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DRESDEN, Germany (AP) " Thousands of people are taking part in protests against Islam and immigration in several European cities.

Updated at 1:39 PM

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) " Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14...

Updated at 1:18 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL.

Updated at 12:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by...

Updated at 11:52 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.

Updated at 11:36 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis' efforts to show that he's tough on clerical sex abuse have suffered a blow after a high-profile abuse survivor took a leave of absence from the pontiff's advisory commission.

Updated at 11:09 AM

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) " Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem warned Saturday that foreign ground troops entering Syria would "return home in wooden coffins."

Updated at 11:04 AM

CAIRO (AP) " The body of the Italian student who was found this week in a Cairo suburb was flown back to Italy Saturday morning, Egyptian airport officials and Italy's foreign minister said.

Updated at 11:04 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be...

Updated at 11:03 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP) " The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe (all times local):

Updated at 10:02 AM

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