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Paris police clear out migrant camp housing up to 1,500

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Paris, May 30 (AP) - Police moved in on Wednesday to clear out some 1,500 people from the largest make-shift migrant camp in the French capital, which has become a focal point in France's immigration debate.
The mainly African migrants were being moved out of their tent camp along a canal used by joggers and cy-clists on the city's northeast edge, put in buses and taken to gymnasiums in the Paris region. Bulldozers then tore down the tent city along quay.
Two migrants drowned this month in...
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10 injured after man falsely claims bomb on Indonesia plane

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Jakarta, May 29 (AP) - At least 10 passengers on a flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were in-jured, most of them with broken bones and head wounds, after panicked ensued when a man claimed there was a bomb on board, Indonesian police said Tuesday.
Passengers overheard the...
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Former President George HW Bush hospitalized, misses parade

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Kennebunkport, May 29 (AP)- The hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush caused him to miss out on a Memorial Day parade in Maine that he traditionally attends.
The 93-year-old said in a tweet Monday evening that he regrets missing the event earlier that day in Kenne-bunkport, down...
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Macron rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child

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Paris, May 29 (AP)- President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali who scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony, and rewarded the young man's bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter.
"Bravo," Macron said to...
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Rebels, Indian forces fight in disputed Kashmir; 2 killed

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Srinagar, May 28 (AP) - Rebels attacked an Indian army camp and an armored vehicle, leading to fighting in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Monday. A soldier and a civilian were killed and three soldiers were wounded.
The deaths occurred overnight during fighting that followed a rebel...
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