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'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader

HAVANA (AP) -- With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity....
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The Latest: Rubio says he doesn't support women's draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on campaign 2016. (all times local):...
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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

BEIRUT (AP) -- A diplomatic push for a temporary pause in Syria's civil war and the delivery of humanitarian aid faced huge hurdles Friday, with Russia saying it would continue its airstrikes and government planes dropping leaflets urging rebels to surrender because "the belt is narrowing around you."...
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WHO: Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trials


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The Latest: Pope, patriarch sign declaration on unity

HAVANA (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):...
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Candidates promise unity in Central African Republic vote

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- For more than two years, even going to the cemetery to bury a loved one could get a mourner killed in Central African Republic. The threat of attacks from Christian militia fighters was once so high that Muslims here began burying their dead at home....
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US, Cuba to sign agreement on restarting commercial flights

HAVANA (AP) -- U.S. officials say the United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to restart commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades....
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The Latest: UN envoy: Key to Syria deal is its 'commitment'

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):...
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Egyptian doctors revolt against escalating police abuses

CAIRO (AP) -- When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and brutal. Police beat up the doctor and a colleague and dragged them off into custody....
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Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France

PARIS (AP) -- If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should a special prosecutor be appointed to evaluate the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while Secretary of State? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
93%
No:
7%
Total Votes: 7,172

Yesterday's Poll

If Bloomberg was to run for President as a third party candidate which political party nominee would be hurt the most?

Democratic
53%
Republican
47%
Total Votes: 8,334