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  • Associated Press

    Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

    BERLIN (June 18, 2018) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migration with other European countries instead of turning them back unilaterally at Germany’s border.

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    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

    GENEVA (June 18, 2108) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.

  • Associated Press

    Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

    KABUL, Afghanistan (June 17, 2018) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. The Taliban later rejected an extension of the cease-fire.

  • Associated Press

    Congo's Ebola outbreak poses challenges for bush meat

    MBANDAKA, Congo (JUne 17, 2018) — For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bush meat along the Congo River. Standing on the riverbank in Mbandaka, a city affected by the deadly new outbreak of the Ebola virus, the father of five said that for the first time he’s worried he won’t be able to support his family.

  • Associated Press

    Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate roils Europe

    VALENCIA, Spain (June 17, 2018) — Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the perilous Mediterranean only to become the latest pawn in Europe’s battle over immigration.

  • Associated Press

    Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    TIJUANA, Mexico (June 17, 2018) — The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio’s life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, leaving behind all their belongings and paying a smuggler $8,000.

  • Associated Press

    Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

    MOSCOW (June 16, 2018) — Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow.

  • Associated Press

    17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

    CARACAS, Venezuela (June 16, 2018) — Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuela’s capital Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration, government officials said.

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