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Syrian refugee brings his art to Lithuania

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  • May 10, 2016
VILNIUS A faceless skull with a crown of spikes and blood pouring from its wounds, symbolizing a Syrian caught in the horror of civil war, stares out from a painting on the wall in a student theater in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius. This is just one i...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Mar 16, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Former child star Shirley Temple's rare blue diamond ring to be auctioned

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  • Mar 18, 2016
A rare blue diamond ring belonging to the late Shirley Temple, one of Hollywood's most famous child actors, is going up for auction starting at $25 million, auctioneer Sotheby's said Thursday.The 9.54-carat Fancy Deep Blue diamond ring was purchased by...
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Arkansas sheriff digs into clothing budget for fashion statement

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  • Mar 30, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. An Arkansas sheriff with a similar name to a Wild West legend has spent about half of his office's clothing budget to supply deputies in his mostly urban county with fashionable cowboy hats to top off their uniforms.Sheriff Doc Hollad...
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Indonesia's early tsunami warning buoys down when big quake hit

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  • Mar 03, 2016
PADANG/JAKARTA, Indonesia All 22 of the early-warning buoys Indonesia that were deployed after the 2004 tsunami disaster were inoperable when a massive undersea earthquake struck off the country's coast on Wednesday, a national disaster mitigation agen...
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'Mob Wives' reality TV cast member dies after cancer battle

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  • Feb 19, 2016
Angela Raiola, who was known as the character "Big Ang" on the "Mob Wives" reality television show, died early Thursday after a battle with cancer, according to a friend's post on Raiola's Twitter feed.She was 55 years old and died at a hospital in New...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth features with Obamas in light-hearted charity video

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  • May 01, 2016
LONDON Britain's Queen Elizabeth has appeared with U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle in a light-hearted video to promote a sporting event for injured British, American and allied military personnel. Prince Harry, the queen's grandson, l...
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Canada wildfire explodes in size, more evacuees reaching south

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  • May 07, 2016
GREGOIRE LAKE, Alberta A raging Canadian wildfire grew explosively on Saturday as hot, dry winds pushed the blaze across the energy heartland of Alberta and smoke forced the shutdown of a major oil sands project.The fire that has already prompted the e...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Mar 13, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Alaska's famed Iditarod race to start along shorter ceremonial route

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  • Mar 06, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska Alaska's famed sled-dog race is set to get underway on Saturday when dozens of mushers and dog teams from around the world begin their near 1,000-mile (1,600-km) journey through the U.S. state's frigid wilderness.The ceremonial start in ...
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