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Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

South Korea North Korea Nuclear Site-2

In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North...

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US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

France WWI Memorial Day

BELLEAU, France (AP) — High-ranking military officials from the United States, France and Germany took part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in France on Sunday to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a key moment in U.S. Marine...


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Conservative, leftist head to contentious runoff in Colombia Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote 1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12 US...


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The Latest: Leftist candidate pledges to expand middle class

Colombia Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia’s presidential election (all times local): 8 p.m. Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro, having eked out a spot in next month’s runoff, promised to expand Colombia’s middle class and respect his political opponents if elected president. Petro finished second...


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Conservative, leftist head to contentious runoff in Colombia

Colombia Election-11

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The conservative protege of a powerful former president and a leftist former guerrilla who has galvanized voters with an anti-establishment message are headed for what promises to be a polarizing presidential runoff after gaining the most votes in Sunday’s election. With...


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Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

APTOPIX North Korea Koreas Tensions-22

President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jon Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place. The State Department said earlier that a team was in Panmunjom, which straddles the border inside the...


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1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

Congo Ebola

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities from the latest outbreak to 12, the country’s health ministry said Sunday. The death happened in Iboko, a rural area in northwestern Equateur province, the health ministry said in...


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France's Macron to host Libya summit pushing for elections

PARIS (AP) — France is set to host a U.N.-sponsored conference on Libya aimed at securing elections in the North African country and commitments to a joint political roadmap from its warring factions. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office said the conference at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday will...


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Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


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Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

Japan Nakasone

TOKYO (AP) — It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan’s most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age. As a World War II naval officer, Yasuhiro Nakasone witnessed the depths of his country’s utter defeat and devastation. Four decades later, he presided...


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Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote

Ireland Abortion Referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish Catholics attending Sunday Mass were disappointed with the result of a referendum in which voters opted to legalize abortion and think it reflects the weakening of the Church — a situation that was unthinkable in Ireland a generation ago. There was no mention of the referendum...


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