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French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon delivers a speech during a campaign meeting in Maisons-Alfort, outside Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the allegedly fake parliamentary aide jobs that conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon gave to his wife and two of his children. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
France opens full fake jobs inquiry into candidate FillonThe French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the case of allegedly fictive jobs dogging conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a Parliament session about bailout negotiations in Athens, Friday, Feb. 24, 2107. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says an agreement with European creditors under which the country will make further reforms in 2019 is a positive one and will mark an end to austerity. Tsipras' left-led coalition government, trailing in polls, has been at pains to paint a positive picture of the deal for austerity-weary Greeks hammered by seven years of a financial crisis that has wiped a quarter off the economy. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece's Tsipras: the era of austerity is overPrime Minister Alexis Tsipras paints a positive picture of future reforms Greece has agreed to take after its current third international bailout ends, insisting they mark an end to austerity
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Doubts grow over stock market's Trump-inspired surgeAfter driving stocks higher on expectations that a Trump presidency will bring lower taxes and less regulation for businesses, investors are looking at the possible downsides following the active, and often chaotic, start to Trump's term in office
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The CEO of Volkswagen Matthias Mueller speaks during a press conference held after the conclusion of the company's board of directors meeting in Wolfsburg, Germany, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Volkswagen bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year due to the diesel emissions scandal, according to figures released by the German automaker Friday. (Swen Pf'rtner/dpa via AP)
VW makes $5.4 billion profit in 2016, limits executive payVolkswagen says it bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year due to the diesel emissions scandal
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Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner releaseA Ukrainian lawmaker has visited the rebel east to meet with Ukrainian war prisoners
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Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian townItaly is promising all be ready for the G-7 summit, to be held in the stunning setting of Sicily in late May, even as construction awaits its start
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file picture, journalists walk at the damaged ancient site of Nimrud, which was destroyed by the Islamic State militants, some 19 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Mosul, Iraq. At a two-day UNESCO conference, Iraqi officials are asking for money and expertise to reclaim the cultural heritage that is on the verge of complete destruction by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
IS stashed treasures in trenches, smashed walls to shockFor the roomful of archaeologists, scholars and Iraqi cultural officials on Friday, each neighborhood conquered in Mosul brought them one step closer to learning the fate of the ancient sites and artifacts seized by the Islamic State group
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Turkish diplomats seek asylum in Germany after failed coupGermany's Interior Ministry says it is continuing to receive requests for asylum from Turks with diplomatic passports in the wake of a crackdown on the opposition following last year's failed coup
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UN report indicates Iran is honoring its end of nuke dealThe U.N. agency tasked with monitoring Iran's nuclear deal with six world powers has issued a report that indicates Tehran is honoring its end of the deal
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Leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech laying out the plan for the party following the Brexit vote in June 2016, in London, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Corbyn's Labour party had mixed fortunes overnight with the results of two special elections, one Labour held, and one they lost to the ruling Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK Conservatives embarrass Labour Party by winning seatBritain's governing Conservative Party dealt a humiliating blow Friday to the opposition Labour Party and its struggling leader Jeremy Corbyn by winning a parliamentary seat in a special election
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A newly born baby Indian rhino stands by its mother Manjula in their enclosure at the zoo in Plzen, Czech Republic, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The baby was born on Feb. 5, 2017, and is yet to be named. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech zoo welcomes baby Indian rhinocerosA zoo in the Czech Republic has welcomed a new baby rhinoceros
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FILE - The July 8, 2013 file picture shows the BND monitoring base in Bad Aibling, near Munich, Germany. German weekly Der Spiegel reported Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader,File )
Report: German spy agency targets foreign reporters' phonesGerman weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Rights groups: Slovakia discriminates against Roma kidsRights groups say Slovakia has failed to end the discrimination of Roma children in the country's education system
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Engineers surveying the damage after a landslide near the Bosnian town of Kakanj, 50 kms north of Sarajevo on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. More than 150 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Bosnia due to a major landslide at a nearby open pit coal mine that has threatened to bury their villages. ( AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Bosnia: landslide forces home evacuations, road closureMore than 150 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Bosnia because a major landslide from huge piles of soil and mine waste from a nearby open pit coal mine threatens to bury their villages
The Associated Press7 hours ago
UN rights office slams Israeli soldier's 'lenient' sentenceThe U.N. human rights office says it's "deeply disturbed" by the "lenient" 18-month prison sentence handed down by a Tel Aviv military court against an Israeli soldier who killed a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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