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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network ...more

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By Josh Reich (Reuters) - Chelsea's title hopes suffered a major blow with a shock 2-1 home loss to bottom side Sunderland on Saturday as manager Jose Mourinho suffered a Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge for the first time. ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.Pope Tawadros II is ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighborhood in the country's capital, killed at least 16 people Saturday, authorities said.The deadliest attacks struck Baghdad's predominantly Sun ...more

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(Reuters) - Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin joined South Korean K.J. Choi in the lead when the second round of the $5.8 million RBC Heritage was completed on Saturday. Furyk and Martin, among half the field unable to finish the round on Fr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.Each of the four countries on ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced a leading figure of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed El-Beltagy, to one year in prison on Saturday for insulting the judiciary, the first sentence handed to a leader of the organization since it was outlawed ...more

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ROME (Reuters) - The wife and daughter of a Kazakh tycoon who is wanted in three countries for alleged fraud have been granted refugee status in Italy, their lawyer said on Friday. Lawyer Anton Giulio Lana said in a statement that an Interior ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board says he has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer be shown.Ahmed Awad, undersecretary to the culture minister and he ...more