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With rescuers near, girls stoned to death by Boko Haram
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their captives to death as Nigeria's military approached to rescue the women, survivors told The Associated Press on Sunday.... 5/3/2015 3:18 PM

Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME (AP) -- Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants 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 3:12 PM

Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess.... 5/3/2015 3:01 PM

British leaders in final push before May 7 election
LONDON (AP) -- The leaders of Britain's main political parties are using the long weekend to make a final push to win over undecided voters before the general election.... 5/3/2015 2:58 PM

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A member of a visiting delegation of U.S. congressmen in Baghdad says a provision in the upcoming defense spending bill to separately arm Iraq's Kurds and Sunnis may be reconsidered.... 5/3/2015 2:45 PM

Angola: Opposition, police dispute fatalities in raid
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Angolan police and opposition politicians are at odds over the exact number of people killed in a raid on a religious sect that believes the world will end in 2015.... 5/3/2015 2:40 PM

Swiss rail route blocked by landslide after heavy rain
BERLIN (AP) -- A major railway route in Switzerland has been blocked by a landslide following persistent rain that has swollen rivers in much of the Alpine country.... 5/3/2015 2:26 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 2:25 PM

Greece lauds German president's call for possible redress
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed German President Joachim Gauck's call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture "of historical significance."... 5/3/2015 2:22 PM

Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Several thousand people, mostly from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority, are protesting in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality.... 5/3/2015 2:10 PM

AP NewsAlert
ROME (AP) -- Italy's Coast Guard: at least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya.... 5/3/2015 2:02 PM

Officials: Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates in shorts, landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" mission amid a fierce offensive by Shiite rebels and their allies there, Yemeni military officials said.... 5/3/2015 1:57 PM

Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election
LONDON (AP) -- Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.... 5/3/2015 1:43 PM

Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation
DACHAU, Germany (AP) -- It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."... 5/3/2015 12:48 PM

1 man dead, 14 police hurt in football rioting in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A man died after being hit by a rubber bullet and 14 police officers were injured in clashes that erupted Saturday during a Polish league football match in the south of the country.... 5/3/2015 12:26 PM

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
LONDON (AP) -- Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?... 5/3/2015 12:23 PM

Afghanistan: Taliban offensive forces thousands from homes
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Fierce fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 12:07 PM

Rescuers find 3 survivors in Nepal days after quake
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake, an official said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 12:03 PM

IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for a late-night car bomb attack in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia.... 5/3/2015 11:49 AM

French defense chief urges soldiers to admit African abuse
PARIS (AP) -- France's defense minister wants any soldiers involved in alleged sexual abuse of boys in Central African Republic to come forward to limit the damage to the military's image.... 5/3/2015 11:47 AM



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