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The Latest: Poland refuses to take in 10 orphans from Aleppo

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 11 p.m. A Polish radio station is reporting that the conservative government has refused…

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'Superduck' dinosaur provides insight into elaborate head crests

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a warm, lush environment near a meandering river 79.5 million years ago in Montana, a dinosaur nicknamed "Superduck" munched on leaves & kept…

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Fourteen dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast: report

ANKARA (Reuters) – Fourteen people died & a further 27 were rescued by Turkish authorities after their boat sank on its way to the Greek island of Lesbos, Dogan news…

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Italy: At least 40 migrants dead at sea, 320 others rescued

ROME (AP) — At least 40 migrants died at sea & more than 320 others were rescued Saturday by the Italian navy from an overcrowded smugglers' boat in the Mediterranean…

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Immigration the major concern for Europeans: poll

Brussels (AFP) – Immigration is the main concern of Europeans, ahead of economic problems & unemployment, according to a new opinion poll released by the European Commission. A similar poll…

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Italian police raids mafia gambling empire, seize assets worth 2 billion euros

ROME (Reuters) – Italian police said on Wednesday they had seized assets worth 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) & issued 41 arrest warrants in raids on gambling companies in Italy…

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More than 700 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Rome (AFP) – A total of 741 migrants who set sail from Libya in the hopes of reaching Europe were rescued in the Mediterranean on Thursday, the Italian coastguard said….

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Brussels clashes with Britain over Med migrant plan

Brussels (AFP) – The European Union clashed with Britain on Wednesday over a plan to save thousands of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean, which includes controversial resettlement quotas for…

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Aid groups launch Med migrant rescue ship

Valletta (AFP) – Europe's only non-governmental rescue vessel set sail on Saturday from Malta, launching a six-month mission to reduce the number of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean. The MV…

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Judge mulls charges for migrant disaster ship skipper

Catania (Italy) (AFP) – The Tunisian captain of a migrant boat in which at least 700 people drowned was to learn Friday what charges he will face over the deadly…

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