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Pilgrims celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem against backdrop of violence

Bethlehem (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Pilgrims celebrated Christmas in the town where tradition says Jesus was born Thursday yet festivities were subdued against a backdrop of violence in the Holy…

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Spain faces uphill struggle to form government after polls

MADRID (AFP) – Spain faced an uphill struggle to form a stable government Monday following elections that saw the incumbent conservatives win the most seats yet without an absolute majority,…

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The Latest: Greek PM says austerity defeated in Spain

MADRID (AP) — The latest developments on Spain's general election. All times local. 1:10 a.m. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is hailing the result of Spain's election as voter rejection…

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Spain ruling party could be out with big vote for upstarts

MADRID (AP) — A strong showing Sunday by a pair of upstart parties in Spain's general election upended the country's traditional two-party system, with the ruling Popular Party winning the…

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Out with the old, say many Spanish voters

Barcelona (AFP) – As they voted on Sunday, many Spaniards let rip their anger with the two parties that have alternated power for decades — casting their ballot instead for…

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Exit polls: Strong showing in Spain vote by upstart parties

MADRID (AP) — A strong showing by a pair of upstart parties in Spain's general election on Sunday is threatening to upend the country's traditional two-party system, with exit polls…

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Spain votes in landmark polls that could end two-party politics

MADRID (AFP) – Spanish voters went to the polls Sunday in what is expected to be one of the most closely fought contests in modern history as two dynamic new…

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NZ men, Spain women accept Rio Olympic field hockey invites

Former field hockey gold medalists New Zealand & Spain have accepted invites to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after South Africa rejected the offers. The New Zealand men,…

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Unusual 'sail-backed' dinosaur roamed Spain 125 million years ago

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Along a lush river delta in what is now northeastern Spain, a herd of dinosaurs munched on ferns & conifers similar to modern-day cypresses…

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Unusual 'sail-backed' dinosaur roamed Spain 125 million years ago

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Along a lush river delta in what is now northeastern Spain, a herd of dinosaurs munched on ferns & conifers similar to modern-day cypresses…

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