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Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat

ROME (AP) -- A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action....
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Video: Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

CAIRO (AP) -- Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq....
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The Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat

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Despite victory, Israeli leader struggling to form coalition

JERUSALEM (AP) -- With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly establishing a coalition government with his traditional nationalist, religious and ultra-Orthodox Jewish allies....
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Gunmen storm Afghan police station as mine clearers abducted

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- Insurgents armed with guns and explosives attacked a police station Sunday in Afghanistan's southern city of Lashkar Gar, wounding two officers and a civilian as gunmen elsewhere kidnapped at least a dozen mine clearers, authorities said....
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AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup

BEIJING (AP) -- The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said....
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Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy

ROME (AP) -- Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia....
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Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party

PARIS (AP) -- The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership....
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Wartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- An electronic billboard at an upscale Saudi mall flashes an advertisement for a designer fragrance before switching to images of soaring F-16s and King Salman saluting the troops. "The response has come to you who threaten the nation," the caption says. "To those who test me, take this war as a reply."...
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Kids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the death penalty be taken off the table for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
93%
Yes:
7%
Total Votes: 12,061

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you believe gun ownership - not gun control makes people safer?

Yes:
85%
No:
15%
Total Votes: 13,623