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A 16-year-old boy gored to death at Spain fiesta

07/28/2013 5:28am
Police say a 16-year-old boy has been gored to death at a running-of-the-bulls festival celebrating the patron saint of a Spanish town.

Wildfire rages out of control in Spain's Mallorca

07/28/2013 10:20am
The regional government of Spain's Balearic Islands says a wildfire is raging out of control in Mallorca, the popular Mediterranean tourist destination.

Austrian flap over bell dedicated to Hitler

07/28/2013 12:19pm
Like many others in Austria's countryside, a tower bell above the red-tiled rooftops of Wolfpassing village marks the passing of each hour with an unspectacular "bong." But this bell is unique: It is embossed with a swastika and praise to Adolf Hitler.

Social media help track property lost in Holocaust

07/28/2013 1:02pm
When Cati Holland checked her email a few weeks ago, she was surprised to find a message saying she was eligible for compensation for her grandmother's Berlin store that was seized by the Nazis more than 70 years ago.

Arrest made after online threats to UK campaigner

07/28/2013 2:00pm
British police on Sunday arrested a man in connection with online threats made toward a feminist campaigner, a case which has ignited calls for social media platforms to institute stronger protections against verbal abuse.

Omnicom, Publicis to combine into biggest ad firm

07/28/2013 5:22pm
Omnicom Group Inc. and Publicis Groupe SA say they are combining in a "merger of equals" that will create the world's largest advertising firm, one worth more than $35 billion.