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US, Philippines reach deal on military accord

FILE – In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, U.S. Marines fix their tents as they arrive at Crow Valley, Tarlac province in northern Philippines, to take part in the joint U.S.-Philippines amphibious landing exercise, dubbed PHIBLEX 2013. Filipino officials and a confidential...
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Pro-Russia forces free 1 Western military observer

Masked pro-Russian activists guard the entrance during their mass storming of a regional Television Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Insurgents in Slovyansk have taken a number of people hostage, including journalists and pro-Ukraine activists, as they...
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Pro-Russia crowd storms TV center in east Ukraine

Masked pro-Russian activists guard the entrance during their mass storming of a regional Television Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Insurgents in Slovyansk have taken a number of people hostage, including journalists and pro-Ukraine activists, as they...
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Pro-Russia crowd storms TV center in east Ukraine

Masked pro-Russian activists guard the entrance during their mass storming of a regional Television Centre in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Insurgents in Slovyansk have taken a number of people hostage, including journalists and pro-Ukraine activists, as they...
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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...

1200 Muslims leave C. African Republic capital

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Heavily armed African and French peacekeepers have escorted some of the last remaining Muslims out of Central African Republic’s volatile capital after months of sectarian violence. More than 1,200 Muslims who had sought...
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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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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...
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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...