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Former French PM mulls candidacy to become Barcelona mayor
MADRID (AP) -- Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he is considering running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year as a candidate for a Spanish pro-business party that opposes Catalan independence....

Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- Slovak authorities have started evacuating people in a town near the southern border with Hungary after four unexploded World War II bombs were found....

UK pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk
LONDON (AP) -- The British pound is falling from post-Brexit highs after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike next month....

Who's next? Leaders to discuss next Commonwealth head
LONDON (AP) -- Commonwealth leaders are meeting at Windsor Castle, where they are set to discuss whether Prince Charles should succeed his mother Queen Elizabeth II as head of the 53-nation alliance....

Italian city refuses to register baby born to lesbians
MILAN (AP) -- A councilwoman in the Italian city of Turin says authorities have refused to register her newborn, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples....

Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'
MADRID (AP) -- The Basque militant group ETA on Friday offered an unprecedented apology for the pain caused during its more than four decades of armed campaign for independence from Spain and France, and vowed not to return to violence....

Latvian bank asks US to hold off money laundering sanctions
RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian bank ABLV has rejected the U.S. government's findings that it "institutionalizes money laundering" and helps evade sanctions as "hyperbolic," saying they refer to old practices it has now changed....