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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.Colombia's ambassador to Mexico says it's completely up t ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.Edouard Elias, Didier Franco ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141."We ar ...more

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TRES RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper."Stand up," Mora recalls the imag ...more

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.A state-sponsored committee tasked with reviewing mining ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja. ...more

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.A statement Saturday from the Interior Ministry said the blast happened in Mughsha, a village along a hig ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's ...more

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampe ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner.Police said Saturday the 26-year-old man was being questioned about the shooting of Tommy Crossan. ...more