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German court orders trial over 2010 Love Parade deaths

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 17 min ago
German judges have ruled 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.

The Latest: German foreign minister joins cheers for Macron

AP - 7 hours 17 min ago
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2017-04-24T01:31:00-04:00 2017-04-24T05:31:51-04:00
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South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

AP - 7 hours 17 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time. 2017-04-24T01:12:00-04:00 2017-04-24T05:12:32-04:00
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Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

BBC WORLD NEWS - 7 hours 40 min ago
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m, is seeking offers from potential bidders.

UK Conservatives pledge energy price cap, hitting utility shares

REUTERS - 7 hours 44 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ruling Conservative Party said it would cap domestic energy prices if it retained power in an election in June, targeting an industry it accuses of not working properly and sending shares in the leading providers down sharply.

U.S. defense chief arrives in Kabul as Afghan defense minister resigns in disgrace

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 47 min ago
Mattis’ visit comes after a devastating Taliban surprise attack killed at least 140 government troops.

Lockerbie bomber’s family launches new bid to clear his name

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 47 min ago
The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name.

3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

THE WASHINGTON POST - 7 hours 47 min ago
Three African countries have been chosen to test the world’s first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children.

Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman’s appeal

THE WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 17 min ago
The family of a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter says all efforts to appeal her five-year prison sentence in court have failed.

Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10

THE WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 17 min ago
Iraq’s military says militants have ambushed a convoy of off-duty soldiers near a town in the country’s sprawling western desert, killing at least 10 and wounding 20.

French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

AP - 8 hours 17 min ago
PARIS (AP) — French voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election. 2017-04-24T00:19:00-04:00 2017-04-24T04:19:18-04:00
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Swedish prosecutors arrest second suspect in truck attack probe

REUTERS - 8 hours 17 min ago
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors have arrested a further suspect in connection with the investigation of the deadly truck attack in the Swedish capital earlier this month, police said on Monday.

Lawyer for Philippines hit-man files complaint against Duterte at ICC

REUTERS - 8 hours 32 min ago
HONG KONG/THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Philippines lawyer said he had filed a complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, accusing them of crimes against humanity in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown.

US Defense Sec’y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

THE WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 47 min ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived unannounced in Afghanistan.

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needs

THE WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 47 min ago
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis in Afghanistan to assess war needs.

AP journalist covering Kashmir protest helps injured teen

THE WASHINGTON POST - 8 hours 47 min ago
He was documenting a protest by dozens of Kashmiri students confronting armed Indian government forces wearing riot gear. But when an 18-year-old was hit in the head and began bleeding profusely, the Associated Press photographer put down his camera and rushed in to help her.

US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

AP - 8 hours 47 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more troops. 2017-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 2017-04-24T04:00:24-04:00
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Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

BBC WORLD NEWS - 9 hours 1 min ago
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.

U.S. defense secretary in Afghanistan as U.S. looks to craft policy

REUTERS - 9 hours 7 min ago
KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country, where resurgent Taliban militants continue to make gains.

Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide calls Macron 'arrogant'

REUTERS - 9 hours 9 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Round two of the bitter fight for the French presidency got under way on Monday within hours of first round results with far-right leader Marine Le Pen's top aide launching a stinging attack on her centrist opponent Emmanuel Macron.

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