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FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — The unfinished Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece "Adoration of the Magi" has emerged from a six-year restoration cleaner and brighter. The large, nearly square oil painting returned to its home at Florence's Uffizi Gallery for a special exhibit starting...
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab Summit held in Jordan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Jordan's foreign minister has told Arab counterparts that the region must come together and urgently confront crises that have been allowed to fester, including violent conflicts...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A subsidiary of the state-backed developer Emaar says it made an $800-million offer to purchase the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the website by Amazon. A filing Monday by Emaar Malls PJSC on the Dubai...
ORASAC, Serbia (AP) — Ahead of Serbia's presidential election on Sunday, a political parody has emerged as a true star. His real name is Luka Maksimovic, but the 25-year-old student bidding to become the Balkan country's next leader has won fame — and public support — appearing...
(Photo credit: Jared Ficklin) A proposal to build a gondola lift in Austin that would have been incorporated as part of the city's transportation system won't be flying anytime soon. The Austin American-Statesman reports city and transportation officials concluded Friday they...
(Photo credit: City of Austin) Crews have removed the floor of the historic Oakwood Cemetery chapel in Austin in what's expected to be part of an effort to identify buried remains discovered last fall. The Austin American-Statesman reports about 50 people attended a meeting...
Texas Education Agency officials say revamped efforts and nearly $20 million in improvements should help avoid glitches as standardized testing begins this week. The Dallas Morning News reports the upgrades are meant to avoid online problems with the State of Texas Assessments...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Authorities in Fort Worth say federal immigration agents arrested 26 parolees living in the country illegally as they performed community service. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells KXAS-TV his office participated in Sunday morning's...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old man called 911 after finding a bale of marijuana that had washed up on a Florida beach. Jeff Stolowitz tells local news outlets he was walking on Daytona Beach on Saturday morning when he spotted the object, which was...