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MADRID (AP) — A former president of the Spanish region of Catalonia has admitted to concealing large sums of undeclared money in secret foreign bank accounts.Jordi Pujol, who was president of the wealthy northeastern region from 1980 to 2003, ha ...more

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CASERTA, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands by dumping illicitly trafficked toxic waste.Francis made a late-afternoon visit Saturday to Caserta, the main tow ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The U.N.'s new human rights envoy for Myanmar has described conditions as deplorable in camps for persons displaced by sectarian strife, and warned that the country's human rights situation may be backsliding despite progress und ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a man suspected of sexually abusing children over the past two decades after finding a boy who had been missing for several weeks at his apartment.Petra Hertwig, a prosecutor in the eastern city of ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refus ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's chief prosecutor charged 20 suspected militants Saturday with carrying terrorist attacks that killed seven people and wounded more than 100, amid new clashes between soldiers and insurgents in the restive Sinai Peninsula.The ...more

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ABUJA (AP) — Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from foreign countries for symptoms of Ebola, after a traveler from Liberia died of the contagious disease in Lagos.Aviation officials said Saturday they are screening pa ...more

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says an Istanbul court has charged 20 police officers with illegal wiretapping and ordered their arrest pending a trial.The Anadolu Agency says 49 other officers are still waiting on Saturday to be ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Although Russia has not responded to U.S. sanctions by putting a travel ban on President Barack Obama, there's one part of the country he's blocked from: Chechnya.The president of the small Russian republic that was the scene of tw ...more

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NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.A spokesman for Franklin says the situation u ...more