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Official in Austria quits over poem comparing migrants, ratsAustria's vice chancellor says a deputy mayor with his anti-migration party who penned a poem that compared migrants with rats will resign
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2017 file photo, conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope attend a campaign meeting in Paris. A French judicial official says investigating judges have requested that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
Former French PM Fillon and wife to stand corruption trialA French judicial official says investigating judges have ordered that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks with reporters during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H., Friday, April 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Impeachment, felons voting divides Democrats at CNN forumsDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has joined those calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment
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Polish teachers strike shines light on country's divisionsTeachers from across Poland have gathered in Warsaw to demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society.
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Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith speaks during a funeral service for Easter Sunday bomb blast victims at St. Sebastian Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to NZ attacksSri Lanka's state minister of defense told Parliament on Tuesday that the Easter attack was an Islamic fundamentalist group retaliating for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Flores calls Biden's jokes about touching 'disrespectful'The woman who sparked a discussion about Joe Biden's history of openly affectionate behavior is calling the former vice president "incredibly disrespectful" for making jokes about it
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Prominent Bosnian Serb businessman killed in ambushProminent Bosnian Serb businessman, his bodyguard killed in mafia-style ambush
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France: Far-right claims surface for Macron's allyNathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the EU parliament elections, is facing criticism after online media Mediapart revealed she featured on a list alongside far-right candidates at a student's election 35 years ago
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives with her husband Philip to attend an Easter Sunday church service near her Maidenhead constituency, south England, Sunday April 21, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
UK's May under fire as Parliament returns from Brexit breakBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is facing new pressure from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers return to Parliament _ and to Brexit wrangling _ after an 11-day Easter break
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
China lashes out at US over Iran oil sanctions moveBeijing is again lashing out at a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil, calling it a violation of China's interests that will intensify turmoil in the Middle East
The Associated Press1 hour ago
After IS fall, some women who joined plead to come homeTens of thousands of women, children from Islamic State group packed and under guard in camps in northern Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An investor monitors prices at a stock brokerage in Beijing on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday while oil prices soared to their highest level since October after the U.S. said it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
World stocks mixed, oil soars on Iran sanctions fearsWorld stocks mixed, oil soars as Iran sanctions trigger supply worries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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