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Philippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos family

This undated photo released by the Presidential Commission on Good Government shows a painting by Michelangelo Buenarroti titled "Madonna and Child," which is allegedly part of the rare art collections of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Andres Bautista, head of the Presidential Commission on Good Government, said Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 the Philippine government has seized at least 15 paintings from the home of the Marcos, part of efforts to recover 156 artworks included in his alleged ill-gotten wealth. The paintings reportedly include ones by Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin and Michelangelo. (AP Photo/Presidential Commission on Good Government)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as it tries to recover 156 artworks — including ones by Van Gogh, Monet and Michelangelo — accumulated from his alleged ill-gotten wealth, an official said Wednesday.


NYC teacher at elite school faces multiple sex charges

Brooklyn teacher indicted on charges of sex crimes against studentsNEW YORK (AP) — A teacher at an elite New York City high school already accused of sending an indecent photo to a student is now facing an additional 36-count indictment alleging he victimized six others.


Family gives Lady Antebellum new outlook

FILE - In this June 4, 2014 file photo, members of Lady Antebellum, from left, Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley arrive at the CMT Awards in Nashville,Tenn. The bands latest release, "747," was released this week. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Before singer Charles Kelley and his Lady Antebellum bandmates started writing songs for their new album, Kelley's wife advised him to take a few chances rather than stick to the minimal, mellow sound that dominated the trio's last two albums.


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