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Italian court: No rape happened since woman didn't scream
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ROME (AP) — Italy's justice minister has reportedly asked officials to look into a case in which a court acquitted a man of raping a woman because she didn't scream. The Italian news agency ANSA said Thursday that Minister Andrea Orlando has asked ministry inspectors to begin checking into the
Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten
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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital — a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beaten. The demonstrators had hoped to build on a rising wave of
US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul
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BAGHDAD (AP) — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday. U.S. officials did not confirm the reports of civilian casualties but opened an
Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: Officials
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BENI, Congo (AP) — A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in an increasingly violent region where the U.N. is searching for missing American and Swedish investigators, a local official said Saturday. Members of the Kamwina Nsapu militia staged the attack
Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by Beijing
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HONG KONG (AP) — A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests. The election committee's 1,194 members voted at a downtown exhibition center, with the city's former No. 2
The Latest: Anti-EU, anti-NATO protesters march in Rome
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ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Twin anti-EU protest marches have moved through a tense Rome, escorted by slowly-moving police vans and monitored by riot police, following a European Union summit to push for more vigor and unity. Italian
The Latest: Pence puts off trip to continue health care push
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 11 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence is postponing a planned trip to Arkansas and Tennessee as the House considers a Republican-backed plan to overhaul the health care system. Pence's office has confirmed that his
The Latest: London police hero left lasting impression
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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in London (all times local): ___ 10:15 a.m. He was the perfect British bobby, patiently and politely posing for a photo with a family of tourists from Australia, a wry smile on his face. Keith Palmer, the policeman stabbed to death in the
Trump Jr. called a 'disgrace' for criticizing London mayor
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LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for a tweet sent in the hours after Wednesday's London attack that included a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city, but left out that Khan was noting that residents need to "be
Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools
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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he'd had enough. "I said he must put the kids' desks down. They hit me in the head with a knife and I was sent to
5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament
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LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant,
The Latest: Police treating UK parliament attack as terror
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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on reports of an incident outside Britain's parliament (all times local): 3:35 p.m. London police say they are treating a gun and knife incident at Britain's Parliament "as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." The Metropolitan Police says in a statement
Earthquake hits Indonesia's Bali island, but no casualties
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An earthquake has hit Indonesia's resort island of Bali, causing some panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The United States Geological Survey said the magnitude 5.5 earthquake that struck at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday (23:10
Tillerson to skip meeting of NATO foreign ministers
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a semiannual meeting of NATO foreign ministers this spring and will instead travel to a Group of 7 meeting of top diplomats in Italy and then to Russia. U.S. officials said Monday that Tillerson will meet NATO diplomats this week
Former guerrilla fighter set to win East Timor presidency
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DILI, East Timor (AP) — An unofficial vote count shows a former guerrilla leader has won East Timor's presidency in the first election without U.N. supervision since peacekeepers left in 2012. The tally announced Tuesday by the country's Election Commission indicated that Francisco "Lu-Olo"