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LONDON (AP) — British actor Ian McKellen has revealed the first picture of himself playing a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes in a new movie.Filming has begun on "Mr. Holmes," which imagines the famous sleuth in his old age as a retiree living in sec ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Friday called on Israel to halt its offensive on the Gaza Strip and not to carry out a ground incursion, while the prime minister said there can be no normalizing of Turkish-Israeli ties as long as Israel's a ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.Competing in Sochi for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has convicted nine people of belonging to a terrorist network that trained in Afghanistan and reportedly planned attacks in France.The 15-day trial of members of the network uncovered in 2010 underscores the concerns o ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of South Sudan, worsening the country's humanitarian crisis amid ongoing violence, the aid group Save the Children said Friday.The disease has infected ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A British teenager who stabbed his teacher to death in a classroom has admitted responsibility for the killing.The boy's defense lawyer, Richard Wright, said Friday the 16-year-old "accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing" ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel — and for the first time in the fighting, struck from neighboring Lebanon.Ga ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said ...more