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Where to house Europe's migrants? Schools, barracks, parks

August 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?

Tent camps are the... more »»

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

August 29, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic... more »»

Tropical storm weakens, but leaves 20 dead in Caribbean

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at... more »»

Greek election could result in new, big coalition govt

August 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month and strengthen his grip on power after purging his... more »»

7 killed, 2 injured in poison exposure at China paper mill

August 29, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China, authorities said Saturday, in the latest in a spate of deadly... more »»

Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people... more »»

Dominica prime minister says 20 dead following 'Erika'

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people... more »»

Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter

August 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged . more »»

Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

August 28, 2015

Well, that was exciting.

Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. more »»

Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria

August 28, 2015

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Frida. more »»

Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism. more »»

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

August 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging... more »»

US stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme. more »»

Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated... more »»

US stocks close nearly flat after a wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks are ending the day little changed at the end of a volatile week.

Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China's economy. more »»

The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.


10 p.m.

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US stocks edge lower in afternoon trading after wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks edged lower in afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the marke. more »»

Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train

August 28, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Polan... more »»

Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue

August 28, 2015

NICKELSDORF, Austria (AP) — An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria's border with Hungary as workers unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped... more »»

Attack draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europe

August 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports... more »»



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