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HAVANA (AP) — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says it has detained extremist suspects in the central-east state of Taraba, strengthening fears that the country's Islamic uprising is spreading.A Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said one of the det ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, has died after sustaining a serious head injury following a fall in New York, British royal officials said Wednesday.Clarence House said that the 62-year-old Mark Shand died in the hospi ...more

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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian lawmakers say they plan to question the country's tourism chief over his decision to permit Jewish religious pilgrims to visit the country using Israeli passports.While Israelis and Jews long have traveled to Tunis ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.Grandson Rogelio Marrero confirmed the death Wednesday afternoon.< ...more

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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Officials say Muslim rebels have taken control of a town in northern Central African Republic, causing residents to flee.Local official Jerome Gouma said heavily armed men arrived in Bouca on Tuesday, and ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered an unprecedented, conciliatory message to Armenians on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre of Armenians almost a century ago.Erdogan called the events ...more

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ROME (AP) — Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi says that from next week he will start carrying out a court order to help the elderly four hours per week as part of his punishment for a tax fraud conviction.Berlusconi spoke briefly with rep ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — News reports say the mother of a young man whose death sparked clashes in a Rio de Janeiro slum blames police for her son's death.Maria de Fatima da Silva told the G1 Internet portal she believes police killed her son. Doug ...more

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Wednesday that the Gulf state has decided to deport a leading Shiite cleric born in the country in a move likely to exacerbate tensions between the government and the Shiite-led opposition. ...more