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AP PHOTOS: Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats - 175 of them at last count....

Wife to bury Kasem in Norway, cites heritage

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as one of the reasons for wanting to bury her late husband in Oslo, a spokeswoman for the funeral service agency there said Tuesday....

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's "native of nowhere" is finally home....

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing. Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones....

Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said....

South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa is repatriating the remains of a black anti-apartheid journalist who died in the United States in 1965 and was buried there until his recent exhumation....

Thailand's military ruler dons a suit and tie

BANGKOK (AP) -- When Thailand's military ruler appears in public, he usually is seen in full military regalia....

Ex-NFL lineman tops bill for Pyongyang fight night

TOKYO (AP) -- Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp isn't exactly a household name back home in the United States. But he's big in Japan. Very big. And soon he hopes to be living large - for a week, anyway - in North Korea....

Pope wants China dialogue, freedom for church

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis says he wants dialogue with China and the only thing he asks in return is for the Catholic Church to be able to operate freely....

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) -- Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted "no" in parliament....