Monday, April 20, 2015
     

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 3:50pm

Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 3:36pm

Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite laws

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Twelve-year-old Youssuf and 7-year-old Mamadou start their day at 5 a.m. walking from a Dakar, Senegal suburb into the city to beg for money. The older boy must come back with 700 CFA ($1) and the younger 500CFA ($0.80), or they may get beaten. They then must go beg for food....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 3:10pm

Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and head north....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 2:21pm

Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 2:14pm

The Latest: US plans continued migrant help with Europe

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 1:55pm

Spain: Student armed with crossbow, machete kills teacher

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- A 13-year-old Spanish boy armed with a crossbow and a machete killed a substitute teacher and wounded four other people at his school in Barcelona on Monday, police said....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 1:41pm

Amid more migrant emergencies, EU searches for response

MILAN (AP) -- Rescuers responded Monday to two new migrant emergencies off Libya and a third boat ran aground near Greece following a weekend disaster that left hundreds feared dead, as top European officials searched for ways to stem the tide of illegal trafficking from Africa and the Middle East....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 12:09pm

Hundreds leave South Africa after anti-immigrant violence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks on foreign-owned shops....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 12:08pm

Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack that was widely denounced....

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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 - 4:16am

Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

ITOMAN, Japan (AP) -- In Norman Baker's mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and pillaging anything with the worse-than-death fate of crossing their path....

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