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Church suspends talks to ease Nicaragua political crisis

Nicaragua Unrest

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua’s Roman Catholic hierarchy has suspended a dialogue with the...

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Mexico wins again at World Cup, beats South Korea 2-1

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — The criticism of Mexico’s national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic. The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday to move ever closer to a spot in the round of 16. “We...


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Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Immigration-Family Detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


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Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt ‘cowardly act‘ 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia’s new PM US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains As...


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'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

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LONDON (AP) — Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in...


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Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal’s eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died. The Akhbar al-Youm daily said Baki Zaki Youssef died on Saturday at the age of 87. Similarly, the state-run Al...


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Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

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BRUSSELS (AP) — With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU. The leaders of about...


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1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Ethiopia New Prime Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa’s second most populous country. Witnesses said a man tried to throw the grenade at the stage as...


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As driving ban lifts, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car. Children take a lap around a makeshift course in tiny electric cars as...


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The Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia blast

Ethiopia New Prime Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on rally for Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Police in Ethiopia say six people have been arrested and are under investigation after a deadly explosion at a huge rally for the new prime minister. At least one person died...


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Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

Zimbabwe Explosion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured vice presidents and declaring the “cowardly act” will not disrupt next month’s historic elections. Dramatic...


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