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Migrants scuffle with Hungary police; dead toddler's image shocks Europe


BICSKE, Hungary/MUGLA, Turkey - Migrants forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks on Thursday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy. | Video

World, Migrant Crisis 3:39am EDT

Hungary's Orban warns of 'tens of millions' of migrants


BUDAPEST/BICSKE, Hungary - Europeans risk becoming a minority on their own continent, Hungary's right-wing prime minister said on Friday, defending his country's hardline stand on migrants after hundreds spent the night stranded on a train surrounded by police.

Migrant Crisis, World 3:39am EDT

Poland says EU may face millions of new migrants if ignores causes

WARSAW - The European Union has to tackle the reasons for the arrival of migrants and not only focus on how to share them between countries, because otherwise Europe may soon face millions of them, Poland's foreign minister Grzegorz Schetyna said.

Migrant Crisis, World 2:38am EDT

German police say five people hurt in fire at refugee shelter


BERLIN - German police said on Friday five people were injured when a fire broke out at a refugee shelter in the town of Heppenheim in the West German state of Hesse.

World, Migrant Crisis 2:30am EDT

Hungary must protect borders, enforce EU rules at railway station: Orban

BUDAPEST - Hungary must protect its borders and enforce European Union rules on migration also among migrants camped out at Budapest's eastern railway station, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public radio on Friday.

World, Migrant Crisis 2:30am EDT

U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on


ASHLAND, Ky. - A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding same-sex marriage. | Video

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 2:08am EDT

Republican candidates split over Kentucky clerk in gay marriage case

- Republican presidential candidates were split over whether a county clerk in Kentucky, who was jailed on Thursday, should be forced to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite her religious objections.

U.S., Subjects, Gay Marriage 2:08am EDT

Asian shares fall as U.S. jobs jitters outweigh ECB support


SINGAPORE/TOKYO - Asian shares extended losses on Friday as caution over a U.S. jobs report overshadowed signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the European economy.

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Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran deal


WASHINGTON - Saudi King Salman will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period of tensions.

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After troop cuts, China military warns reforms will be hard


BEIJING - China's military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement of a 300,000 troop cut.

World, China 1:03am EDT

What Snowden thinks of Clinton’s private emails

Edward Snowden, the former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of the government's mass surveillance programs, has weighed in on Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.