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Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

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CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people ... Full Story

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  • Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested
    Prosecutors: Capsized boat captain and crew member arrested

    CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Prosecutors said Tuesday that they arrested the captain and a crew member of the boat in which as many as 900 people are feared to have drowned in the unremitting waves of migrants seeking to escape from war-torn Libya.

  • Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy
    Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes hit weapons caches held by Iran-backed Shiite rebels, touching off massive explosions Monday in Yemen's capital that killed at least 19 people and buried scores of others under the rubble of flattened homes.

  • Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe
    Many migrants drawn by jobs, welfare in northern Europe

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — For tens of thousands of migrants who survive the hazardous crossing of the Mediterranean, the journey often continues as they slip through cracks in Italy's border controls and head north.

  • The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested
    The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested

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  • Turkey sends condolences to descendants of killed Armenians

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by Ottoman Turks, saying Turkey shared their pain and also announced that a service would be held at the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul to commemorate he victims.

  • Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges
    Lawyer: Washington Post reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Washington Post reporter jailed for nearly nine months in Iran faces charges of espionage and three other crimes, his lawyer revealed Monday following her first in-depth meeting with the journalist.

  • Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killed

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack that was widely denounced.

  • Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy
    Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

    ITOMAN, Japan (AP) — In Norman Baker's mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and pillaging anything with the worse-than-death fate of crossing their path.

  • APNewsBreak: UK family on way to Syria in Turkish custody

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish police on Monday arrested a missing British couple with four children believed to have left England for Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said.

  • Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite laws
    Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite laws

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Twelve-year-old Youssuf and 7-year-old Mamadou start their day at 5 a.m. walking from a Dakar, Senegal suburb into the city to beg for money. The older boy must come back with 700 CFA ($1) and the younger 500CFA ($0.80), or they may get beaten. They then must go beg for food.

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