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'Infamous' yearbook quotes prompt school district apology

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LEETSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania school district has apologized after quotes from Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and an Islamic State leader were printed in the graduating class section of this year's high school yearbook.... 



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Labour Party activist reinstated after anti-Semitism inquiry

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LONDON (AP) — A Labour Party activist who had been suspended while allegations of anti-Semitism were investigated has been cleared. 



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Pakistan bans airing of 'undesired' contraceptive advertisements

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By Asad Hashim ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has banned advertisements for contraceptive products on television and radio over concern that they expose inquisitive children to the subject of sex, local media reported on Saturday. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said it was acting in...(more) 



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Afghan migrant hit by truck near French coast city of Calais

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PARIS (AP) — A French official says an Afghan migrant has been killed after being hit by a truck near the coastal city of Calais. 



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French transport minister: fuel situation getting better

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PARIS (AP) — France's junior transport minister, Alain Vidalies, says that fuel shortages sparked by nationwide strikes and blockades are easing across France, although he warned that the crisis wasn't over. 



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Clash in Guinea over opening of new mosque injures 59 people

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At least 59 people were injured in Guinea when youths frustrated they were being kept out of the opening of a new mosque in the town of Timbo clashed with police, a hospital director and witnesses said on Saturday. Mamadou Kouyate, the director of the regional...(more) 



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Beware of hidden consumerism while planning a camping trip

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Intensive marketing and addictive consumerism go hand-in-hand, and these certainly exist in the world of camping superstores that attempt to sell redundant gear to eager campers. 



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Traffic ticket? State lawmaker says no problem, just burn it

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says getting a traffic camera ticket isn't a problem - he just burns them.... 



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Spain police nab 7 suspects of large Francis Bacon art heist

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth 25 million euros ($27.8 million). 



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How long would it take to read the terms of your smartphone apps? These Norwegians tried it out.

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It would have been faster to read the New Testament. 



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UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destruction

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By James Mackenzie KABUL (Reuters) - The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural destruction as shown by the deliberate wrecking of ancient sites in Syria and Mali by Islamist radicals, the head of the UN's cultural organization said. Irina Bokova, director...(more) 



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VIDEO: Onboard camera captures rocket landing

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An onboard camera has captured the successful landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, returning from space after launching an Asian communications satellite. 



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