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6 bodies recovered off Greek island of Lesbos, 1 woman saved

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 18 min ago
Greece’s coast guard says six bodies have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos, while one person has been rescued.

German court orders trial over 2010 Love Parade deaths

AP - 6 hours 18 min ago
BERLIN (AP) — A German court said Monday that 10 people indicted over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 must stand trial, overturning a lower court's decision last year. 2017-04-24T01:35:00-04:00 2017-04-24T05:35:48-04:00
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The Latest: European Jewish leaders call Le Pen 'dangerous'

AP - 6 hours 18 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T02:25:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:25:59-04:00
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Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American Samoa

AP - 6 hours 18 min ago
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has thanked American service members based in American Samoa, citing "challenging times" for the military in the Asia-Pacific. 2017-04-24T02:35:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:35:01-04:00
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Mainstream politics shut out as Le Pen, Macron win in France

AP - 6 hours 18 min ago
PARIS (AP) — French voters shut out the political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted for the runoff election between populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron. 2017-04-24T02:29:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:29:03-04:00
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Man lived above Japanese toilet for three years

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 46 min ago
Unemployed Japanese man arrested for trespassing after his loft accommodation is discovered.

Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

BBC WORLD NEWS - 6 hours 47 min ago
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.

French voters face choose between hope and fear in runoff for presidency

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
Centrist Macron and far-right Le Pen offer starkly different visions, but Macron may win because voters fear the alternative

In Pakistan, a student’s lynching for alleged blasphemy was a new low — but no surprise

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
Officials are struggling to stem a rising tide of false accusations and vigilante violence.

How close is too close? Depends on where you live.

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
What 'personal space' looks like around the world.

South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an axe has pleaded not guilty.

Philippines lawyer alleges President Duterte link to deaths

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
A Filipino lawyer has presented documents to the International Criminal Court which he says contain evidence of the alleged involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and other crime suspects.

Emiratis, Malaysians reach $1.2B deal over troubled fund

THE WASHINGTON POST - 6 hours 48 min ago
Emirati and Malaysian officials say they’ve reached a deal over the indebted and troubled Malaysian investment fund 1MDB, with the UAE set to receive $1.2 billion over this year.

The Latest: Spanish FM says he hopes Macron will win

AP - 6 hours 48 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T02:01:00-04:00 2017-04-24T06:01:16-04:00
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Somalia drought fuelling piracy - US Africa command head

BBC WORLD NEWS - 7 hours 1 min ago
There has been half a dozen attacks in the last month, according to the head of US Africa Command.

Indian athlete Man Kaur, 101, wins 100m at World Masters Games

BBC WORLD NEWS - 7 hours 12 min ago
Man Kaur took over a minute to finish in Auckland and was only cleared to run after a medical check.

Japanese demand for nuclear shelters, purifiers surges as North Korea tension mounts

REUTERS - 7 hours 15 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Sales of nuclear shelters and radiation-blocking air purifiers have surged in Japan in recent weeks as North Korea has pressed ahead with missile tests in defiance of U.N. sanctions.

Trump gets on the phone to Asia as another North Korea flashpoint looms

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 18 min ago
The U.S. president dials up counterparts in China and Japan ahead of North Korea’s military anniversary.

London nightclub acid attack suspect charged with 15 crimes

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 18 min ago
British police say the suspect in a nightclub acid attack that injured many people has been charged with multiple crimes.

Al-Qaida leader tells fighters to prepare for long Syria war

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 18 min ago
Al-Qaida’s leader has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted jihad, or holy war.

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