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Associated Press
July 21, 2018 - 10:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Minister has held a telephone call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he complained about the Americans' arrest of a Russian woman on allegations of being a covert agent. U.S. prosecutors have accused Maria Butina of working to infiltrate political...
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Associated Press
July 20, 2018 - 7:33 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades — including blazes above the Arctic Circle — prompting the government to seek help from several other European nations. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said Friday his government is working "every minute" to get necessary...
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Associated Press
July 19, 2018 - 7:31 am
PARIS (AP) — A video showing one of French President Emmanuel Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, is drawing a fierce public backlash over what is seen as mild punishment and a possible cover-up. The video of the May 1 event in Paris, revealed by...
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Associated Press
July 19, 2018 - 7:30 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called his first summit with President Donald Trump a success — but warned Thursday that Trump's opponents in the U.S. are hampering any progress on what they discussed, such as limiting their nuclear arsenals or ending the Syrian war. In his first...
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Associated Press
July 18, 2018 - 8:29 am
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP/KNX 1070) — The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in northern Thailand described the moment they realized they finally had been found, as they appeared at a news conference Wednesday after leaving the hospital where they had been recuperating. "We were...
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Associated Press
July 18, 2018 - 7:28 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so. There was no immediate public reaction from diver Vern Unsworth to Musk's latest tweets. Musk's initial tweet...
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Associated Press
July 18, 2018 - 7:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for using the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system to force handset makers to install Google apps, reducing choice for consumers. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google went against...
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Associated Press
July 18, 2018 - 7:25 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans along with former U.S. President Barack Obama were marking the centennial of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth on Wednesday with acts of charity in a country still struggling with deep economic inequality 24 years after the end of white minority rule...
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Associated Press
July 17, 2018 - 9:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by the broad condemnation of his extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin went "even better" than his meeting with NATO allies last week in Brussels. The...
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Associated Press
July 17, 2018 - 7:30 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday was making his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's...
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