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In this Dec. 18, 2012, photo, executive vice-president Benjamin Smith unveils the new leisure airline Air Canada Rouge in Toronto. Air Canada's chief operating officer Smith has been named the new CEO of Air France-KLM. Smith will replace former Air France CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac, who quit more than three months ago when staff turned down his offer of a pay deal aimed at halting a wave of strikes. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP)
Benjamin Smith new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions concernedAir France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state
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Bus overturns on German highway, 16 hurtAuthorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 16
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A woman places a flower around a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, the day before to the anniversary of the attacks that took place here on Aug. 17, 2017 killing 16 people and injuring more than 120. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in CataloniaSpain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people
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Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro told AP that there had been a "misunderstanding" about information from ambulance dispatchers. Earlier, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that as rescuers comb through the rubble for more bodies it will be "inevitable" that the death toll will eventually rise. Dozens of vehicles plunged into a dry river bed after the collapse Tuesday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Large pieces of rubble removed 3 days after bridge collapseExcavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo Russian fighter jets are parked in preparation for combat action at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria. Merkel and Putin will meet on Saturday in the German government's guesthouse Meseberg, north of Berlin, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. The topics will include the civil war in Syria, the conflict in Ukraine, and energy questions. (AP Photo/Vladimir Isachenkov, file)
Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald TrumpGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump
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A man uses his mobile as he sits in a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with major trading partners despite years of testy rhetoric and a stalled bid for EU membership. The overtures by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has harshly criticized Germany and other European nations in the past, are part of a diplomatic campaign to capitalize on international unease over U.S. President Donald Trump and American tariff disputes. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisisTurkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have seen the country spiral into a currency crisis.
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CORRECTS THE CREATION DATE TO APRIL 17, 2015, NOT OCT. 20, 2010 - FILE - In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Foundation at the Vatican. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury accused Cardinal Wuerl of helping to protect abusive priests when he was Pittsburgh's bishop. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in PennsylvaniaThe Vatican is expressing "shame and sorrow" over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in that state
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on some U.S. products like cars, alcohol, and coal _ a move that is unlikely to have much economic impact but highlights the deteriorating relations with the U.S. in a feud that has already helped trigger a currency crisis. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in TurkeyPresident Donald Trump is calling on jailed pastor Andrew Brunson to serve as a "great patriot hostage" while he's being held in Turkey
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Quakes rock southern Italy, alarmed people sleeping outdoorsAt least nine earthquakes have rocked southern Italy in two hours, prompting frightened residents to sleep outdoors
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Bridge in Italy had unusual design, required constant workBridge that collapsed in Italy had unusual design and required constant maintenance
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A firefighter helicopter flies by the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro told AP that there had been a "misunderstanding" about information from ambulance dispatchers. Earlier, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said that as rescuers comb through the rubble for more bodies it will be "inevitable" that the death toll will eventually rise. Dozens of vehicles plunged into a dry river bed after the collapse Tuesday. (Italian Firefighters/Vigili del Fuoco via AP)
Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructureThe collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure
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German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on CreteGreek explosives disposal experts are checking a German Condor Airlines passenger jet that made a safe unscheduled landing on the southern island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat
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Vatican condemns sex abuse described in Pennsylvania grand jury report, says Pope Francis is on victims' sideVatican condemns sex abuse described in Pennsylvania grand jury report, says Pope Francis is on victims' side
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Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian companyRussia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang
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UN envoy criticizes Bosnian Serb action on SrebrenciaThe UN official focusing on preventing genocide is calling the Bosnian Serb legislature's decision to revoke support for a government report acknowledging the massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica "a step backwards."
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