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Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensiveA Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's personalized license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
A placard in support of the European Union is seen through an European flag as demonstrators prepare to take part into a demonstration in support of the European Union in Rome, Saturday, March 25, 2017, the day leaders of the European Union gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloc. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
EU leaders mark bloc's 60th anniversary as turning pointEuropean Union leaders have marked the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty as a turning point in their history in the knowledge that Britain will officially trigger divorce proceedings from the bloc next week
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
People hold up a banner during a 'Unity Vigil' against racism and Islamophobia in reaction to Wednesday's attack, backdropped by the gates of Downing Street in London, Friday March 24, 2017. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia's embassy in London says a man who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament was in the Mideast country three times and taught English there
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Juncker: Rome sets scene for more EU optimismEuropean Union leaders have signed the Rome declaration which has enshrined the principle of a multi-speed bloc, where some nations can move ahead while others stay on the sidelines on specific issues
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McCain calls for Tillerson to be given team at US State DeptU.S. Sen. John McCain is urging President Donald Trump to nominate a team of senior officials at the State Department to back up new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Airstrike on rebel-held Syrian city inflicts casualtiesSyrian opposition activists say airstrikes have struck the northwestern rebel-held city of Idlib, inflicting casualties
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights groupCongo must help in search for missing UN experts as deadly violence grows, rights group says
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Pope Francis shows a framed image of the Madonna during his visit at Milan's Forlanini neighborhood known as Case Bianche (white houses), as part of his one-day pastoral visit to Monza and Milan, Italy’s second-largest city, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The pope's first stop Saturday is a housing project on the outskirts of Italy's fashion and finance capital, a stop that underlines the pope's view that the peripheries offer a better view of reality than well-tended and prosperous city centers. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Pope puts focus on peripheries during Milan pastoral visitPope Francis has started his one-day visit to the world's largest diocese with a stop in a housing project on the city's outskirts, emblematic of his view that the peripheries offer a better view of reality than the well-tended and prosperous city centers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlementsThe United Nations says Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The partially lifted sunken ferry Sewol, center, is ready for transport in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Friday, March 24, 2017. South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an obstacle on Friday after divers cut off a vehicle ramp that had been dangling from the ship and hindering efforts to raise it. (Suh Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vesselSalvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Pope Francis poses with the heads of State and of the EU institutions for a family photo in the Sistine Chapel at the end of an audience at the Vatican, Friday, March 24, 2017. The pontiff is receiving leaders of EU countries the day before an European Union summit in Rome to highlight the 60th anniversary of the bloc's foundation on March 25, 2017. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Via AP)
The Latest: White House congratulates European UnionThe White House Office of the Press Secretary released a statement congratulating the European Union on the sixtieth anniversary of the 1957 Treaties of Rome and the founding of the European Economic Community
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Somali soldiers walk near the wreckage of a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, March 24, 2017. A police official says the car bomb exploded near a restaurant and hotel in Somalia's capital killing at least one person and wounding others. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
General favors more aggressive approach in SomaliaThe commander of U.S. Africa Command says he would like to be granted more authority to battle al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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