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Germany's Merkel: US trade deal 'absolutely' in EU interest

Germany's Merkel: US trade deal 'absolutely' in EU interest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a planned trade deal between the U.S. and the European Union is "absolutely in Europe's interest" and is rejecting an industry group's criticism that politicians aren't doing enough to support it
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The Latest: TV reporter: Ansbach bomber was 'not aggressive'

The Latest: TV reporter: Ansbach bomber was 'not aggressive'

A Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up outside a bar in southern Germany was interviewed twice by Bulgaria's public BNT television in 2013, claiming that he taught math in Aleppo and left Syria after losing his whole family
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Al-Qaida central gives OK to split with Syrian branch

Al-Qaida central gives OK to split with Syrian branch

Al-Qaida central releases a recording by deputy leader appearing to endorse a split by its Syrian branch
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The Latest: Pope greeted by messages from young Catholics

The Latest: Pope greeted by messages from young Catholics

Pope Francis has been greeted during the official inauguration of World Youth Day, a global Catholic celebration taking place in Krakow, Poland, with messages by young people in different languages and dance and musical performances
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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media

EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

The European Union has called the crackdown on media in Turkey "worrying" and has warned Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms
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Pope holds Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots

Pope holds Mass celebrating Poland's deep Catholic roots

Pope Francis has praise Poland's native son St. John Paul II as a "meek and powerful" herald of mercy as well as countless "ordinary yet remarkable people" who held firm to their Catholic faith throughout adversity in the former Communist-ruled nation
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The Latest: Protest against cost of games hits torch relay

The Latest: Protest against cost of games hits torch relay

Demonstrators protesting against the money spent on the Olympics have clashed with police and forced the cancellation of part of the torch relay celebrations in a southeastern Brazilian city
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Turkey creates 'Traitors' Cemetery' for dead coup plotters

Turkey creates 'Traitors' Cemetery' for dead coup plotters

Turkey creates 'Traitors' Cemetery' for dead coup plotters at dog shelter site in eastern Istanbul
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French ID 2nd church attacker; police had warning about him

French ID 2nd church attacker; police had warning about him

French officials have identified the second man who attacked a Normandy church during morning Mass, saying he's a 19-year-old from eastern France who was spotted last month in Turkey as he supposedly headed to Syria _ but who returned to France instead
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N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footing

AP Interview: North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs says Washington has "crossed the red line" by putting the North's leader on its sanctions list
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