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Canada unveils flag for Prince William

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Canada's prime minister unveiled Wednesday a personal flag for Prince William for use during his upcoming visit....

An Israeli algorithm sheds light on the Bible

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Software developed by an Israeli team is giving intriguing new hints about what researchers believe to be the multiple hands that wrote the Bible....

Ronald Reagan statue unveiled in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan was unveiled Wednesday in Hungary's capital, where he was honored for his leadership in helping to end communism....

Polish FM: EU seeks joint position on Palestinians

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The European Union is working to forge a common position to take if the U.N. is asked this fall to recognize a Palestinian state, despite disagreements on the issue, Poland's foreign minister said Wednesday....

Libya opposition says need more weapons

LONDON (AP) -- Libya's opposition leader said Thursday that rebels needed more weapons and funding, as China and Russia raised concerns over revelations that France had supplied arms to civilians fighting Moammar Gadhafi's forces....

Journalists return after Afghan hostage ordeal

VILLACOUBLAY, France (AP) -- Two journalists held hostage by the Taliban for 18 months in Afghanistan came home to France on Thursday to an emotional welcome and nationwide relief....

As China Communist Party turns 90, a debate erupts

BEIJING (AP) -- China is marking the 90th birthday of the Communist Party with its typically over-the-top celebrations and an unusually rancorous debate about whether the government needs a major change in direction to sustain the country's resurgence....

William, Kate end nine-day Canada trip, head to LA

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Prince William and Kate launched the Calgary Stampede to wild cheering Friday, then headed for Los Angeles, having endeared themselves to Canadian crowds with a skillful mix of royal pomp and playful informality on their first official trip abroad since marrying....

Israel scholars say biblical burial box is genuine

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli scholars say they have confirmed the authenticity of a 2,000-year-old burial box bearing the name of a relative of the high priest Caiaphas of the New Testament....

Lightning kills 18 students, teacher in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Ugandan police say 18 students and a teacher died after lightning struck their school in the country's midwest....

UK: Iran conducting secret ballistic missile tests

LONDON (AP) -- Iran has conducted covert tests of ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads in addition to a 10-day program of public military maneuvers, Britain alleged on Wednesday....

AP IMPACT: Questions arise over FBI terror profile

LONDON (AP) -- The FBI's most-wanted list features a dated black-and-white photograph for the man wanted in connection with the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya. Saif al-Adel, reads the glaring red banner, alias Muhammad Ibrahim Makkawi....

AP IMPACT: FBI terror profile merges identities

LONDON (AP) -- The FBI's most-wanted list features a dated black-and-white photograph for the man wanted in connection with the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya. Saif al-Adel, reads the glaring red banner, alias Muhammad Ibrahim Makkawi....

UK faces mass strikes as civil servants feel sting

LONDON (AP) -- Thousands of British schools will close and travelers will face long lines at airport immigration this week when three quarters of a million workers go on strike - the first blast in what unions hope will be a summer of discontent against the cost-cutting government's austerity plans....

Bin Laden raid has fallout for Pakistani students

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- A group of British schools, fearing negative publicity, cut off a partnership with teachers and students in this town where Osama bin Laden was killed, upsetting Pakistani participants who note that a key purpose of the program was eradicating stereotypes....

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