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Woman Shooting Snapchat Video Falls Out Into TrafficA woman gave freeway drivers a little surprise Saturday when she spilled out of a moving car while shooting a Snapchat video—right into the next lane, the Guardian reports. British police said her misadventure began at about 1:30am as she hung out of the front passenger door on...
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Thieves Steal 7 Hot Tubs With Simple SchemeIt was only after the transport truck had pulled away from the loading docks, loaded up with seven hot tubs worth more than $110,000, that workers at a Canadian spa company in Thorsby realized they'd been robbed. And it wasn't the first time such a heist had happened in...
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Police detain a protester during an opposition rally to protest the official presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Protests calling for the authoritarian president's resignation broke out after an Aug. 9 election that officials say gave him a sixth term in office and that opponents say was rigged. (AP Photo/TUT.by)
March of 100,000 marks week 7 of Belarus protests Tens of thousands of Belarusians calling for the authoritarian president to resign marched through the capital as the country's wave of protests entered its seventh week
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Tima Kurdi, aunt of the refugee boy Alan Kurdi who drowned in 2015, speaks and cries at an alliance demonstration for the immediate evacuation of all Greek camps in Berlin, Germany, Sunday. Sept.20, 2020.  The alliance of Pro Asyl, the Berlin pier and other groups is calling on the German government to stop blocking the reception of refugees by local and state governments. (Joerg Carstensen/dpa via AP)
Thousands march in Berlin in support of refugees in GreeceThousands of people have marched in Berlin demanding that the government do more to help migrants stuck in Greece, many of whom have been made homeless since fires ravaged the country’s largest refugee camp
The Associated Press4 hours ago
People are evacuated by boat from the Amorella cruise ship near the Aland islands, seen from Finland, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Finnish authorities say a Baltic Sea passenger ferry with nearly 300 people has run aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden without injuries. (Niclas Norlund/Lehtikuva via AP)
Baltic Sea ferry runs aground in Finnish waters, no injuriesFinnish authorities say a Baltic Sea passenger ferry with nearly 300 people has run aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden without injuries
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Team Maintains Social Distancing, Loses 37-0A lower league soccer team in Germany worried about coronavirus infection socially distanced themselves from each other, the opposing team's players—and apparently the ball. Ripdorf lost 37-0 on Sept. 13 after their request to have the game against local rivals SV Holdenstedt II was rejected, the BBC reports. They...
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Flying Officer James Buckingham salutes The Battle of Britain memorial window inside Westminster Abbey, the stained glass window by Hugh Easton that contains the badges of the fighter squadrons that took part in the Battle, during a service to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey, London, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Aaron Chown/Pool Photo via AP)
Abbey service, flypast mark 80 years since Battle of BritainMilitary jets flew over central London and a memorial service was held at Westminster Abbey to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain
The Associated Press7 hours ago
The crescent moon sets behind the Commerzbank building in Frankfurt, Germany, late Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Public sector strikes to hit Germany next week over wagesA union representing public sector workers in Germany says it will start staging short-term warning strikes after the latest round of wage negotiations failed to produce an agreement
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Some of the 353 migrants rescued by Sea-Watch 4 wait to board the quarantine Ferry Gnv Allegra, in front of the port of Palermo, Italy, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. (Chris Grodotzki/Sea-Watch.org via AP)
Aid groups call Italy's blockade of rescue ship 'political'The German humanitarian group Sea-Watch has condemned as politically motivated the blockade of its ship in the Sicilian port of Palermo by Italian authorities after an 11-hour inspection
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A man casts his ballot at a polling station, in Rome, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. On Sunday and Monday Italians are called to vote nationwide in a referendum to confirm a historical change to the country's constitution to drastically reduce the number of Members of Parliament from 945 to 600. Eighteen million of Italian citizens will also vote on Sunday and Monday to renew local governors in seven regions, along with mayors in approximately 1,000 cities. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Italians vote in 7 regional contests shaped by pandemic Italians in seven regions are heading to the polls for two days of voting shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic
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Nina Bahinskaya, 73, poses for a photo holding an old Belarusian national flag at an entrance of her apartment building in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. The 73-year-old former geologist has become one of the most recognizable faces of Belarus protests, fearlessly waving a huge opposition's red-and-white flag in front of riot police.
AP PHOTOS: Elderly protesters defy Belarus' strongmanThousands of protesters who have flooded Belarusian cities for six weeks of demonstrations to demand an end to the 26-year rule of the country’s authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko include people of all ages, professions and social groups
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo a woman looks at face masks for sale, in Stockholm. (Stina Stjernkvist/TT News Agency via AP, File)
Sweden spared surge of virus cases but many questions remainSweden’s relatively low-key approach to coronavirus lockdowns captured the world’s attention when the pandemic first hit Europe
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