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Rescue workers stand outside a house in Esslingen near Stuttgart, southern Germany, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 after four people were found dead there along with indications of elevated carbon monoxide levels in the building. (Sven Kohls/SDMG/dpa via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 10:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — A family of four has been found dead in southwestern Germany, and police say their house had elevated carbon monoxide levels. Police in Esslingen, near Stuttgart, were alerted on Monday by a relative who got no response when he rang and knocked on the door, and then saw two people...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Esmond Martin, an expert on the illegal ivory trade, attends a news conference at his home in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya police and officials say Esmond Martin, the American investigator into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade, has been found stabbed to death in his house in the Karen neighborhood. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
February 05, 2018 - 10:27 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A leading American investigator into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade has been found stabbed to death in his home, Kenyan police and officials said Monday. A family member went to Esmond Bradley Martin's house on Sunday to check on him after he did not respond to phone...
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British actor Hugh Grant leaves the Rolls Building in London after they settled their phone hacking claims against Mirror Group Newspapers Monday Feb. 5, 2018. Grant was at the High Court when the details of the settlement were provided at a hearing. Grant says the newspaper group had engaged in "industrial scale" phone hacking.( Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 9:41 am
LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Grant has settled his phone-hacking damages claim against Mirror Group Newspapers. Grant was at the High Court on Monday when the details of the settlement were provided at a hearing. Grant said the newspaper group had engaged in "industrial scale" phone hacking. "...
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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a wounded man after airstrikes hit a rebel-held suburb near Damascus, Syria, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says waves of airstrikes hit at least five neighborhoods in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, the only remaining rebel stronghold near the capital, Damascus. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 9:11 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their Russian allies stepped up attacks on rebel-held areas on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians east of Damascus and striking at hospitals and residential buildings in the northwestern Idlib province, opposition activists reported. The assault on...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their Russian allies stepped up attacks on rebel-held areas on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians east of Damascus and striking at hospitals and residential buildings in the northwestern Idlib province, opposition activists reported. The assault on...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:41 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya police tear gassed opposition activists protesting the shutdown of four major TV stations and what they claim are other violations of constitutional guaranteed rights such as freedom of assembly. Rights activist Njonjo Mue said Monday the peaceful demonstration with...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Asian shares opened sharply lower on Monday, extending global stock losses after Wall Street's big selloff as investor anxiety grows over rising bond yields and disappointing quarterly earnings. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 05, 2018 - 8:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 lost 1.4 percent to 7,343 while France's CAC 40 slid 1.4 percent to 5,288. Germany's DAX shed 1 percent to 12,654...
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Lauri Love waves outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The ruling in Lauri Love's appeal against extradition to the United States, where he faced solitary confinement and a potential 99 year prison sentence, was ruled in his favour on Monday Feb. 5 at the Royal Courts of Justice.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 05, 2018 - 8:24 am
LONDON (AP) — An alleged computer hacker from Britain won his appeal Monday against extradition to the United States. The High Court in London ruled that Lauri Love's extradition wouldn't be allowed, although judges said it would still be possible to prosecute him in England. The decision in Love's...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African city of Cape Town has pushed back "Day Zero" — the date when it might have to turn off most taps because of a long drought — by nearly a month to May 11. Cape Town authorities said Monday that the reprieve is due to an anticipated decline in agricultural use of...
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FILE - The Jan. 24, 2018 file photo shows an 80-meter (260 feet) piece of the Berlin wall in a forest in Berlin. The recently discovered remnant of the Berlin Wall from the heavily fortified border’s early days is being given protected status. Monday’s, Feb. 5, 2018 announcement by the city government’s culture ministry comes on the day when the wall has been open for as long as it divided the German capital: 28 years, 2 months and 26 days. (Maurizio Gambarini/dpa via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 8:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — A recently discovered remnant of the Berlin Wall from the heavily fortified border's early days is being given protected status, city authorities said Monday. The announcement by the city government's culture ministry came on the day when the wall has been open for as long as it...
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