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Sophie Beau, center, general director of SOS Mediterranee France, Frederic Penard, operations director for SOS Mediterranee, left, and Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, from Doctors without Borders group, answer reporters Tuesday, Aug.14, 2018 in Paris. Portugal has become the first European country to say it could take in some migrants aboard rescue ship Aquarius, operated by French groups, as officials in coastal France made impassioned pleas to a so-far-silent French government to allow its docking. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboardMalta will let dock a private rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard but they'll be distributed among five other European Union nations
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
In this frame grab taken Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 armed police detain a man, fifth right, who was in a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament stands to the right of a bus in London. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (SKY News via AP)
The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crashBritish counter-terrorism police are carrying out three searches in central England as part of an investigation after a car slammed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London
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In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, a truck is seen under the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)
Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 20 killedA bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probeChilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation
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A nursing home building smolders after fire in which at least ten elderly persons died, in Chiguayante, Chile, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. At least Ten elderly persons died in the voracious fire that destroyed the bedroom in which they rested, informed the governor of Bío Bio, Jorge Ulloa. (Alejandro Zonez/Aton Chile via AP)
Chile: 10 people killed in nursing home fireChilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French aid groups operating the ship appealed for a safe port and Italy said Britain should take responsibility. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrantsGermany's Interior Ministry says the country will take in up to 50 migrants from the rescue ship Aquarius as a humanitarian gesture
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People walk past a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped sanctions on Turkey angered by the continued detention of an American pastor. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talksThe Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors gauge the government's next move to avoid a full-blown financial crisis.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protestUganda opposition figure detained after driver slain in clashes amid protest against president
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burnedSwedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman cries as she arrives to find out news of soccer fans killed in a bus crash outside the morgue in Cuenca, Ecuador, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. At least 12 fans of Ecuadorean football team Barcelona were killed and 30 injured when the bus they were traveling in after a match against Deportivo Cuenca overturned on Sunday. (AP Photo/Javier Ramirez)
Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19Ecuadorean officials say at least 24 people died and another 19 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Forensics officers work near the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, man arrestedA motorist slammed into pedestrians and cyclists near Britain's Houses of Parliament and police are treating the incident as an act of terror
The Associated Press3 hours ago
An Afghan family, who escaped from the volatile city of Ghazni, pose for a photograph in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troopsTaliban overrun army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 troops, even as fighting still underway in Ghazni
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