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  • Rubber dinghies, old fishing boats feed Europe migrant rush

    The hottest commodity in the saga of migrants risking death to reach European shores: decrepit wooden fishing boats. And Italy is asking the United States to supply drones that can identify them before they're packed with refugees and sent across the...
  • Google's 1Q reassures investors despite earnings miss

    Google is still flexing its moneymaking muscle even as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search and European antitrust regulators question some of the company's practices. Google's first-quarter earnings rose 4 percent from...
  • Erdogan: Turkey's ancestors never committed genocide

    On the eve of the day marking the centenary of the Ottoman massacres of Armenians, Turkey's president said Thursday his nation's ancestors never committed genocide. Addressing a meeting billed as an international peace summit Thursday, Recep Tayyip...
  • Europe's asset offers to save migrant lives in the Med

    European Union leaders pledged Thursday to double the size of the EU's Mediterranean border operation Triton, tripling its budget and offering ships and aircraft to try to halt the migrant deaths. Triton has four planes, one helicopter and seven ships in...
  • Berlin show explores 12 nations' experience after WWII

    Joy and despair, punishment and denial, devastation and rebirth: a new exhibition in Berlin delves into 12 European countries' experiences in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's surrender May 8, the...
  • Rescuers, survivors recount wreck of migrant ship in Greece

    Locals know to avoid the razor-sharp rocks and strong currents near Zefyros Beach on the Greek island of Rhodes. But 93 migrants fleeing war and political chaos on another continent had no idea of the dangers as they caught their first glimpse of Europe...
  • EU official starts her job picking fights with Google and Putin

    BRUSSELS �� Few people tilt at giants such as Google and Gazprom. Then there's Margrethe Vestager. She's taking a swing at both of those behemoths at the same time. Vestager is hardly a household name outside the bureaucratic confines of...
  • Business events scheduled for Friday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Friday: WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator...
  • Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis

    Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe's migration crisis has placed unreasonable demands on their crews to act as lifesavers in the Mediterranean. All too often merchant ships are diverted to help in...
  • Divestment gains boost net earnings at drug company Novartis

    Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis reported a large jump in first-quarter net profit Thursday as it recorded one-time gains from deals with other drug companies. Net profit rose to $13.005 billion from $2.968 billion in the year-ago quarter....
  • Volunteers step in to fill void in European migrant crisis

    From the bridge of their 130-foot refitted yacht, Christopher and Regina Catrambone are stepping in to fill the void they say has been left by an ineffective European response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis. The Malta-based insurance entrepreneurs...