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8 hours ago

Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria’s Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating bloodshed the U.N. decried as a "monstrous disregard for civilian lives by all parties."…

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10 hours ago

Boom! Queen, Harry answer Obamas’ Invictus Games challenge

LONDON (AP) — It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event….

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10 hours ago

Iran votes in parliamentary runoff as rare shooting wounds 4

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, a key poll that will decide how much power allies of moderate President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature after the landmark nuclear deal with world powers….

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10 hours ago

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

GENEVA (AP) — It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized – temporarily – by a weasel….

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10 hours ago

At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden found common cause with Pope Francis on Friday at the Vatican for a global commitment to fund cancer research….

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10 hours ago

Norway oil-rig helicopter crash kills 13; flying ban issued

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea crashed Friday on an island off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board, rescuers said….

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13 hours ago

The Latest: MSF says Syria hospital bombing killed 50

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local):…

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13 hours ago

Pilgrims trace Jesus’ footsteps on Good Friday in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — Greek-Orthodox and Eastern Orthodox pilgrims are commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by following the path in Jerusalem's Old City where, according to tradition, he walked on the way to the cross….

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14 hours ago

Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky

LONDON (AP) — It's been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis….

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14 hours ago

Report: Election Day shooting in Iran wounds 4

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that an argument between supporters of hard-liners and reformists in the country escalated into a shooting that wounded four people during the country's runoff election….