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AP Interview: $100 billion Saudi city to be ready by 2035

AP Interview: $100 billion Saudi city to be ready by 2035

SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistic…

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Nazi-looted painting from Gurlitt art trove to go on sale

LONDON (AP) — A painting that was seized by the Nazis and only recently returned to the Jewish owner's heirs is going on auction.

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Suspect in Tunisia attack claims innocence at 1st hearing

Suspect in Tunisia attack claims innocence at 1st hearing

ROME (AP) — The Moroccan migrant accused of being involved in Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre insisted Friday on his innocence and refused to …

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Cholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees; UN call for help

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says an outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refuge…

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Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis

Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisis

BEIJING (AP) — Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washi…

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Guinea families transport bodies on public buses

Guinea families transport bodies on public buses

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Relatives of Ebola victims are transporting their bodies on public transportation in Guinea, seating the corpses uprigh…

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Mali separatists accuse army of public executions of 9

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A coalition of separatist groups says Malian soldiers executed nine Tuareg residents of a village in the country's north.

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Resident says 19 Shiites killed in Saudi suicide attack

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers were commemorating the 7th century birth…

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Kenya says attack by Somali militants thwarted in Garissa

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Kenyan forces fought suspected al-Shabab members in a village close to the northeastern town where a massacre of colleg…

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US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships from two countries scoured Southeast Asian waters Friday for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migr…

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Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

CANNES, France (AP) — Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it.

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Australia in Europe's Song Contest? In a word, yes.

Australia in Europe's Song Contest? In a word, yes.

VIENNA (AP) — For the first time in its 60-year history, the Eurovision Song Contest may be won by — Australia.

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The Latest on Rohingya: US envoy says address root causes

The Latest on Rohingya: US envoy says address root causes

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South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern countr…

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South Korean court frees Korean Air 'nut rage' executive

South Korean court frees Korean Air 'nut rage' executive

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" t…

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Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

Dutch art sleuth helps German police track down Nazi art

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth best known for identifying works looted from Jewish owners by the Nazis said he helped German…

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Endangered antelope dying off in vast numbers in Kazakhstan

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Kazakhstan says around one-third of the endangered saiga antelope population in this Central Asian nation …

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Ireland votes on gay marriage; Catholic leaders opposed

Ireland votes on gay marriage; Catholic leaders opposed

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's voters were deciding Friday whether to legalize gay marriage in this once-staunchly Catholic land in what the governme…

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UK bomb maker sentenced to life for killing US soldier

LONDON (AP) — A British man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007.

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Tim Roth deals with death, sadness in Cannes entry 'Chronic'

Tim Roth deals with death, sadness in Cannes entry 'Chronic'

CANNES, France (AP) — Tim Roth toned things down for his role in the Cannes Film Festival entry "Chronic."

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Eiffel Tower closed amid workers' anger about pickpockets

Eiffel Tower closed amid workers' anger about pickpockets

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed to the public Friday as workers protested a rise in aggressive pickpockets around the Paris landmark that…

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IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provinci…

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Iraq deputy PM appeals for more help

SOUTHERN SHUNE, Jordan (AP) — Iraq's deputy prime minister is appealing for greater international help in fighting the Islamic State group, sa…

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Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Presidential candidate Andrzej Duda is a new face in Polish politics, but he may herald a return to an older era when hi…

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London homes near Wembley evacuated after WWII bomb is found

LONDON (AP) — British police have closed roads and evacuated hundreds of homes near London's Wembley Stadium as the army works to defuse an un…

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Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summari…

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Merkel warns 'whole lot left' to do on Greece bailout talks

Merkel warns 'whole lot left' to do on Greece bailout talks

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — With Greece facing a potential default in two weeks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday sought to add urgency to th…

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AP PHOTOS: Firewalkers mark saints' feast day in Greece

AP PHOTOS: Firewalkers mark saints' feast day in Greece

AGIA ELENI, Greece (AP) — Sparks leapt from a glowing carpet of coals as Agia Eleni's firewalkers strolled barefoot across it.

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5 things to know about Ireland's gay marriage referendum

5 things to know about Ireland's gay marriage referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's voters decide Friday whether to legalize gay marriage. While 19 other nations and most U.S. states have already done s…

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Dunkirk marks 75 years since massive Allied rescue mission

Dunkirk marks 75 years since massive Allied rescue mission

DUNKIRK, France (AP) — Veterans and European officials are marking 75 years since a huge operation to evacuate 338,000 troops trapped by advan…

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China's mega-tours draw attention abroad, critique at home

China's mega-tours draw attention abroad, critique at home

BEIJING (AP) — All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren't unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions …

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AP PHOTOS: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

AP PHOTOS: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

OBOCK, Djibouti (AP) — Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy…

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Spain: Local election seen as test for new upstart parties

Spain: Local election seen as test for new upstart parties

MADRID (AP) — Spain could be set for a political upheaval in key local elections this weekend, with strong signs that voters fed up with econo…

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World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse'

JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse," a new World Bank report warned Friday, saying the unemployment rate there is no…

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