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Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament voteConcerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday across the 28-nation bloc
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A woman walks past campaign posters for European elections in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, southwestern France, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
The Latest: Exit poll sees fractured result in Dutch EU voteAn exit poll published by Dutch national broadcaster NOS shows that the Labor Party has won the most seats in a Dutch European Parliament election that delivered a fractured result
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Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch Party for Freedom, center, arrives at a polling station to cast his vote in the European elections in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU votePro-European Dutch parties are predicted to win most of the country's seats in the European Parliament, with right-wing populist opponents of the European Union managing to take only four of the nation's 26 seats
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German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distressThe German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea
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New Orleans Police: Woman accused of killing Danish touristPolice say a 36-year-old woman is accused of the killing of a Danish tourist who was found shot in the head May 18 in eastern New Orleans
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Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 totalExit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Iran’s supreme leader has publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)
Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talksGerman envoy in Tehran to press Iran to continue to abide by the landmark nuclear deal despite US pullout, sanctions
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North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversationNorth Macedonia lawmaker resigns over illegally taped conversation about cannabis oil
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EU elections primer: How they work, what could happenSome 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls May 23-26 to choose their representatives at the European Parliament for the next five years
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Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leaveHunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leave as court orders another look
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Russian court upholds guilty verdict for Jehovah's WitnessRussian court upholds guilty verdict for Danish Jehovah's Witness, who faces 6 years in prison
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European Central Bank more concerned about growth reboundTop officials at the European Central Bank at their last meeting held on to their hopes for a return to stronger growth in the second half of the year even as they underlined their readiness to deploy more stimulus if needed
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Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning aliveIn Greece, traditional campaigning methods make a comeback as impact of Europe's fast-aging electorate is felt across the EU
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In this May 17, 2019, photo, Steve Melnikoff, who came ashore at Normandy, France on D-Day-plus-1, June 7, 1944, with the 175th Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division, stands in his home in Cockeysville, Md. His unit was part of the bloody campaign to capture the French town of Saint-Lo through fields marked by thick hedgerows that provided perfect cover for German troops. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
D-Day veterans revisit Normandy, recall horror and triumphFor historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth
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2 migrants die after found hiding in truck tank in Serbia2 migrants die after found hiding in truck tank in Serbia; 2 others in serious condition
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