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Police seek arrest of mother of disabled son left in woods

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the mother of a severely disabled man left in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Ex-US guards face long prison sentences for Iraq shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four former Blackwater security guards face decades in prison when they are sentenced Monday for their roles in a 2007 shooting of Iraqi civilians.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Holocaust Remembrance Day to be honored with play readings

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities including Kathleen Turner and Ellen Burstyn will honor Holocaust Remembrance Day on Monday by reading plays that deal with that dark time in history.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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China's trade shrinks in sign of economic weakness

BEIJING (AP) — China's trade contracted in March by an unexpectedly wide margin, adding to expectations that Beijing will launch new stimulus to shore up weakening growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Anticipation builds for Obama-Castro meeting in Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Generations of isolation between the U.S. and Cuba were poised to fade away Saturday as their presidents prepare to sit down together for the first time since the height of the Cold War.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 April 2015

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Exhibition honors Polish couple who saved Jews at Warsaw zoo

 

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It was World War II, Warsaw was under German occupation, and the wife of the director of the Warsaw zoo spotted Nazis approaching the white stucco villa that she and her family inhabited on the zoo grounds.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 April 2015

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Official says gunmen kill 20 at Pakistan dam project

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen in restive southwestern Pakistan shot and killed at least 20 workers early Saturday at a dam construction site, the deadliest recent attack targeting civilians in a region facing a low-level insurgency, authorities said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 April 2015

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Police: DC man spent 48th birthday on a crime spree

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Anderson spent his 48th birthday going on a crime spree in Washington and Maryland, police say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 April 2015

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