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IS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya
CAIRO (AP) -- A video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates....
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24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks
ROME (AP) -- A boat crowded with migrants capsized in the sea north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead with the death toll expected to rise into the hundreds, Italy's Coast Guard said Sunday....
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Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy
ROME (AP) -- Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia....
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UN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with through mediation rather than prosecution, according to the United Nations....
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AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup
BEIJING (AP) -- The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said....
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Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago....
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Boston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored
VLAMERTINGE, Belgium (AP) -- At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows....
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Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy....
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Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to resume next month....
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UN says Saudis commit to fund aid appeal for Yemen
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the $273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe inside Yemen....
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