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PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Police in Kosovo fired volleys of tear gas and used water cannons Tuesday to disperse thousands of stone-throwing anti-government protesters demanding the resignation of a minister who had denied that war crimes were committed a ...more

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MILAN (AP) — La Scala's general manager says he expects to find a solution to a union dispute over the opening concert for the world's fair Expo 2015 on May 1, which coincides with the traditional labor day holiday.The inaugural Expo concert was ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Purported Islamic State message: Japan hostage, Jordan pilot have less than 24 hours to live. ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian police raid to recover stolen cars and cargo came up with a more interesting find: two war tanks.Police in Brazil's biggest city said Tuesday that the engine-less tanks were found inside a warehouse in Sacoma, a low- ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines on Tuesday rejected an appeal by a U.S. Marine that it drop a murder case against him in the death of a transgender Filipino woman last year.A Department of Justice panel said evidence from prosecutors ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Facebook said the outage that made its social media sites inaccessible worldwide for about an hour Tuesday was self-inflicted.Users of PCs and Facebook's mobile app reported they lost access in Asia, the United States, ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge on Tuesday approved the extradition to the U.S. of a Russian suspected of involvement in a multimillion-dollar computer hack.The ruling at The Hague District Court clears the way for Vladimir Drinkman ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters expanded their offensive Tuesday after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani the previous day, to retake dozens of surrounding villages still held by the militants, activists and officials ...more

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Most of Zimbabwe's white farmers were stripped of their land in often violent evictions that started in 2000. Now the remaining white farmers are on edge because of threats of new evictions linked to the country's long-running p ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: "I am Kenji."The video, posted ...more