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ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.The U.S. Geol ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin says 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok and the crew members were detained early Saturday.Th ...more

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ROME (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum ...more

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Twenty-four more Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped and 85 still are missing, an education official said Friday.Some of the women jumped off the back of a truck when they were kidnapped bef ...more

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ARACATACA, Colombia (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.Colombia inspired and dismayed Garcia Marquez in equal measure, and the feeling wa ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — A senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner was shot to death Friday in Belfast three years after former comrades in his splinter group threatened to kill him.Residents say gunmen escorted the victim, 43-year-old Tommy Crossan, to a ...more

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A North Korean spokesman is blaming the United States and its allies for a "human rights racket" a day after the U.N. Security Council met to discuss a new report that accuses the reclusive communist regime of crimes again ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — A 57-nation organization with a history of mediation but no enforcing powers has been tasked with helping to translate diplomatic progress on easing Ukrainian tensions into reality on the ground.A special team of the Organization f ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — A powerful car bomb exploded Friday outside a mosque in a pro-government district of central Syria, killing 14 people in the latest violence to hit the war-shattered city, state-run Syrian television reported.The bombing occurred a ...more

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ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.The U.S. Geol ...more