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4 European countries agree on trade deal with Mercosur

BERLIN (AP) - Switzerland says the European Free Trade Association, a group of four countries outside the European Union, has largely concluded a free-trade agreement with the Mercosur bloc including Brazil.


Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

BERLIN (AP) - Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.


The Latest: A leaders' lunch for Trump, Macron in Biarritz

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):


At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe's economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a sharply divided United States and an interconnected world.


Germany: Boy, 13, in stepfather's SUV sets off police chase

BERLIN (AP) - A 13-year-old boy driving his stepfather's SUV set off a chase through the German city of Hannover that ended with the teenager driving into a patrol car, police said Saturday.


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Spanish ex-monarch Juan Carlos I to undergo heart operation

MADRID (AP) - Spain's former monarch, Juan Carlos I, has been admitted to a hospital for a heart operation.


Austria prepares to repatriate IS supporter's children

BERLIN (AP) - Austria is preparing to repatriate two sons of an Austrian Islamic State group supporter believed to have died in Syria after she headed there in 2014.


North Macedonia van crash kills migrant; 12 others injured

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) - North Macedonia police say a 20-year old migrant from Bangladesh was killed and 12 others injured when a van packed with migrants collided with a truck on the main highway in the south.


75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget

PARIS (AP) - Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate.


Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.


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France opens Epstein-linked rape investigation

PARIS (AP) - France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, broadening the search to uncover potential victims and accomplices of the financier two weeks after he killed himself.


The Latest: Greece resuming migrant deportations to Turkey

MADRID (AP) - The Latest on the plight of migrants arriving in Europe (all times local):


Boris Johnson prepares to take his place on world stage

LONDON (AP) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has endeavored to lead his country since he was a boy, will get his first moment on the world stage in his new role at the Group of Seven summit in France this weekend. And he will be at pains to ensure it won't be his last.


Global fashion top players join forces in environmental pact

ROME (AP) - Thirty-two leading companies in the fashion and textile industry have given themselves a set of shared goals under a "Fashion Pact" aimed at reducing the environmental impact of their business.


As Malta disembarks migrants more charity-govt clashes loom

MADRID (AP) - Pledges by six European countries to accept over 350 migrants from a rescue ship in the central Mediterranean on Friday capped weeks of standoffs between charities and governments that have dramatically exposed Europe's inability to deal with sea migration from Africa.


Hungary investigating local angles of Microsoft bribery case

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Hungarian prosecutors say they have launched an investigation into a bribery scheme involving Microsoft's Hungarian office.


International warrant for Kosovo ethnic Serb minority leader

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo's justice minister says an international arrest warrant has been issued for a leading ethnic Serb minority leader suspected of involvement in the killing of a moderate Serb politician a year ago.


France to deploy celebrated cuisine to ease G-7 tensions

PARIS (AP) - As tensions loom over this weekend's G-7 summit of world leaders in France, the country is counting on one key asset to cheer up the event: food.


Handwritten notes highlight British Queen Victoria's grief

LONDON (AP) - British royal documents including Queen Victoria's heart-wrenching, handwritten account of her husband Prince Albert's death have been put online, offering a firsthand account of her overwhelming grief.


Turkey vows to tackle violence after woman's brutal killing

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country.


8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting
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'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some gun violence

'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some gun violence

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get out of jail

Dayton shooter's friend loses another bid to get out of jail

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

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Yemen officials: Government forces take separatist army camp
Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens

Lebanese president says Beirut will overcome economic crisis
Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns

Corruption trial for Sudan's ex-president adjourns

India's Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown

India's Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown

Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

The Latest: India's Modi bars opposition from Kashmir visit

The Latest: India's Modi bars opposition from Kashmir visit

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

Tropical storm traps 18 in Taiwan before heading to China

The Latest: Hong Kong protest winds down after clashes

The Latest: Hong Kong protest winds down after clashes

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