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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forci ...more

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BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group. Tommy Crossan, a leading opponent of a 1998 peace deal in the British provin ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian military official has urged the foreign ministry to name a new envoy to the U.N. after the U.S. blocked its chosen ambassador over alleged ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.Semiofficial ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies.Russia is a major European gas supplier, and mounting tensions over Ukraine ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two rebel car bombs targeted two central Syrian areas controlled by government forces on Saturday, killing at least ten people as opposition forces fought fiercely to hold onto territory, officials and activists reported.B ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the African nation. The New York Times reported on Thursday tha ...more

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Four French journalists were found by Turkish soldiers on the border with Syria on Saturday after being kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria last June, Turkish media reported. ...more

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Glimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in newly released documents:For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.Divided government assures that nei ...more