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Eurozone chief urged to quit for 'liquor and women' quip

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — Portugal led calls on Wednesday for the eurozone's top official to resign for what many saw as derogatory comments about debt-ridden...

Over 400 students fall ill of Egypt army's school meals

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — At least 435 students fell ill of suspected food poisoning in public schools across Egypt on Tuesday and Wednesday after consuming...

Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest
Ukraine bans Russia's entry to Eurovision song contest

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a...

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the...

The Latest: China envoy hails Syria peace talks 'momentum'
The Latest: China envoy hails Syria peace talks 'momentum'

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5:50 p.m. China's envoy for the Syria crisis says the "momentum of peace...

AP Explains: What's behind conflict at sprawling Thai temple
AP Explains: What's behind conflict at sprawling Thai temple

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — It's more than eight times bigger than Vatican City and twice the size of Cambodia's ancient Angkor Wat, making it quite possibly the...

More Palestinians in Jerusalem seek Israeli citizenship
More Palestinians in Jerusalem seek Israeli citizenship

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — More Palestinians in east Jerusalem are applying for Israeli citizenship in hopes of swapping their vulnerable status as mere city...

Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announces 20 medal winners
Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announces 20 medal winners

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Massachusetts man who died saving a waitress from being stabbed by a mentally ill man and a 12-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died...

The next Messi may be training at this youth soccer academy
The next Messi may be training at this youth soccer academy

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Benjamin Palandella dribbles around a bigger boy who comes charging at him and shoots to the goal with shocking force...

UK says cabin ban on laptops to go into effect Saturday

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The British Department of Transport says a ban on laptops and tablets being brought into airline cabins on certain flights must be put in...

African governments urged to spend more on clean water
African governments urged to spend more on clean water

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Nearly a third of people in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to safe drinking water, the World Water Council said...

Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever
Puerto Rico in scarce supply of hair dye amid baseball fever

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Pharmacies and beauty stores across Puerto Rico are running out of hair dye with even a top economist joining men going...

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire
Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls on the floor of a locked room,...

Int'l court sentences Congo ex-vice president to extra year
Int'l court sentences Congo ex-vice president to extra year

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Congolese vice president was sentenced Wednesday to an extra year in prison and fined 300,000 euros ($324,000)...

In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety
In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his anti-European rhetoric on Wednesday, warning that the safety of Western...

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Stars pull ahead of Democrats
Italy's anti-establishment 5-Stars pull ahead of Democrats

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

ROME (AP) — Like elsewhere in Europe and in the U.S., Italy has seen a rising tide of anti-establishment sentiment — and an eclectic grassroots...

Lawyer for Russian whistle-blower's family injured in fall
Lawyer for Russian whistle-blower's family injured in fall

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer hired by the family of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian whistleblower who died in jail, has been seriously injured in a fall from his...

Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'
Liverpool plans extravaganza for 50 years of 'Sgt. Pepper'

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — It was 50 years ago today — almost — that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. The English city of Liverpool is getting set to celebrate...

Wilders: Dutch coalition talks ignore his 1.3 million voters
Wilders: Dutch coalition talks ignore his 1.3 million voters

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders said Wednesday that political parties discussing the makeup of the next Dutch ruling...

Germans see rising pensions as wages increase

By: 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says pensions will rise by up to 3.6 percent this year as a result of higher wages in Europe's biggest economy....

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