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Retrial of 'Sharia police' suspects opens in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Seven men accused of posing as a self-styled "Sharia police" in Germany have gone on trial for the second time, on charges they violated rules on wearing uniforms.


Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2013.


The Latest: Russia voices hope of improved ties with Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian politics (all times local):


Ryanair warns Boeing grounding is hurting business

LONDON (AP) — Budget airline Ryanair says its profit fell 29% last year and warns that the grounding of Boeing's 737 Max planes will limit its ability to cut costs.


Polish court says founders of financial scam guilty of fraud

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court says the two founders of a notorious pyramid scheme are guilty of fraud for cheating thousands of people out of their savings, worth $219 million, in one of the nation's biggest financial scandals.


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Anti-arms trade protests as Saudi freighter docks in Italy

ROME (AP) — A Saudi Arabian freighter allegedly carrying weapons that could be used in the war in Yemen has docked at the Italian port of Genoa, despite protests by harbor workers.


Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said.


Austrian interior minister's job on the line after scandal

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's leader was apparently preparing Monday to force out the country's interior minister, a prominent and divisive figure in the far-right Freedom Party, after his vice chancellor resigned in a scandal over a covertly filmed video.


Ukraine's new leader gets sworn in, dissolves parliament

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country's new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country's east against Russian-backed separatists and immediately disbanded parliament, which he has branded as a group only interested in self-enrichment.


Italy's Salvini furious as 47 migrants land despite his ban

MILAN (AP) — Italy's hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini threatened possible legal action Monday after 47 migrants rescued at sea by a humanitarian aid ship landed on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ban against them.


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Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition from UK

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition from UK.


Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, official results showed.


UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights

ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants, even after U.N. human rights investigators said it violated international law.


Pro-EU rallies draw tens of thousands before elections

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets Sunday in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the European Parliament.


Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs.


The Latest: Swiss voters back tighter gun laws

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Switzerland's referendum on tightening Swiss gun laws (all times local):


No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior, and this week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union.


The Latest: Migrant boats intercepted in English Channel

ROME (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local):


EU elections: Weber, in Bulgaria, vows tough migration laws

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A leading conservative candidate in next week's European Parliament elections has promised Bulgarians tight measures against illegal migration.


Austrian president eyes September as best time for new vote

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria's president said the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country's politics and warned that the government needed to remain capable of taking part in important European Union decisions in the interim.


Police seek armed Alabama man accused of shooting officers
Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

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Georgia man's sexual extortion case to go before grand jury
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No deal but Sudanese army, protesters will keep talking

Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end'

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

Sudanese general's path to power ran through Darfur

Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

China's pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

Edward Branstad, Xi Jinping

At least 3 killed in China building collapse

At least 3 killed in China building collapse

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government

Scott Morrison

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