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AP PHOTOS: John XXIII, John Paul II names saints

A large screen for public display shows Pope John Paul II after sunset outside St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Pilgrims and tourists streamed into Rome on Saturday to participate in the ceremony in St. Peter’s Square that will see two...

Early storm forces delay of Oklahoma City Marathon

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Severe storms forced organizers to delay the Oklahoma City Marathon just before runners were set to take the course. Sunday’s race was scheduled to start at 6:30 a.m., but inclement weather that formed west of the city moved into the area around...

Ohio Museum Offers Holocaust Exhibit Tour

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A military museum in southwest Ohio is offering a self-guided audio tour of a Holocaust remembrance exhibit put together with the help of Dayton area residents. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton is highlighting the tour for the national...
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European military observers report no mistreatment

AAA Apr. 27, 2014 8:22 AM ETEuropean military observers report no mistreatment By PETER LEONARD Vacheslav Ponomarev, the self-proclaimed mayor of Slovyansk, right, speaks to a pro-Russian gunman, as two of foreign military observer, one of them Axel Schneider of Germany, center,...
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Supreme Court takes on privacy in digital age

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Supreme Court cases about police searches of cellphones without warrants present vastly different views of the ubiquitous device. Is it a critical tool for a criminal or is it an American’s virtual home? How the justices...
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Holocaust survivors recall most vivid memories

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Israeli Holocaust survivor Asher Aud (Sieradski), 86, originally from Poland, shows his number tattooed on his arm by the Nazis at the Auschwitz concentration camp as he poses for a portrait in Jerusalem. Of all the atrocities he...
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Pro-Russia militia displays captured Ukrainians

Ukrainian government troops guard a checkpoint near the village of Dolina, 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, April 26, 2014. Ukrainian authorities are undertaking a security operation to liberate the nearby city of Slovyansk, which is currently...

Siemens offers to discuss tie-up with Alstom

BERLIN (AP) — German engineering giant Siemens AG says it is prepared to discuss a tie-up with its French rival Alstom. Siemens says it sent the Alstom board a letter “to signal its willingness to discuss future strategic opportunities” but declined to...
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2 living popes to honor 2 dead ones: The Ceremony

The relics of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII are brought to the altar during a solemn ceremony in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Pope Francis has declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in an unprecedented...
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Francis presides over historic day of 4 popes

A Polish woman holds a flag portraying Pope John Paul II, as she waits to reach St. Peter’s Square to attend the ceremony for the canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Pilgrims and tourists streamed into Rome to...