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People pay respect following an attack killing three persons and wounding at least 13, in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
French police try to catch attack suspect, operation ongoingThe French government spokesman says security forces are trying to catch the suspected shooter dead or alive, two days after an attack near Strasbourg's Christmas market
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from video taken on March 2, 2017, Michael Spavor, director of Paektu Cultural Exchange, talks during a Skype interview in Yangi, China. A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei. The possible arrest raises the stakes in an international dispute that threatens relations. Canada's Global Affairs department on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, said Spavor, an entrepreneur who is one of the only Westerners to have met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had gone missing in China. Spavor's disappearance follows China's detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing earlier this week. (AP Photo)
Detention of Canadians raises stakes in China-US-Canada rowChina has confirmed the detentions of two Canadian men, raising the stakes in a three-way international dispute with the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump, new Mexican president discuss migration but not wallTrump, new Mexican leader discuss migration but not border wall
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A Palestinian looks at a damage after an Israeli raid killed Ashraf Naalweh during an arrest raid in the Asker refugee camp near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Israel accuses Naalweh of shooting to death two Israelis and wounding another at an attack on a West Bank industrial zone in October. He fled the scene and Israeli forces have been searching for him since. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 IsraelisPalestinian gunman opens fire near West Bank settlement, killing at least 2 Israelis; manhunt underway
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi speaks during a press conference following a meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Eurozone stimulus program to end as growth worries resurfaceThe European Central Bank says it will end the stimulus program that for almost four years has supported the eurozone economy _ despite new risks including global trade wars and Brexit.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image from video, smoke envelopes a building as emergency services attend an early-morning fire in Congo's capital Kinshasa, Thursday Dec. 13, 2018, which is reported to have destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10-days before the upcoming presidential election.  Officials said Thursday, the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowed that it would not disrupt the Dec. 23, vote. (AP Photo)
Fire ruins 80 percent of Congo capital's voting machinesAn early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed nearly 80 percent of the capital city's voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election. Officials said the blaze appeared to be criminal but would not disrupt the vote
The Associated Press1 hour ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, arrives for a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. At right is French President Emmanuel Macron greeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
The Latest: Macron rules out changes to Brexit deal textFrench President Emmanuel Macron says the Brexit withdrawal text that all 28 leaders endorsed last month will not be changed.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov, 6, 2018 file photo a former 94-year-old SS guard holds his walking stick at the beginning of a trial in Muenster, Germany.  (Guido Kirchner/pool photo via AP, file)
German Nazi guard trial collapses over defendant's healthThe trial of a former Nazi concentration camp guard has collapsed over questions of the 94-year-old defendant's health
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Participants in U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming leave the venue at the end of the day's session in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
The Latest: Diplomat: Consensus near on global warming rulesA diplomat representing Fiji at the U.N.'s annual climate talks says he expects a "helpful" outcome but also one that won't make everyone happy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass on the occasion of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope to visit Bulgaria, Macedonia in May in busy travel yearPope Francis is travelling in May to the Orthodox countries of Bulgaria and Macedonia, where he will pay tribute to Macedonian-born Mother Teresa, officials said Thursday
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, a migrant from Syria rests at a refugee camp in Kokkinotrimithia outside of Nicosia, Cyprus. The Cyprus Refugee Council, a nonprofit group, said there is now a backlog of about 8,000 asylum applications as of late 2018, and it takes three to five years to process each claim, including appeals.(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Split over asylum laws, EU leaders aim to keep migrants outHopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline their intention to keep beefing up Europe's borders and outsourcing their migrant challenge to the countries of northern Africa
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 file photo, Mukhtar Robow, who was once deputy leader of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, speaks at a press conference about his candidacy for a regional presidency, in Baidoa, Somalia. A Somali official says Ethiopian troops that are part of the African Union forces supporting the Somali government have arrested Robow in Baidoa. (AP Photo/File)
Top al-Shabab defector-turned-Somalia candidate is arrestedTop al-Shabab defector-turned-Somalia candidate is arrested, sparking protests that kill 4
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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