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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A retired University of Florida professor was killed by an ex-convict to whom he'd given $37,000 in recent years in what authorities described as a "Good Samaritan" relationship, police said. At first, authorities believed that the professor, Thomas...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Cleaning ladies who have waged Greece's longest-running anti-austerity protest have camped outside a finance ministry building in Athens for nearly two years with one goal — getting their state-paid jobs back. Anna-Maria Zoumbou is one of the hundreds of...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a man and woman have stolen more than $9,000 worth of women's undergarments from a department store in Wyoming's capital. Officer Dan Long, a Cheyenne police spokesman, says the shoplifters made off with just over 1,000 pairs of panties from the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard will get her wish, after a homeowners association that initially rejected the idea relented. The homeowners group in the Kansas City, Missouri, suburb of Raymore met Thursday to...
N'GOUBOUA, Chad (AP) — The Boko Haram militants attacked N'gouboua before dawn, marking the first time the Nigerian extremist group had hit a town inside Chad. Crying "Allahu akbar" or God is Great into the pre-dawn darkness, they opened fire indiscriminately and burned scores...
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is part of a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy. Some of the world's most precious cultural treasures, including ancient sites in the...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Holi, India's joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring combined with several religious legends, has long ceased to be only a Hindu festival. On Friday, the streets and lanes across most of India turned into a large playground where people of all...
EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing...
BERLIN (AP) — The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about an...