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German bishop charged with embezzling 6-figure sumGerman prosecutors have charged a Catholic bishop with embezzlement after he allegedly took a six-figure sum from an elderly parishioner to buy himself a property
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People march during a demonstration in Paris, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. The Eiffel Tower shut down, France's high-speed trains stood still and tens of thousands of people marched through Paris and other cities Thursday, in a massive and sometimes chaotic outpouring of anger at the government's plan to overhaul the retirement system. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Young and old march in unity, fear at French pension changeAnger, solidarity, tear gas and frozen noses _ that sums up the atmosphere inside Thursday’s mass Paris protest by demonstrators young and old against the government's retirement reform
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Giuliani in Ukraine as Congress moves closer to impeachmentPresident Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has paid a visit to the Ukrainian capital to hold meetings and film a documentary
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Spain hospital saves British woman after 6-hour heart stopA 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after spending more than six hours in cardiac arrest
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the International Volunteer Forum at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia, Dec. 5, 2019. (Shamil Zhumatov/Pool Photo via AP)
Putin offers US to extend key nuclear pact right nowRussian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the U.S.
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Greek minister resigns over Columbia degree he never gotA junior cabinet minister in Greece’s center-right government has stepped down after it emerged he never received a degree for university studies listed on his resume
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Poland says it foiled $517 million cocaine smuggling planPoland’s prime minister says the nation’s special services have foiled a $517 million (467 million euros) plan to smuggle Columbian cocaine to Europe
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FILE - In this April 14, 2011 file photo, the Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland is photographed. Commodities company Glencore says it’s facing an investigation by the British government’s fraud investigator amid suspicions of bribery. The company and Britain’s Serious Fraud Office confirmed the investigation in brief statements. The fraud office said Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 it involved the “Glencore group” and its “officials, employees, agents and associated persons.” (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP, file)
UK anti-fraud agency investigating commodities firm GlencoreGlencore says it’s facing an investigation by the British government’s fraud investigator amid suspicions of bribery involving the Swiss-based commodities giant
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Kosovo court jails ex-Serb minister for ethnic hatredA Kosovo court has sentenced a former ethnic Serb minister to two years in prison for inciting ethnic hatred
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico, right, gives a media statement, with Minister of Interior Robert Kalinak, left, in Bratislava, Slovakia. Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority. The investigators say Fico, a populist leader, publicly agreed with racist remarks about the Roma made by a far-right lawmaker who was convicted of racism by a court earlier this year. Police said Thursday, Dec.5, 2019 Fico could face up to five years in prison if tried and convicted. (AP Photo/Bundas Engler, file)
Ex-Slovak prime minister Robert Fico charged with racismSlovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority
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A train is pictured at the Gare St-Charles station in Marseille, southern France, as services begin to wind-down Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. France is getting ready for massive, nationwide strikes from Thursday against government plans to overhaul the state pension system that will disrupt trains, buses and flights and force many schools to close.AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
The Latest: French protesters set fires amid strikesSmall groups of protesters in France are hurling flares, smashing store windows and setting fires in eastern Paris amid mass strikes over the government’s retirement reform
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UK judge clears 3 men falsely convicted 50 years agoA British judge has exonerated three black men who served time in prison 50 years ago based upon the testimony of a corrupt police officer
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A bulldozer operates after a remote-controlled explosion to demolish a building in the western port city of Durres, Albania, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. A remote-controlled explosion has demolished the six-storied building considered threatening after being damaged from the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Albania. A quake a week ago killed 51 persons, injured more than 3,000 people, and damaged more than 11,000 buildings. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Europe pledges additional support for quake-hit AlbaniaThe European Union’s new leader for crisis management is visiting Albania to assess damages and reconstruction needs after last week’s powerful earthquake
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Russia suspends project with Iran due to uranium enrichmentA Russian state company suspended a research project with Iran because the country decided to resume enriching uranium
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Russia’s state-run nuclear fuel company suspends project with Iran because of its move to resume uranium enrichmentRussia’s state-run nuclear fuel company suspends project with Iran because of its move to resume uranium enrichment
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