Rosa Parks' house may be returned to US from Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Section by section, American artist Ryan Mendoza painstakingly disassembled the small wood-frame home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks after learning that the struggling city of Detroit was going to have it demolished. He shipped it across the Atlantic Ocean and rebuilt it in the German capital of Berlin, saving the home and creating a new tourist attraction.

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  • Written by By DAVID RISING , Associated Press

At least 20 people killed in mosque attack in Afghan capital

 

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshippers killed and another 50 seriously wounded, many of them children, an official said.

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  • Written by By AMIR SHAH , Associated Press

Trump administration imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela

 

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday slapped sweeping financial sanctions on Venezuela, dramatically ratcheting up tensions between the two countries and making it harder for embattled President Nicolas Maduro to raise badly needed funds to prevent a debt default.

  • Written by By FABIOLA SANCHEZ and JOSHUA GOODMAN , Associated Press

Melting Mont Blanc glacier yields remains of dead hikers

 

MILAN (AP) — Italian mountain rescue crews have recovered the remains of two — or possibly three — hikers on a glacier on Mont Blanc's southern face likely dating from the 1980s or 1990s, officials said Friday.

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  • Written by By COLLEEN BARRY , Associated Press

New mudslide hits Swiss Alpine village; 8 remain missing

 

GENEVA (AP) — A new mudslide on Friday plowed into houses in the same Swiss Alpine village that was cleaning up from a devastating landslide two days ago that left eight people missing.

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  • Written by By JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press