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Siemens offers to discuss tie-up with Alstom

BERLIN (AP) — German engineering giant Siemens AG says it is prepared to discuss a tie-up with its French rival Alstom. Siemens says it sent the Alstom board a letter “to signal its willingness to discuss future strategic opportunities” but declined to...
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2 living popes to honor 2 dead ones: The Ceremony

The relics of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII are brought to the altar during a solemn ceremony in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Pope Francis has declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in an unprecedented...
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Poles applaud beloved John Paul II’s sainthood

Sister Sancja readies the altar in God’s Mercy sanctuary in Krakow, Poland, on Sunday, April 27, 2014, for ceremonies of canonization of Polish-born Pope John Paul II. Thousands of faithful flocked to the sanctuary to watch live from the Vatican as Pope Francis, aided by...

Levy wins first European Tour title at China Open

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Alexander Levy of France held on to win his maiden European Tour title at the China Open on Sunday, recovering from a late double bogey to shoot a 69 and beat Tommy Fleetwood by four strokes. The 23-year-old Levy, playing in his second year on tour,...
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Abbas calls Holocaust ‘most heinous crime’

File — In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, attends Muslim prayers at a mosque adjacent to his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas called the Holocaust “the ugliest crime humanity has known in modern...

Poles gather for John Paul II’s sainthood

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Nine years after his death, Polish-born Pope John Paul II is rallying thousands of his countrymen again as the Vatican canonizes him as a saint. Crowds with papal yellow and white flags and portable canvas stools arrived Sunday to watch the Vatican...
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SKorean PM resigns over ferry sinking

South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won bows to the nation after offering his resignation at the Central Government Complex in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Chung offered to resign Sunday over the government’s handling of a deadly ferry sinking, blaming...
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Obama defends Malaysia’s missing plane search

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question during a joint news conference with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at his residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, April 27, 2014. Opening the first visit to Malaysia by a U.S. president in nearly half a century, Obama...

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APNewsBreak: US, Philippines reach deal on troops

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino officials and a confidential government document say that the United States and the Philippines have reached a 10-year pact that will allow a larger American military presence in the country. It will give U.S. troops temporary access to...