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Israeli modern art museum doubles size

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Israel's main modern art museum is unveiling a striking new wing Wednesday that provides a permanent home for hundreds of works by Israeli artists, a space lacking until now....

Israeli modern art museum doubles size

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Israel's main modern art museum is unveiling a striking new wing Wednesday that provides a permanent home for hundreds of works by Israeli artists, a space lacking until now....

Polish pilot rejects hero label for Boeing landing

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The Polish pilot hailed for landing a Boeing 767 jetliner on its belly after its landing gear failed stepped into the public eye Wednesday looking stiff and uncomfortable, and insisted that all the talk of heroism "is exaggerated."...

Poland has largest gathering of rabbis since WWII

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Dozens of rabbis from across Europe have gathered in Warsaw for the largest meeting of Jewish religious leaders in Poland since the community was virtually wiped out during World War II....

As Assange awaits ruling, WikiLeaks faces its fate

LONDON (AP) -- As Julian Assange awaits a judge's extradition verdict, it could be WikiLeaks' very future that's at stake....

Singer Charice calls for justice for slain father

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Singer Charice Pempengco of the hit TV show "Glee" appealed Wednesday for justice for her father, who was stabbed to death in her Philippine hometown, as police offered a reward and hunted for the suspect....

Libya's parliament elects new prime minister

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libya's parliament elected Wednesday a leading member in the country's oldest opposition movement to be its new prime minister....

Palestinians aim to join 16 other UN agencies

GENEVA (AP) -- It's not just UNESCO: The Palestinians' top envoy in Geneva said Tuesday he believes that joining the U.N. agency for culture, education and science will "open the door" to joining 16 other U.N. agencies within weeks....

Thailand flooding strands elephants in Ayutthaya

AYUTTHAYA, Thailand (AP) -- A group of elephants is facing a second month cut off by floods in this submerged Thai city, stranded on a small concrete island at an animal shelter just a few yards (meters) wide....

US GI in SKorea gets 10 years in prison for rape

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean court sentenced a U.S. soldier to 10 years in prison Tuesday for raping a teenage girl - the second harshest punishment handed down to a convicted American soldier here in nearly 20 years....

Rapper breaks new ground in conservative Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Adil Omar was a 16-year-old rapping in his bedroom in Pakistan when a member of the American group Cypress Hill discovered his music on the Internet and invited him out to Los Angeles to record together....

Mexico City nabs man in US flight attendant death

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Police arrested a young man Monday for allegedly killing a US Airways flight attendant in his Mexico City hotel room and stealing his belongings and the safe deposit box....

Pete Townshend brands iTunes a 'digital vampire'

LONDON (AP) -- The Who's Pete Townshend on Monday branded Apple Inc.'s iTunes a "digital vampire" that profits from music without supporting the artists who create it....

Pete Townshend brands iTunes a 'digital vampire'

LONDON (AP) -- The Who's Pete Townshend on Monday branded Apple Inc.'s iTunes a "digital vampire" that profits from music without supporting the artists who create it....

Pete Townshend brands iTunes a 'digital vampire'

LONDON (AP) -- The Who's Pete Townshend on Monday branded Apple Inc.'s iTunes a "digital vampire" that profits from music without supporting the artists who create it....

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