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Romania's Merry Cemetery offers visitors dark humor

Romania's Merry Cemetery offers visitors dark humor

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September 20, 2017 at 4:44 am

SAPANTA, Romania (AP) Death isn't always tragic, at least not in this Romanian cemetery, where the dead beguile visitors with tales of their lives. The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern villag...

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Election may reflect Germany's management of migrant influx

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September 20, 2017 at 4:31 am | COLOGNE, Germany (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel adopted a mantra when citizens questioned her decision to open the country to refugees fleeing wars: "We'll manage." She kept repeating it as t...

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

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September 20, 2017 at 4:27 am | MEXICO CITY (AP) Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's...

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Moody's: Egypt economy still recovering from 2011 uprising

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September 20, 2017 at 4:26 am | CAIRO (AP) An international credit rating agency says Egypt's economy has started to improve but has yet to recover from the 2011 uprising and the years of unrest that followed. In a Tuesday re...

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OECD thinks eurozone will grow as much as US this year

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September 20, 2017 at 4:23 am | PARIS (AP) The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has upgraded its economic growth forecasts for the 19-country eurozone following a run of upbeat news. In a forecast update...

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Bloomington zoo's Malayan sun bear euthanized at age 33

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September 20, 2017 at 4:22 am | BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) Officials of Miller Park Zoo in central Illinois say their 33-year-old Malayan sun bear has been euthanized. Officials at the Bloomington zoo said this week the bear, nam...

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UIS to conduct first responder training with state agency

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September 20, 2017 at 4:18 am | SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) The University of Illinois Springfield is scheduled to train more than 20 first responders on ways to protect children and families. The session is planned for Wednesday ...

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Little Big Town heads back on tour after Ryman residency

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September 20, 2017 at 4:18 am | NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Every time country vocal group Little Big Town walked into the 125-year-old Ryman Auditorium to play one of their residency shows this year, the four singers breathed a little...

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Family pays tribute to slain British kayaker

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September 20, 2017 at 4:18 am | LONDON (AP) The family of a British woman murdered while attempting to kayak the length of the Amazon on her own have paid tribute to the former school principal. The siblings of Emma Kelty, in...

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