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Lee Kuan Yew eulogized as architect of Singapore

Singaporeans wait for the coffin of Lee Kuan Yew to pass during the funeral procession, Sunday, March 29, 2015, at the Padang parade grounds and City Hall in Singapore. Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the...
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Pakistan sending plane to evacuate those stranded in Yemen

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen’s President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels...
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Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour

COMBINATION PHOTO – In this two photo combination picture, the Eiffel Tower with its usual lighting at left, and after the lighting was switched off at right, at the occasion of the Earth Hour, in Paris, France, Saturday March 28, 2015. This Saturday, 28 March 8:30 p.m....
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Afghan court sentences AP journalist’s killer to 20 years

FILE – In this photo taken in October 2012, Associated Press reporter Kathy Gannon, second from left, and photographer Anja Niedringhaus pose for a photo with Afghan police recruits at the main police training academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s highest...
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France’s far right breakthrough expected in local elections

French far-right National Front Party leader, Marine Le Pen, leaves the polling station after voting in the second round of local elections, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Henin-Beaumont, northern France. French voters are choosing members of local councils in runoff elections Sunday...
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Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

From left, U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz wait to start a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and others at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland...
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Israel premier expresses ‘deep concern’ on pending Iran deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, March 29, 2015. Netanyahu said he has “deep concern” over a pending nuclear deal the West appears close to signing with Israel’s arch-enemy Iran. (AP Photo/Dan...
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Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

This photo provided by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada shows a Air Canada Airbus A-320 at Halifax International Airport after making an “abrupt” landing and skidding off the runway in bad weather early Sunday, March 29, 2015. Officials said 23 people were...
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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

This Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 image shows Ngwe Thein, 42, who has been living on an island near Benjina, Indonesia for three years, after being forced to work on a fishing trawler with inadequate food and little or no pay, he said. In the wake of an AP report on fishermen who were...