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Rescuers work among the rubble of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
Cars plunge as highway bridge collapses in Italy; 22 deadA bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 meters (nearly 150 feet) into a heap of rubble below
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of member states to identify a country willing to take 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship, after the French aid groups operating the ship appealed for a safe port and Italy said Britain should take responsibility. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
Portugal says it will take some migrants from rescue shipPortugal has become the first European country to say it could take in some migrants aboard rescue ship Aquarius Tuesday, as officials in coastal France made impassioned pleas to a so-far-silent French government to allow its docking
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
In this frame grab taken Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 armed police detain a man, fifth right, who was in a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament stands to the right of a bus in London. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured. (SKY News via AP)
The Latest: Police lifting cordons after Parliament crashThe Latest: Police say they are lifting cordons that had sealed off much of London's Westminster government district after a car crashed into Parliament, injuring three people
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
An Afghan family, who escaped from the volatile city of Ghazni, pose for a photograph in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troopsTaliban overrun army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 troops, even as fighting still underway in Ghazni
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
'Apocalyptic Scene' on a Genoa BridgeA witness described an "apocalyptic scene" Tuesday in Genoa, Italy, where a 250-foot section of the Morandi Bridge on the A10 highway collapsed in a fierce storm, reports the AP . Eleven people have been confirmed dead, with the Guardian citing local reports that put the total at 20. The bridge...
Newser1 hour ago
Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu speaks to the media outside New Scotland Yard in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after a silver Ford Fiesta collided with a number of cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into the barriers during the morning rush hour. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, man arrestedA motorist slammed into pedestrians and cyclists near Britain's Houses of Parliament and police are treating the incident as an act of terror
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2013 file photo the US flag flies at the main entrance of the US embassy in Berlin. Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder have been sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powderPolice are investigating two threatening letters containing a white powder what were sent to the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital, authorities said Tuesday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A person walks past burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday spoke of an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)
Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burnedSwedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Erdogan said his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods amid a diplomatic spat that has helped trigger a Turkish currency crisis.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped sanctions on Turkey angered by the continued detention of an American pastor.(Pool Photo via AP)
Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talksThe Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors gauge the government's next move to avoid a full-blown financial crisis.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local electionsThe Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slainUganda opposition figure detained after driver slain in clashes amid protest against president
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Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policemen and soldiers as well as 20 civilians have been killed in past four days of battle in the eastern capital of Ghazni. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's woundedThe Latest: Afghanistan's Red Crescent is offering to go into embattled city of Gazni to help with the wounded
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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