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DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery van

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Deutsche Post DHL Group and U.S. automaker Ford have unveiled a jointly manufactured electric delivery van amid growing demand for emission-free utility vehicles. Continue reading

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French ministers rent home linked to ex-drug trafficker

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Two French government ministers are protesting a website’s report that they rented a vacation home linked to a Corsican drug trafficker. Continue reading

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The Latest: Reignited Portugal blaze strains resources

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The Latest on the summer wildfires in Europe (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Giant clouds of gray smoke are cloaking the horizon in parts of central Portugal as fast-moving wildfires continue to strain emergency services. Continue reading

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German pol slams Trump’s ‘downplaying of Nazi violence’

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A leading German politician has branded U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as “highly dangerous.” Continue reading

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Big Ben backlash: Plan to silence beloved bell under review

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British Parliament officials say they will review plans to silence Big Ben during four years of repairs after politicians criticized the lengthy muting of the beloved bell. Continue reading

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Afghan migrant ‘Little Picasso’ offered Serbian citizenship

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A 10-year-old migrant from Afghanistan, who has been nicknamed “Little Picasso” because of his talent for painting, and his family have been offered Serbian citizenship and a job for his father after being stuck for eight months in a refugee camp while… Continue reading

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Hacked-off legs, head, torso found in Rome trash bins

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What is believed to be a woman’s hacked-off legs were found in a Rome trash bin on an upscale street — and a head and torso were found in the trash elsewhere in the Italian capital, police said Wednesday. Continue reading

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UK police arrest brother of main suspect in model kidnapping

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British police have arrested the brother of a Polish man suspected of kidnaping a British model and threatening to sell her on the dark web. Continue reading

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Country music icon John Prine performs in Ireland on anniversary of fatal blast

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Shining like a jagged American gem in the green dusk of an Irish evening, American singer-songwriter John Prine played and sang his heart out here recently at a 400-seat theater. Continue reading

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Psychiatric test deems driver responsible in pizzeria attack

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French prosecutors say a psychiatric examination has determined that a security guard can be held legally responsible for deliberately ramming his car into a crowded pizzeria east of Paris, killing an adolescent girl and injuring a dozen other people. Continue reading

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UK leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming “both sides”

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks blaming “both sides” in weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, declaring that there’s “no equivalence” between the two groups. Continue reading

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The Latest: Austrian soldiers to help stop migrant entries

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The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Austrian officials say 70 soldiers are being sent to the border with Italy to help police stop the entry of illegal migrants over Austria’s southwestern flank. Continue reading

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Poland needs until 2019 to clear trees felled by heavy wind

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Poland’s forestry authorities say it will take them until 2019 to clear away trees that were broken and felled last weekend by extremely heavy winds in the northwest and central part of the country. Continue reading

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Murder probe starts after legs are found in Rome trash bin

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Police in Rome say they are investigating a suspected murder after hacked-off legs, apparently of a woman, were found in a trash bin on an upscale street and a head and torso were found in trash elsewhere in the Italian capital. Continue reading

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Spain rescues 339 migrants from 7 boats in Mediterranean

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Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has picked up 339 migrants from seven boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco. Continue reading

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Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens

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Greece’s fire department says it’s close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day. Continue reading

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Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by falling tree on Madeira

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Authorities say a 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal’s Madeira Islands. Continue reading

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Turkey asks Germany to extradite top coup suspect

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Turkey has formally asked the German government to arrest and extradite a top suspect in last year’s failed coup attempt following reports suggesting that he has been spotted in Germany. Continue reading

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Swedes boosts defense budget over next 2 years

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Sweden’s center-left defense minister says lawmakers, including some from two center-right opposition parties, have agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) over the next two years. Continue reading

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NGO:Nigeria’s displaced people increasingly targeted

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The Norwegian Refugee Council says the Nigerian government must protect civilians after a camp with internally displaced people was “indiscriminately targeted” by suicide bombers who blew themselves up in the northeastern part of the country Tuesday, k… Continue reading

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Life jacket find in Denmark submarine case unlikely related

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Police in Denmark say that Swedish volunteers looking for leads in the search for a missing Swedish woman who was on an amateur-built submarine the night before it sank off Copenhagen have found “parts of a life jacket” but say it’s probably not relate… Continue reading

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Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

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Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban. Continue reading

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Manchester bombing ‘hero’ charged with stealing credit card

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A homeless man who was praised for helping victims of the Manchester concert bombing has been charged with stealing a bank card from someone caught up in the attack. Continue reading

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Ex-government aide launching new party to keep UK in the EU

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A former chief of staff to the U.K.’s Brexit minister says he will launch a new political party next month with the goal of keeping Britain in the European Union. Continue reading

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Macedonian prostitution kingpin shot dead by unknown gunman

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Macedonian police say a convicted crime kingpin suspected of forcing hundreds of women from several Balkan countries into prostitution has been shot dead by an unknown assailant. Continue reading

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Tree crashes down during festival in Portugal, killing 12

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A tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira killed at least 12 people, Portuguese authorities said Tuesday. Continue reading

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The Latest: Portugal: Death toll from tree rises to 12

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The Latest on the fallen tree on Portuguese island of Madeira (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Portuguese authorities say the tree that fell during a popular religious festival on the island of Madeira killed at least 12 people. Continue reading

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The Latest: Driver who rammed pizzeria says was suicidal

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The Latest on the car that rammed into a pizzeria outside Paris (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Continue reading

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German politician rails against people speaking English

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A prominent German politician railed against the increased use of English in the Fatherland — declaring that this sort of “lunacy” would never be tolerated in other countries, such as France. Continue reading

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French leader sues photographer who trailed him on holiday

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The French president’s press office says Emmanuel Macron has filed a legal complaint against a photographer who allegedly was spotted on the property where he is vacationing and also followed his motorcade. Continue reading

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US Army commander in Europe honored on Poland’s army day

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The Polish president has bestowed a high honor on the U.S. Army commander in Europe as Poland marked its Armed Forces Day with a military parade. Continue reading

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Man dies in fall at London stock exchange

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The London Stock Exchange says a man fell from an upper floor balcony at the site. Continue reading

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Reports: Multiple deaths from fallen tree in Portugal

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Portuguese media has reported that several people have died when they were crushed by a falling tree on the island of Madeira. Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on bonging: Lawmakers slam Big Ben plan

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Some British politicians are criticizing plans to silence Big Ben for four years during repairs to Britain’s Parliament. Continue reading

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Sign at Swiss hotel directed to ‘Jewish guests’ draws scorn

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Switzerland’s tourism office is expressing regret over an “unfortunate” incident in which a small Swiss Alpine hotel posted a sign asking “Jewish guests” to shower before swimming in the hotel pool. Continue reading

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The Latest: Wildfire near Greek capital burns for 3rd day

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The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Continue reading

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Reports: Turkey detains Interpol-sought Belgian IS suspect

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Turkish media reports say police in Istanbul have apprehended a suspected Islamic State group militant wanted by Interpol. Continue reading

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President: Romania is security provider in uncertain region

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Romania’s president says his country is a security provider in a region marked by uncertainty, unpredictability and security challenges. Continue reading

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Gravely injured in restaurant attack out of danger

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The Paris hospitals authority says five people, including a 3-year-old boy, who were gravely injured when a man deliberately rammed his car into a busy pizzeria east of Paris are out of immediate danger. Continue reading

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3,000 firefighters in Portugal combat raging wildfires

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Portuguese officials say 3,000 firefighters are struggling to put out more than 150 raging wildfires in Portugal, as persistent hot and dry weather stoke the flames. Continue reading

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UK probe into tower fire to sidestep wider social issues

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Britain’s prime minister says a government-backed investigation into the west London apartment block fire that killed at least 80 people will focus on the causes of the blaze and regulations for high-rise buildings. Continue reading

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Tributes paid to man who tried to save lawmaker Jo Cox

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Tributes are being paid following the death of a retired mineworker who tried to save the life of British lawmaker Jo Cox when she was stabbed to death last year. Continue reading

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Swedes help Danes in submarine case with missing woman

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Swedish police say they are assisting their Danish colleagues searching for a missing Swedish journalist who allegedly disembarked from an amateur-built submarine a day before the vessel sank. Continue reading

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Russia detains Ukrainian intelligence officer in Crimea

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Russia’s main intelligence agency says it has detained a Ukrainian intelligence agent who was plotting acts of sabotage in the Russia-occupied Crimea. Continue reading

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Dubai billionaire seeks to sell Trump-branded villas abroad

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During recent trips to Croatia and Malta, a Dubai-based billionaire and business partner of the Trump Organization looked more like a head of state himself — mingling with government dignitaries, receiving a presidential reception and visiting the glittering Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading

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UK says it may seek ‘temporary’ customs union with EU

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Britain says it might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc. Continue reading

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The Latest: Officials: Car drove into patrons intentionally

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The Latest on the car that drove into the sidewalk outside a pizza restaurant in France (all times local): 10:11 p.m. French officials say the driver who steered into patrons of a pizza restaurant east of Paris clearly acted intentionally, but they hav… Continue reading

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Police: Girl, 8, killed as car plows into French pizzeria

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French police say an 8-year-old girl was killed and at least five people were injured when a driver slammed his car into the sidewalk cafe of a pizza restaurant in a small town east of Paris. Continue reading

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Girl killed, several injured after car intentionally slams into patrons at pizzeria near Paris, police say

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An 8-year-old girl was killed and at least 5 people were injured after a driver rammed his vehicle into patrons at a pizza restaurant east of Paris, police say. Continue reading

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The Latest: Libya called ‘not a safe port’ for migrants

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The Latest on Europe’s response to the large numbers of refugees and economic migrants hoping to reach and establish new lives on the continent (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Continue reading

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