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Snow Damages Colosseum, Medieval Churches in Italy

London — Heavy snow in recent weeks has already wreaked havoc across Europe — now it is damaging some of the continent’s most recognized historic monuments. The Colosseum in Rome

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Opening Statements Made in Honeymoon Death Trial

Did Tina Watson drown while diving during her 2003 honeymoon because of a “perfect storm” of unfortunate circumstances, or did her husband kill her for the insurance money? Those were

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Gadhafi Son Under House Arrest in Niger, Libya Says

Tripoli, Libya — One of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s surviving sons has had his phone cut off and been placed under house arrest in Niger after warning of a

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Damilola Taylor Killer: Ricky Preddie returns to jail

Ricky Preddie, one of the killers of a schoolboy Damilola Taylor, has been recalled to jail for a second time just 16 days after being released. Preddie, who was jailed

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Court Suspends Spain’s most Famous Judge

Madrid — Spain’s best-known judge will be suspended for 11 years from the bench after his conviction Thursday for improperly ordering wiretaps while investigating a financial corruption case, the nation’s

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Last World War I Survivor Dies at 110

The last known surviving veteran of World War I has died. Florence Green, 110, was a waitress in Britain’s Royal Air Force. “In a way, that the last veteran should

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Glencore and Xstrata agree $90 billion Merger

Glencore and Xstrata agreed an all-share merger worth $90 billion (56 billion pounds) on Tuesday in the industry’s largest ever deal, creating a commodities powerhouse spanning mining, agriculture and trading.

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Saying he deserves a medal, Norway mass shooting suspect stays jailed

Two new psychiatrists were subsequently assigned to carry out the evaluation, court spokesman Geir Engebretsen said. Breivik reiterated some of his extremist views during Monday’s court hearing, which began with

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US Election: Romney Sails to Easy Win in Nevada

REUTERS Republican front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to an easy victory in Nevada on Saturday, crushing his three remaining rivals and taking firm command of the party’s volatile presidential nominating race,

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Shootout at South Sudan peace meeting kills dozens

(CNN) — At least 37 people were killed during a shootout at a meeting to resolve cattle disputes in South Sudan, officials said Saturday, the latest in a spate of

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