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Greece mulls levy on undeclared deposits to raise cash
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money as the country tries to reach a deal with creditors to get more bailout money and avoid default.... 5/26/2015 3:07 PM

Enraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Poland
MADRID (AP) -- Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.... 5/26/2015 3:07 PM

Grave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumed
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Authorities have exhumed human remains from the grave of an assassinated president of Burkina Faso, nearly three decades after he was killed.... 5/26/2015 2:58 PM

Danish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbit
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish radio station has been met with a storm of angry protests after its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump.... 5/26/2015 2:57 PM

Poland to offer safe haven to 60 Syrian Christian families
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz says the country will take in 60 Christian families fleeing violence in Syria.... 5/26/2015 2:46 PM

Former British premier: Refugees overwhelm Lebanese schools
BEIRUT (AP) -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, now a United Nations special education envoy, says Syrian refugees have overwhelmed Lebanese public schools, which need more global support.... 5/26/2015 2:44 PM

French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use
PARIS (AP) -- France's lower house of parliament is to vote on a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.... 5/26/2015 2:41 PM

Egyptian officials investigate police killing of student
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces.... 5/26/2015 2:15 PM

Former trader goes on trial in UK for market manipulation
LONDON (AP) -- A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.... 5/26/2015 2:09 PM

Lock of Mozart's hair going under the hammer at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) -- Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history.... 5/26/2015 2:05 PM

Britain faces tension over push for less EU control
PARIS (AP) -- EU officials are welcoming a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office says that won't derail his mission to reduce EU involvement in national affairs.... 5/26/2015 1:57 PM

Yemen fighters backing exiled government take southern city
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, their first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes.... 5/26/2015 1:54 PM

Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp
BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the border with Thailand.... 5/26/2015 1:52 PM

Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a major military operation to drive the Islamic State from the western Anbar province and retake the Sunni heartland where the extremist group captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.... 5/26/2015 1:50 PM

Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts
MACAU (AP) -- Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula.... 5/26/2015 1:49 PM

IOM urges EU to accept far more asylum seekers
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's leading migration group is urging the European Union to accept far more asylum seekers than the 20,000 it has planned to take under a new EU scheme to resettle people in need of protection.... 5/26/2015 3:11 PM

Ryanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 pct
DUBLIN (AP) -- Europe's leading budget airline Ryanair has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before.... 5/26/2015 1:40 PM

Moldovan president: We prefer European Union orbit to Russia
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Moldova's 4 million citizens would prefer to join the European Union rather than stay in the Russian orbit, its president said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 1:39 PM

APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.... 5/26/2015 1:35 PM

Austrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US
VIENNA (AP) -- Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain.... 5/26/2015 1:34 PM



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