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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 3:45pm

Venezuelan classical music system under fire

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 3:35pm

Police: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 people

KANO, Nigeria (AP) -- Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 2:06pm

INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism

KOBANI, Syria (AP) -- Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 1:59pm

Italian man seriously wounded at West Bank protest

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 1:36pm

Pope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the "barbaric violence" being committed in Islam's name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighboring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving interfaith ties....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 1:26pm

AP PHOTOS: Brazil housing shortage a daily drama

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When it rains, the dirt floor of the home where Taina Ferreira lives with her three small children turns to mud, and the contents of the open sewer that cuts in front of her front door sweep into the house....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 12:56pm

Rebels push forward in southern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of President Bashar Assad's seat of power....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 11:10am

Sarkozy's back _ but can he regain the presidency?

PARIS (AP) -- Nicolas Sarkozy tried to quit politics after losing the French presidency, and instead followed his wife's international singing tours and traveled the speakers' circuit....

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - 10:57am

Islamists hold small protests in Egypt, 5 killed

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security forces quickly put down scattered protests Friday as an attempt by Islamists to hold the first major anti-government rallies in months fizzled, with at least two protesters and three army and navy officers killed in separate incidents....

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