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Parachutist jump from a plane near Groesbeek, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as part of commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, an ultimately unsuccessful airborne and land offensive that Allied leaders hoped would bring a swift end to World War II by capturing key Dutch bridges and opening a path to Berlin. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100Jump by jump, D-Day veteran Tom Rice is getting ever closer to his ambition of still leaping out of planes at age 100
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Green activists lose challenge to Irish govt climate planAn Irish court has rejected a challenge by environmental activists who said the government's plans for tackling climate change don't go far enough
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A Brexit supporter holds up a placard and a mock car number plate outside the Supreme Court in London, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. The Supreme Court is set to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament on Sept. 9, sending lawmakers home until Oct. 14 — just over two weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
UK top court aims to rule next week on Parliament shutdownPrime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by a former British leader of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark legal challenge to the suspension wrapped up at the U.K. Supreme Court
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Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power lineA Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in western France, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving the pilot suspended from a power line
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EU hopes for Russia-Ukraine gas deal despite slow progressThe European Union's top energy official says he's optimistic that Russia and Ukraine can conclude a new gas transit agreement by the end of the year even though several issues must still be resolved
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The Latest: UK's Supreme Court aims to rule early next weekBritain's Supreme Court says it is aiming to hand down its judgment in a landmark legal challenge to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament early next week.
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France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus-Boeing disputeFrance's finance minister says Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on U.S. goods as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing
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FILE - In this Friday Nov. 23, 2018 file photo, Alfred Yekatom, a Central African Republic lawmaker and militia leader who goes by the nickname Rambo, appears before the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague, Netherlands. Two leaders of a predominantly Christian militia, Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona and Alfred Yekatom, involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing, that started Thursday Sept. 19, 2019, at which prosecutors are seeking to persuade judges that they have sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial. (Piroschka van de Wouw/Pool via AP, File)
ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic caseICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case vs. 2 alleged militia leaders
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The Latest: Greek police empty 2 buildings used by migrantsGreek authorities have evacuated two buildings in a depressed area of central Athens and will rehouse more than 250 migrants who lived there for years with the support of left-wing activists
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Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?A recession looms for Germany yet the government, despite pleas from economists for more spending, is keeping tight control on its finances.
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Bank of England keeps main interest rate unchanged at 0.75%, rate-setters vote 9-0 in favor of no changeBank of England keeps main interest rate unchanged at 0.75%, rate-setters vote 9-0 in favor of no change
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Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities sayBelgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say
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Ex-UK PM Cameron says he sought queen's help in Scots voteFormer British Prime Minister David Cameron says he asked Queen Elizabeth II to help the pro-"remain" side in Scotland's 2014 independence referendum
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Suspect in German politician's killing linked to 2nd attackGerman prosecutors say a far-right extremist arrested over the killing of a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is also now suspected in the attempted killing of an Iraqi asylum-seeker
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Thieves take 2 million euros in jewels from French chateauFrench authorities say six unidentified thieves have broken into one of France's most opulent chateaus, tied up its owners and escaped with at least 2 million euros' worth of jewels and cash
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