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German Chancellor Angela Merkel waits for the beginning of her annual summer press conference in Berlin Friday, July 20, 2018. (Bernd Von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truckMacedonian police say they have found 44 migrants hidden in a van on a highway in center of the country
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the U.S. speaks during a round-table discussion on the Trump-Putin summit held in Helsinki, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 20, 2018. Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Moscow is ready to discuss a possible visit by President Vladimir Putin to Washington after an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Government opponents protest the latest move by the ruling right-wing party which pushed through legislation that will make it easier for the party to appoint the president and members of the Supreme Court and influence judges, before the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, July 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland's parliament OKs tighter grip on judicial branchPoland's parliament has approved legislation that will make it easier for the ruling party to appoint the members of the Supreme Court and influence judges
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In this image taken from video, a man identified as Alexandre Benalla, right, a security chief to French President Emmanuel Macron, confronting a student during a May Day demonstration in Paris, May 1, 2018.  The video came to light Thursday July 19, 2018, showing one of Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, and is drawing a fierce public backlash over what is seen as mild punishment of a two-week suspension, and a possible cover-up. (Nicolas Lescaut via AP)
Crisis for Macron as security aide is detained for beatingA top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron, caught on camera beating a protester, has been detained and is being questioned by authorities, while the president's office has begun the process of firing him after a public backlash
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, May 31, 2018, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Popular Party leader listens to speeches during the first day of a motion of no confidence session at the Spanish parliament in Madrid.  Former Spanish prime minister and veteran politician Mariano Rajoy on Friday July 20, 2018, vowed loyalty to his Popular Party in an emotional farewell. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, FILE)
Rajoy says farewell as Spain's conservatives seek new leaderVeteran politician Mariano Rajoy is calling for conservatives in his Popular Party to unite as they face a leadership transition and launch a bid to retake power in Spain
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Hans-Joachim Grote, left, Minister of the Interior of Schleswig-Holstein, and Jan Lindenau, Mayor of Luebeck, get informed by police at the scene of a knife attack in Luebeck, northern Germany, Friday, July 20, 2018. A man apparently armed with a knife attacked passengers on a busy bus in the northern German city of Luebeck Friday before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said, and nine people were injured. (Markus Scholz/dpa via AP)
Man with knife attacks bus passengers in Germany, 10 hurtAuthorities say a man armed with a kitchen knife attacked passengers on a crowded city bus in Germany on Friday before being overpowered and arrested
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Police conduct fingertip searches of Queen Elizabeth Gardens, in Salisbury, which British woman Dawn Sturgess visited before she fell ill after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Senior coroner David Ridley opened an inquest into the poisoning death of Sturgess Thursday, but said the cause of Sturgess' death won't be given until further tests are completed. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoningU.K. officials say nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital
The Associated Press23 hours ago
EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the media after a General Affairs Council on article 50 at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
UK PM May and her Brexit vision get little sympathy from EUEmbattled British Prime Minister Theresa May found little sympathy Friday from the European Union's 27 other nations in her quest for more flexibility as the clock wound toward a deadline in the Brexit divorce proceedings
The Associated Press1 day ago
UK officials say nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital.UK officials say nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Russian Vladimir Putin gestures during a meeting with Russian ambassadors to foreign countries in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP)
Putin vows to hear 'all opinions' in pension controversyRussian President Vladimir Putin appears to trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the state retirement pension age, saying that he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter
The Associated Press1 day ago
Greece: Search continues for Turkish woman, 3 sons on borderGreek police boats are searching along the Evros River on the Greek-Turkish border for a second day for a Turkish woman and her three young children missing since the boat they were using to cross the border capsized
The Associated Press1 day ago
UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars roverU.K. space officials are looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover now being developed
The Associated Press1 day ago
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