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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte jokes with journalists after casting his vote for the Dutch general election in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 15, 2017 - 3:04 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on election day in the Netherlands (all times local): 9:00 p.m. The Netherlands' main exit poll suggests that Prime Minister Mark Rutte has won the Dutch elections, easily beating anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders. For the two-time prime minister Rutte, the...
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March 15, 2017 - 11:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Dutch citizen has been sentenced in Germany to 5 ½ years in prison for smuggling multiple kilograms (pounds) of cocaine inside his wheelchair from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao. A state court in Duesseldorf on Wednesday convicted the 57-year-old of importing drugs and...
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Mother Hema Adhikari, standing center watches as sister Namalee Makalandawa, seated, shows a wedding photograph of Premnath Ruwan Sampath stored in a laptop at their residence in Maharagama, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Sampath is one among the Sri Lankan crew members being held captive by suspected Somali pirates after armed men seized an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia Monday. Makalandawa said Sampath, was her only brother and that he had got married a year ago. He had joined the tanker two months ago. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
March 15, 2017 - 11:29 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Families of the eight Sri Lankan crew members held captive by Somali pirates on an oil tanker tearfully pleaded Wednesday for the men to be released unharmed, while the pirates demanded a ransom. The hijacking on Monday was the first such seizure of a large commercial...
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March 15, 2017 - 11:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Austria Press Agency says that three mountain climbers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps and authorities are trying to locate a man still missing. The report, citing police, says that the climbers had been part of an eight-person group when the avalanche hit at...
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In this May 2014 photo, Michael Karkoc works in his yard in Minneapolis. Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of Karkoc, exposed by The Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday, March 13, 2017. (Richard Sennott/Star Tribune via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 11:22 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in eastern Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United States. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-...
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FILE - in this Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 file photo, Fashion designer Rodolfo Paglialunga acknowledges the applause of the audience after presenting Jil Sander men's Fall - Winter 2015 - 2016 collection, in Milan, Italy. Paglialunga is leaving the Jil Sander label after a three-year collaboration. the change in creative direction announced Wednesday, March 15, 2017 is the latest fashion world shakeup. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
March 15, 2017 - 11:22 am
MILAN (AP) — Rodolfo Paglialunga is leaving the Jil Sander label after three years as creative director. The change announced Wednesday is the latest fashion world shake-up. Paglialunga joined the label in 2014, after Jil Sander exited her eponymous brand for the third time. A reason for the latest...
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Relatives mourn as they lift portraits of family members they lost in the collapse of a mountain of trash at a garbage dump, during a funeral service held at the Gebrekristos church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday, March 13, 2017. The death toll reached more than 60 on Monday from the collapse at the dump on the outskirts of the capital, according to the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate, as relatives waited for news of the dozens of people said to be missing. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
March 15, 2017 - 11:02 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The death toll from a collapse at a landfill outside Ethiopia's capital has risen sharply to 113, an Addis Ababa city official said Wednesday, as the country began three days of mourning for victims who were mostly women and children. Dagmawit Moges confirmed the new...
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In this May 2014 photo, Michael Karkoc works in his yard in Minneapolis. Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of Karkoc, exposed by The Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday, March 13, 2017. (Richard Sennott/Star Tribune via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 11:00 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on a Polish court issuing an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The son of a Minnesota man who's the subject of an arrest warrant issued by a Polish court says his father is innocent of any war crimes. A judge...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, actress Angelina Jolie gives a press conference in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Jolie gave a lecture at the London School of Economics on March 15, 2017, as a preview of a course she'll be teaching at the prestigious school in the fall. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
March 15, 2017 - 9:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie is set to teach a master's course at the prestigious London School of Economics this fall as a visiting professor. The London Evening Standard reports the 41-year-old actress and filmmaker is giving a preview of her class Wednesday with a lecture at the school's Centre...
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FILE -- In this March 1, 2016, file photo, a Russian soldier keeps watch as local residents receive humanitarian aid in the Syrian village of Ghunaymiyah, about 15 kilometers from the Turkish border. A new report by Physicians for Human Rights accuses the Syrian government of "slow-motion slaughter" of unknown numbers of Syrians trapped in besieged and hard-to-reach areas by willfully denying them food and health care, which it calls a war crime. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
March 15, 2017 - 8:51 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives' vest inside the main judicial building in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people and wounding many others, state media said. The official news agency, SANA, said another suicide explosion struck a restaurant in...
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