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AP News - 8 hours ago

ROME (AP) — Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union.Italy launched the Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) operat ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — The head of an inquiry into alleged sex abuse by powerful figures in British society has resigned after victims' groups said she was too close to a politician under scrutiny.Fiona Woolf, lord mayor of London, said Friday that she h ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — British police have found the bodies of two men after a blaze at a fireworks warehouse that sent plumes of black smoke and explosions into the sky.A 53-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with the fire, but was later rel ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African official says a suspect faces murder charge in killing of soccer team captain. ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.Speaking at his weekly press conference in The Ha ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

PARIS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the international community is focusing too much on the battle over Kobani and is calling for strikes in other parts of Syria.Speaking at a news conference with French President Francois H ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule.Former ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

PARIS (AP) — A fire at the Paris headquarters of French state radio is sending columns of thick black smoke out of more than a dozen windows.Photos of the scene Friday afternoon showed smoke pouring from the upper stories of the massive Maison d ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore says in statement he has stepped down after protests. ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

BEIJING (AP) — Investigators in China have found more than 200 million yuan ($33 million) in cash at the home of an energy official accused of receiving bribes, in the country's largest cash seizure ever, a senior prosecutor said Friday.If all t ...more