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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The presidents of Mexico and Colombia are expected at a memorial ceremony for novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez.The homage to the late writer is being held Monday at Mexico City's most prestigious cultural venue, the Bellas Arte ...more

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CHIBOK, Nigeria (AP) — Parents say 234 girls kidnapped from Nigerian school by Islamic extremists, up from 85. ...more

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PERTH, Australia (AP) — From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing Malaysia Airl ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An official with Uganda's athletics body says a coach who faces charges of sexual harassment has been suspended and is under investigation by Ugandan police.Beatrice Ayikoru of the Uganda Athletics Federation said Monday t ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants from the Gaza Strip fired a missile at Israeli troops patrolling the border and several rockets into the country's south on Monday, the last day of the Passover holiday, the military said. No injuries were reported.The ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah.Moussa Abu Marzouk is meeting Hamas leaders in Gaza on ...more

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's health ministry says three more patients who contracted a potentially fatal Middle East virus related to SARS have died amid a recent increase in infections.The ministry posted details of the deaths in ...more

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PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its tires burst on take ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — An international human rights group is calling on Thai authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent environmental activist.Human Rights Watch says Por Cha Lee Rakcharoen, known as "Billy," has been missing since he ...more