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The Latest: Forest fire threatens homes on Greek islandGreek authorities say a forest fire is threatening homes in a village on the western island of Kefallonia, but no injuries have been reported
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This photo provided Tuesday Aug. 15 2017 shows rescue workers evacuating a victim in a helicopter after a man deliberately rammed his car into a pizzeria in Sept-Sorts, east of Paris, Monday Aug. 14, 2017. Paris hospital authorities say five people were gravely injured. (Leonardo Ortuso/SDIS77 via AP)
France: Murder charges for driver in pizzeria car attackFrench authorities file preliminary murder charges against security guard who intentionally slammed his car into a crowded pizzeria east of Paris, killing an adolescent girl
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE--In this Aug. 13, 2017, file photo, demonstrators march in downtown Los Angeles decrying hatred and racism the day after a white supremacist rally that spiraled into violence in Charlottesville, Va. A monument at Hollywood Forever Cemetery commemorating Confederate veterans has been taken down after hundreds of people demanded its removal. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file)
UN experts: Charlottesville exemplifies rising racism in USThree United Nations human rights experts are decrying rising racism and xenophobia in the United States and urging U.S. authorities to punish perpetrators of hate crimes
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The Latest: French city opens toilets, showers for migrantsMigrants in Calais, France are getting access to toilets and showers, despite the city's determination to keep them away
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Italian police officers and forensic experts turn upside down a trash bin which contains human body parts in Rome, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Police in Rome say they are investigating a suspected murder after a pair of hacked-off legs, apparently of a woman, was found in a trash bin on an upscale street in the Italian capital, and a head and torso found in trash elsewhere. Police officials say they were questioning the brother of the victim Wednesday. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
Man held in Rome after sister's dismembered body found trashPolice in Rome say a man has confessed to killing his sister, whose body parts were found in city trash bins.
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Co-founder of StreetScooter GmbH, Achim Kampker, sitting in a StreetScooter in Cologne, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.  Deutsche Post DHL Group and U.S. automaker Ford have unveiled a jointly manufactured electric delivery van amid growing demand for emission-free utility vehicles. The StreetScooter WORK XL merges a Ford Transit chassis with an electric drivetrain designed for the German logistics giant. It’s the third electric delivery van made by DHL, which began manufacturing its own vehicles after finding no traditional car manufacturer able or willing to supply such vehicles.   (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery vanDeutsche Post DHL Group and U.S. automaker Ford have unveiled a jointly manufactured electric delivery van amid growing demand for emission-free utility vehicles
The Associated Press9 hours ago
French ministers rent home linked to ex-drug traffickerTwo French government ministers are protesting a website's report that they rented a vacation home linked to a Corsican drug trafficker
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Poland needs until 2019 to clear trees felled by heavy windPoland's forestry authority says it will take until 2019 to clear away trees that were broken and felled last weekend by extremely heavy winds in the northwest and central part of the country
The Associated Press10 hours ago
UK police arrest brother of main suspect in model kidnappingBritish police have arrested the brother of a Polish man suspected of kidnaping a British model and threatening to sell her on the dark web
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this March 13, 2017 file photo, Farhad Nouri, known as Little Picasso poses with a drawing portrait of Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic in his room in the "Krnjaca" collective centre near Belgrade, Serbia. A 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed "Little Picasso" because of his talent for painting, and his family have been offered Serbian citizenship and a job for his father after being stuck for eight months in a refugee camp while seeking to reach Switzerland. Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic made the offer when he met the five-member family in his office on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
Afghan migrant 'Little Picasso' offered Serbian citizenshipA 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed "Little Picasso" because of his talent for painting, and his family offered Serbian citizenship
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD,  candidate for Chancellor, Martin Schulz, arrives for  a meeting of board members in Berlin, Germany,  Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
German pol slams Trump's 'downplaying of Nazi violence'A leading German politician has described "the downplaying of Nazi violence" in U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as "highly dangerous"
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Turkey asks Germany to extradite top coup suspectTurkey has formally asked Berlin to arrest and extradite a top suspect behind last year's failed coup attempt following reports suggesting that he has been spotted in Germany
The Associated Press10 hours ago
People watch as Britain's new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth, Britain, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2017.  HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare.  Crowds lined the harbor on Wednesday to welcome the ship to Portsmouth Naval Base, where the 919-foot (280-meter) vessel will be based for its estimated 50-year lifespan.(Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at portBritain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, talks with Commodore Jerry Kyd, Captain of the 65,000-tonne British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, during her tour of the ship, after it arrived at Portsmouth Naval base, southern England, its home port, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (Ben Stansall/Pool Photo via AP)
UK leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming "both sides"Britain's prime minister Theresa May has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks on white supremacists, declaring that there is "no equivalence" between fascists and their opponents
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Germany indicts Swiss man of espionage in tax evasion caseAuthorities in Germany have formally indicted a Swiss citizen on suspicion of espionage for spying on German tax investigators
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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