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PARIS (AP) — Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine?Concerns about scenery are clashing with sentimentality in this r ...more

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ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - A number of al Qaeda militants were killed when an air strike hit their training camps in a remote mountainous region of southern Yemen on Sunday, the defense ministry said. It was the second air strike against militan ...more

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By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton completed a hat-trick of wins by leading a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. German team mate Nico Rosberg took the chequered flag 18 sec ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The African National Congress (ANC) is on course to win nearly a two-thirds majority in May 7 elections, a poll showed on Sunday, confounding analysts who had predicted a fall in support for South Africa's ruling party 20 years ...more

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By Keith Weir LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone goes on trial for bribery in Germany this week in a case that threatens to end the Briton's long reign as the commercial boss of the motor sport. Prosecu ...more

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By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Red Bull hit back at McLaren boss Ron Dennis on Sunday in a war of words over an aerodynamics expert who was set to join the Woking-based Formula One team but changed his mind. Dennis had accus ...more

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PARIS (Reuters) - Four French journalists who were held captive in Syria for more than 10 months arrived back in France on Sunday, a day after being found blindfolded and with hands bound at the Turkish border. Nicolas Henin, Pierre Torres, E ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen killed an Egyptian police captain and a conscript on a desert road outside Cairo on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.The ministry's media center said the joint security patrol was trying to stop a suspicious vehicle on the ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannab ...more