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LONDON (AP) — A mural by street artist Banksy that sparked a local preservation campaign has been defaced."Spy Booth" shows three agents in trench coats and trilby hats eavesdropping on a phone booth. It appeared in April on a wall in Cheltenham ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departed for the Netherlands on Friday nearly a year after Russian authorities seized it during a protest against an oil platform, the Amsterdam-based environmental group said.The Arctic Sunrise l ...more

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BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Benghazi early Friday, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the eastern Libyan city.The police headqua ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian ex-Prime Minister Janez Jansa has been granted a brief prison furlough to attend the country's first parliamentary session after he won a seat in last month's election.Jansa, leader of the opposition Slovene ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Those responsible for the death of a giraffe whose head struck a South African highway overpass while it was being transported in a truck will likely be prosecuted under animal protection laws, an official said Friday.The acc ...more

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ROME (AP) — Maybe Pope Francis is getting tired of the food in the Vatican hotel.The pope slipped out of the Vatican on Thursday for his second drop-in, surprise luncheon, visiting his fellow Jesuits on the feast day of their founder, St. Ignati ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter faces being stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal after her backup doping sample confirmed a previous finding for banned substances.Chika Amalaha tested positive for diuretics ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli army says soldier "feared" captured by Gaza militants. ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli army says soldier "feared" captured by Gaza militants. ...more