Danish intelligence chief resigns before gun attack report
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The head of Denmark's intelligence agency announced his resignation on Wednesday, hours before a government report was released criticizing some parts of the police response to the two fatal shooting attacks in Copenhagen in February....

Belarus requires the idle to pay for not working
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Under a new measure in Belarus, people who work less than half the year will have to pay the government for their idleness....

Germanwings co-pilot tested descents hours before crash
PARIS (AP) -- A co-pilot who purposely crashed a Germanwings A320 plane into the French Alps appeared to have rehearsed sending the jet into a deadly descent on another flight just two hours earlier, investigators said Wednesday....

Migrants rescued after 12 days at sea; EU eyes seizing boats
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- An Italian rescue patrol picked up nearly 100 migrants who reported being at sea for 12 days as U.N. Security Council members mulled a draft resolution authorizing an EU mission to seize the smugglers' boats that are fueling the Mediterranean migrant crisis....

5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Five Ukrainian government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February, military officials said Wednesday....

Macedonia: 38 police, 1 protester hurt in overnight clashes
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Violent clashes overnight between protesters and police in the Macedonian capital Skopje left 38 officers and one protester injured, while 30 people were detained, authorities said Wednesday....

Airline trade group wants more uniform rules on child seats
PARIS (AP) -- So you're headed off to a foreign destination with your family, hauling a car seat or similar device for your infant to occupy for the hours-long flight. But once abroad, the corresponding airline says the device isn't authorized in that country and must be checked, making for a frustrating connection....

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