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Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, from left, attend a panel at the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The conference aims at building support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 25, 2017 - 8:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Ivanka Trump pledged to push for "incremental, positive change" for women in the U.S. economy and defended her father's attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing Tuesday as a White House adviser. Trump told an audience at a conference on women in Berlin that...
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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, pays respects at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Baliltyl)
April 25, 2017 - 8:26 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a meeting with the visiting German foreign minister over the latter's plans to sit down with Israeli rights groups. The official said Netanyahu was upset that German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is meeting...
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April 25, 2017 - 8:18 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three men aged 18-24 for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group. The Uppsala District Court said one of the men was given a sentence of 27 months for rape and assistance to rape. The others were...
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FILE - In this Jan.25, 2016 file photo, the Rodin museum, venue for Christian Dior's Spring- Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection, is reflected in Paris. The magnate behind the LVMH luxury empire is seeking to strengthen control over Christian Dior in a multibillion-dollar deal combining the fashion industry heavyweights. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
April 25, 2017 - 8:15 am
PARIS (AP) — The French magnate behind LVMH moved to incorporate Christian Dior into his luxury goods empire in a 12 billion-euro ($13 billion) deal. It's the latest business coup for Bernard Arnault, who has expanded LVMH to include dozens of leading luxury brands — from high-end champagne and...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 20, 2017 file photo, an Alitalia plane comes in for landing at Linate Airport, in Milan, Italy. Alitalia says it’s still flying normally for now, after employees rejected a government-brokered deal of salary cuts and layoffs cuts aimed at avoiding bankruptcy for Italy’s financially troubled flagship airline. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
April 25, 2017 - 8:15 am
ROME (AP) — Alitalia is expected to start bankruptcy procedures after employees rejected proposed salary cuts and layoffs cuts aimed at saving Italy's financially troubled flagship airline. The company's board said Tuesday that "given the impossibility of recapitalization" it has decided to "begin...
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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, pays respects at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Dan Baliltyl)
April 25, 2017 - 7:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Tuesday it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels their planned talks in Jerusalem because of his meeting with groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank, but downplayed the spat. An Israeli...
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April 25, 2017 - 7:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group. The Uppsala District Court said one of the men was given a sentence of 27 months for rape and assistance to rape. The others were given respectively...
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Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, visits the meat pavilion at the Rungis international food market, near Paris, France, during her campaign, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (Charles Platiau/Pool Photo via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 7:31 am
PARIS (AP) — French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country known as the gastronomic center of the Western world. Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote...
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April 25, 2017 - 6:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog says investigators have launched surprise inspections at a number of Swedish mobile telecoms companies amid concerns over a possible cartel. The European Commission said that Tuesday's inspections are a first step in the investigation of...
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Pope Francis speaks in the Basilica of St. Bartholomew in Rome, Saturday, April 22, 2017, as he celebrates the Liturgy of the Word in memory of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries. (Maurizio Brambatti/Pool photo via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 6:30 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The papal almsgiver has made a donation, in the name of Pope Francis, to cover the annual rent for a beach area near Rome used by disabled youths. The Madonnina, an association that runs the beach establishment near Rome without barriers for the disabled, in a statement Tuesday...
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