egypt runners defy Cairo mayhem as sport's popularity grows

CAIRO (AP) — Young Egyptians are once again organizing on social media and taking to the streets of Cairo by the hundreds every Friday, not to…

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Bangladesh guardedly welcomes Benetton factory victim pledge

Bangladesh guardedly welcomes Benetton factory victim pledge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Bangladeshi garment industry leader on Saturday guardedly welcomed Italian retailer Benetton's pledge of more than …

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Afghan parliament approves 16 more Cabinet nominees

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament has approved 16 Cabinet nominees after months of delays.

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A bear hug: Croat village shelters bears as good neighbors

A bear hug: Croat village shelters bears as good neighbors

KUTAREVO, Croatia (AP) — Usually in Europe, when bear cubs get used to humans, they cannot survive in the wild. And when they grow too big, th…

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Spanish couple arrested in Turkey, accused of jihadist links

MADRID (AP) — Two Spanish residents have been arrested in Turkey on suspicion of having links to jihadi terrorists and membership in the Islam…

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Israel, Palestinians agree on tax revenue transfer

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday that he has reached an agreement with Israel in which essential t…

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Australia arrests 5 for alleged IS-inspired terror plot

Australia arrests 5 for alleged IS-inspired terror plot

SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a …

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Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent cla…

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Rouhani says Saudis will harvest hatred in Yemen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized Saudi Arabia Saturday, warning that the Saudi royal family in Riyadh w…

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First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

First WWI gas attack produced new horrors, changed warfare

STEENSTRATE, Belgium (AP) — As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almo…

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French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

French replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston

FOURAS, France (AP) — With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring F…

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Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea

Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea

MILAN (AP) — The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at…

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Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack

SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that in…

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Report says China building airstrip on reclaimed island

Report says China building airstrip on reclaimed island

BEIJING (AP) — China is building an airstrip on an artificially created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, according to inde…

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Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court sentenced a veteran Chinese journalist to seven years in prison Friday on charges of leaking a document detaili…

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Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

Obama, Renzi pledge to focus on threats from Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pledged Friday to work more intensely with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on threats coming from…

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Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base…

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