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Asian stocks extend global rally on upbeat US growth data
HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China....
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Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital
VIENNA (AP) -- As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 - decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside....
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Refugees or migrants? Debate over words to describe crisis
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Day after day, images of soaked and exhausted parents clutching their glassy-eyed children as they arrive on Europe's shores make their way around the world....
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A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the risks of perilous sea crossings and little humanitarian assistance. Here are the latest developments Thursday:...
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Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins - the continent's only species of the flightless bird - are at risk of extinction....
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Rousseff faces 'political suicide bomber,' removal threat
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, she's now faced with a "political suicide bomber."...
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French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts
LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) -- Police, working swiftly in the pouring rain, cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters that housed hundreds of people....
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Greece's new prime minister to name caretaker cabinet
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, was to name the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year....
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India's polluted waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festival
NASIK, India (AP) -- It's just water, and far from the cleanest you could find. Raw sewage often flows in the Godavari River, bringing with it high bacteria levels. Residue from sand mining can cloud the water. Farm pesticides leech through the soil....
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IS suicide bombing kills 2 Iraqi army generals in Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two Iraqi army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said....
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