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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 4:55pm

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday Thursday, according to people close to his family. He was 87....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 4:49pm

French military frees 5 aid workers in N Mali

PARIS (AP) -- French special forces backed by helicopters led a pre-dawn operation in northern Mail Thursday and freed five humanitarian aid workers who had been held captive by a "terrorist group" - killing about 10 of the alleged militants, officials said....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 4:33pm

Who gained, and what, at Ukraine talks

MOSCOW (AP) -- The talks in Geneva on Ukraine brought together four parties that had seemed extremely far apart on some issues, but within a few hours they produced a broad agreement that that holds out substantial hope for a crisis that appeared on the verge of spinning out of control....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 4:26pm

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 4:25pm

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people close to his family. He was 87....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 3:47pm

UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade

VIENNA (AP) -- Iran has converted three quarters of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms and is well on the way toward transforming the rest, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 3:39pm

Ukrainian unity on display with peaceful rallies

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian unity was on display Thursday night as peaceful demonstrations were held in at least four eastern cities condemning Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 2:36pm

Guantanamo trial in 9/11 veers off track again

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) -- An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 2:12pm

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

GENEVA (AP) -- Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine....

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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 - 11:44am

Snowden questions Putin on surveillance policies

MOSCOW (AP) -- Several hours into Vladimir Putin's televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers' questions to air what she said was a "sensational video" for the Russian president: a message from Edward Snowden....

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