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Slain German woman and son found on Spain's Tenerife islandSpain's Civil Guard says the bodies of a German woman and her 10 year-old son have been found in a cave in the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife and that the boy's father, also German, has been arrested
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The Latest: Attorney: St Patrick's suspect was 'psychotic'A defense attorney says the college teacher accused of trying to burn down St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan suffered a "psychotic episode" last week
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Italy requests EU plan against migrant wave from LibyaItaly's government has written to the European Union asking it to prepare a plan of action to face a possible new wave of migrants escaping from the escalating armed conflict in Libya.
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Marc Lamparello, 37, center, is escorted out of a police precinct in New York, Thursday, April 18, 2019.  Police say Lamparello was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral last week in New York with two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters. Lamparello made his initial court appearance from a hospital. The judge ordered him to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Prosecutor: St Patrick's suspect booked hotel near VaticanA prosecutor says a college philosophy teacher accused of entering St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with gasoline cans, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also booked a hotel just 20 minutes from the Vatican
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Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters hold banners as they briefly block traffic around Parliament Square, backdropped by the scaffolding covered Big Ben in central London, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The non-violent protest group, Extinction Rebellion, is seeking negotiations with the government on its demand to make slowing climate change a top priority. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
London climate protesters say they will end their blockadesClimate change protesters who brought parks of central London to a standstill for several days say they will end their blockades
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A cyclist makes his way through a heavy storm in Burgdorf, Germany, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP)
Germany: Dry weather raises fears of forest fires, droughtMeteorologists in Germany say rainfall forecast for the coming days is unlikely to provide much relief to parched fields and forests, raising fears of a repeat of last year's drought and serious wildfires
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, foreground,  behind, second left, Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley, and Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar applaud, after the funeral service of journalist Lyra McKee outside St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast, northern Ireland, Wednesday April 24, 2019. The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners Wednesday at the funeral of Lyra McKee, the young journalist shot dead during rioting in Northern Ireland last week. (Liam McBurney/PA via AP)
Lyra McKee: Funeral told death must bring change to NIrelandThe leaders of Britain and Ireland will join hundreds of mourners at the funeral of Lyra McKee, the young journalist shot dead during rioting in Northern Ireland last week
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A man passes a damaged building after a detonation of a World War II bomb in Regensburg, Germany, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. A spokeswoman for the Bavarian city said the 250-kilogram (550-pound) Allied bomb shattered windows in several nearby buildings. (Alexander Auer/dpa via AP)
US WWII bomb detonated in Germany, causing widespread damageThe detonation of an American World War II bomb in the southern German city of Regensburg early Wednesday has caused widespread damage to nearby houses
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First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon, standing, issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Wednesday April 24, 2019. Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks the power to make it happen on her own. Scots voted against independence by 55% to 45% in a 2014 referendum billed as a once-in-generation poll. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
Scottish leader aims to hold new independence vote by 2021Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks the power to make it happen on her own
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German woman, parents-in-law indicted for aiding ISGerman prosecutors say they've indicted a 21-year-old woman on suspicion of membership in the Islamic State group and keeping three Yazidis as slaves in Syria
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Workers stand on a roof of Notre Dame cathedral Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Paris. Professional mountain climbers were hired to install synthetic, waterproof tarps over the gutted, exposed exterior of Notre Dame Cathedral, as authorities raced to prevent further damage ahead of storms that are rolling in toward Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
France wants to speed up Notre Dame reconstruction workFrance's government has presented a bill aimed at speeding up the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral and providing transparency on how huge amounts of donation money for the restoration will be spent
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UN rights chief condemns 'shocking' Saudi mass executionsThe U.N.'s human rights chief is calling Saudi Arabia's mass execution of 37 men, including three who were sentenced as minors, "shocking" and "abhorrent."
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Supporters of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who have come to thank him for what he did as a president, listen to his speech in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, April 22, 2019. Political mandates don't get much more powerful than the one Ukrainian voters gave comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who as president-elect faces daunting challenges along with an overwhelming directive to produce change. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Russia offers Ukrainians in conflict zones quick citizenshipRussian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to expedite applications for Russian citizenship by Ukrainians living in separatist-held areas
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Food makers in Europe get letters with poisoning threatsMajor food companies in Italy and Denmark have received letters containing an unidentified powder and written threats requesting they pay money or risk having their products poisoned
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Cyprus murders: Police search mineshaft for missing girlCypriot authorities say they are using a remote-controlled camera to search a flooded mineshaft where the bodies of two murdered women were found this month
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