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  • Spanish police arrest 9 on suspicion of selling fake art
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/spanish-police-arrest-9-suspicion-selling-fake-art-135055297.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/KF3SFGWdoDfQmaQ3TGwCOw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3B4b2ZmPTUwO3B5b2ZmPTA7cT03NTt3PTEzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/9fc7b69b81856d096f0f6a706700147d.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="In this photo released by the Spanish Interior Ministry on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, different pieces of alleged fake art are seen inside a studio in Valencia, Spain. Spanish Police have broken up a network that allegedly created and sold fake works of art purporting to be by artists of international standing including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Joan Miro. Officers have arrested nine suspects in the eastern region of Valencia, including the alleged counterfeiters and intermediaries involved in selling the fakes. Investigators searched seven addresses and seized 271 works, including canvasses, sculptures and documents to be used to falsify the art&#039;s provenance. (AP Photo/Spanish Interior Ministry, HO)" align="left" title="In this photo released by the Spanish Interior Ministry on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, different pieces of alleged fake art are seen inside a studio in Valencia, Spain. Spanish Police have broken up a network that allegedly created and sold fake works of art purporting to be by artists of international standing including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Joan Miro. Officers have arrested nine suspects in the eastern region of Valencia, including the alleged counterfeiters and intermediaries involved in selling the fakes. Investigators searched seven addresses and seized 271 works, including canvasses, sculptures and documents to be used to falsify the art&#039;s provenance. (AP Photo/Spanish Interior Ministry, HO)" border="0" /></a>MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have broken up a gang that allegedly created and then sold fake works of art purporting to be by renowned artists including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Joan Miro.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Cameroonians demonstrate against attacks by Boko Haram
    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Thousands of Cameroonian youths marched through the capital Saturday to show support for the military's battle against attacks by neighboring Nigeria's Islamic extremists.
  • Stolen No. 44 NASCAR race car found in suburban Atlanta
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/stolen-no-44-race-car-found-suburban-atlanta-130918512--spt.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/kZr8ZAc.JPgWVTlzqd1.fQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/8a6e48b3599d5b096f0f6a706700aa59.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil&#039;s, not shown, crew members including owner John Cohen, second from left, leave the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil&#039;s NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend. A trailer with the red No. 44 car inside was hitched to a black 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck parked outside a hotel in Morrow, Georgia, about 15 miles south of Atlanta, police said. Surveillance video shows the truck and trailer being driven out of the parking lot around 5:30 a.m., Morrow police Detective Sgt. Larry Oglesby said.(AP Photo/John Amis)" align="left" title="NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil&#039;s, not shown, crew members including owner John Cohen, second from left, leave the garage at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Hampton, Ga. Kvapil&#039;s NASCAR Sprint Cup car was stolen early Friday, forcing him to withdraw from a race this weekend. A trailer with the red No. 44 car inside was hitched to a black 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck parked outside a hotel in Morrow, Georgia, about 15 miles south of Atlanta, police said. Surveillance video shows the truck and trailer being driven out of the parking lot around 5:30 a.m., Morrow police Detective Sgt. Larry Oglesby said.(AP Photo/John Amis)" border="0" /></a>HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Egyptian court lists Hamas as terrorist organisation
    An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, judicial and security sources said on Saturday, one month after a judge listed the group's armed wing as a terrorist group. Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood which the authorities have also declared a terrorist group and have repressed systematically since the army ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Mursi, from the presidency in 2013. "The court ruled that Hamas should be included as a terrorist organisation," Samir Sabry, one of the lawyers who brought the case against Hamas, told Reuters.
  • Mugabe holds lavish 91st birthday bash by Victoria Falls
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/mugabe-holds-lavish-91st-birthday-bash-victoria-falls-134619218.html"><img src="http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/YMpeO5s9utzcQcsfBxNmQg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_ZA/News/Reuters/2015-02-28T134619Z_1007970001_LYNXMPEB1R09H_RTROPTP_2_OZATP-UK-ZIMBABWE-MUGABE.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Zimbabwe&#039;s President Mugabe arrives for the Ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU at the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia&#039;s capital Addis Ababa" align="left" title="Zimbabwe&#039;s President Mugabe arrives for the Ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU at the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia&#039;s capital Addis Ababa" border="0" /></a>By Philimon Bulawayo VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe&#039;s President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls on Saturday, prompting many Zimbabweans to question once again when he would leave office and who would succeed him. Thousands of supporters were expected to attend the $1 million birthday celebration on a golf course near the waterfalls, organised by his ZANU-PF party. He is one of a handful of African leaders remaining from a generation that fought white domination, which included South Africa&#039;s Nelson Mandela. On Friday night Mugabe told state television in an interview, the final of a two-part series, that he would not annoint a successor to take over ruling the ZANU-PF party.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/western-leaders-condemn-nemtsov-killing-press-kremlin-102258883.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/ZRKlyzmiiog9Ts_3BzlLFA--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/00a00a6f80d969096f0f6a706700b897.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="People lays flowers at the place where Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was attacked, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Nemtsov was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)" align="left" title="People lays flowers at the place where Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was attacked, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Nemtsov was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)" border="0" /></a>BERLIN (AP) — Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is investigated thoroughly. Here is a selection of comments.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Buffett reflects on his firm's success and strength
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett says his company delivered another strong year, with $19.9 billion in profits, and he believes Berkshire Hathaway will continue thriving thanks to its collection of "remarkable businesses" and investments.
  • Report: Egypt court declares Hamas a 'terrorist' group
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has declared Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, a "terrorist organization."
  • Thousands protest against Newcastle march of UK branch of German anti-Islam group PEGIDA
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/thousands-protest-against-newcastle-march-uk-branch-german-133543169.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/DIxBNaQKFJ18VuJp9YiraQ--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-02-28T133543Z_1_LYNXMPEB1R090_RTROPTP_2_BRITAIN-PEGIDA-NEWCASTLE.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Men weat T-shirts as they take part in a counter-demonstrations against a rally by supporters of the Pegida movement in Newcastle, northern England" align="left" title="Men weat T-shirts as they take part in a counter-demonstrations against a rally by supporters of the Pegida movement in Newcastle, northern England" border="0" /></a>More than 2,000 people protested on Saturday in Newcastle, northeast England, against a march held by the British branch of Germany&#039;s anti-Islam group PEGIDA which drew around 400 people, a Reuters witness said. The German organisation &#039;Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West&#039; (PEGIDA), has for months been warning that Germany was being overrun by Muslims and held marches mostly in the city of Dresden. Although in Britain the local branch has had little exposure in the national media, the Facebook page of Pegida United Kingdom shows it has had over 17,000 &quot;likes&quot;. The Reuters photographer on the scene said police were in strong attendance for the protests, which were kept apart and passed off peacefully.</p><br clear="all"/>
  • Egypt courts list Hamas as terrorist group, give Brotherhood leader life
    <p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/egypt-court-lists-hamas-terrorist-organization-state-tv-120311493.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/cJPnaIIV5xGRy7EoOssU_A--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9ZmlsbDtoPTg2O3E9NzU7dz0xMzA-/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/Reuters/2015-02-28T132833Z_1007000001_LYNXMPEB1R08S_RTROPTP_2_CNEWS-US-EGYPT-HAMAS.JPG" width="130" height="86" alt="Muslim Brotherhood&#039;s Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie flashes the Rabaa sign as he stands behind bars during his trial with ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and other leaders of the brotherhood at a court on the outskirts of Cairo" align="left" title="Muslim Brotherhood&#039;s Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie flashes the Rabaa sign as he stands behind bars during his trial with ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and other leaders of the brotherhood at a court on the outskirts of Cairo" border="0" /></a>An Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, judicial sources said on Saturday, part of a sustained crackdown on Islamists in the most populous Arab state. In a separate case earlier in the day, a court sentenced the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood&#039;s top leader Mohamed Badie to life in prison while other members received the death penalty. Hamas is an offshoot of the Brotherhood, which the authorities have also declared a terrorist group in Egypt and have repressed systematically since the army ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Mursi, from the presidency in 2013.</p><br clear="all"/>

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