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EU, UK fail to resolve border row as Brexit deadline looms

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Britain and its European Union partners failed on Thursday to secure a breakthrough in Brexit talks largely because of seemingly intractable divisions over the best way to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland.


Russian Far East to hold new election after vote rigging

MOSCOW (AP) — Election officials in Russia's Far East have cancelled the results of Sunday's gubernatorial election following reports of blatant vote rigging and say they will hold a new vote.


Ukraine pushes ahead with plans to secure NATO membership

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's president says the country needs to amend its constitution to make NATO membership its long-term goal.


Hungary: Court cuts Syrian's sentence over migrant riot

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian appeals court has lowered to five years from seven the prison sentence of a Syrian man convicted of entering Hungary illegally and of complicity in throwing rocks at police during a 2015 border riot.


German spy chief removal causes turbulence in Merkel gov't

BERLIN (AP) — A decision to give a new government job to Germany's domestic intelligence chief, who was removed from that post after appearing to downplay recent far-right protests, is causing discontent in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition.


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Dozens of ill cruise ship passengers treated in Rotterdam

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch emergency services say that dozens of sick passengers on a cruise ship that has moored in Rotterdam have been kept onboard for treatment.


Aston Martin valued at $6.7 billion in IPO pricing

LONDON (AP) — Aston Martin Lagonda, the maker of James Bond's favorite sports car, plans to raise as much as 1.27 billion pounds ($1.67 billion) when it sells shares to investors for the first time.


German anti-abortion activist loses case against injunctions

BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a German anti-abortion activist's case against injunctions ordering him to stop referring to abortions performed by various doctors as "aggravated murder" and comparing them with the Holocaust.


EU looks to Egypt, Africa for help with migrant challenge

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Austria urged its European Union partners Thursday to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, amid deep divisions over how to manage the challenge.


Dutch police: 4 children killed in crash between train, bike

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say four children have been killed and two people seriously injured in a collision between a train and a cargo bike.


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Dutch police say four people killed, two seriously injured in collision between train and cargo bike carrying children

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say four people killed, two seriously injured in collision between train and cargo bike carrying children.


Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Israel's offer to share detailed information on the Israeli airstrike in Syria that triggered fire by Syrian forces which downed a Russian reconnaissance plane, the Kremlin said Wednesday.


Britain appeals for EU Brexit compromise over Irish border

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday appealed to the European Union to soften its stance in Brexit negotiations, saying that only her government has a workable plan to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland in the U.K. and EU member state Ireland.


German police halt forest eviction after journalist dies

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in western Germany say they're suspending the eviction of protesters from a threatened forest after a journalist fell to his death.


Europe's solutions to migration create humanitarian crises

One of Europe's main solutions to migration — Greece's overcrowded, unsanitary Moria migrant camp — has suicidal children and conditions that a psychiatrist compared to "an old-fashioned mental asylum."


Inquest hears attacker near UK Parliament had violent past

LONDON (AP) — An inquest into the death of five people in an extremist attack last year on the British parliament has heard that the attacker had a history of violence and heavy drinking and had told his children he planned to die fighting for God.


Azerbaijan loses defamation case against French journalists

PARIS (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a lower court decision throwing out a case brought by the country of Azerbaijan which accused two French journalists of defamation for calling the country a "dictatorship."


France to create a memorial museum for victims of terrorism

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to create a memorial museum to honor the victims of terrorism.


Woman dies after storm blows caravan off cliff in Ireland

LONDON (AP) — A woman died after a caravan she was sleeping in was blown off a cliff on Wednesday as the British Isles were battered by a heavy storm.


Rape trial starts of man at center of Nobel scandal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man at the center of a sex-abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature went on trial in Sweden Wednesday.


3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified

3 hurt in court shooting leave hospital; gunman identified

Journalism school's namesake posts racist comment online
Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt

Gunman upset by divorce is found dead after manhunt

Police: Teacher urged preschoolers to fight, posted video
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Shiites across Mideast mark Ashoura, mourning saint's death

Shiites across Mideast mark Ashoura, mourning saint's death

Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon

Making, drinking arak a source of national pride in Lebanon

Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missiles

Hezbollah leader boasts group has 'highly accurate' missiles

Officials say 15-year-old boy killed by Israeli fire in Gaza
With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters there

With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters there

Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PM

Shinzo Abe, Shigeru Ishiba

1 dead, 4 wounded in roadside ambush in southern Thailand
Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

World markets fend off chill from US-China tariffs

World markets fend off chill from US-China tariffs

AP PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North Korea

Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in

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