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May 21, 2018 - 1:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center. Marseille's La Provence newspaper says the men arrived in three vehicles and opened fire with Kalashnikov rifles on Monday evening. The paper says at least one injured person was taken...
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Maps locates Mbandaka, Congo, where an ebola virus outbreak has been reported in the city of 1.2 million people; 2c x 3 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 88 mm;
May 21, 2018 - 1:52 pm
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo began an Ebola vaccination campaign Monday in a northwest provincial capital in a major effort to stem an outbreak that has already made its way from rural towns into a city of more than 1 million people. The campaign comes a day after the health ministry announced that...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated. The headquarters for the Ukrainian operations in the east said two soldiers were killed and another four were wounded in fighting near the village of Yuzhnoye early Monday. The...
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 21, 2018 - 1:38 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay people feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church. Juan Carlos Cruz, the main whistleblower in Chile's clerical...
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A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
May 21, 2018 - 12:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding. The tabloid says 25-year-old Tyler Dooley, nephew of the former Meghan Markle, admitted having the...
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May 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's prime minister says the Balkan country's goal is to join the European Union despite calls by the defense minister for a shift in course. Ana Brnabic said Monday that Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin has the right to his opinion, but "we have our course and we know...
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Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks to the media after casting his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, north of Ngozi, in northern Burundi Thursday, May 17, 2018. The country is voting in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's rule until 2034. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)
May 21, 2018 - 11:07 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A majority of Burundi's voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034, the country's electoral commission announced Monday. More than 73 percent of 4.7 million voters in the May 17 referendum supported...
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FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare campaigns as a bill on farming and food industry arrives at Parliament. They want a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens and mandatory cameras in slaughterhouses to be introduced in the proposed law, which will begin to be discussed at National Assembly on Tuesday May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
May 21, 2018 - 10:20 am
PARIS (AP) — Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday. Thirteen animal rights associations have called on...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro places his fist against his heart as he arrives with his wife Cilia Flores to address supporters from the presidential palace after the National Electoral Council said he was re-elected in a vote marred by opposition boycott in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
May 21, 2018 - 10:15 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A growing roster of nations condemned Venezuela's presidential election Monday and threatened to ramp up diplomatic and economic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's already embattled government. A coalition of 14 nations from throughout the Americas, including Brazil,...
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Henri van Breda, left, talks to one of his legal adviser, Piet Botha, right, in the HIgh Court in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday, May 21, 2018 as he awaits the verdict in his murder, and attempted murder trial. Van Breda is accused of murdering his father, mother and brother and the attempted murder of his sister. (AP Photo/Nasied Manie)
May 21, 2018 - 9:39 am
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — A South African man has been found guilty of murdering three members of his immediate family on Monday, more than three years after the gruesome attack in an upscale housing estate that shocked the nation. Henri van Breda, 23, was also found guilty of attempting to...
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