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AP Explains: Brownface part of racist face makeup historyAP Explains: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's scandal is bringing attention to the use of brownface, a practice that scholars say white people have been using for years to demean minorities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Aid ship rescues 36 migrants at Malta's requestA rescue ship run by two non-profit groups has pulled 36 people from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea based on a request from Maltese authorities
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Parachutist jump from a plane near Groesbeek, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, an ultimately unsuccessful airborne and land offensive that Allied leaders hoped would bring a swift end to World War II by capturing key Dutch bridges and opening a path to Berlin. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100Jump by jump, D-Day veteran Tom Rice is getting ever closer to his ambition of still leaping out of planes at age 100
The Associated Press9 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, left, arrive for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
No small fry: German govt haggles over climate change policyThe leaders of Germany's governing parties are meeting Thursday to thrash out the final details of a plan to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions, a day before protesters plan to descend on Berlin demanding climate action
The Associated Press10 hours ago
This provided provided by the Fire Brigade of Northern France shows a panther on the gutter of a building in Armentieres, northern France, Wednesday Sept.18, 2019. After securing a perimeter around the danger zones, the fire service said the black panther luckily went inside one of the houses that enabled workers to be able to trap it. The animal was put to sleep thanks to a harmless dart, and promptly put in a cage. (Sapeurs-Pompiers du Nord via AP)
Cat burglar: Black panther caught prowling French rooftopsEmergency workers caught an unusual prowler lurking around rooftops in northern France - a black panther
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Green activists lose challenge to Irish govt climate planAn Irish court has rejected a challenge by environmental activists who said the government's plans for tackling climate change don't go far enough
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A Brexit supporter holds up a placard and a mock car number plate outside the Supreme Court in London, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. The Supreme Court is set to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament on Sept. 9, sending lawmakers home until Oct. 14 — just over two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
UK top court aims to rule next week on Parliament shutdownPrime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by a former British leader of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark legal challenge to the suspension wrapped up at the U.K. Supreme Court
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power lineA Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in western France, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving the pilot suspended from a power line
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal despite slow progressThe European Union's top energy official says he's optimistic that Russia and Ukraine can conclude a new gas transit agreement by the end of the year even though several issues must still be resolved
The Associated Press13 hours ago
The Latest: UK's Supreme Court aims to rule early next weekBritain's Supreme Court says it is aiming to hand down its judgment in a landmark legal challenge to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament early next week.
The Associated Press14 hours ago
France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing disputeFrance's finance minister says Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on U.S. goods as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday Nov. 23, 2018 file photo, Alfred Yekatom, a Central African Republic lawmaker and militia leader who goes by the nickname Rambo, appears before the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague, Netherlands. Two leaders of a predominantly Christian militia, Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom, involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing, that started Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, at which prosecutors are seeking to persuade judges that they have sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial. (Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP, File)
ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic caseICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case vs. 2 alleged militia leaders
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?A recession looms for Germany yet the government, despite pleas from economists for more spending, is keeping tight control on its finances.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Bank of England keeps main interest rate unchanged at 0.75%, rate-setters vote 9-0 in favor of no changeBank of England keeps main interest rate unchanged at 0.75%, rate-setters vote 9-0 in favor of no change
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities sayBelgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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