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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Three men who confessed to murdering a former Miss Venezuela and her husband in a crime that shocked a nation increasingly accustomed to violence have each been sentenced to more than 20 years in jail.The sentences were ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The former deputy chief of the agency in charge of steering the world's second-largest economy went on trial Wednesday accused of taking bribes, Chinese state media reported, as a campaign against official corruption intensifies.L ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists: India has triumphed in first mission to Mars, putting satellite in planet's orbit . ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could end up radicalizing minority groups already resentful of central government rule, schola ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest Tuesday after opening a criminal trial against him, the first time a high-ranking Vatican official has ever faced criminal charges for sexually abusi ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group said Tuesday she has received an audio message from him pleading for his life.Alan Henning, a 47-year-old former taxi driver, was kidnapped in Decemb ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Arab countries have circulated a resolution at a nuclear meeting that singles out Israel for special attention over its alleged nuclear arsenal.The draft echoes previous such resolutions at annual meetings of the Vienna-based Inter ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a Somali police official and a leader of the Somali pirates who had held him.The journalist, identified b ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Ninety-three shows, nine days, one fashion-crazed city.The world's travelling circus of fashion editors, buyers and celebrities waved goodbye to the cobbled streets of Milan and cried "Bonjour Paris" on Tuesday, bracing itself for t ...more

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SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, has become a ghost town, emptied of all people but a few thousand fighters trying to hold off an onslaught by Islamic militants.

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