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LONDON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging the next generation of British leaders to give serious thought to how they solve problems. Speaking to a group of young people in London, Obama turned a light-hearted question about priorities for his successor into a treatise on his preference for diplomacy over military conflict. The president said leaders need to recognize "that security is not just a matter of military actions" but also a matter of "the messages we send and the institutions that we build and the diplomacy that we engage in."
HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators have turned out in the German city of Hannover to protest a planned U.S.-Europe free trade agreement. Police say more than 20,000 people gathered for the demonstration, a day before President Barack Obama arrives. Proponents argue that the agreement would boost business at a time of global economic uncertainty, but critics worry that it would erode consumer protection and environmental standards.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has fired what appeared to be a ballistic missile from a submarine off its northeast coast. That's according to South Korean defense officials, who couldn't confirm where the projectile landed. A successful test from a submarine would be a worrying development, because it would make it easier for North Korea to launch missiles undetected.
PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are urging people in rural southern Ohio to be cautious as the search continues for a shooter who killed eight members of a family at four different locations. The bodies of seven adults and a 16-year-old boy were found yesterday in homes southwest of Piketon. They included a mother in bed with her 4-day-old baby nearby. The baby and two other small children were unhurt.
AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal to turn Harriet Tubman's upstate New York home into a National Historical Park is moving ahead, days after the announcement that the abolitionist will be featured on the $20 bill. The Citizen newspaper in Auburn, New York, reports that U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has signed a general agreement allowing the transfer of land to the National Park Service. The agreement must be signed by the current owners of the land and go to the New York state attorney general's office for review.
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