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Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 43 dead

MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 43 crew members were killed, rescue workers said....

Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 43 dead

MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 43 crew members were killed, rescue workers said....

Analysis: Yemen ground operation carries major risks

CAIRO (AP) -- Saudi Arabia and its allies plan an ambitious ground offensive on multiple fronts in Yemen. It may be inevitable if they want to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels but it also carries enormous risks, from the inhospitable, mountainous terrain and a possible guerrilla war to al-Qaida militants waiting in the wings....

Exhibit in ex-psychiatric ward celebrates Brazilian artist

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When Arthur Bispo do Rosario needed art supplies within the psychiatric institution where he lived, he'd barter cigarettes or trade favors with the guards. When that didn't work, he'd sometimes rough up fellow inmates and snatch away their belongings....

Flames engulf Mexico oil platform in Gulf, killing 4 workers

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A huge ball of flames engulfed an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing four people and sending terrified workers leaping into the sea....

Old colonial statues are in the crosshairs in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- It began with a container of excrement....

Ex-husband of Canadian diplomat says their son killed in US

TORONTO (AP) -- The ex-husband of a Canadian diplomat said Wednesday that one of their sons has been killed and another has been arrested in a Miami drug deal gone bad....

Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

LONDON (AP) -- Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, died of cancer Wednesday at her home in Spain. She was 75....

Report: Egypt, Nigeria led world in death sentences in 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty International says in its latest annual report on the death penalty....

Istanbul police kill woman carrying bomb near police HQ

ISTANBUL (AP) -- In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said....