Royals turn out for Prince George christening LONDON — Dressed in a lace and satin gown designed in the 1840s, Britain’s 3-month-old future monarch, Prince George, was christened Wednesday with water from the River Jordan at a rare gathering o...
‘Maria’ case raises fears of booming baby fraud ATHENS, Greece — Prosecutors across Greece were ordered Tuesday to conduct emergency checks of birth records from the past six years, after the arrest of a Gypsy couple on suspicion of abducting a ...
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By DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS Associated PressAssociated Press
Storm threatens soaked coast MEXICO CITY — Newly formed Hurricane Raymond swirled on Sunday toward Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, an area already devastated by rains and mudslides from Tropical Storm Manuel last month. The U...
Oct 21, 2013 | 0 | 23 |
By MARK STEVENSON Associated PressAssociated Press
Syria’s civil war plays out online BEIRUT — Amid all the bloodshed, confusion and deadlock of Syria’s civil war, one fact is emerging after 2Â˝ years — no conflict ever has been covered this way. Amateur videographers — anyone with ...
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 | 21 |
By ZEINA KARAM Associated PressAssociated Press
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 ...
Oct 20, 2013 | 0 | 27 |
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...