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  • Official: Keeper dies after Gabon soccer match

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon. Sylvain Azougoui of the AC Bongoville soccer club had just stopped a shot on goal, but the attacker lost...

  • Mob in Dominican Republic kills Haitian father

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A Haitian man died after being attacked by a mob in the Dominican Republic for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter, authorities said Sunday. The violence in the poor village of La Victoria began late Saturday when Jean Lounis got into...

  • Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church. Obama, wife Michelle and their daughters sat in the second row at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, nearly...

  • Part of Fla. history to step back into spotlight

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor's Mansion, a historic house that symbolizes much of the state's terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public. Crews and contractors are putting the final...

  • Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy. He's Dick, of the illustrated "Dick and Jane"...

  • Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said. The airline said Flight 192 to Bangalore in...

  • 4-year-old half siblings die in accidental NY fire

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday. The twin of one of the children survived the blaze that was reported to authorities just before midnight Saturday in a two-story brick...

  • Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest. President Bashar Assad's...

  • Memorial for 11 serial-killing victims needs $250K

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Construction of a memorial at the Cleveland site where the remains of 11 women were found in a serial killer's home has been delayed because its funding is short by $250,000. WOIO-TV in Cleveland (http://bit.ly/1haTWK2 ) reports that construction at Anthony Sowell's...

  • A look at the dual justice system in the West Bank

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian minors accused of crimes in the West Bank are subject to two different sets of laws. Israeli settlers are prosecuted under Israeli civilian law, while Palestinians are thrust into the military justice system. Critics complain that the...

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