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Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport.... 5/4/2015 3:00 AM

Australia says Europeans seek advice on stopping migrants
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The Australian prime minister says Europeans grappling with mass migration from Libya were seeking information about Australia's controversial success in stopping asylum seeker boats reaching its shores.... 5/4/2015 2:48 AM

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in.... 5/4/2015 2:45 AM

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.... 5/4/2015 2:17 AM

US pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China
BEIJING (AP) -- An American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China, state media reported.... 5/4/2015 1:49 AM

Puerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pot
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.... 5/4/2015 12:33 AM

Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charged on Sunday.... 5/3/2015 10:27 PM

Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the nation's exiled president.... 5/3/2015 9:56 PM

With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.... 5/3/2015 9:13 PM

Rebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers
GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Suspected rebels on Sunday ambushed and killed eight Indian paramilitary soldiers in the remote, troubled northeast, police said.... 5/3/2015 9:08 PM

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.... 5/3/2015 8:53 PM

Athens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said.... 5/3/2015 8:36 PM

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would also send weapons directly to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 7:49 PM

Thousands turn out to clean Milan after May Day clashes
ROME (AP) -- Thousands of Milan residents, led by Mayor Giuliano Pisapia, have marched through Italy's financial capital to protest violence that left much of downtown trashed on May Day.... 5/3/2015 7:39 PM

Small group of nationalist Russian bikers enters Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Police say a small group of nationalist Russian bikers has entered Germany, part of a ride from Moscow that is due to end in Berlin on May 9.... 5/3/2015 6:20 PM

Moldovans call for reforms, probe into missing bank funds
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Thousands have protested against Moldova's government, saying it has failed to implement reforms to bring the country closer to the European Union.... 5/3/2015 6:16 PM

Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME (AP) -- Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.... 5/3/2015 5:25 PM

Spain premier makes visit to 2 west African countries
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's prime minister has started a two-day trip to two west African countries as Europe faces pressure from jihadis and migrants making perilous sea crossings seeking a better life.... 5/3/2015 5:23 PM

German train drivers to start 5-day strike Tuesday
BERLIN (AP) -- A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a five-day strike starting Tuesday, its longest walkout yet in an increasingly bitter dispute with the national railway operator.... 5/3/2015 5:08 PM

France tightens Gulf ties with jet deal, security talks
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande is seeking to solidify strategic alliances in the Persian Gulf, as he heads to Qatar to sign a 7 billion-euro ($7.8 billion) fighter jet deal and then gets a starring role in a regional summit in Saudi Arabia.... 5/3/2015 4:56 PM

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