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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 2:34pm

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week's mudslides "are getting smaller every day," as bereaved and homeless survivors faced the magnitude of all they have lost....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 2:24pm

In Germany, neo-Nazis get to march but threats are verboten

BERLIN (AP) -- Given Germany's grim history as the home of National Socialism and the efforts it has made since then to atone for its genocidal past, it might seem surprising that far-right extremists who glorify a dead Nazi official are allowed to march in his honor this weekend....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 2:23pm

The Latest: French hunt for car rented by Barcelona suspects

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local):...

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 2:07pm

Barcelona's victims: A snapshot of the world

PARIS (AP) -- The dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world - men, women and children from nearly three dozen nations - testifying to the huge global appeal of the sun-kissed city....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 1:55pm

Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 1:30pm

Finnish police shoot man who stabs 8 people in Turku; 2 dead

HELSINKI (AP) -- A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland's western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 1:26pm

Silent tribute brings moment of unity to grieving Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- When crowds in downtown Barcelona fell silent for one minute Friday to honor the victims of the terrorist attack in the city, one thing was conspicuously absent: any reference to Catalan's burgeoning independence drive....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 11:58am

Police: Attacks in Spain are linked, took long time to plan

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an Islamic terrorist cell - and could have been far deadlier had its base not been destroyed by an apparently accidental explosion this week, Spanish officials said Friday....

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 - 9:59am

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....

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