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Pope Francis presides over a solemn Easter vigil ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, April 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
April 15, 2017 - 3:58 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday denounced how migrants, the poor and marginalized see their "human dignity crucified" every day through injustices and corruption, and urged the faithful in an Easter Vigil message to keep hope alive for a better future. Francis presided over the solemn...
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This frame grab from video provided by the Thiqa News Agency, shows rebel gunmen at the site of a blast that damaged several buses and vans at the Rashideen area, a rebel-controlled district outside Aleppo city, Syria, Saturday, April. 15, 2017. Syrian TV said at least 39 people were killed Saturday in an explosion that hit near buses carrying evacuees from two towns besieged by rebels nearby. (Thiqa News via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 3:53 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A stalled population transfer resumed Saturday after a deadly explosion killed at least 100, including children, government supporters and opposition fighters, at an evacuation point — adding new urgency to the widely criticized operation. The blast ripped through a bus depot in the...
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Migrants aboard the Golfo Azurro rescue vessel wait to be transferred to Italian authorities in Trapani harbor, on the Italian island of Sicily, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Most migrants on the Mediterranean are now trying to reach Italy. Those numbers have dramatically increased since the European Union and Turkey signed an agreement last year that allowed Greece to send new asylum-seekers back to Turkey. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
April 15, 2017 - 3:01 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on immigration issues in Europe (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Officials in northern France say an operation to shelter more than 1,000 migrants has ended, five days after the camp they were staying in outside the port city of Dunkirk burned down. The prefecture for...
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Dortmund's Marco Reus, Nuri Sahin, right, and other players hold up the jersey of teammate Marc Bartra after the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt in Dortmund, Germany,Saturday, April 15, 2017. Marc Bartra was heavily injured after the bomb attack on Dortmund's team bus on the April 11, 2017. (Ina Fassbender/dpa via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 2:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Marco Reus scored two minutes into his comeback from a torn ligament to set Borussia Dortmund on its way to a 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Reus' return after six weeks out was a welcome boost for a side still struggling to deal with Tuesday's bomb...
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People gather in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 15, 2017, to oppose government policies that are seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic groups that receive foreign funding. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 2:25 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of Hungarians are attending a protest dubbed "We won't stay silent" against government policies seen as stifling academic freedom and intimidating civic groups. The protesters on Saturday brought dance music, whistles, horns and loud jeering to fill Freedom Square...
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April 15, 2017 - 2:10 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Two trains collided at a station in Vienna on Saturday, leaving nine people with largely light injuries, authorities said. The accident happened at Meidling station, near the center of the Austrian capital, on Saturday afternoon. A Railjet intercity train headed for Villach in...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Emma Morano sits in her home on the day of her 117th birthday in Verbania, Italy. An Italian doctor says Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person, has died in her home in northern Italy. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by telephone that Morano's caretaker called him to say the woman had passed away Saturday afternoon while sitting in an armchair in her home in Verbania, a town on Lake Maggiore. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
April 15, 2017 - 2:06 pm
ROME (AP) — Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by phone that Morano's caretaker had called him to say...
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April 15, 2017 - 1:29 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Two trains collided at a station in Vienna on Saturday, injuring seven people, authorities said. There were no immediate details on what caused the collision at the Meidling station in the Austrian capital on Saturday afternoon. Railway company OeBB said service to the station was...
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Proactiva Open Arms crew conduct a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean sea, 14 nautic miles from the Libyan coast, Thursday, April 13, 2017. The Libyan coast guard says 97 migrants are missing and believed drowned after their Europe-bound boat sank on a perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
April 15, 2017 - 1:27 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on immigration issues in Europe (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Italian rescue ships have plucked some 2,000 migrants from unseaworthy smugglers' boats off the coast of Libya, with hundreds of them arriving southern Italian ports. A rescue ship on Saturday brought...
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April 15, 2017 - 1:22 pm
ROME (AP) — An Italian doctor says Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person, has died in her home in northern Italy. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by telephone that Morano's caretaker called him to say the woman had passed away Saturday afternoon while sitting in an armchair in her...
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