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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370
PARIS (AP) -- French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.... 9/3/2015 3:44 PM

Uganda: 12 soldiers killed in Somalia attack
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The flag-draped coffins of Ugandan soldiers killed in an attack by Islamic extremists on an African Union base in Somalia were offloaded from a cargo plane in Uganda on Thursday as troops stood at attention. A military official said 12 Ugandan soldiers had been killed.... 9/3/2015 3:41 PM

Egypt sentences 2 women to 6 months for racy music videos
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced two women to six months in prison with labor for "inciting debauchery" in racy music videos.... 9/3/2015 3:38 PM

UN to vote on lifting some secrecy around choosing top job
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. General Assembly is expected to vote next week on an effort to remove some secrecy around selecting the U.N. secretary-general.... 9/3/2015 3:38 PM

Q&A: What to look for with Guatemala's embattled president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- President Otto Perez Molina has resigned amid a corruption scandal after a judge issued an order to detain him in the case.... 9/3/2015 3:32 PM

At Venice fest, 'Spotlight' exposes sex abuse by priests
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies.... 9/3/2015 3:31 PM

European Central Bank ready to give eurozone more stimulus
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank is ready to give the eurozone economy a bigger dose of stimulus if turmoil in China and weaker global growth hurt its modest recovery, President Mario Draghi said Thursday.... 9/3/2015 3:18 PM

Father of drowned Syrian boys: Overloaded boat flipped
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The father of a 3-year-old Syrian boy photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach has described how their overloaded boat flipped over in the sea and he quickly realized his two sons and his wife had drowned.... 9/3/2015 3:16 PM

Iraq: Separate bomb attacks kill 11 in and around Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Officials say a wave of attacks in and around Baghdad has killed at least 11 civilians and wounded 28.... 9/3/2015 3:14 PM

Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos at train station
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's leader railed Thursday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home, where migrants by the thousands surged into Budapest's main train station after police ended their two-day blockade of its entrance.... 9/3/2015 3:13 PM

Ebola transmissions over in Liberia, enters 90-day watch
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- The World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free for a second time on Thursday after the country hardest hit by the deadly virus saw a brief resurgence of cases not long after the first time it thought the disease was gone for good.... 9/3/2015 3:12 PM

The Latest: Guatemalan president resigns in corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):... 9/3/2015 3:08 PM

Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.... 9/3/2015 3:04 PM

Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, and arrived at court Thursday morning to hear the charges against him.... 9/3/2015 2:58 PM

Correction: Mozambique-Facebook Defamation story
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) -- In a story Aug. 31 about a defamation trial in Mozambique, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the defendants were found guilty. No verdict was passed by the judge, who said the verdict and sentence will be issued on Sept. 16. AP also erroneously reported that three were on trial. Only two were on trial.... 9/3/2015 2:52 PM

Romania prime minister wants his corruption case resolved
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romania's prime minister, indicted on wide-ranging corruption charges, has called for his case to be resolved quickly.... 9/3/2015 2:49 PM

Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train
WALBRZYCH, Poland (AP) -- The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland - as treasure hunters descend on the area in search of a mystery Nazi train said to be laden with gold.... 9/3/2015 2:49 PM

Sir Nicholas Winton has postage stamp in Czech Republic
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech Post has issued a postage stamp in honor of Sir Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who organized mass evacuations of children to save them from Nazi concentration camps.... 9/3/2015 2:36 PM

Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country's health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.... 9/3/2015 2:33 PM

French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris
PARIS (AP) -- More than 1,000 tractors - and a few cows - descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goods and high taxes.... 9/3/2015 2:16 PM

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