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American charged in Paris police car attack amid protests
PARIS (AP) -- A 27-year-old American man has been given preliminary charges of attempted murder in an exceptionally violent attack on police in their patrol car that drew national attention, the Paris prosecutor's office said Sunday....

More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations....

Turkey president raps US, Russia, Iran for presence in Syria
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's president has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was contributing to Syrians' pain....

German nationalist slammed over black soccer player comment
BERLIN (AP) -- A top member of a rising German nationalist party drew sharp criticism Sunday for reportedly saying that many people wouldn't want Jerome Boateng, a key player on Germany's national soccer team whose father was born in Ghana, as their neighbor....

UK coast guard rescues 20 people in English Channel
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Home Office said Sunday that 20 people including 18 Albanians had been rescued overnight from an inflatable boat that started to take on water in the English Channel....

UK Conservative Party dispute over immigration escalates
LONDON (AP) -- Conservative Party members seeking a British exit from the European Union have launched increasingly personal attacks on Prime Minister David Cameron over his leadership of the campaign to keep Britain within the 28-nation bloc....

US bomb from World War II defused at German airport
BERLIN (AP) -- An American bomb dropped during World War II has been defused at the airport in the northern German city of Hannover in an operation that forced dozens of flights to be diverted....