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Priest accused of child sex abuse found in Poland

10/02/2013 12:49am
Polish police say they have located a priest sought by Interpol on suspicion he sexually abused children in the Dominican Republic.

D-Day cemetery among the victims of US shutdown

10/02/2013 4:09am
Tourists travelling to Omaha Beach to pay their respects to the 9,387 military dead at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial will find it closed, a victim of the U.S. government's partial shutdown.

Marc Jacobs to step down at Louis Vuitton

10/02/2013 4:47am
French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton says Marc Jacobs is stepping down as creative director of its flagship brand Louis Vuitton.

Agency: Parole for man who killed Dutch politician

10/02/2013 7:17am
The animal rights activist whose 2002 assassination of a populist anti-immigration politician plunged the Netherlands into turbulence is eligible for early parole and should be reintegrated into society, a criminal justice agency ruled Wednesday.

Madeleine McCann father attends Lisbon libel trial

10/02/2013 7:31am
The father of missing British girl Madeleine McCann has attended a Lisbon court hearing the family's libel case against a former Portuguese detective, but he wasn't called to testify.

A glance at Greece's Golden Dawn defendants

10/02/2013 7:38am
Six leading lawmakers from Greece's far-right Golden Dawn Party were arrested in the last week following a probe into the party's alleged illegal activities. The arrests came after anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas was stabbed to death last month, allegedly by a man involved in Golden Dawn. Here's a look at the six lawmakers:

Correction: Britain-Tiger Cub story

10/02/2013 9:05am
In a story Oct. 2 about the birth of a Sumatran tiger cub in London, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the cub had been born over the weekend. It was born Sept. 22.

War crimes court seeks arrest of Kenyan

10/02/2013 9:09am
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for a man suspected of tampering with witnesses in the war crimes case against Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto _ the first time the court has sought to prosecute someone for interfering with its legal process.

UK's Cameron: Conservatives party of opportunity

10/02/2013 9:53am
British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to soothe a restive party and woo a skeptical electorate Wednesday with a 50-minute speech that boiled down to one central theme: It's the economy, stupid.

Lithuanian court frees Real IRA suspect

10/02/2013 9:57am
A Lithuanian appeals court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of an Irishman who was jailed five years ago for trying to buy weapons and explosives for the Real IRA paramilitary group.

Priest accused of child sex abuse found in Poland

10/02/2013 10:07am
Polish police said Wednesday they have located a priest sought by Interpol on suspicion he sexually abused children in the Dominican Republic.

UK police seek cyclist nearly killed by train

10/02/2013 10:15am
British police are trying to locate a female cyclist who was nearly killed when she ignored barriers and started to enter a railroad crossing seconds before a train zoomed by.

Outside US, ripple effects of budget battle feared

10/02/2013 10:20am
Top European officials are keeping a worried eye on the U.S. government shutdown, saying it could pose a risk for the continent's fledgling recovery.

Arm cut off of Reagan statue in Poland

10/02/2013 11:12am
Police were searching on Wednesday for a vandal who damaged a bronze statue of Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II in the Polish city of Gdansk by cutting off one arm of the former U.S. president and stealing it.

US experts, NKorean officials hold informal talks

10/02/2013 11:15am
U.S. experts met with officials from North Korea for informal talks in London on Wednesday over the resumption of stalled international discussions on Pyongyang's nuclear program.

French court: ID checks on minorities deemed legal

10/02/2013 1:24pm
A French court on Wednesday rejected claims that police identity checks on 13 people from minority groups were racist, saying officers didn't overstep any legal boundaries.

Marc Jacobs' farewell to Vuitton is a dark one

10/02/2013 4:08pm
As maids swept away dust from steps that led into a set in mourning, it was clear that the Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris on Wednesday was a spring-summer collection in name only.