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The Latest: Official: 21 missing after Venezuelan boat sinksOfficials say they're searching for 21 people who are missing after a boat sank in the Caribbean Sea off the shore of Venezuela
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009 file photo, Candidate Sven Giegold speaks at the party conference of Alliance 90/The Greens in Dortmund, Germany. A lawmaker with Germany's left-leaning Greens says Thursday, April 25, 2019 his party won't back any candidate for president of the European Union's executive branch who relies on support from the far right. The comment by Sven Giegold, a veteran German lawmaker in the European Parliament, was directed toward the center-right European People's Party and its leading candidate for the European Commission, Manfred Weber. EU elections are being held in the 28 member countries May 23-26. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
German Greens won't back aspiring EU head who woos far rightA leading candidate for Germany's left-leaning Greens says his party won't back any candidate for president of the European Union's executive branch who relies on support from the far right
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un posing for a photo prior to their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un say they have had fruitful talks about how to defuse a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin says he'll brief US on summit with KimPresident Vladimir Putin says he's willing to share details with the United States about his Thursday summit with Kim Jong Un, potentially raising Russia's influence in the stalemated issue of North Korean denuclearization
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FILE - In this April 5, 2018 file photo, destroyed buildings line a street damaged during fighting between U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighters and Islamic State militants, in Raqqa, Syria. Amnesty International and Airwars, a London-based watchdog group, said Thursday, April 25, 2019, that the U.S.-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians in the northern Syria city of Raqqa during months of bombardment that liberated it from the Islamic State group. They said the toll came after the “most comprehensive investigation into civilian deaths in a modern conflict.” (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
Monitors: US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in RaqqaTwo organizations say U.S.-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians in the northern Syria city of Raqqa during months of bombardment that liberated it from IS
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Albania opposition blocks highways in its anti-govt protestAlbanian opposition members have blocked national highways in their latest protest of a government they accuse of being corrupt and linked to organized crime, claims the government denies
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Officials: Dozens missing after Venezuelan boat sinksA boat with an estimated 35 passengers from Venezuela has sunk in the Caribbean Sea and most of those aboard are missing, authorities said Thursday
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French President Emmanuel Macron reacts after delivering a speech at the Elysee Palace Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Paris. Macron makes a speech at the Elysee presidential palace based on three months of national debate aimed at addressing the protesters' concerns through town hall meetings and collecting complaints online. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Macron offers tax cut to French workers to quell angerFrench President Emmanuel Macron announced a more representative parliament and tax cuts for middle-class workers to quell five months of yellow vest protests that have damaged his presidency
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A Central American migrant runs as Mexican immigration agents drive near the train station in Arriaga, Chiapas State, Mexico, early Thursday, April 25, 2019. Hundreds of migrants wait for the train known as "The Beast" in their journey toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the practice of massive highway marches through Mexico. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routesMexico's crackdown on migration is not cutting off the flow of Central Americans, but rather forcing migrants into the shadows and greater danger, despite government assurances that the central thrust of its policy is to protect them
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An Ahmadi Muslim refugee woman holds her newly born baby at a community center that they took refuge in Pasyala, north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Hundreds of Ahmadi Muslims from Pakistan who sought refuge in Sri Lanka now huddle together in fear following attacks and harassment after the Easter bombings. They are just some of the Muslims scared the Islamic State-claimed assault will bring both government and mob retaliation. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Sri Lanka Muslims, refugees fear backlash from Easter attackMuslims, refugees from Pakistan fear reprisal attacks in Sri Lanka after Easter suicide bombings
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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives for an interview with the Associated Press at his office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Wickremesinghe has acknowledged to The Associated Press that minority Ahmadi Muslims who are refugees from Pakistan have faced attacks since the Easter bombings. He said Thursday that security forces were trying to help the Ahmadis. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
AP Interview: Sri Lanka's PM says potential bombers at largeAP Interview: Sri Lanka's prime minister says suspects linked to the coordinated Easter Sunday attacks remain at large and could have access to explosives
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Cyclone damaged cars in Moroni, Comoros, Thursday, April 25, 2019 after Cyclone Kenneth hit the island nation of Comoros. The powerful tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by early Friday in northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead. (AP PhotoAnziza M'Changama)
New cyclone begins to make landfall in northern MozambiqueNew cyclone begins to make landfall in northern Mozambique, just 6 weeks after Cyclone Idai
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron waits for Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron is unveiling long-awaited plans to quell the yellow vest anti-government protests that have marred his presidency. He is planning to respond to yellow vest demonstrators' concerns over their loss of purchasing power with tax cuts for lower-income households and measures to boost pensions and help single parents (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
The Latest: France's Macron vows to cut middle-class taxesFrench President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to cut income taxes for middle-class workers
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