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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

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The 2016 Olympic torch relay will pass through nearly 250 cities in Brazil, giving 90 percent of the population the chance to see it, before finishing in Rio. "The torch will go to all corners of Brazil, to the furt ...more

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KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomb attack on a funeral in east Afghanistan killed 16 people and injured another 39 on Thursday, a local official said, an unusually high death toll for a single bombing in a country ravaged by decades of war. Sep ...more

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Prosecutors have indicted a former presidential candidate, who was one of Romania's most influential politicians in recent years, on suspicion of money-laundering and making false statements.Anti-corruption prosecutors ...more