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BERLIN (AP) — A Houston museum said Friday it "stands by its ownership" of a painting on loan to an exhibition in Germany which is being claimed as Nazi-looted art. Henri Edmond Cross' "Regatta in Venice" was loaned by Houston's Museum of Fine Arts for a show on the French...
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LONDON (AP) — Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz next week at the White House. The 32-year-old Kurz is a conservative and is the youngest head of government in Europe. He took office in December 2017 in a coalition with the nationalist, anti...
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LONDON (AP) — London Zoo says one of its female Sumatran tigers has been killed by a potential mate while the two animals were being introduced. The zoo says 10-year-old Melati died Friday during her first encounter with Asim, a 7-year-old male. The two tigers had been kept in...
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BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Thai princess's decision to run for prime minister (all times local): 11 p.m. Thailand's king has issued an order stating that no member of the royal family should be involved in politics, quashing a bid by his older sister to run for prime minister...
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MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee says he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers, following a pair of blackface fashion fails. Lee said on Instagram Friday that "It's Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don't Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist,...
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fire tore through the sleeping quarters of an academy for one of Brazil's most popular professional soccer clubs Friday, killing 10 people and injuring three, most likely teenage players, authorities said. Firefighters were called just after 5 a.m. local...
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LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, the charismatic Academy Award-nominated British actor who starred in films from "Tom Jones" to "Skyfall," has died. He was 82. Finney's family said Friday that he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."...
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MOSCOW (AP) — Sergei Yursky, a renowned Russian film and stage actor who has been widely recognized as one of the most talented actors of his generation, has died. He was 83. The Mossovet Theater where Yursky worked said he died in Moscow on Friday. The Tass news agency quoted...