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In this Saturday, Feb, 22, 2014 file photo a large statue of a horse stands in the grounds of the then Ukrainian President Yanukovych's countryside residence in Mezhyhirya, which is about 20 kms (12.5 miles) north of the capital Kiev. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)

Yanukovych admits mistakes on Crimea

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Defensive and at times tearful, Ukraine’s ousted president conceded Wednesday that he made a mistake when he invited Russian troops into Crimea and vowed to try to negotiate with Vladimir Putin […]

04/02/2014

A carabiniere (Italian paramilitary police) officer stands by a Paul Gauguin still life recovered by authorities, during a press conference in Rome, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniele Leone, Lapresse)

Stolen Gauguin on Sicily kitchen wall for years

ROME (AP) — A Paul Gauguin still life stolen from a wealthy collector’s home in Britain decades ago has been recovered after hanging for 40 years in a Sicilian autoworker’s kitchen. The worker bought the […]

04/02/2014

Fishing boats washed ashore by a small tsunami sit in Caleta Riquelme, adjacent to the port, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the northen coast of Chile, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Cristian Viveros)

Experts say that Chile’s M8.2 quake not ‘the big one’

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake — a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth’s […]

04/02/2014

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6 dead in 8.2 Chile earthquake

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Authorities have lifted tsunami warnings for Chile’s long coastline after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the country’s northern coast. Six people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks. President Michelle […]

04/02/2014

In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers at the red carpet during the 40th anniversary of Cosmopolitan magazine in Spanish in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Kim Kardashian wades into Syria war debate

BEIRUT (AP) — Kim Kardashian has waded into Syria’s conflict, calling on fans through Twitter to save the ancient Armenian Christian village of Kassab, whose residents fled as rebels seized control of the hamlet in […]

04/01/2014

A South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shores through a smoke screen during the U.S.-South Korea joint landing exercises called Ssangyong, part of the Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea fired hundreds of artillery shells into each other’s waters Monday in a flare-up of animosity that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate […]

03/31/2014

A 2,000 year-old Jewish burial box is on display in Jerusalem Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Gerberg)

11 ancient burial boxes recovered in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Monday unveiled 11 ancient burial boxes dating to around the time of Jesus, recovered by police during a midnight raid on suspected antiquities dealers. The boxes include a pair […]

03/31/2014

South Korean Navy Lieutenant Commander Oh Kang-min, right, is pictured wearing a Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 search and rescue team patch on his sleeve as he waits to meet Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in front of a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion aircraft at RAAF Base Pearce near Perth Monday, March 31, 2014. Abbott met with members of various international military forces currently searching for the missing plane in the Indian Ocean on Monday. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

Objects seen in jet search are fishing equipment

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday, in the latest disappointment in […]

03/31/2014

In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, Don Walker, a human osteologist with the Museum of London, poses for photographers, with one of the skeletons found by construction workers under central London's Charterhouse Square. Twenty-five skeletons were uncovered last year during work on Crossrail, a new rail line that's boring 13 miles (21 kilometers) of tunnels under the heart of the city. Archaeologists immediately suspected the bones came from a cemetery for victims of the bubonic plague that ravaged Europe in the 14th century. The Black Death, as the plague was called, is thought to have killed at least 75 million people, including more than half of Britain's population. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

London skeletons reveal secrets of the Black Death

LONDON (AP) — You can learn a lot from a tooth. Molars taken from skeletons unearthed by work on a new London railway line are revealing secrets of the medieval Black Death — and of […]

03/29/2014

In this image made from TV, released by AMSA (Australia Maritime Safety Authority), a marker flare is deployed into the Indian Ocean from a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) plane searching for debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, off the west coast of Australia, Friday March 28, 2014.  Three weeks into the mystery of missing Flight 370, investigators are relying on newly analyzed satellite data to dictate their search field, and some potential flotsam has been photographed for assessment overnight, but the objects cannot be verified or discounted as being from MH370 until they are relocated and recovered by surface vessels. (AP Photo / AMSA, pool)

Searchers checking latest objects for link to jet

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Objects spotted floating in a new search area for debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner need to be recovered and inspected before they can be linked to the plane, Australian officials […]

03/28/2014

Royal Australian Air Force Loadmasters Sgt. Adam Roberts, left, and Flight Sgt. John Mancey, launch a Self Locating Data Marker Buoy from a C-130J Hercules aircraft in the southern Indian Ocean as part of the Australian Defence Force's assistance to the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. (AP Photo/Australian Defence Department, Justin Brown, File)

Latest information on search for missing jet

Australia announced Friday that the search area for the Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared March 8 has shifted to a new Indian Ocean region, 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast of where planes and […]

03/28/2014