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Mexican artist Toledo mourns disappeared, murdered in new show

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  • Dec 16, 2015
OAXACA, Mexico Bloodshot faces, baked into ceramic pots, grimace in pain. Gnarled fingers poke from ashen clay. A skull and hands, the only remains of a body, grip the top of a wall, trying to escape.They are among more than 100 pieces created by Franc...
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U.N. tombstone listing celebrated as rare joint success in Balkans

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  • Jul 19, 2016
SARAJEVO A World Heritage listing for 70,000 medieval tombstones spread across four countries that emerged from Yugoslavia's bloody break up in the 1990s was praised on Monday as a rare example of successful cooperation between the former foes.Bosnia, ...
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Hundreds seek good health in ice bath during Tokyo's annual Shinto ritual

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  • Jan 12, 2016
Men wearing traditional loin cloths and women clothed in white robes chant before entering an ice water bath during a Shinto ritual at the Teppozu Inari Shrine to purify the soul and wish for good health in the New Year.Hundreds took part in the annual...
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Giacometti art trove at center of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

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  • Jul 05, 2016
ZURICH A rich trove of drawings by Alberto Giacometti and photographs of the renowned sculptor and artist has been lying in sealed storage cartons in a Swiss museum for more than two years due to a legal dispute over their rightful ownership.Swiss pros...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Sep 07, 2015
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Dec 19, 2015
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Bangkok’s Chinatown: a night at the opera

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  • Mar 02, 2016
BANGKOK Battles, a search for love and justice, all set in China. Hired by local Chinese shrines, opera companies in Bangkok’s Chinatown perform mythical stories in Mandarin to round off celebrations marking the Lunar New Year in the Thai capital.The...
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Sale rips White Sox for 'business first' mentality

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  • Jul 26, 2016
Pitcher Chris Sale said on Monday it was the Chicago White Sox putting ‘business first over winning’ that caused him to boil over and led the team to discipline him. Sale was suspended five games by the White Sox due to an incident on Saturday w...
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Miss Universe host announces wrong winner before Miss Philippines crowned

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  • Dec 21, 2015
The host of the Miss Universe pageant mistakenly announced the wrong winner on Sunday, who then had to give up the crown and hand it over to a 26-year-old actress and model from the Philippines.It was the first edition of the annual beauty show since i...
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U.S. producer and reality TV star David Gest found dead in London

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  • Apr 13, 2016
LONDON American music producer David Gest, the former husband of entertainer Liza Minnelli, died in London on Tuesday.Gest, who was aged 62, was found in the Four Seasons hotel in the Canary Wharf business district of the city.The producer, whose credi...
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