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International mission member killed in Ukraine blastA member of the OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and at least one other was injured after their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the Luhansk region
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
People enter the Sachsenhausen Nazi death camp through the gate with the inscription 'Arbeit macht frei' (work sets you free) for commemorations of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the camp  in Oranienburg, about 35 kilometer north of Berlin Sunday, April 23, 2017.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years agoHolocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of the former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and Sachsenhausen north of Berlin to commemorate the liberation of the camps 72 years ago
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
A Femen activists wearing the mask of Marine le Pen is detained as they demonstrate in Henin Beaumont, northern France, where far-right leader and presidential candidate Le Pen will vote, during the first round of the French presidential election, Sunday April 23, 2017. French voters began casting ballots for the presidential election Sunday under heightened security in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
The Latest: Voter turnout in France so far similar to 2012France's Interior Ministry says the voter turnout so far in the first round of the presidential election is about the same as it was in 2012, when turnout was high
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
CORRECTS NAME OF THE MAN - Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen casts her vote for the first-round presidential election while National Front Henin-Beaumont's mayor Steeve Briois, right, looks on, in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017.  French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by concerns about jobs and immigration and clouded by security fears following a recent attack on police guarding the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
France begins presidential vote in test for populismAmid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism around the world
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
British police arrest suspect in nightclub acid attackBritish police say they have arrested the boyfriend of a reality TV performer sought in connection to an acid attack at an east London nightclub
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Un hombre selecciona una boleta para la primera ronda de las elecciones presidenciales de Francia de una mesa en un centro electoral en París, el 23 de abril de 2017. (AP Foto/Emilio Morenatti)
French presidential election, by the numbersThe French presidential election, by the numbers: 11 candidates, 47 million eligible voters, 70,000 polling stations and two rounds
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Voters across France begin casting ballots for president in tense first-round election seen as test for populismVoters across France begin casting ballots for president in tense first-round election seen as test for populism
The Associated Press5 hours ago
French expats wait in line to vote in Montreal, Saturday, April 22, 2017. France goes to the polls on Sunday, April 23, for the first round of the 2017 French presidential election. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
Security tight as France prepares for presidential voteFrances heads into Sunday's first-round presidential ballot amid heavy security, with 4 of the 11 candidates in a tight race for the two spots in a May 7 runoff that will pick the next head of state
The Associated Press10 hours ago
People hold signs of poineering women in science in front the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the March for Science in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
Advocates fan out in global show of support for sciencePeople around the globe have turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Earth Day and support scientific research and funding
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Body of fire victim left on Greek street because he was poorGreek officials say an 86-year-old man died in a single-home fire in the northern city of Thessaloniki and his body was then left on the street for two hours because undertakers refused to transport the destitute man's corpse to the morgue
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A French riot police officer patrols as demonstrators take part at a protest in what they described as a march of support for all French security forces, in Paris, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Saturday march comes just two days after the Champs Elysees attack in which a police officer was shot with two bullets to the head and two others were wounded before being able to kill the shooter. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential voteThe final hours of many election campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and social media campaigns
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp siteCroatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the country
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This image taken from video shows a Naviera Armas ferry after hitting the breakwater at Puerta de la Luz, Gran Canaria, Spain on Friday, April 21, 2017. Thirteen ferry passengers were injured when the boat slammed into a breakwater in a port on the Canary Islands, Spanish authorities said Saturday. Manolo Vidal, spokesman for Naviera Armas, the company that owns the ferry, says that a "loss of electrical power" caused the accident as the boat was leaving the Puerta de la Luz on the island of Gran Canaria Friday night. (EMERGCAN via AP)
Ferry slams into breakwater in Canary Islands, 13 injuredSpanish authorities say a large ferry slammed bow-first into a breakwater in the Canary Islands, injuring 13 passengers
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian cityA Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo, left, greets U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, right, before talks at her office in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, April 21, 2017. Their talks were to focus on economic and security issues. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US alliesU.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says one of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched an investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to "prevent the same kind of thing happening" to its NATO and other allies
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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