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Far right, Euroskeptics make big gains in EU vote

BRUSSELS (AP) — Far-right and Euroskeptic parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament elections Sunday — triggering what one prime minister called a political "earthquake" by those who want to slash the powers of the European Union or abolish it altogether.


Deputies never saw menacing videos before rampage

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies who showed up at Elliot Rodger's doorstep last month to check on his mental health hadn't seen online videos in which he threatens suicide and violence even though those recordings were what prompted his parents to call authorities.


Sheriffs never saw menacing videos before rampage

GOLETA, California (AP) — Elliot Rodger's parents raced to his Santa Barbara-area community after his mother saw his online threats, but they heard the news of a shooting on the radio as they were driving on the freeway.


Last 2 victims in California rampage identified

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified the three men found fatally stabbed in the California apartment of Elliot Rodger, who police say fatally shot three others in a killing spree that ended with his suicide.


US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps' chaplain, speaking Sunday to a congregation that has tied gold ribbons on the church's fence in honor of fallen soldiers since the Iraq War began, lauded the sacrifice of veterans around the world as President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for Memorial Day.


Obama signals US to keep limited Afghanistan role

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America's longest war comes to a close.


Exit poll: Candy tycoon elected Ukraine president

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Exit polls suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko was elected president Sunday in the first round of balloting in the bitterly divided country, and he vowed "to bring peace to the Ukrainian land."


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