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8th lawmaker quits UK's Labour over anti-Semitism and BrexitAn eighth lawmaker has quit Britain's Labour Party over its handling of anti-Semitism and Brexit, boosting a new breakaway group from the U.K.'s main opposition party
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Frederic Favre, Valais state councillor, left, speaks as Christian Varone, head of Canton du Valais Police, right, listens during a press conference regarding an avalanche in the resort town of Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche Tuesday at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and were searching for others, police said.  (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
Avalanche hits skiers at Swiss resort; 4 rescued so farThe search for skiers who might be buried in snow from an avalanche at a Swiss Alps resort is continuing into the night
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld poses for photographers in front of his books prior to the start of an exhibition at the museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany. Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died. He was around 85 years old. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Lagerfeld's legacy: Youthful designs, elaborate showmanshipLagerfeld's legacy: Youthful designs, showmanship, eccentricities and an acid tongue
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A model wears a creation part of the Benetton women's Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tributeMilan Fashion Week promises to be a running tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday as collateral events got under way
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Poland awaiting Israel's apology for minister's commentsA Polish government official says Warsaw is still waiting for Israel's government to apologize for comments the acting foreign minister made about Poles and their role in the Holocaust
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An investigating police officer looks at a gun, after an incident, in Marseille, southern France, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
French police kill suspect after knife attack in MarseilleA prosecutor in the French city of Marseille says a knife-wielding man on a wanted list was shot dead by police y shortly after he injured four people on a major street
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strikeA Massachusetts survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges receipt of messages from victims' families
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A graffiti reads "Black wolves form Alsace", referring to radical group from the 1970-1980s, is written on a tomb of the Jewish cemetery in Quatzenheim, eastern France, Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019.  French residents and public officials from across the political spectrum geared up Tuesday for nationwide rallies following a series of anti-Semitic acts, including the swastikas painted on about 80 gravestones at this Jewish cemetery overnight. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
Thousands rally in France to oppose recent anti-Semitic actsRallies against anti-Semitism have attracted crowds of thousands in Paris and other French cities following a series of aggressive acts with Jewish targets
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FILE - This Monday Feb. 23, 2015 file handout image of a three image combo of stills taken from CCTV issued by the Metropolitan Police shows Kadiza Sultana, left, Shamima Begum, center, and Amira Abase going through security at Gatwick airport, south England, before catching their flight to Turkey. Shamima Begum told The Times newspaper in a story published Thursday Feb. 14, 2019, that she wants to come back to London. (Metropolitan Police via AP)
Lawyer: Britain plans to strip IS teen of UK citizenshipA lawyer for the family of Shamima Begum, who left Britain four years ago to join the Islamic State group, says the U.K. government plans to revoke her British citizenship
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FILE  - In this file photo taken on Monday, July 9, 2018, a Russian soldier speaks on his smart phone during the 2018 soccer World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia. Russian lawmakers have approved a bill prohibiting military personnel from using smartphones on duty, a move intended to block leaks of sensitive information on social media. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
New legislation bans Russian soldiers from using smartphonesRussian lawmakers have approved a bill prohibiting military personnel from using smartphones on duty, a move intended to block leaks of sensitive information on social media
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Protesters against anti-Semitism gather in Rennes, western France, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, after a series of anti-Semitic acts that shocked the country. French residents and public officials from across the political spectrum geared up Tuesday for nationwide rallies against anti-Semitism following a series of anti-Semitic acts, including the swastikas painted on about 80 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery overnight. Banner reads: "All human are brothers". (AP Photo/David Vincent)
The Latest: French rally to say 'No' to anti-SemitismThousands have gathered on Paris' famed Republic Plaza to say "No" to anti-Semitism following a rise in acts targeting the country's Jewish community
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Cyprus issues 1st 15-year bond; pleased to find solid demandCyprus' finance minister says the country's first-ever 15-year public bond issue was eight times oversubscribed, calling it the "strongest affirmation" of international markets' trust in the Mediterranean island's economy
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Britain's Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay arrives at Downing Street for a Cabinet meeting, in London, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2019.  In an interview published Tuesday, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he can't rule out that the United Kingdom would participate in upcoming European Parliament elections, while still trying to negotiate a delayed Brexit deal.(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
EU, UK to have more Brexit talks but key disagreement intactThe European Union has warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that her trip to EU headquarters to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations stands no chance of success when it comes to her central demand for the divorce deal to be reopened
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A phone box displays a billboards showing Hungarian-American financier George Soros and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker above the caption “You have a right to know what Brussels is preparing to do!",  on Vaci Avenue in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. The Hungarian government has launched a new campaign targeting what it claims are efforts by the European Union leadership to organize mass migration into Europe, mainly by Muslims. (AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi)
EU official criticizes Hungary PM Orban for campaign postersA top European Union official has criticized Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for election campaign posters alleging that EU headquarters has purposely weakened the bloc's external borders to let in more migrants
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ukraine president signs amendment on NATO, EU membershipUkraine's president has signed constitutional amendments committing to join NATO and the European Union
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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