Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and an estimated 2,000 pilgrims from the region, some waving Palestinian flags, were on hand for the canonization of the first saints from the Holy Land since the early years of Christianity.

S.Marine chopper in Nepal Marine chopper wreckage found in Nepal More The helicopter had been delivering rice and tarps in Charikot, the area worst hit by Tuesday's quake.

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01:56 U.Vladimir Putin doing manly things 32 photos Three of the remaining goals were scored by Russia's defense minister.

The game was played Saturday in Sochi, the city that hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics, and concluded shortly before Russia played the U.S.

in a semifinal of the ice hockey world championships.During his 15 years as Russia's leader, Putin has frequently displayed his athletic skills, most notably in judo and swimming.

He took up hockey only in recent years to promote the sport.