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PARIS (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty.< ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say hundreds of Kurdish fighters are crossing into Syria from Turkey to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and local Kurdish official Nawaf ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way Key's National Party has handled the ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A third day of fighting in Yemen's capital between Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen killed at least four civilians on Saturday, security and health officials said.Mortar shells slammed into homes and a local hospital as the ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope names moderate Bishop Blase Cupich to lead Chicago, replacing conservative George. ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama brought religious leaders together Saturday to mull some of India's most pressing problems, from gender violence to widespread poverty, while praising the country's religious harmony as proof to the world that different ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — A renowned jihadi ideologue on Saturday urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying Islam forbids harming non-Muslims who work with relief agencies.Abu Mohammed al-Maqdisi, who was released by Jo ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed. ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Three Thai men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly carrying counterfeit U.S. $100 bills with a face value of more than $7 million planned to circulate the fakes in rural areas where they would be less likely to be detected, p ...more

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MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan, where authorities have claimed to be making headway against drug gang violence.The dead men were found next to a ha ...more