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Shootout in eastern Ukraine leaves 1 dead in first armed clash since Geneva peace agreement

BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine - A shootout took place Sunday at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, which the insurgents and the Ukrainian police said left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds....

posted: April 20,2014





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Islamist insurgents ambush Algerian military convoy in mountains, killing 14

ALGIERS, Algeria - Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election....


Easter morning delivery for space station; SpaceX shipment arrives 2 days after Fla. launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies....


Crowd overflows from St. Peter's Square for Pope's Easter Mass under sunny skies

VATICAN CITY - Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians....


Everest search teams recover body of 13th Sherpa killed in mountain's deadliest avalanche

KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13...


New portrait unveiled to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 88th birthday by photographer David Bailey

LONDON - A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned British photographer David Bailey has been unveiled to mark the monarch's 88th birthday....


Transcript shows confusion, indecision over evacuation as SKorea ferry sank; death toll now 58

JINDO, South Korea - A transcript released Sunday shows the South Korean ferry that sank was crippled with confusion and indecision well after it began listing dangerously, possibly adding to a death toll that is officially at 58 but could ...






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