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  • Egypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown. The film, titled "Roh's Sweetness," had already been in theaters for over a week. It tells the...

  • Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    MONACO (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal. Federer will try to win the event for the first time in an all-Swiss final against...

  • Colombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remains

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both. Colombia's ambassador to Mexico says it's completely up to the family of the Nobel laureate...

  • Duchene not likely to play in Wild series

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn't expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series against Minnesota. Duchene has been out since damaging the MCL in his left knee when he ran into a teammate against San Jose on March 29....

  • Denver police investigating fatal hit-and-run

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 25 in Denver. Police say the pedestrian, whose name and age have not been released, was hit in the northbound lanes of I-25 near Auraria Parkway at about...

  • Bombs targeting soldiers, shoppers kill 16 in Iraq

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighborhood in the country's capital, killed at least 16 people Saturday, authorities said. The deadliest attacks struck Baghdad's predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Dora. Saturday...

  • Egypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency. Pope Tawadros II is a strong backer of retired Field...

  • Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141. "We are in your city, but you don't know...

  • Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — NBA players are warned at the start of every season about the dangers of nutritional supplements. One of them could be the reason the Memphis Grizzlies will begin the playoffs without Nick Calathes. The reserve guard was suspended 20 games Friday for violating the...

  • Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The government's vow to enforce a ban on...

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