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March 28, 2017 - 9:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've had a 30-year-old Afghan man arrested on suspicion he commanded a Taliban unit responsible for an attack on a convoy that killed 16 American and Afghan soldiers. Prosecutors said in a statement Tuesday that Abdullah P., whose last name wasn't given in...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:11 am
GENEVA (AP) — Authorities say a prized 2nd-century B.C. coffin in sculpted marble depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to return to Turkey. It ends a legal battle over an artifact that mysteriously turned up in Geneva's secretive customs-office warehouse years ago. The Inanna Art Services...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:11 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. experts and their colleagues recently disappeared. Government spokesman Lambert Mende told Top Congo FM on Tuesday that national police confirmed the...
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In this 2016 photo released by Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation/Freeland, a curious male tiger walks in the jungle in eastern Thailand. Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Freeland, an organization fighting human and animal trafficking, and Panthera, a wild cat conservation organization, announced Tuesday, March 28, 2017 that their investigations had photographic evidence of new tiger cubs in eastern Thailand's jungle, signaling the existence of the world's second breeding population of endangered Indochinese tigers. (Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation/Freeland via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 9:07 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300. Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation along...
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This still image taken from drone footage posted online Monday, March. 27, 2017 by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows the Tabqa Dam, in Raqqa, Syria. U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday paused military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 9:03 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian general on Tuesday criticized the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants for allegedly targeting Syria's infrastructure — including a key dam — in territory held by the Sunni extremist group. Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the military's General Staff...
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A poster for the Smurfs, The Lost Village, movie is seen in the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak. Tuesday, March, 28, 2017. The PR firm promoting “Smurfs: The Lost Village” says it removed Smurfette from promo posters in central city of Bnei Brak so as not to offend its ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents. The deeply conservative ultra-Orthodox chafe at the public display of women’s images. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
March 28, 2017 - 8:44 am
BNEI BRAK, Israel (AP) — Israel's pious ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has long chafed at public displays of women, whether the images are of female public figures or ordinary women. Now even animated characters appear to be a no-go. The PR company promoting "Smurfs: The Lost Village" movie, which...
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EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, left, and Hungarian Interior Minister Sandor Pinter hold a joint press conference after their meeting at the Ministry of Interior in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 8:39 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's new legislation allowing for the placement of all asylum-seekers in border container camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules. Dimitris Avramopoulos said that EU and...
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In this photo taken Friday, March 10, 2017, women pick leaves from a tree that they will later cook for dinner in the small village of Apada, near Aweil, in South Sudan. The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States back from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor. (Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin/UNICEF via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 8:36 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor. If...
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
March 28, 2017 - 8:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday. The incidents prompted international attention, as China's...
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March 28, 2017 - 7:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — J is not OK — as a name, that is, according to a Swiss court. The Zurich administrative court said in a ruling released Tuesday it had upheld a local registry's office decision to reject the letter as a given name in the best interests of the child, Switzerland's 20 Minuten news...
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