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Expert: No-fly zone may not halt Gadhafi offensive

LONDON (AP) -- A no-fly zone over Libya would likely have a limited impact on Moammar Gadhafi's offensives against rebel forces and civilians, military experts said Tuesday, as pressure appeared to be intensifying for restrictions....

Kaspar the friendly robot helps autistic kids

STEVENAGE, England (AP) -- Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other little girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions and physical contact - and now she hugs everyone....

Brazilian soccer stars beat Chechnya's team 6-4

GROZNY, Russia (AP) -- Brazilian soccer legends took a 6-4 win Tuesday over a team led by Chechnya's strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, who was still the star of the friendly match played in the stadium where his father was killed in a terrorist bombing....

Iran asks US for new info on missing FBI agent

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran urged the U.S. on Tuesday to provide new information about a retired FBI agent who disappeared inside the country, and says it will keep trying to discover his fate....

Japan stealth jet prototype set to fly in 2014

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan is looking to join the United States, China and Russia with a stealth fighter that senior Japanese air force officials say can be ready for a prototype test flight in just three years, significantly upping the ante in the intensifying battle for air superiority in the Pacific....

Britain and France drafting no-fly resolution

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Britain and France are drafting a U.N. resolution that would establish a no-fly zone over Libya to prevent Moammar Gadhafi's air force from bombing civilians and rebels fighting to oust him from power....

French film about Holocaust to be shown in Iran

PARIS (AP) -- An epic French documentary about the Holocaust, dubbed into Farsi, is to be broadcast on a satellite channel in Iran as part of a campaign to promote understanding between Jews and Muslims and to fight Holocaust denial....

Guineans find themselves poorer under democracy

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Even as a dictator plundered the country's mineral wealth for years, Karim Conte still could afford to buy medicine for his sick relatives and a new outfit for his wife to wear during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....

Guineans find themselves poorer under democracy

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Even as a dictator plundered the country's mineral wealth for years, Karim Conte still could afford to buy medicine for his sick relatives and a new outfit for his wife to wear during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....

Kate Middleton's family photos go online

LONDON (AP) -- It's impossible not to like the new childhood pictures of Kate Middleton - and that's just how Buckingham Palace wants it....

Hackers target French Finance Ministry, G-20 plans

PARIS (AP) -- Hackers have infiltrated French government computers in search of information about France's leadership of the Group of 20 leading economies, the country's budget minister said Monday....

Duchess of York got loan from wealthy US pedophile

LONDON (AP) -- Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah are in the spotlight for their ties to a wealthy U.S. sex offender - he for being pictured with an underage masseuse at the man's home and she for accepting money from the American to help pay off her massive debts....

On Pakistani piste, skiers reclaim former war zone

MALAM JABBA, Pakistan (AP) -- The chairlift and hotel were destroyed, the snow was not the greatest, and the apres-ski was tea and rice. But at least the Taliban were gone and no shots were fired....

Israeli businessman hopes to rescue fabled Labor

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- One of Israel's most successful venture capitalists launched a different kind of initiative on Monday, an attempt to help rebuild the once-dominant Labor Party....

LVMH to buy Italian jeweler Bulgari

PARIS (AP) -- French fashion colossus LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is adding another jewel to its crown....

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