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Updated at 10:57 AM

LONDON (AP) " It's been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. Official figures released Friday show that the eurozone, the world's second-largest economy with 340 million people, accelerated unexpectedly at the start of the year to bring it back to the level it was before the recessions of the past eight years. Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said the 19-country currency bloc...

Updated at 10:52 AM

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) " A South African court has ruled that a decision to drop 738 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed, adding to the leader's legal troubles. Judge Aubrey Ledwaba's ruling Friday allows...

Updated at 10:51 AM

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) " North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. Kim Dong Chul had...

Updated at 10:47 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " A helicopter carrying around 13 people from an offshore oil field crashed Friday near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, police said. Many are feared dead. Police spokesman Morten Kronen said the helicopter...

Updated at 10:47 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Vatican City and Rome (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with the Vatican's secretary of state at the Apostolic Palace. Cardinal...

Updated at 10:45 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion. Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share...

Updated at 10:44 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, state media reported, a key polling that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the...

Updated at 10:39 AM

PATNA, India (AP) " With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said Friday they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have...

Updated at 10:38 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Casting cancer as a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a global commitment to fund cancer research rooted in appreciation for the real people's lives that doctors and...

Updated at 10:13 AM

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) " Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping...

Updated at 8:58 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. NORTH KOREA IMPRISONS US CITIZEN North Korea sentences an American of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting...

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