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911 call: Mom tried to resuscitate unresponsive twin babies

LINDENWOLD, N.J. (AP) — The mother of twin baby girls who were found dead in an apartment can be heard screaming on a 911 call that they "are not breathing and both are purple."

Populism a 'threat' to Canada-Europe trade deal: EU commissioner

A Canada-EU trade pact will provisionally come into force in a few weeks, but could still unravel in the face of rising populism in Europe, its top trade official warned Tuesday. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said France would...Show More Summary

Lawyer for Russian whistle-blower's family injured in fall

MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer hired by the family of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian whistleblower who died in jail, has been seriously injured in a fall from his Moscow apartment.

APNewsBreak: California may face 'significant risk' from dam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.

British parliament attack: What we know

Three people were killed in a "terrorist" attack in the heart of London Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians on a bridge, then stabbed a police officer outside parliament before being shot dead. At around 2:40 pm (1440 GMT), media...Show More Summary

Trump sends holiday greetings to Iranians, does not mention travel ban

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who has sought to ban travelers from Iran and other Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States, issued a holiday greeting on Wednesday to Iranians celebrating the New Year holiday known as Nowruz. Show More Summary

Paul Manafort Colluded With Russians: Report

Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman, allegedly worked with Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Latest: Gorsuch flatters senators as questioning wraps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch: (all times EDT):

London attack: 4 dead, 20 injured in ‘terrorist’ incident on Westminster Bridge

Four people were killed and 20 others injured after an attacker plowed a car into a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge in London on Wednesday afternoon in what U.K. officials are investigating as an act of terrorism. British police are treating the incident as terrorism. London Mayor Sadiq Khan released a video statement condemning the attack.

Before Parliament violence, other attacks on Britain

LONDON (AP) — Britain has been targeted anew by what authorities are calling a terrorist incident. A look at other attacks on the country in recent years:

Rooftop refugees plead for water in flooded Peru city

Huarmey (Perú) (AFP) - Stranded on their rooftops by flooding and mudslides, residents of Huarmey, Peru ironically need the one thing they see everywhere they look: water. Last Wednesday, the rain that has been pummeling Peru for a week sent a series of mudslides barreling down the hillsides of the Andes mountains and into the city.

Father of Missing Tennessee Girl Holds On to Hope for Her Safe Return

It has been eight days since Elizabeth Thomas disappeared. Police and Thomas' family believe her teacher, Tad Cummins not only kidnapped the teen but that the pair may now be married.

Photos of the day - March 22, 2017

A peek at Boris in Washington; members of a Chinese honor guard salute caskets of Korean War dead; heavy snowfall in Northumberland, England; and people embrace during anniversary service for Brussels suicide attacks victims.

How to Win a Bidding War

2017 has presented a hot spring market fueled by high demand and low inventory. Buyers are doing their best to stay ahead of rising interest rates, but are often confronted with short time frames to view properties and end up competing against multiple offers. Show More Summary

Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in a meningitis outbreak that was traced to fungus-contaminated drugs and killed 64 people across the country.

What Just Happened in Beijing?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson surprised many by parroting Chinese talking points, but it's unlikely to signal a policy shift.

How Trump Can Fix His Troubled White House

The president’s first 100 days have been, by and large, a disaster. Reports of chaos, confusion, and infighting seem to leak out of the West Wing on a daily basis. The president is his own worst enemy, easily distracted, obsessed with minutiae, and uninterested in instilling much order in his administration. Show More Summary

In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his anti-European rhetoric on Wednesday, warning that the safety of Western citizens could be in peril if European nations persist in what he described as arrogant conduct.

Fewer People In US Less Than A Year Being Deported

Since Donald Trump has become president, the proportion of cases filed in California has increased while those in Texas has decreased.

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