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AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Top Haitian leaders have reached an agreement to install a provisional government less than a day before President Michel Martelly is scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States told The Associated Press on Saturday.... 2/6/2016 6:36 PM

Pope's sex abuse panel tells abuse survivor to take a leave
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory committee voted Saturday to sideline one of its members, a high-profile abuse survivor who had clashed with the commission over its mission.... 2/6/2016 6:32 PM

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds.... 2/6/2016 6:22 PM

Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers to the continent.... 2/6/2016 6:09 PM

The Latest: Calais police fire tear gas at far-right rally
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):... 2/6/2016 6:02 PM

Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows
LONDON (AP) -- Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University.... 2/6/2016 5:45 PM

Italy demands answers as student's body flown in from Cairo
ROME (AP) -- Italy demanded Saturday that Egyptian authorities swiftly determine who was responsible for the torture and slaying of an Italian doctoral student researching Egyptian labor movements and other social issues in Cairo.... 2/6/2016 5:42 PM

Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- It was a bomb that blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a Somali official said Saturday.... 2/6/2016 5:41 PM

Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in 'massive' avalanche
BERLIN (AP) -- Five people were killed Saturday when a "massive" avalanche in the Austrian Alps struck skiers from the Czech Republic taking part in a freeriding camp, police said.... 2/6/2016 5:40 PM

Syria says any foreign troops would return 'in coffins'
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins" and asserted that recent military advances put his government "on track" to end the five-year-old civil war.... 2/6/2016 5:33 PM

Jewish woman stabbed in Arab town in southern Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Police say an attacker stabbed a Jewish woman in a market in an Arab town in southern Israel, seriously wounding her before running away.... 2/6/2016 5:02 PM

Austrian police: 5 people killed after 'massive' avalanche sweeps away 17 Czech skiers in ...
BERLIN (AP) -- Austrian police: 5 people killed after 'massive' avalanche sweeps away 17 Czech skiers in Alps.... 2/6/2016 4:51 PM

2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant
MADRID (AP) -- An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday.... 2/6/2016 4:43 PM

Somali official says a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the ...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somali official says a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.... 2/6/2016 4:39 PM

Egypt arrests 3 for selling stones from Giza Pyramids
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities have arrested three people after they appeared in a video selling stones from the 4,500-year-old Giza Pyramids to undercover journalists.... 2/6/2016 4:29 PM

S. Africa: Search continues for 3 missing in mine collapse
BARBERTON, South Africa (AP) -- The families of three missing mineworkers sang and prayed at the scene of a collapsed mine in South Africa as rescuers continued their search on Saturday.... 2/6/2016 4:21 PM

An OAS official tells the AP that Haitian leaders have reached a deal to install a provisi...
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- An OAS official tells the AP that Haitian leaders have reached a deal to install a provisional government less than a day before president is to step down.... 2/6/2016 4:19 PM

Al-Qaida group claims attack on police station in north Mali
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali that killed one Malian soldier, an organization that monitors jihadi sites said Saturday.... 2/6/2016 4:10 PM

Portugal buys 50 percent of TAP airline for $2.1 million
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million).... 2/6/2016 4:05 PM

App launched with uniquely African emojis
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures.... 2/6/2016 3:59 PM



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