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AP News - 13 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will become the first country to offer all babies a vaccine for potentially fatal meningitis B after it reached a price deal with GlaxoSmithKline PLC.Government health advisers recommended use of the Bexsero vaccine ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church.The announcement was made as several thousand people ral ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

PRAGUE (AP) — A convoy of U.S. troops driving through eastern Europe that opponents threatened to block has entered Czech territory.In a campaign on Facebook and pro-Russia media, activists condemned the convoy, pledging to stop it. But opponent ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

CAIRO (AP) — Arab League member nations formally announced on Sunday an agreement to form a joint military force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi A ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Residents of eastern Cameroon killed several suspected fighters from a Central African Republic rebel group who were trying to carry out a large-scale kidnapping, a local official said Sunday.The incident occurred Saturd ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened solemn Holy Week services with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, stressing humility and remembering the dead in the Germanwings crash.At the end of Mass outside St. Peter's Basilica for some 70,000 f ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans turned out in the tens of thousands Sunday to pay final respects to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew. Singapore's prime minister for more than three decades until 1990, Lee died last Monday at age 91. His cortege took a 15-kil ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force. ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public.London's Dickens Museum has received a 780,000 pound ($1.2 million) grant from a govern ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's youngest brother has died two days after he was attacked with an axe in what authorities said was a personal dispute.Priyantha Sirisena, 42, died in a private hospital in Colo ...more