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Canada's pop star Justin Bieber performs in concert during his Believe world tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Molina, DyN)

Bieber says ‘sorry’ for mistreating Argentine flag

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Justin Bieber says he hopes Argentines can forgive him. He may need to tell that to some judges. The 19-year-old pop sensation faces two criminal complaints and demands for refunds […]

11/14/2013

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Jackson ends Cuba trip without Gross meeting

HAVANA (AP) – The Rev. Jesse Jackson is ending a four-day visit to Cuba without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor imprisoned in the island nation. The civil rights activist said Monday he […]

09/30/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks as Colombia's Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin looks on during a joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Kerry still hopeful on Mideast peace talks

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the recent flap over Israeli settlement announcements likely won’t derail Mideast peace talks, which are scheduled to resume this week. Kerry said at […]

08/12/2013

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Danish supermarket got drugs instead of bananas

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Drug traffickers back in Colombia must be going bananas over how their shipment ended up at Danish supermarkets and not on the streets. Police say employees at the supermarket chain Coop […]

06/12/2013

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Obama gives Secret Service its 1st female director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday named veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as the agency’s first female director, signaling his desire to change the culture at the male-dominated service, which has been marred by scandal.

03/26/2013

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Secret Service chief to step down after 30 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Secret Service is stepping down after 30 years on the job. A Secret Service spokesman says Mark Sullivan will retire effective Feb. 23. His replacement hasn’t been announced.

02/01/2013

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Shakira hosts shower for underprivileged kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Expectant parents Shakira and soccer star Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona are inviting friends and family to join an online baby shower to benefit underprivileged children.

01/16/2013

2 arrested in Colombia after swallowing dollars

BOGOTA (AP) – Colombian police have arrested two men at an airport in Medellin after discovering they were smuggling $80,000 in cash hidden in their stomachs. Authorities say the men swallowed the dollars wrapped in […]

09/14/2012

Colombia's 'Queen of Cocaine' shot to death

BOGOTA (AP) – Police in Colombia say an unidentified gunman has fatally shot a convicted drug trafficker once known as the “Queen of Cocaine.” Col. Mauricio Cartagena of Medellin‘s metropolitan police said Tuesday that 69-year-old […]

09/04/2012

Pentagon: Over 5 troops investigated in Colombia

(AP) – The Pentagon says there may be more U.S. military members under investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior in Colombia than the five announced over the weekend. Pentagon press secretary George Little said Monday that […]

04/16/2012

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