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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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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 officials are meeting with North Koreans in DMZ Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US Huge...


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The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

Italy Politics

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the drawn-out process of forming Italy’s new government (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders’ choice of an economy minister who has expressed anti-euro views because the appointment would have “alarmed...


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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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US officials are meeting with North Koreans in DMZ

North Korea Koreas Tensions

The U.S. State Department says American officials are meeting with North Korean officials at the border village of Panmunjom as talks continue over a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a ‘U.S....


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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 to 12, said the country’s health ministry. The new death happened in Iboko, a rural area in northwestern Equateur province, said the health ministry statement released Sunday....


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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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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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