Argentine commuter train slams into station BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A commuter train slammed into the bumper at the end of the line Saturday at the same station in Argentina’s capital where 52 people were killed in a similar crash last yea...
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By DAMIAN PACHTER Associated PressAssociated Press
Maldives police block attempt at presidential vote MALE, Maldives — The Maldives sank further into political disarray Saturday when police blocked officials from conducting a presidential revote, saying that holding the election would violate a Sup...
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By KRISHAN FRANCIS Associated PressAssociated Press
Hostages home at last BEIRUT — Two Turkish pilots held hostage in Lebanon and nine Lebanese pilgrims abducted in Syria returned home Saturday night, part of an ambitious three-way deal cutting across the Syrian civil wa...
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By BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADID Associated PressAssociated Press
Kenya mall attack echoes SSRq80 bombing Flames and smoke, the whoop of sirens, the flicker of ambulance lights and uniformed men shouting in darkness. These are my childhood memories of the chaotic aftermath of a hotel bombing in Kenya’s...
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By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated PressAssociated Press
Titanic violin sells for over $1.6M at auction LONDON — A violin believed to have been played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than $1.6 million Saturday, a fantastic figure which one collector said may never ...
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By RAPHAEL SATTER Associated PressAssociated Press
Man ‘radicalized’ before mall attack NAIROBI, Kenya — Quiet and respectful at the mosque as a boy, Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow later became angry and radicalized, people in the coastal town in Norway where he grew up said Friday of the Somal...
Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council UNITED NATIONS — Just hours after winning a coveted place on the U.N. Security Council for the first time, Saudi Arabia did a stunning about-face Friday and rejected the seat, denouncing the body f...
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By AYA BATRAWY and EDITH M. LEDERER Associated PressAssociated Press
DNA links mysterious Yeti to ancient bear LONDON — A British scientist says he may have solved the mystery of the Abominable Snowman — the elusive ape-like creature of the Himalayas. He thinks it’s a bear. DNA analysis conducted by Oxford ...
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By JILL LAWLESS Associated PressAssociated Press
Iraq: Wave of car, suicide blasts rock communities BAGHDAD — A barrage of car bomb and suicide bomb blasts rocked Baghdad and two northern Iraqi communities Thursday, killing at least 61 people during a major holiday period and extending a relentle...
Skull gives glimpse of evolution DMANISI, Georgia — The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tr...
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By SETH BORENSTEIN and SOPHIKO MEGRELIDZE Associated PressAssociated Press