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Pope Francis on Friday walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Sets You Free) gate as he visited the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Among them was Helena Dunicz Niwinska, a 101-year-old woman who played the violin in the Auschwitz orchestra, as well as inmates who worked at the camp hospital or who were there as children. Francis lit a candle in front of the death wall before visiting the cell of Polish priest and saint Maximilian Kolbe, who died at Auschwitz after taking the place of a condemned man.
By Amanda Becker PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton took her newly energized campaign to become America's first woman president on the road on Friday to states in the "Rust Belt" that might decide the fate of the Nov. 8 election. After presenting an upbeat view of the country in her keynote address to the Democratic convention on Thursday night, the former secretary of state launched a campaign tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania, two heartland states hit by the decline in U.S. manufacturing. Clinton is likely to face a tough challenge in such states from Republican nominee Donald Trump, a New York businessman who is trying to win white working-class voters with rhetoric against free trade and illegal immigration.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members.