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  • The Latest: Italy spurs EU Rome summit to do more for jobs

    ROME - The Latest on the upcoming European Union summit (all times local):
  • Lawyer: Man charged in Detroit cop shootings is 'delusional'

    DETROIT - A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of killing a college officer.
  • Colombia official says Venezuela raid may be tied to crisis

    BOGOTA - A Colombian official said a four-day incursion by Venezuelan troops may have been linked to Colombia's call for elections in the troubled South American nation.
  • Even if 'Snooki' bill approved, university to pay speaker

    TRENTON, N.J. - Even if New Jersey's governor approves a measure inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi to cap what state public universities can pay speakers, Rutgers University is still offering $35,000 for this year's commencement speaker.
  • US coalition investigating reports of deadly Mosul airstrike

    BAGHDAD - The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighbourhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that allegedly left more than 100 civilians dead last week, according to a statement given to The Associated Press on Friday.
  • Naked group stages disruption by notorious Auschwitz gate

    WARSAW, Poland - Officials say a group of some 10 Polish-speaking people took off their clothes, killed a sheep and chained themselves together by the main gate of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz before being detained by police.
  • US stocks mostly higher ahead of uncertain health care vote

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are mostly higher Friday as technology companies and banks climb. For most of this week investors have been waiting for answers about the fate of the Republican-backed American Health Care Act, which is scheduled to come up for a vote later Friday after it was delayed a day earlier. Stocks are on track for their biggest weekly loss of 2017.
  • UK police arrest 10 in London attack probe, search 21 sites

    LONDON - British police are combing through "massive amounts of computer data," have searched more than 20 sites and have contacted thousands of witnesses in a vast operation to trace how a British man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament, a senior official said Friday.
  • Geologist for Shell says company hid Nigeria spill dangers

    JOHANNESBURG - Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according to a German geologist contracted by the Dutch-British multinational.
  • North Dakota oil spill 3 times larger than first estimated

    BISMARCK, N.D. - A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday.

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