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Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis
ISE, Japan (AP) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies Thursday to avert another global crisis by acting to rescue the faltering global recovery....

The Latest: EU gives Sweden more time on migrant quota
ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):...

Italy coast guard says migrants boat overturns off Libya
ROME (AP) -- A migrant boat overturned off Libya's coast Thursday with an unknown number of passengers on board. At least 88 were rescued by the Italian coast guard, officials said....

French dock workers throw smoke bombs as protests escalate
LE HAVRE, France (AP) -- French protesters scuffled with police, dock workers set off smoke bombs and union activists disrupted fuel supplies and nuclear plants Thursday in the biggest challenge yet to President Francois Hollande's government as it tries to give employers more flexibility....

Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Dying from soldiers' bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland. It has taken 28 years, but it is done....

Council of Europe: Detention of lone minors 'unacceptable'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- It is "unacceptable" for any unaccompanied refugee and migrant children who arrive on the continent to be held in detention centers, one of Europe's top human rights officials said Thursday, calling on European countries to ensure such children can be housed in special facilities and quickly reunited with their families....

Anthony Hopkins overcomes his stage fright in 'The Dresser'
LONDON (AP) -- He's a much-lauded Academy Award-winning performer and his Hannibal Lecter is one of the all-time great movie villains....

Spanish police seize 74 elephant tusks in Madrid house
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police say they seized 74 illegally hunted African elephant tusks worth an estimated 200,000 euros ($222,000) and arrested a man who was trying to legalize possession of them so they could be sold....

Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality
TOBA, Japan (AP) -- There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality....

VOICES: Hiroshima serves as memorial for all victims of WWII
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) -- The suffering he endured during World War II still haunts 95-year-old Lester Tenney, who has black lung disease from working as a prisoner of war in a Japanese coal mine....

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