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Cow escapes farm to run free with wild bison in Poland

Cow escapes farm to run free with wild bison in Poland

WARSAW, Poland — A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a herd of bison for three months after escaping its pen.

Moscow movie theatre shows Stalin film, defies official ban

MOSCOW — A Moscow movie theatre has shown a satirical film about Soviet leader Josef Stalin despite an official ban.

Musician Hugh Masekela had 'humour to the very end,' son says

JOHANNESBURG — The son of legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela says his father had "laughter and humour to the very end" before his death this week in Johannesburg.
Celebrities criticize Trump cuts to Palestinian refugees

Celebrities criticize Trump cuts to Palestinian refugees

JERUSALEM — Actors Hugh Grant and Viggo Mortensen are among more than 25 celebrities and public figures expressing "horror" over President Donald Trump's decision to cut funding to the U.N.

Father and son football referees in anthem protest resign

MONROE, N.J. — A father and son who were to officiate a high school football game but walked off the field after members of one team knelt during the national anthem have resigned.
1st major, top ranking at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final

1st major, top ranking at stake in Halep-Wozniacki final

MELBOURNE, Australia — For the second time in the tournament, Simona Halep faced match points and knew one mistake would mean an exit from the Australian Open and the likely loss of her No. 1 ranking.
New Israeli exhibit highlights power of photos in Holocaust

New Israeli exhibit highlights power of photos in Holocaust

JERUSALEM — Staring at grainy video footage of Jewish children marching to their freedom though the barbed-wire fences of the Auschwitz death camp, 79-year-old Vera Kriegel Grossman excitedly points a finger at the screen upon identifying a dark-hair
New steroid data used by IOC to vet Russia's Olympians

New steroid data used by IOC to vet Russia's Olympians

MOSCOW — New evidence is being used to vet Russian athletes ahead of next month's Pyeongchang Games, the International Olympic Committee said Thursday.
Italian train derails near Milan, 3 dead, many injured

Italian train derails near Milan, 3 dead, many injured

MILAN — A commuter train derailed Thursday in northern Italy, killing at least three people, seriously injuring 10 and trapping others heading into Milan at the start of the work day, officials said.

Stripper poles, coffin, velociraptor up for grabs in auction

MIAMI — Looking for stripper poles, a coffin with cherry red lining and a velociraptor? You might want to check out the upcoming auction of gaudy items that decorated two mansions once owned by a former developer in South Florida.