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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....

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....

Crime authors competing for UK morgue honor

LONDON (AP) -- It will be the world's most literary mortuary....

UN urges Libyan authorities to control weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council urged Libyan authorities on Monday to prevent thousands of shoulder-fired missiles and other weapons purchased by Moammar Gadhafi from getting into the hands of armed groups and terrorists following the country's eight-month conflict....

UN urges Libyan authorities to control weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council urged Libyan authorities on Monday to prevent thousands of shoulder-fired missiles and other weapons purchased by Moammar Gadhafi from getting into the hands of armed groups and terrorists following the country's eight-month conflict....

UN urges Libyan authorities to control weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council urged Libyan authorities on Monday to prevent thousands of shoulder-fired missiles and other weapons purchased by Moammar Gadhafi from getting into the hands of armed groups and terrorists following the country's eight-month conflict....

UK police arrest 20 as they dismantle Occupy camp

LONDON (AP) -- Authorities dismantled Occupy London's camp outside the famous St. Paul's Cathedral in a dramatic early hours raid Tuesday, clearing away one of the longest-surviving encampments inspired by the New York protest against capitalist excess....

Russia: Court victory for girls switched at birth

MOSCOW (AP) -- It was more money than either family has ever seen - but it's still not clear if it can make the pain go away....

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