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Britain's Prince William, and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive at a tea party with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at Government House in Victoria, British Columiba, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

British royal kids make rare appearance in Canada

Princess Charlotte took her first steps in public on Thursday as she and brother Prince George played in a children's party with Prince William and Kate. The 1-year-old Charlotte immediately bee-lined for some colorful balloons before heading to the petting zoo for some time with the goats, sheep, rabbits and ...

The face of Adolf Hitler is projected onto a 3D canvas as part of an art installation during a rehearsal for the 'Berlin Leuchtet' (Berlin shines) festival in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. 'Berlin Leuchtet' takes place from Sept. 30 until Oct. 16, 2016 in the German capital. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin

A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police. Police say they received a call Monday about the apparition, which turned out to be part of an art installation. The incident was a test for a video light show in which ...

Austria: Man convicted of murder for plowing car into crowd

An Austrian court has found a man guilty on multiple murder and attempted murder counts and sentenced him to life in prison for plowing his car through a crowd of pedestrians, killing three and injuring dozens. The man, identified only as Alen R. in keeping with Austrian anonymity laws, drove ...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo, firefighters make their way through the rubble after two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center in New York bringing down the landmark buildings. The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed to fix the bill. (AP Photo/Shawn Baldwin/File)

White House lashes out at Congress after 9/11 bill vote

The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed ...

Kiev Cadets hold the national flag of Ukraine during commemoration events in Babi Yar ravine where Nazi troops machine-gunned tens of thousands of Jews during WWII, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Ukraine marked the 75th anniversary of the 1941 Babi Yar massacre. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre's 75th anniversary

Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, is where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed within 48 hours in 1941 when the city was under ...

UN rights council seeks greater monitoring of Yemen abuses

The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution calling for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, while shrugging off calls from the U.N. human rights chief and others for an independent investigation of abuses. The 47-member Geneva council approved by consensus the resolution backed by ...

In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of Civil Defense inspecting the cluster bombs in the Khan Sheikhoun neighborhood of Idlib, Syria, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. The U.S. and Russia escalated their war of words over Syria Thursday as government forces kept up their assault on Aleppo's rebel-held quarters and registered tenuous gains. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo

Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city. The U.N.'s humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that the conditions in eastern Aleppo, which is besieged and assaulted by all ...

The Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists'

The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman says a U.S. refusal to cooperate with Russia on Syria would be a gift to "terrorists." Maria Zakharova said in a Thursday Facebook post that if Washington follows up on its threat to ...

UN impotent before Syria war crimes

Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.N. officials conceded Thursday there was little they could do beyond shaming the two countries for what they are increasingly calling "war crimes." U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that with ...

Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames Autopilot

Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's Autopilot after crashing into the rear of a bus on a highway. But Tesla says the Autopilot was not at fault. Ratzeburg police say that the crash happened Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of autobahn about 50 ...

Members of the Knesset guard carry the coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres at the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, in Jerusalem, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Peres died early Wednesday from complications from a stroke. He was 93. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

The Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem

The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with former U.S. President Bill Clinton ahead of the funeral for former Israeli President Shimon Peres. Netanyahu said it was a ...

Car bomb explodes near home of Egyptian judicial official

An Egyptian security official says a car bomb exploded near the home of a senior assistant to the country's prosecutor general. The official says the Thursday blast took place in the upscale Tagammu Khamis suburb, steps away from the house of Zakraya Abdel-Aziz. One person was injured apparently from flying ...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 file photo, smoke rises from an oil pipe at sunset in the desert oil field of Sakhir, Bahrain. OPEC nations have agreed in theory that they need to reduce their production to help boost global oil prices during a meeting in Algeria, but a major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran still may derail any cut. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)

AP Explains: What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?

OPEC nations have agreed in theory that they need to reduce their production to help boost global oil prices during a meeting in Algeria, but a major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran still may derail any cut. What happened to oil prices and why can't OPEC agree ...

A model wears a creation for Chloe's Spring-Summer 2017 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented Thursday Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Kim Kardashian stuns at Balmain show at Paris Fashion Week

Among the forest decor at the star-studded Balmain collection, pop star and former French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy killed time chatting with French Vogue Editor Emmanuelle Alt. Guests were all waiting on one person: Kim Kardashian, who arrived late to the usual whirl of paparazzi flashes in her first appearance ...

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont gestures during a debate on his presidency at the Parliament in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Catalan regional lawmakers are debating regional President Carles Puigdemont's latest promise to hold another independence referendum next September with or without agreement from Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Catalan parliament debates new proposal for secession vote

Catalan regional lawmakers are debating regional President Carles Puigdemont's latest promise to hold another independence referendum next September with or without agreement from Spain. Puigdemont launched the proposal Wednesday during a debate on his presidency, saying he would seek Spain's backing but intended holding it anyway if Spain persists in ...

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