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ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children are trying to resolve a legal dispute over their father's traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize without going to trial.The slain civil rights icon's estate, which is controlled by his son ...more

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By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments from Mongolia to Nigeria are creating new forms of insurance to protect the developing world's small farmers, who are suffering especially badly from extreme weather events ma ...more

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By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A meeting aimed at easing tensions between blacks and police in St. Louis erupted into a brawl Wednesday night, underscoring the ongoing anger that persists in the area after the August police killing of an unarmed ...more

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government on Thursday approved a law granting citizenship rights to the descendants of Jews it persecuted 500 years ago, following Spain's adoption of similar legislation last year.Cabinet spokesman Luis Marqu ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say it doesn't appear foul play or arson are to blame for a massive fire that killed a man and injured six others as it ripped through a building in San Francisco's Mission District.Police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan ...more

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FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court.Nidal Hasan is scheduled to attend a hearing Thursday at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where he is being h ...more

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BAKU (Reuters) - A journalist in Azerbaijan was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison in a case critics say highlights a government-led crackdown on dissent in the oil-rich former Soviet republic. Seymur Hazi, a journalist with opposi ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Opening statements are delayed in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez while the judge sorts out some last-minute jury issues.One juror was late getting to court Thursday, and another ju ...more

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ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers were casting ballots Thursday for a new president in a test of Premier Matteo Renzi's ability to rally his fractured party behind a candidate who would also be palatable to opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi, whose suppor ...more

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Stig Bergling, one of Sweden's most notorious Cold War spies who sold details of its defenses to the Soviet Union in the 1970s, has died at the age of 77, Swedish media reported on Thursday. Bergling stole top secret def ...more