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Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

Israel's PM unveils memorial for Mumbai attack victims

MUMBAI, India — Israel's prime minister visited a Jewish centre in Mumbai on Thursday and unveiled a memorial to 166 people who were killed by militants who rampaged through the Indian city in a three-day siege in 2008.
Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

Israel says it killed Palestinian sought in settler slaying

JERUSALEM — Israeli officials said special forces hunting the killers of a West Bank settler raided a home before dawn Thursday, killing a Palestinian suspect in a firefight that also wounded two Israeli officers.
Pair of Chinese giant pandas get snowy welcome in Finland

Pair of Chinese giant pandas get snowy welcome in Finland

HELSINKI — A pair of giant pandas has arrived in snowy Finland, China's gift to mark the small Nordic nation's 100 years of independence.
Country stars from Vegas festival to perform Grammy tribute

Country stars from Vegas festival to perform Grammy tribute

NASHVILLE — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honour victims killed at live music events this past year.
Australia PM says Olympic unity won't denuclearize N. Korea

Australia PM says Olympic unity won't denuclearize N. Korea

TOKYO — Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Thursday he welcomed the recent dialogue between North and South Korea but marching together at the Winter Olympics won't denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
London Zoo names okapi 'Meghan' to celebrate royal wedding

London Zoo names okapi 'Meghan' to celebrate royal wedding

London Zoo has honoured Prince Harry's fiancee by naming its newborn okapi after her. The zoo said Wednesday the animal born in early December was named Meghan to celebrate the upcoming wedding of Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.
52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

52 people die in bus fire in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW — A bus fire in Kazakhstan killed 52 people on Thursday in a vast snow-covered steppe, officials said.
Human Rights Watch: Trump era encourages world's strongmen

Human Rights Watch: Trump era encourages world's strongmen

PARIS — Human Rights Watch said Thursday that new intolerance in countries like the U.S. is encouraging oppressive strongmen around the world.
13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

LOS ANGELES — When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted years.

Ex-Ataris bassist indicted, accused of telemarketing fraud

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The former bassist of the rock band The Ataris awaits arraignment after he and a woman were indicted on federal conspiracy and fraud charges.