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Switzerland, Singapore, US top economic rankingsSurvey ranks Switzerland, Singapore, US as world's most competitive economies
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Brett King talks to the press as he leaves Soto Del Real prison with his wife in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son's severe brain tumor, authorities said Tuesday. Brett and Naghemeh King were pursued by police after they took 5-year-old Ashya out of a hospital in southern England against doctors' advice and traveled to Spain, where they planned to sell a property to pay for proton beam radiation therapy in the Czech Republic or the U.S. They were arrested on a British warrant on suspicion of cruelty to a person under 16 years of age, and are in custody in a jail near Madrid. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
Ill UK boy's parents freed from custody in SpainIll boy's parents released from custody in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew arrest warrant
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Calais mayor might close port to stop migrantsMayor threatens to close French port to stop growing flux of migrants from crossing to Britain
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EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - A dead body of Ukrainian government soldier hung over an overhead high-voltage power line onto which he was seemingly flung when his armored personnel carriers was hit by a shell in the village of Novokaterynivka , eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Ukrainian troops have over the past week suffered a string of major military losses in their offensive against Russian-backed separatist rebels, losing large swathes of territory and having hundreds of soldiers captured. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks toughAftermath of fierce battle shows rout of Ukrainian troops as Russia's Putin talks tough
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Irish tax haul jumps, signals kinder 2015 budgetIreland's surging tax take eases deficit, signals kinder 2015 budget after 6 years' austerity
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, signs a pipe during the ceremony marking the construction of gas pipeline " Power of Siberia" connecting Russia and China near the village of Us Khatyn in Yakutsk region, Russia, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fightAP Analysis: Unfazed by threats of more sanctions, Putin wants deal over Ukraine on his terms
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A plume of smoke rises from the lava eruption on Holuhraun, northwest of the Dyngjujoekull glacier in Iceland, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.  Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday, prompting authorities to raise the aviation warning code to the highest level and close the surrounding airspace. The warning was lowered 12 hours later as visibility improved and it was clear that no volcanic ash was detected. (AP Photo/Eggert Johannesson)
Seismic activity calms down near Iceland volcanoFire fountains, huge steam plumes rise from Iceland lava eruption, seismic activity calms down
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A traditional Russian Matryoshka wooden doll depicting US President Barack Obama, right, Russian President Vladimir Putin, second from right, on display in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014  (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
Tiny Estonia seeks strong support from ObamaRattled by Ukraine crisis, tiny Estonia seeks powerful message from Obama
The Associated Press6 hours ago
3 Frenchmen arrested over hedgehog huntingFrench animal protection agency files complaint over illegal hedgehog hunting
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Swiss urged to toughen anti-corruption lawAdvocacy group says Switzerland should toughen laws on financial corruption
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk  arrives for a  a government meeting in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Tusk was chosen by European leaders to be the next president of the European Council.   (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Political skills above language for EU's TuskDonald Tusk's English may be imperfect but EU needs his political skills now during hard times
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A Pro-Russian rebel prepares arms for the the assault on the positions of Ukrainian army in Donetsk airport, eastern Ukraine, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Hours later, Ukraine said a border guard vessel operating in the Azov Sea was attacked by land-based forces. (AP Photo/Mstislav Chernov)
Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailoutIMF says Ukraine could need billions in additional aid if fighting persists
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Greece to toughen penalties on hate speechGreece to toughen penalties on hate speech, outlaw Holocaust denial
The Associated Press9 hours ago
UK prosecutors withdraw arrest warrant in case of ill childUK prosecutors withdraw arrest warrant in case of ill child
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A woman passes the new monument for the victims of  euthanasia Berlin, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Germany has inaugurated the memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities who were killed by the Nazis, who deemed their lives “worthless. The 24-meter (79-foot) blue glass pane stands on the site of a villa where the mass murder of patients at hospitals and mental institutes was coordinated starting in 1940. The euthanasia program’s methods included using gas chambers. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany opens memorial to Nazis' disabled victimsGermany inaugurates memorial to disabled people killed in the Nazis' euthanasia program
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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