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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — An Italian official has promised that a search will be conducted for the only unrecovered body of the 32 Costa Concordia shipwreck victims as soon as the wrecked cruise liner is towed away from the island where it struck a r ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German police say they allowed an anti-Israel protester to use a megaphone in a police car during a "Free Gaza" demonstration in Frankfurt and he shouted inciting slogans including "child murderer Israel" and "Allahu akbar."Frankfu ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening offensive that has killed more than 160 ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Rival militias battled Sunday for the control of the international airport in Libya's capital, as gunfire and explosions echoed through the city and airlines canceled some international flights.A member of a revolutionary battalion ...more

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on Sunday fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in India's remote northeast, where ethnic tensions run high.The protester ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup ends Sunday with a marquee match-up, Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.As the winning captain, either Argentina forward L ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square in unannounced, silent prayer for an end to the warfare in the Mideast.Francis called for insistent prayers for peace in the Holy Land during his Sunday w ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland say an annual Protestant parade that typically sparks riots and disorder has taken place peacefully.Assistant chief constable Will Kerr praised the "responsible behavior" of those involved in the annual J ...more

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A devoted aide of ex-Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu who was sent to quell protests that sparked the 1989 revolution has died. He was 87.Emil Bobu died from a heart attack Saturday at a Bucharest hospital, spokesman L ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — At least 30 percent of newly purchased government cars will be electric and other types of "new energy vehicles," China's official news agency reported Sunday, as the country attempts to tackle air pollution and encourage the electric ca ...more