Bosnia floods create new land-mine risk in Balkans

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Record-high floods and landslides have swept away people, homes and roads in the Balkans over the past week, but in Bosnia another deadly menace is hiding in the flood rubble: land mines. Authorities have spent two decades trying to...
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In Georgia race, Republicans cry foul over taxes

Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the “Grillin with the Governor” campaign event Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Buford, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to a voter during the...
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In Kentucky, Senate candidates lay claim to change

Alison Lundergan Grimes, U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State, speaks during a 50-county bus tour stop, Friday, May 16, 2014, at Circus Square Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (AP Photo/Daily News, Miranda Pederson) Alison Lundergan Grimes, U.S. Senate candidate...
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Record Balkan floods lead to Bosnia landslides

Serbian police officers carry a man from a military helicopter during flood evacuation from Obrenovac, some 30 kilometers (18 miles) southwest of Belgrade Serbia, Saturday, May 17, 2014. Record flooding in the Balkans leaves at least 20 people dead in Serbia and Bosnia and is...
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Swiss cast ballots on world’s highest minimum wage

In this picture taken May 1, 2014, supporters of the Trade Union Federation, UNIA, demand on placards a monthly minimum wage in Basel, Switzerland. In a nation of mostly haves and have-mores, Swiss voters head to the polls Sunday, May 18, 2014, to decide on a tr...

Timbers Play To 3-all Draw With Crew

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gaston Fernandez scored on a header in the 85th minute to pull the Portland Timbers into a 3-3 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. There were a flurry of goals in the final 10 minutes. Portland’s Will Johnson tied the match at 2-all in the...

Timbers Play To 3-all Draw With Crew

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gaston Fernandez scored on a header in the 85th minute to pull the Portland Timbers into a 3-3 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. There were a flurry of goals in the final 10 minutes. Portland’s Will Johnson tied the match at 2-all in the...
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France’s far right on the rise ahead of EU vote

Julien Sanchez, newly elected National Front party (FN) mayor of Beaucaire, right, and Louis Aliot, the National Front party local candidate for the European elections are pictured in Beaucaire, southern France, Wednesday May 14, 2014. Newly-installed far-right mayors in...

Indians Continue To Struggle In 6-2 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have lost all of their momentum, along with their ability to play clean baseball. Cleveland committed three errors — upping its major league-leading total to 43 through 43 games — and allowed three unearned runs in a 6-2 loss to the Oakland...
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Egypt: Homemade bomb hits el-Sissi rally, 4 hurt

Egyptians walk past a banner with a portrait of Egyptian Presidential hopeful Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at a market in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, May 17, 2014. El-Sissi faces leftist Hamdeen Sabahi, who has the support of youth groups who led the 2011 uprising against autocrat Hosni...