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New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine just spent 16 years cleaning and conserving its rare, supersize wall hangings: [ Apne.ws Link ] #APPPhotos by Seth Wenig
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Restoration work at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem reveals one of world's holiest sites rests on a precarious earthly foundation. Photos by AP photographer Oded Balilty

Tomb of Christ at Risk of 'Catastrophic' Collapse

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Benjamin Palandella dribbles around a bigger boy who comes charging at him and shoots to goal with shocking force for a 7-year-old player. Nearby, children jump to head a ball tethered on a rope, tip-toe over hoops and dribble around orange cones.

The kids training in this concrete court in a Buenos Aires working class neighborhood play for Club Social Parque. It's the same soccer talent...
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The next Messi may be training at this youth soccer academy

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For generations, San Francisco has been the heart of the American protest movement. [ Apne.ws Link ]

In the 1960s, it was demonstrations against the Vietnam War. Later came repeated pushes for gay rights and other liberal causes. More recently, activists have targeted gentrification fueled by tech workers who've been flooding into the picturesque neighborhoods, driving up rents and evictions...
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San Francisco's decades long history of protest

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A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, March 19, 2017. The battle for western Mosul, including the narrow alleyways of the old city, looks to be the most devastating yet for Iraqi civilians trapped between advancing troops and increasingly desperate Islamic State militants....
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OTD in In 1987, a garbage barge, carrying 3,200 tons of refuse, left Islip, New York, on a six-month journey in search of a place to unload. (The barge was turned away by several states and three other countries until space was found back in Islip.)

Photo Caption: The tug Break of Dawn hauls a barge full of Long Island garbage off the coast of Key West, Fla., on May 3, 1987. Some 3,186 tons...
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#APTOPIX for March 22, 2017, our image selections from the past 24 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ] #PopeFrancis

Photo Caption: Pope Francis gives the thumbs up sign as he leaves St. Peter's Square at he end of the weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. #APPhoto by Gregorio Borgia
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A family celebrating the spring equinox raises their hands toward the sun as they celebrate the spring equinox atop the Pyramid of the Sun at the Teotihuacan archeological site in Mexico, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Although the official vernal equinox occurred on Monday, thousands of visitors were expected to climb the ancient pyramid on Tuesday to greet the sun and celebrate the beginning of...
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Thousands celebrated the Newroz festival in Istanbul and in Diyarbakir, a mainly Kurdish city in a region where Kurdish militants regularly clash with government forces. Many flags proclaimed “No” in the Turkish and Kurdish languages, referring to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bid to gain more power for his office in an April 16 referendum.
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President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul. #APPhoto by J. Scott Applewhite
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In this Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, photo, Hindu devotees dry their clothes after taking a dip at Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, India. A court in northern India has granted the same legal rights as a human to the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, considered sacred by nearly a billion Indians. The Uttaranchal High Court in...
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Martin McGuinness took up arms to fight British soldiers in the streets but ended up shaking hands with Queen Elizabeth II. A militant who long sought to unify Ireland through violence, he became a peacemaking politician who earned the respect, and even the friendship, of his former enemies. [ Apne.ws Link ]

McGuinness, who died Tuesday at 66, was an Irish Republican Army commander who led...
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#APTOPIX for March 21, 2017, our image selections from the past 24 hours. [ Apne.ws Link ] #HongKong #Fog

Photo Caption: High-rise buildings are partly covered by heavy fog at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour Monday, March 20, 2017. Fog blanketing Hong Kong is common in springtime and may greatly affect shipping and aviation. #APPhoto by Vincent Yu
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OTD in 1965, more than 3,000 civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. began a march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala.

Photo Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, fourth from right, waves as marchers stream across the Alabama River on the first of a five day, 50 mile march to the state capitol at Montgomery, Ala., on March 21, 1965. #APPhoto
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A Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine that tradition says houses the cave where Jesus was buried and rose to heaven: [ Apne.ws Link ]
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Break dancing kids perform along Fifth Avenue near St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on March 20, 1984. #APPhoto by Mario Cabrera #OTD
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A security guard walks under the floating umbrella decorations at commercial business park in Rawang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Sunday, March 19, 2017. #APPhoto by Daniel Chan
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More than 1,500 dogs and 150 cats from twelve countries were evaluated during a three day pet show and competition in the Romanian capital. #APPhoto by Vadim Ghirda

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