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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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Clash leave 6 militants, 2 soldiers dead in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s army says it killed six militants in a search operation in South Waziristan near the Afghan border where two soldiers were also killed in the clash. A military statement says the operation was conducted Saturday in the Spina Mela area based on...


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Cambodia arrests 5 in crackdown on commercial surrogacy

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police have arrested five people on charges of providing commercial surrogate services, an official said Saturday. Four Cambodian women and a Chinese man were arrested Thursday in a house in Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital, said Keo Thea, chief of anti-...


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Johnson urges clean Brexit, 2 years after UK vote to quit EU

Britain Brexit Two Tribes

LONDON (AP) — Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Saturday marks two years since a June 23, 2016 referendum resulted in a decision to quit the 28-nation EU. Britain is due to...


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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Hong Kong Xiaomi IPO-9

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as...


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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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Trump pushes back against border separation uproar Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a ‘well-orchestrated attack‘ The Latest: Grenade almost thrown at Ethiopia PM in rally US prepares for North Korea’s return of American war remains...


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EU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe election

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The European Union has deployed election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years as the country prepares for its first vote since independence without longtime leader Robert Mugabe. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe ally who took office after Mugabe...


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A look at candidates running in Turkey's presidential race

Turkey Elections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is holding snap presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday — more than a year earlier than scheduled. The elections will usher in a new system of governance giving the president expanded powers that was narrowly approved in a referendum last year. A look at the...


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US prepares for North Korea's return of American war remains

United States North Korea War Remains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. military said Saturday that it was moving “assets” to a U.S. air base near South Korea’s capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea’s returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. But U.S....


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Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a 'well-orchestrated attack'

Ethiopia New Prime Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A deadly explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation. Addressing the country minutes after he...


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