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'Call my lawyer,' says sweater seized with stolen sneakers

ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year.
EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrants

EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrants

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders agreed Thursday to pursue the co-operation of countries in North Africa and to beef up the bloc's external borders to stop large numbers of migrants from entering Europe.

Environmentalists file 3rd lawsuit over Trump wall plans

HOUSTON — Environmental groups filed another lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration's use of waivers to speed up construction of a border wall, this time in Texas.

Uganda, at 'big risk' for Ebola, says Congo is managing well

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda is at "big risk" of the spread of a deadly Ebola virus outbreak from neighbouring Congo, a senior health official said Thursday, even as he said the situation is "being handled well" there.
Woman charged in death of toddler found buried in park

Woman charged in death of toddler found buried in park

PHILADELPHIA — A toddler's caregiver was charged with murder in the suffocation death of the baby whose body was found partially buried in a public park with the top of her head exposed, police said Thursday.
Putin: Russia 'ahead of competition' with latest weapons

Putin: Russia 'ahead of competition' with latest weapons

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin hailed new missiles in Russia's military arsenals but emphasized Thursday that the country would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack.
Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.

Russian military jet crashes, 2 pilots missing

MOSCOW — The Russian military says one of its training jets has crashed and two pilots are missing. The Defence Ministry said the L-39 aircraft went down Thursday during a regular training over the Sea of Azov.

Spain arrests 4, seizes 115 properties in Venezuelan probe

MADRID — Spanish police have arrested a former Venezuelan official and an exiled opposition leader's relative and seized more than 115 properties in a money-laundering investigation into a ring that allegedly bought real estate in Spain with illicit

Lawsuit over fatal crash involving Berman's wife settled

TORRINGTON, Conn. — A Connecticut restaurant accused of serving alcohol to the wife of ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman before she was killed in a car crash has settled a lawsuit filed by the family of an 87-year-old man who also died in the wreck.