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Clint Payne, third left, gets up to speak, flanked by family members of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran, who was killed in Wednesday's London attack, and of his injured wife Melissa, at the start of a press conference at New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police force, in London, Monday, March 27, 2017. Pictured are, from left, Melissa's mother Sandra Payne, father Dimmon Payne, Melissa's brother Clint Payne and her other brother Michael Payne with his wife Shantell Payne, and Cheyenne Peck with her partner Dallas Cochran, Kurt's son. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 27, 2017 - 8:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on the last day of a European trip celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, foreground, speaks to press in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is making a court appearance Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally on Sunday. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
March 27, 2017 - 8:53 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests against government corruption that rattled authorities, was jailed for 15 days on Monday by a Moscow court for resisting police orders. Navalny was arrested Sunday as he walked to a protest in Moscow...
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Ministers and representatives of the Arab League meet on the Dead Sea in Jordan, Monday, March 27, 2017. Jordan is hosting the annual meeting that this year is focused on Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and Palestine in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. Sudan's official news agency said Sunday that President Omar al-Bashir will attend the meeting later this week, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.(AP Photo/Muntasser Akour)
March 27, 2017 - 6:53 am
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab Summit held in Jordan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Jordan's foreign minister has told Arab counterparts that the region must come together and urgently confront crises that have been allowed to fester, including violent conflicts and millions of...
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FILE-- In this Sept. 25, 2012 file photo, people shop in the Dubai Mall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A subsidiary of the state-backed developer Emaar said it made an $800-million offer to purchase the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the website by Amazon. A stock market filing by Emaar Malls, which runs the Dubai Mall, said the "bid has still not been accepted by the shareholders of Souq.com." (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
March 27, 2017 - 6:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A subsidiary of the state-backed developer Emaar says it made an $800-million offer to purchase the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the website by Amazon. A filing Monday by Emaar Malls PJSC on the Dubai Financial Market says the...
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Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster, right, speaks to the media at Stormont in Belfast, flanked by Deputy DUP leader Nigel Dodds , left, as the deadline for restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland runs out later on Monday March 27, 2017. The British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London. Northern Ireland's latest unity government collapsed in January amid deepening disputes between the British Protestants of the Democratic Unionist Party and the Irish Catholics of Sinn Fein, (Niall Carson/PA Wire(/PA via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 6:50 am
DUBLIN (AP) — The British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London. Britain's system of "direct rule" ran from 1972, the deadliest year of Northern Ireland's conflict, until the Good Friday peace accord...
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March 27, 2017 - 6:49 am
PARIS (AP) — French Guiana faced a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning. As tensions mounted, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve...
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European Council President Donald Tusk signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 27, 2017 - 4:57 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister on Monday challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the vote was "fake" and that it exposed the EU as having "double standards." The view wasn't shared by the aides to President Andrzej Duda. Tusk, a...
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French President Francois Hollande, left, and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrive to witness the signing of several memorandum of understandings between their two countries at the Istana or presidential palace on Monday, March 27, 2017, in Singapore. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
March 27, 2017 - 4:52 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Monday that European countries can fight protectionism in trade and other forms by standing united and reaching out to Asia. Speaking at a lecture in Singapore, where he is on a two-day state visit, Hollande singled out the government of...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:45 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian refugee in Germany won't pursue further legal action against Facebook after a court rejected his call for an injunction forcing the company to seek and delete posts falsely linking him to crimes committed by migrants. The office of lawyer Chan-jo Jun, who represented Anas...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian opposition gunmen, left, carries their weapon as some family members leave the al-Waer neighborhood bound for a town on the Turkish border, in Homs, Syria, Monday, March 27, 2017. Syrian state TV said Monday that another group of rebels with their families are leaving the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs under a Russia-brokered deal with the government. The opposition fighters agreed to leave and the evacuations first started on March 18, after years of siege and bombardment at the hands of pro-government forces. (SANA via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 4:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Another group of Syrian rebels with their families on Monday began leaving the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs under a Russia-brokered deal with the Damascus government, state TV and the province's governor said. The government has denied that the Homs...
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