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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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The Latest: Polls close in Colombian presidential election

Colombia Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Colombia’s presidential election (all times local): 4 p.m. Polls in Colombia have closed in a first round of voting for president that drew millions of people to the ballot box. Voters now await the results in a polarizing contest that pit candidates for and...


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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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Some Irish Catholics worried, dismayed after abortion vote The Latest: Macron: Ireland makes history with abortion vote No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US...


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US delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ

APTOPIX North Korea Koreas Tensions-22

An American delegation met with North Korean officials in the Demilitarized Zone on Sunday as planning seemed to move ahead for the on-off-perhaps-on-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, meanwhile, gave details about...


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Italy's premier-designate quits bid to form government

Italy Politics

ROME (AP) — Italy’s political landscape grew even shakier Sunday after the president refused to approve a proposed Cabinet minister with views critical of the euro currency and the premier-designate quit his bid to form a populist coalition government. After being summoned to and emerging from 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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No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

Colombia Presidential Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For decades, Colombians voted with an eye on the bloody conflict with leftist rebels that dominated their country and politics. But on Sunday they were casting their ballots in the first presidential election since the signing of a peace accord with the nation’s biggest...


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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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The Latest: Macron: Ireland makes history with abortion vote

Ireland Abortion Referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on reaction to the Irish abortion referendum result (all times local): 1:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says that Ireland has made history with its abortion referendum in which voters chose to abolish a ban on terminations. Macron tweeted that “this vote will...


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