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Dresden military museum redesigned by Libeskind

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- A modern wedge of glass, concrete and steel rips through a 135-year-old former armory building for the armies of Kaiser Wilhelm I, its silvery shimmer and stark lines contrasting sharply with the neoclassical building that it now bisects....

16 zombie actors injured on 'Resident Evil' set

TORONTO (AP) -- Sixteen actors dressed as zombies were injured Tuesday when they fell from a platform during filming of a new movie in the "Resident Evil" series, officials said....

16 zombie actors injured on 'Resident Evil' set

TORONTO (AP) -- Sixteen actors dressed as zombies were injured Tuesday when they fell from a platform during filming of a new movie in the "Resident Evil" series, officials said....

Sarkozys unusually mum about First Baby

PARIS (AP) -- Their early courtship was hardly discreet: President Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni visited Disneyland Paris together, then jetted off to Jordan with cameras in tow. Weeks later, they were married....

Sarkozys unusually mum about First Baby

PARIS (AP) -- Their early courtship was hardly discreet: President Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni visited Disneyland Paris together, then jetted off to Jordan with cameras in tow. Weeks later, they were married....

Pop sensation Rain joins South Korean army

UIJEONGBU, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean pop star Rain bid farewell to tearful fans Tuesday as he put one of Asia's most successful entertainment careers on hold to enter boot camp and begin nearly two years of military service....

Pop sensation Rain joins South Korean army

UIJEONGBU, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean pop star Rain bid farewell to tearful fans Tuesday as he put one of Asia's most successful entertainment careers on hold to enter boot camp and begin nearly two years of military service....

Weapons reportedly meant for Pitt film seized

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian security officials say they have confiscated nearly 100 live weapons, including machine guns, rifles and pistols, which local media reported were to be used in Brad Pitt's "World War Z" film....

New arson attack on Berlin train tracks foiled

BERLIN (AP) -- An attempted arson attack on a railway link in Germany's capital with three separate explosives devices was thwarted Tuesday, police said. It was the third in two days targeting railway operations in and around Germany's capital....

Jail for 2 blamed for New Zealand cargo ship spill

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The captain and the navigating officer of a ship that ran aground on a New Zealand reef have each been sentenced to seven months in jail....

AP Exclusive: Afghanistan obstructs graft probes

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A major investigation into an influential Afghan governor accused of taking bribes has been shut down and its top prosecutor transferred to a unit that doesn't handle corruption cases, Afghan and U.S. officials said....

AP Enterprise: Post-quake inspections can mislead

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Passing trucks shook the six-story office building constantly in the months after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake in September 2010....

Activists: Myanmar clinging to political prisoners

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar has freed more than a thousand political prisoners since former military rulers handed over power three years ago, a move that has smoothed the former pariah state's international rehabilitation. Now the government says the job is done. Human-rights activists and the U.S. say, not so fast....

Hopes dim to change Iraq laws to protect women

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Salma Jassim was beaten, kicked out of her marital home with her newborn daughter on her shoulder and then deserted by her husband. But she says the threat she faces from her own family, who feel shamed because of her divorce, is just as bad as the abuse....

Website: Iranian actress faces jail, lashing

SYDNEY (AP) -- The Australian producers of a film critical of Iran said Tuesday that they are appalled at reports that an Iranian actress has been sentenced to a year in prison and 90 lashes for appearing in the movie....

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