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Russian believers hold candles as they wait to take part in a religion procession during the Easter service at the Church of the Holy Martyr Tatiana just next to the Kremlin Wall in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, April 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
April 16, 2017 - 8:09 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world have celebrated Easter in overnight services and with "holy fire" from Jerusalem, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected nearly 2,000 years ago. This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on...
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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attends an Orthodox Easter service in St. Volodymyr Cathedral in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
April 16, 2017 - 6:39 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world have celebrated Easter in overnight services and with "holy fire" from Jerusalem, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected nearly 2,000 years ago. This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on...
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Pope Francis celebrates the Easter Mass, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 16, 2017 - 4:50 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Tens of thousands of faithful are braving heavy security checks for a place in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican as Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass. Many more tourists, pilgrims and Romans are flocking to the cobblestone square, decorated with colorful spring flowers...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2015 file photo, Andy Karl attends the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the NYU Skirball Center in New York. Producers of the Broadway musical "Groundhog Day" say it will open as planned, but injured star Karl's status is unclear. Karl hurt himself during a preview performance Friday, April 14, 2017, forcing the cancellation of Saturday's matinee. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
April 15, 2017 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the Broadway musical "Groundhog Day" said it will open as planned, but injured star Andy Karl's status was unclear. Karl hurt himself during a preview performance Friday, forcing the cancellation of Saturday's matinee. Understudy Andrew Call was to fill in for him at...
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Pope Francis presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 15, 2017 - 3:58 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday denounced how migrants, the poor and marginalized see their "human dignity crucified" every day through injustices and corruption, and urged the faithful in an Easter Vigil message to keep hope alive for a better future. Francis presided over the solemn...
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Emergency services evacuate an injured person from the scene of an stabbing attack in Jerusalem Friday, April 14, 2017. Israeli police said a Palestinian man stabbed a woman in Jerusalem, seriously wounding her before forces apprehended him at the scene. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
April 14, 2017 - 1:44 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed a young British woman to death in Jerusalem as she traveled on the light rail close to the Old City, which was packed with Christians celebrating Good Friday and Jews enjoying Passover, police and hospital officials said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:39 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II says he will be canceling most Easter celebrations, limiting them to a simple mass, following the recent twin attacks on churches by Islamic State militants that killed dozens of Christian worshippers. During his sermon on Good Friday, Pope...
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April 14, 2017 - 1:33 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros III says he will be canceling most Easter celebrations, limiting them to a simple mass, following the recent twin attacks on churches by Islamic State militants that killed dozens of Christian worshippers. During his sermon on Good Friday, Pope...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Rock County Sheriff's Office in Janesville, Wis., shows Joseph Jakubowski. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says Jakubowski was captured around 6 a.m. Friday, April 14, 2017, near Readstown, Wis. The sheriff's office said in a statement that he was captured without incident. (Rock County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 11:43 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a man wanted for stealing guns and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White House (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Gov. Scott Walker says his annual Easter egg hunt is back on after a man accused of mailing an anti-government manifesto to the White House and...
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Emergency services evacuate an injured person from the scene of an stabbing attack in Jerusalem Friday, April 14, 2017. Israeli police said a Palestinian man stabbed a woman in Jerusalem, seriously wounding her before forces apprehended him at the scene. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
April 14, 2017 - 10:41 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian man stabbed a young British tourist to death in Jerusalem as she traveled on the light rail close to the Old City, which was packed with Christians celebrating Good Friday and Jews enjoying Passover, police and hospital officials said. It was the latest bloodshed in a...
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