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A worker stands by a mocked coffin reading "Whirlpool killed 286 jobs in Amiens" at the Whirlpool home appliance factory, Wednesday April 26, 2017 in Amiens, northern France. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has earlier upstaged centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron as she made a surprise campaign stop to the plant. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votesFar-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 4th left, accompanied by, from left to right, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Turkish Constitutional Court Chairman Zuhtu Arslan and Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Hulusi Akar, attend a ceremony as part of the 55th anniversary of the founding of Turkey's Constitutional Court, in Ankara, Turkey, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Legislators representing Europe's top human rights body, the Strasbourg-France-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on Tuesday voted in favour of re-opening monitoring procedures in Turkey in a move that reflects its strong concern over the functioning of democratic institutions in the country.(Press Presidency Press Service Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish opposition to challenge referendum at European courtTurkey's main opposition party says it will challenge the outcome of the April 16 referendum on expanding the president's powers at the European Court of Human Rights
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2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to AzoresAuthorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean have been flown to Portugal's Azores Islands
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Turkey: 1,000 detained over suspected links to GulenTurkish police have launched simultaneous operations across the country, detaining more than 1000 people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen
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French state faulted in case of girl who went to SyriaA high court has ordered the French state to pay damages to the parents of a teenage girl who managed to go to Syria in an apparent attempt to join Islamic extremists even though they had reported her missing to the police
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MEP Guy Verhofstadt listens to an address by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The European Union has launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Hungary premier dismisses university fear as EU takes actionHungary's prime minister is dismissing concerns about a new higher education law after the EU launched legal action amid fears it is aimed at shutting down a George Soros-backed university
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Montenegro opposition vows to freeze NATO membershipMontenegro's pro-Russia opposition has vowed to freeze the Balkan country's future membership in NATO if it wins the next parliamentary election, saying upcoming approval of the accession treaty is illegal
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German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel looks on during his meeting with Israel's President, Reuven Rivlin at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Gabriel said Tuesday it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels their planned talks in Jerusalem because of his meeting with groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank, but downplayed the spat. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Merkel spokesman backs German minister in Israel visit spatGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has backed the country's foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel, saying it must be possible to meet critical organizations in a democracy
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FILE- In this July 24, 2008 file photo, former detective Goncalo Amaral in the Madeleine McCann case poses next to her photo with his book, whose title translates as "The Truth in the Lies", during its launch in Lisbon. British detectives say they are still pursuing "critical" leads in the case of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, 10 years after the girl — then three years old — vanished from a vacation home in Portugal. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said Wednesday, April 26, 2017 there are "significant investigative avenues ... of great interest" to detectives both in Britain and in Portugal. (AP Photo/Joao Henriques, file)
10 years later, UK police still pursuing missing girl caseBritish detectives say they are still pursuing "critical" leads in the case of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, 10 years after the girl _ then three years old _ vanished from a vacation home in Portugal
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Student accused of planting bomb on London Tube trainProsecutors say a university student with an interest in weapons and extremism planted a homemade bomb on a London subway train with the intention of causing carnage
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Lawmakers say Briton killed in drone strike was threat to UKBritish lawmakers say a U.K. man killed by a Royal Air Force drone strike in Syria had been an Islamic State group attack planner who posed a "very serious threat" to Britain
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Report: 7 wounded in Istanbul explosion inside vanTurkey's state-run agency says that an explosion inside a van carrying university students in Istanbul has wounded seven people
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The Latest: Germany criticizes mass detentions in TurkeyThe German government has criticized the detention of more than 1,000 people in Turkey as part of a probe into last year's coup attempt
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FILE - This Tuesday, May 6, 2014, file photo shows a sign outside Fiat Chrysler Automobiles world headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Fiat Chrysler and Google said Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Fiat Chrysler profit up more than a third as Europe improvesCarmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday reported its first-quarter earnings rose by more than a third mainly due to improved performance in Europe and by its luxury Maserati brand
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A taxi driver holds a vuvuzela during a protest outside the government headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romania: hundreds of taxis, buses protest against UberSome 200 taxis and buses parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest Wednesday, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country
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