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Buildings stand next to the partially collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed 39 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told reporters: "Unfortunately, the toll will increase, that's inevitable." Searchers continued to comb through tons of jagged steel, concrete and dozens of vehicles that plunged as much as 45 meters (150 feet) into a dry river bed on Tuesday. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Italian media: death toll rises to 41 in bridge collapseItalian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - This April 6, 2018, file photo shows a screen shot of Backpage.com on the day that federal authorities seized the classified site as part of a criminal case. Dan Hyer, sales and marketing director for Backpage.com, pleaded guilty Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Arizona to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors. Six others affiliated with Backpage.com face charges in the case. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracyThe sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Steve Ciccocioppo, center, prays before celebrating mass lead by Bishop Ronald Gainer, of the Harrisburg Diocese, at the Cathedral Church of Saint Patrick in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The grand jury report released this week found rampant sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children by about 300 priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses over seven decades. It criticized Gainer for advocating to the Vatican that two abusive priests not be defrocked. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Bishop: I have 'profound remorse' after sex abuse reportA Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy says he has "profound remorse" and offers his "heartfelt apology" to the victims
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Caterpillars remove debris from the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Officials say 38 people are confirmed killed and 15 injured. Prosecutors say 10 to 20 people might be unaccounted-for and the death toll is expected to rise. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victimsWith anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in victims' hometowns
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Caterpillars remove debris from the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, Italy, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Officials say 38 people are confirmed killed and 15 injured. Prosecutors say 10 to 20 people might be unaccounted-for and the death toll is expected to rise. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surgeWith anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Armenia's new PM marks 100 days in office with giant rallyArmenia's new prime minister has marked his first 100 days in office by calling a rally that has attracted about 100,000 enthusiastic supporters
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, photo, a teargas canister explodes as riot police charge using canon to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian authorities say hundreds of people including two dozen riot police have received medical treatment after an anti-government protest turned violent and two weapons were stolen from riot police officers. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Romanian PM tells EU: Force against protesters was justifiedRomania's prime minister on Friday has defended the use of force by riot police during a violent protest that left more than 450 people injured
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A woman walks past one of French chef Joel Robuchon's restaurant in Paris, Monday, Aug.6, 2018. Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by wowing palates with the delights of the simple mashed potato and giving diners a peek at the kitchen, has died. He was 73. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel RobuchonHundreds of people, among them some of the world's top chefs, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon
The Associated Press14 hours ago
'Disruptive' man in Tinkerbell dress ousted from Ryanair jetAuthorities say a man dressed as Tinkerbell has been removed from a plane at London's Stansted Airport for disruptive behavior
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A helicopter hovers over the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after a bus was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt. (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP)
Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurtAuthorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 22
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Turkey: 2 dead, 5 hurt in shooting at local cleric's officeTurkey's state-run news agency says an employee at the office of a local Muslim cleric in eastern Turkey has opened fire at his colleagues before turning the gun on himself in a failed suicide attempt
The Associated Press16 hours ago
German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan TalibanProsecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Greek bailout ends, but Europe's debt problems grind onGreece's bailout program is coming to an end Monday after eight years of enforced austerity, but the milestone offers little assurance that the troubled euro currency union is leaving behind its problems.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Zookeeper Susann Paelecke holds one of the four rare white lion cubs, the female baby, at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wild. The young lions were born on July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in GermanyThey're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designateA former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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