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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

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Guatemala's president quits, faces charges in graft scandal

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala's Otto Perez resigned his presidency and turned himself in to a court on Thursday to face charges in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into chaos days before a presidential election.

4:19pm EDT

U.S. to offer families option of leaving Turkey base, consulate

WASHINGTON - The United States will give families of American personnel at a military base and consulate in Turkey the option of relocating now that the base has become central to the air campaign against Islamic State militants, officials said on Thursday.

Turkey 1:29pm EDT

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders. | Video

China, Japan 6:41am EDT

Leading Islamist party faces test in local Moroccan elections

IMIDER, Morocco - Campaigning for Friday's local elections, Moroccan lawmaker Ahmed Sakdi made sure to hammer home his Islamist party's anti-corruption message to a few dozen voters listening to his speech in the desert town of Imider.

5:20pm EDT

U.S., allies conduct 23 air strikes against Islamic State: U.S. military

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 23 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.

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