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The body of French hiker Simon Gautier is carried into a car at Policastro harbor, near Salerno, southern Italy, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Italian mountain rescue squads have recovered the body of a French hiker who fell into a ravine and broke his leg. Nine days of search ended Sunday when alpine rescue spotted Simon Gautier’s backpack and then his body in a ravine in the Cilento region of Southern Italy. Crews were able to recover the body Monday. (Pasquale Lapadula/ANSA via AP)
Body of French hiker in Italy found after 9 daysItalian mountain rescue squads have recovered the body of a French hiker who had fallen into a ravine and called for help 10 days earlier
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Rescue group proposes flying blocked migrants to SpainA charity on Monday suggested chartering a plane to fly to Spain 107 migrants blocked off the coast of Italy aboard its boat, to end a stalemate with the Italian interior minister, who won't let private rescue boats into his nation's ports
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Turkey removes 3 pro-Kurdish mayors from officeTurkey's government says it has removed from office the elected mayors of three provinces in Turkey's mostly-Kurdish populated southeast region, replacing them with government appointees
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Workers prepare to clean the area around Notre Dame cathedral, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 in Paris. Specialists shoring up fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral were returning to the Paris site on Monday for the first time in nearly a month, this time wearing disposable underwear and other protective gear after a delay prompted by fears of lead contamination. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Lead scrubbed from Paris streets as Notre Dame work resumesWorkers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination
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German, Hungarian leaders commemorate '89 freedom picnicThe leaders of Hungary and Germany sought to strike conciliatory tones Monday, largely setting aside the frostier tones that have dominated their recent relations as they commemorated the 30th anniversary of a key moment in Cold War history
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Rescuers use explosives to seek 2 cavers trapped in PolandDozens of rescuers have been working around the clock in southern Poland to find two missing spelunkers trapped by rising water in a cave, using explosives to widen underground passages
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A man stretches as he walks over a bridge in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. In the background is the building of the European Central Bank. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
More eurozone stimulus expected after inflation revised downOfficial figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone was lower in July than anticipated, bolstering expectations that the European Central Bank will provide another shot of stimulus to the single currency bloc next month
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Lithuania to buy iodine tables as Belarus plans power plantThe Lithuanian government says it has decided to purchase more than 4 million iodine tablets, estimated to be worth 900,000 euros because of plans in neighboring Belarus to launch a nuclear power plant
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Turkey says airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside Syria, killing 3 civilians; no word on Turkish casualtiesTurkey says airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside Syria, killing 3 civilians; no word on Turkish casualties
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Danish PM: Trump's idea of buying Greenland is 'absurd'Denmark's Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying Greenland from Denmark is "an absurd discussion," reiterating that the Arctic semi-autonomous Danish territory is not for sale
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Juncker has successful surgery; will miss G7 Biarritz summitThe EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder but will not be able to attend this weekend's Group of Seven meeting in Biarritz, France
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Renamed Adrian Aryra 1 super tanker is seen in background as people cool-off in the water in the British territory of Gibraltar, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday cleared the way for an Iranian supertanker to sail to an undisclosed location after rejecting the United States' latest request not to release the vessel. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
Iranian tanker sought by US heading toward GreeceIranian tanker sought by US reportedly heading toward Greek port after leaving Gibraltar
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Storms cause travel chaos, large-scale damage in GermanyA series of summer storms that uprooted trees and blew over power lines has disrupted rail and road travel across parts of southern and central Germany
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Psychiatric patient kills 5 others in RomaniaAuthorities in Romania say a patient at a psychiatric hospital has beaten to death five other patients with a drip stand and wounded several more
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Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandalBritain's Prince Andrew has rejected renewed suggestions he may have been involved in the alleged sex crimes of his one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein
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