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Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin trove
MADRID (AP) -- Workers laying pipes in a southern Spanish park have unearthed a 600-kilogram (1,300-pound) trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historic discovery.... 4/29/2016 2:11 PM

At the Vatican, Biden calls for global commitment to cancer
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Saying cancer is a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a global commitment to fund cancer research that benefits everyone, not just the "privileged and powerful."... 4/29/2016 1:58 PM

Voting underway in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, state media reported, a key polling that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature.... 4/29/2016 1:55 PM

South Africa: Court says charges against Zuma to be reviewed
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A South African court has ruled that a decision to drop 738 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, adding to the leader's legal troubles.... 4/29/2016 1:54 PM

The Latest: UK air accident investigators heading to Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The Latest on the crash of a helicopter on an island off western Norway (all times local):... 4/29/2016 1:51 PM

Prominent Russian novelist attacked
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Kremlin's spokesman has denounced nationalist demonstrators who threw green liquid on a prominent Russian novelist.... 4/29/2016 1:46 PM

Russia's nuclear nightmare flows down radioactive river
MUSLYUMOVO, Russia (AP) -- At first glance, Gilani Dambaev looks like a healthy 60-year-old man and the river flowing past his rural family home appears pristine. But Dambaev is riddled with diseases that his doctors link to a lifetime's exposure to excessive radiation, and the Geiger counter beeps loudly as a reporter strolls down to the muddy riverbank.... 4/29/2016 1:38 PM

Poland again denies entry to nationalist Russian bikers
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's foreign minister said Friday that "security regulations" were behind the decision to ban pro-Kremlin Russian bikers from riding through Poland as they mark the anniversary of the end of World War II.... 4/29/2016 1:37 PM

11 dead, 2 missing after oil-rig helicopter crash off Norway
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- An oil-rig helicopter crashed Friday on an island off the coast of western Norway, killing 11 people and leaving two others missing, a rescue official said.... 4/29/2016 1:37 PM

Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills many including worshippers
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Insurgents shelled a mosque in a government-held neighborhood of Aleppo, killing at least 15 people as they left Friday prayers, while government airstrikes struck rebel-held parts of Syria's largest city - even as the army unilaterally declared a brief truce in other parts of the country.... 4/29/2016 1:32 PM

Cuba finds it hard to dampen afterglow of Obama visit
HAVANA (AP) -- Thursday morning was looking bad for Lazaro Martinez, who makes his living playing trombone for tourists on the Malecon, the sweeping boulevard overlooking the jewel-clear Florida Straits.... 4/29/2016 1:26 PM

The Latest: Biden's grand welcome at Italian PM's residence
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Vatican City and Rome (all times local):... 4/29/2016 1:24 PM

South Sudan forms new coalition government of national unity
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- South Sudan's leaders have formed a transitional coalition government bringing together politicians from the government and the armed opposition who have been at war for two and a half years.... 4/29/2016 1:22 PM

2 Birmingham men accused of funding Brussels bomb suspect
LONDON (AP) -- Two Birmingham men were accused in court Friday of giving money to a key suspect in the Brussels and Paris bombings in a case that may link British residents to those plots.... 4/29/2016 1:11 PM

Rescue official says 11 bodies found in Norway helicopter crash; 2 people still missing
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Rescue official says 11 bodies found in Norway helicopter crash; 2 people still missing.... 4/29/2016 1:03 PM

German prosecutors indict alleged IS member
BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors say they have indicted an alleged member of the Islamic State group who is accused of advocating the killing of "infidels" in a propaganda video and violating Germany's war weapons control act.... 4/29/2016 1:03 PM

Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership
HELSINKI (AP) -- Finland could expect "harsh" reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighboring Sweden, an expert panel told the Finnish government on Friday.... 4/29/2016 12:54 PM

Lavrov: Baltics show no gratitude for Moscow letting them go
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the Baltic countries have shown no gratitude to Moscow for letting them "go in peace" after the Soviet Union collapsed.... 4/29/2016 12:52 PM

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany
DETMOLD, Germany (AP) -- A 94-year-old former SS sergeant admitted in court Friday that he had served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, apologizing to Nazi Holocaust survivors looking on in a German courtroom that even though he was aware Jews were being gassed and their corpses burned, he did nothing to try to stop it.... 4/29/2016 12:50 PM

Sri Lankan protest demands new probe of journalist's killing
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.... 4/29/2016 12:42 PM

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