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March 20, 2017 - 6:36 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A large tree fall during a storm at Ghana's Kintampo Waterfall has killed at least 17 people, mostly students, as they were visiting the site north of the capital on Sunday, officials said Monday. As of Monday, 17 bodies have been retrieved at the resort, about 414 kilometers (...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, chats with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as they review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 20, 2017 - 6:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — Israel wants to boost cooperation with China in technology, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told China's premier Monday, as he led a large business delegation on a visit to Beijing to promote commercial ties with the Asian giant. Netanyahu said in opening remarks at a...
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March 20, 2017 - 6:28 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A police official in Ghana says that at least 17 people have been killed, mostly students, after a tree fell on them during a storm while they were touring the Kintampo Waterfall north of the capital. Police commander Desmond Owusu-Boampong told local media Monday that 17 bodies...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:47 am
PARIS (AP) — France is trying to raise tens of millions of dollars from international donors to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the kind of destruction carried out by Islamic State group militants. Donors gathered Monday for a conference at the Louvre Museum aimed at building...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:43 am
ROME (AP) — Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Italy's flagship carrier, Alitalia, said it was cancelling some 40 percent of its domestic and international flights Monday. Air...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:15 am
PARIS (AP) — French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles. The Finance Ministry announced in a statement Monday that its consumer fraud agency has...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister says European unity is "the best precaution for our 21st century" and is suggesting that the eurozone rescue fund could be turned into a sort of "European Monetary Fund." Wolfgang Schaeuble, one of Germany's most influential politicians, wrote in Monday's...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:03 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says government forces have regained control of parts of Damascus that were attacked and captured by rebels and militants the previous day. The sudden rebel seizure overnight, through underground tunnels, was the insurgents' most serious infiltration in years into the...
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March 20, 2017 - 3:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were lower Monday after finance ministers from major economies dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism from a weekend statement due to resistance by the Trump administration. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,016.04 and London...
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Socialist candidate for the presidential election Benoit Hamon waves to supporters after his speech during a meeting in Paris, Sunday, March 19, 2017. Hamon held a boisterous rally Sunday that packed out an indoor sports and concert arena in Paris with at least 20,000 people. Since he won the Socialist primary in January, the 49-year-old former minister has struggled to carve out a space for himself in the campaign and failed to unite the party behind him. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 20, 2017 - 3:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The five leading candidates for France's presidential election are holding their first debate Monday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen leading polls, and jobs and security among voters' top concerns. The televised evening debate comes after France was...
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