• Museum, hospital collaborate in scan of mummified remains

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    CINCINNATI (AP) — Museum officials in Ohio hope medical scans will reveal more about the mummified remains of a child that may have lived over 500 years ago in Peru. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and hospital staff donated time and equipment to help in the...

  • Anti-Charlie Hebdo protest in Kabul turns violent

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    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A protest in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Saturday against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, turned into a violent confrontation between riot police and demonstrators, police said. Farid Afzeli, chief of the Kabul police department's criminal...

  • Morocco, France mend long spat, restore legal collaboration

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    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — After a year-long rupture, France and Morocco restored their cooperation in legal matters on Saturday, a move allowing closer counterterrorism cooperation. Morocco suspended judicial cooperation with its former colonial master in February 2014 after French police...

  • South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

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    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could — soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves. Nearly 40 years ago, at the same intersection,...

  • Fire devastates major Russian library, threatens rare texts

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    MOSCOW (AP) — A fire at one of Russia's largest public libraries has been raging for a day, threatening to destroy thousands of rare documents. The Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences in south-west Moscow went up in flames late Friday. The emergency situations...

  • Former German president Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94

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    BERLIN (AP) — Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, who declared Germany's World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront the Nazi past, and promoted reconciliation during a tenure spanning the reunification of west and east, has...

  • Kansas legislators divided on hate crime legislation

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    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The fatal shooting of three people last year outside a Jewish community center and retirement complex in Overland Park is renewing calls for tougher hate crime legislation. A bill currently being discussed in the Kansas legislature would double the sentences for...

  • Chicago mayor wages lively campaign with no big challengers

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    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't face any big-name challengers in his push for a second term, but the former White House chief of staff isn't taking any chances. He's pulled in more than nine times more money than any of his challengers through fundraising and a PAC....

  • Emory, CDC team up to train hospitals in Ebola treatment

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    ATLANTA (AP) — Emory University's medical school and Emory Healthcare are teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prepare hospitals to care for Ebola patients They will provide training, educational resources and consultations for the 48 U.S. medical centers...

  • Coroner: Researcher's cyanide death was suicide

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A coroner has concluded that the death of a western Pennsylvania medical researcher found to have cyanide in her body last fall was a suicide. Authorities in Allegheny said co-workers found 35-year-old Nicole Kotchey of Ross Township on the floor of her office at the...

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