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In China, jar of French mountain air fetches $860

In this photo taken on March 29, 2014, Beijing artist Liang Kegang collects fresh air in the commune of Forcalquier in Provence, France. The jar of air is a piece of conceptual art to protest his home city's choking pollution. It has fetched $860 in a small auction. (AP Photo/Liang Kegang)

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city’s choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.

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2 Paris exhibits shed light on First World War

A woman runs next to "  "A rusting rifle" a  picture by British photographer Michael St Maur Sheil at the Paris Luxembourg gardens, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 as part of an exhibition " Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace 14-18 ". Captured over a period of seven years, Michael’s photography combines a passion for history and landscape and presents a unique reflection on the transformation of the battlefields of the Great War into the landscape of modern Europe. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields.

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