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Monday April 22nd, 2019 4:57AM

AP World News

Pope dismisses Madonna 'visions' as shrine decision nears
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave a hint Tuesday about his take on the reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, dismissing a reliance on regular visions...
1:02PM ( 3 years ago )
HSBC slashes jobs as it shifts focus further to Asian roots
LONDON (AP) — HSBC Holdings, Europe's largest bank by market value, will cut up to 25,000 jobs globally to reduce costs and shift its center of gravity further toward the fast-growing Asian economies...
12:55PM ( 3 years ago )
Rebels seize sprawling army base in southern Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels seized a sprawling military base in a lightning assault Tuesday, marking the latest in a series of defeats for President Bashar Assad's increasingly embattled forces, rebel...
12:36PM ( 3 years ago )
Turkish opposition likely to demand limits on Erdogan's role
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Opposition parties are likely to demand limits on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's role in Turkey's next government, complicating coalition talks as the ruling party sought ways...
12:34PM ( 3 years ago )
2 French families accuse government over teens' Syria trips
PARIS (AP) — Two French families are accusing their government of negligently allowing their teenagers to join extremist fighters in Syria.Taking on the government in civil court, the families say its...
12:11PM ( 3 years ago )
FIFA suspect Burzaco turns himself in to Italian police
MILAN (AP) — An Argentine businessman who was indicted by U.S. authorities in connection to the FIFA corruption case turned himself in to Italian police on Tuesday.Bolzano police official Giuseppe Tri...
11:29AM ( 3 years ago )
Denied under Nazis, 102-year-old Jewish woman gets doctorate
BERLIN (AP) — Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish. Nearly eight decades later, she became Germany's oldest recipien...
10:01AM ( 3 years ago )
French chef Roger Verge, trainer to Ducasse, dies at 85
PARIS (AP) — French chef Roger Verge, who revived interest in Mediterranean cuisine and inspired stars of French gastronomy including Alain Ducasse, has died. He was 85.The French Riviera restaurant h...
9:45AM ( 3 years ago )
AP PHOTOS: Venezuelans find ways to venture out at night
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In one of the most dangerous cities in the world, there is strength in numbers.As daylight fades in Caracas, packs of cyclists, groups of fitness enthusiasts and families of...
9:34AM ( 3 years ago )
Argentine Congress considers making street harassment crime
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When she left her house each day, Aixa Rizzo would brace for a barrage of sexually laden comments from male electricians working on a project in her neighborhood.It star...
9:30AM ( 3 years ago )