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Updated at 10:03 AM

MILAN (AP) " Italian officials say that 14 bodies have been recovered in a two-day period on smugglers' boats packed with migrants making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean. The Italian Coast Guard says the dead included a 25-year-old pregnant woman. In all 5,700 migrants were rescued from dozens of small boats and rubber dinghies between Friday and Saturday. Premier Matteo Renzi appealed to his European partners to come up with a fundamental solution to the migrant...

Updated at 9:58 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russian emergency officials say three people are dead and 13 others are injured after an explosion in a high-rise apartment building believed to have been caused by gas. The explosion damaged several of the top floors in the...

Updated at 9:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show some of the attention her team paid to courting black voters. There were worries about Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' appeal to that...

Updated at 9:48 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The pope says the cruelty of the fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul "makes us cry, leaves us without words." Pope Francis told some 50,000 faithful gathered Sunday for the Angelus blessing that he was "pained by the...

Updated at 9:44 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Two apparent explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya back-to-back Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others in what police are viewing as a possible suicide. Japanese media reports suggest that the victim,...

Updated at 9:43 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages. The bill, passed late Saturday, imposes a fine of up to 25 million Iraqi dinars, or $21,000, for anyone violating the...

Updated at 8:39 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual...

Updated at 8:06 AM

MADRID (AP) " Spain's Socialist party is meeting to decide whether to help end the country's nearly 10-month political impasse and deliver another term to acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Two inconclusive elections since last December...

Updated at 7:52 AM

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) " Lithuanians are voting in an election that could see a change of government after four years of power by a ruling coalition led by the Social Democrats. A conservative group won a first round of voting two weeks...

Updated at 7:40 AM

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group. The Kurdish forces, known as...

Updated at 4:19 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted. "I'm sleeping with this thing tonight," the Chicago Cubs first baseman told the pulsating crowd moments later, kissing the prized souvenir. "Are you...

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