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Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he created through a merger. More>>

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Mexican president-elect vows improvements to deter migration

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Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has released a seven-page letter he sent to U.S. President Donald Trump detailing how he plans to improve Mexico's economy and security so Mexicans do not feel the need to migrate. More>>

New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

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Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached. More>>

Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

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Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobile after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly deteriorated following surgery. More>>

Analysts: Trump tariff threats unlikely to yield trade deals

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Trump indicates willingness to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs, sending markets sharply lower. More>>

G-20 calls for more dialogue on rising trade tensions

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The European Financial Affairs Commissioner says that differences of position on trade remain despite talks between G-20 officials meeting in Argentina's capital. More>>

Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 14, Afghanistan's VP unharmed

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Security officials say Afghanistan's first vice president, a former Uzbek warlord, has escaped unharmed from an explosion near the airport as he returned home on Sunday after living in Turkey for over a year. More>>

Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space

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Kraftwerk fans can expect to hear some otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in Stuttgart on Friday. More>>

Britain has a summer job for you: Count the butterflies

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Britain is in the midst of a Big Butterfly Count designed to help experts assess the state of the environment. More>>

Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe

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Newly released video footage shows rare images of a so-called uncontacted indigenous man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe in Brazil's Amazon. More>>

Macron aide handed initial charges from May protest assault

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French authorities have opened a judicial investigation into the beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides. More>>

Syrian White Helmets evacuated to Jordan through Israel

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Israeli military rescues stranded Syrian volunteers from Golan Heights border area, transfers them to third country. More>>

UK police think boy, 3, was attacked with acid at store

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British police say a 3-year-old boy suffered severe burns on his face and arm during a suspected acid attack that investigators think was deliberate. More>>

March honors Warsaw's Jews, activist who warned of genocide

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Israel's ambassador to Poland has joined Warsaw residents in recalling the first mass deportations of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto and in honoring a Jewish activist who took his own life while despairing the world's indifference to the Holocaust. More>>

Iran 'mother of all peace,' 'all wars,' leader warns Trump

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Iran's president warns Trump against provoking his country while indicating peace between their nations still possible. More>>

Gays on strike in Israel over exclusion from surrogacy law

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Hundreds of Israeli LGBT advocates, supporters protest exclusion of gay men from recently passed surrogacy law. More>>

Russian space agency confirms security agency search

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Russia's space agency is confirming that federal security agents have searched two of its daughter operations, following a report that their workers were suspected of treason for cooperating with the West. More>>

The Latest: New FCA chief Manley had been seen as a star

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' board of directors has recommended that Jeep executive Mike Manley executive replace seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as CEO of the automaker. More>>

And now he is 5: Britain's Prince George marks birthday

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate release a new photo of Prince George to mark his fifth birthday. More>>

Suspected US airstrike kills 4 al-Qaida operatives in Yemen

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Yemeni tribal leaders say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four alleged al-Qaida militants in the central province of Marib. More>>

10-year-old Somali girl dies after female genital mutilation

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10-year-old Somali girl bleeds to death after female genital mutilation, activist says. More>>

Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK'd

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U.S. regulators approve a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria. More>>

Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

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A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor. More>>

Sexual harassment panel being set up at embattled UNAIDS

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An independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS, the Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS, after calls for the organization's head to resign over his handling of harassment allegations. More>>

UK faces calls to liberalize Northern Ireland abortion laws

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The British government is facing rising calls to liberalize abortion laws in Northern Ireland. More>>

The Latest: Afghan vice president escapes suicide attack

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Hashmat Stanekzai, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said that 11 people, including both civilians and military forces, have been killed in the suicide attack near Kabul's airport shortly after the country's controversial first vice president landed. More>>

The Latest: Macron aide given initial charges from beating

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French authorities have handed preliminary charges to one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides after he was captured on video beating a protester in May. More>>

The Latest: Spain rescues 447 migrants on busy summer Sunday

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Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 40 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, near its shores, bound for Europe. More>>

Ethiopia has 'no option' but multiparty democracy, PM says

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Ethiopia has 'no option' but multiparty democracy, new prime minister says in latest shakeup. More>>

Unidentified assailants kill well-known cleric in Yemen

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Yemeni officials say unidentified armed men have killed a Muslim preacher in the southern city of Aden, base of Yemen's internationally recognized government backed by a Saudi-led coalition. More>>

Yemen gov't says rebels should free prisoners ahead of talks

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Yemen's government says the Iran-aligned Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, should release all detainees and captives held in their prisons ahead of peace talks. More>>

Iran jolted by moderate, light earthquakes; 150 injured

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Iran jolted by moderate, light earthquakes; 26 people reported to have sustained slight injuries. More>>

Gunmen in South Africa ambush taxi drivers; 11 killed

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South African police say gunmen opened fire on a vehicle carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people. More>>

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

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Chinese president arrives for Africa visit as US interest under Trump wanes. More>>

Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

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Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig, but that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. More>>

Rights group calls on Iraq to declare detention centers

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Human Rights Watch has called on Iraq's government to declare the number of detention facilities and not to hold suspects for extended periods without informing their families. More>>

Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

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Gaza's militant Hamas rulers say they have accepted a cease-fire ending an Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead. More>>

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. More>>

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

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European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening. More>>

Cuba approves new leader's Cabinet with old faces in place

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Cuban lawmakers approved the Cabinet named by new President Miguel Diaz-Canel, keeping most of the ministers from Raul's Castro government in place, except for in the key post of economic reforms. More>>

Pope appeals for end of migrant shipwrecks, prays for dead

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Pope Francis has lamented the latest migrant deaths in shipwrecks of smugglers boats, asking countries to prevent such tragedies. More>>

Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

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London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after its parents accidentally stepped on its egg and broke it. More>>

Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles set off by President Donald Trump's get-tough policies although some individual sectors have been hurt. More>>

French investigators raid home of Macron's ex-bodyguard

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Paris prosecutor's office says that investigators have raided the house of one of French President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides, who was caught on camera beating a protester in May. More>>

Russian FM tells Pompeo: Russian's arrest 'unacceptable'

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Russia's Foreign Minister has held a telephone call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he complained that this week's arrest of a Russian woman on allegations of being a covert agent. More>>

Pakistani court convicts ex-lawmaker for substance misuse

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A court in Pakistan has convicted, gives life term to a former lawmaker and candidate for National Assembly seat for misusing controlled chemical he obtained for his pharmaceutical company. More>>

Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Manley to replace ailing CEO

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The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial meet after CEO Sergio Marchionne's surgery. More>>

Macau takes in 533 dogs after Asia's only race track shuts

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Macau authorities have taken in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned upon the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. More>>

Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine

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Russia's ambassador to the U.S. says Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump should continue to have direct contact after their summit this week, despite U.S. concern about what they decided behind closed doors. More>>

Egypt rebuts reports on liquid inside black sarcophagus

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Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has responded to recent media reports about the nature of the liquid and the identity of the skeletal remains found in a recently opened large black granite sarcophagus. More>>

Egypt hikes natural gas prices by up to 75 percent

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Egypt has raised natural gas prices for households and businesses by between 33.3 and 75 percent. More>>

UK PM May and her Brexit vision get little sympathy from EU

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is in Northern Ireland promoting her latest Brexit plan. More>>

Suspect confesses in killing of Olympic figure skater

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Kazakh media says authorities detained one suspect in the killing of Olympic figure skating medalist Denis Ten and are searching for another. More>>

Iran's top leader endorses warning over oil supplies

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Iran's top leader has endorsed a warning made earlier by the country's president over Mideast oil supplies. More>>

New evacuations in southwest Syria as offensive continues

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Activists and Syrian media says a new group of rebels and their families are evacuated from the country's southwest where the government has gained new ground in its ongoing offensive. More>>

EU nations help Sweden as wildfires rage above Arctic Circle

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Swedish prime minister says the government is ready to take all necessary means to put out the dozens of raging wildfires across with international help from several European nations in what are described as Sweden's most serious wildfires in decades. More>>

Japan's Abe: US auto tariffs will cost US jobs, harm economy

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned the U.S that higher tariff on auto imports would backfire and harm not only America's jobs and economy but also devastate the global economy. More>>

Body of woman who died likely in 2017 found in Italy house

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The Italian news agency ANSA says police have discovered the body of a 60-year-old woman, who apparently died in early 2017, in a house in northern Italy. More>>

Family: Suspect in daughter's killing in Germany 'peaceful'

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The family of an Egyptian suspected of killing his seven-year-old daughter in Germany says he's a "peaceful man" who wouldn't have hurt his child. More>>

Putin vows to hear 'all opinions' in pension controversy

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Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the state retirement pension age, saying that he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter. More>>

German prosecutors charge bus attacker with attempted murder

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German prosecutors are charging a 34-year-old man who attacked passengers on a crowded city bus with a knife in the northern town of Luebeck on Friday with attempted murder. More>>

Survivor, 2 bodies from migrant boat wreck arrive in Spain

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A Spanish rescue vessel carrying two dead bodies and a survivor from a migrant boat wreck has docked in the port of Palma de Mallorca after a four-day journey. More>>

Crisis for Macron as security aide is detained for beating

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A top security aide for President Emmanuel Macron caught on camera beating a protester has been detained and is being question for possible charges. More>>

US presses China and Russia to enforce sanctions on NKorea

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea's foreign minister are briefing the U.N. Security Council on President Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Seoul's dialogue with Pyongyang. More>>

Colombian rebels-turned-politicians sworn into Congress

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Eight former Colombian rebels who once battled the government with rifles and bombs have been sworn into Congress. More>>

Merkel: German govt is solid despite fight over migration

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught relationship with the United States under Trump. More>>

Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand

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Revelations that the most respected U.S. cardinal repeatedly sexually abused both boys and adult seminarians has raised questions about who in the Catholic Church hierarchy knew, and what Pope Francis is going to do about it. More>>

Seeking to protect boys, Thailand wants control over films

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Thailand's military government says it wants to have control over how movies portray the ordeal and heroic rescue this month of young soccer players that drew worldwide interest and the attention of foreign filmmakers. More>>

Police in Italy find 2 stolen Renoir and Rubens paintings

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Police in northern Italy have recovered two paintings stolen a year ago, one by Renoir and the other by Rubens. More>>

Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

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The Palestinian Health Ministry says three people were killed by Israeli fire in Gaza. More>>

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

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Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile. More>>

Man with knife attacks bus passengers in Germany, 10 hurt

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German police say several people have been injured in an attack in the northern city of Luebeck and a suspect has been arrested. More>>

Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

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Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults". More>>

Doctors Without Borders closing 2 hospitals in Haiti capital

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Aid group Doctors Without Borders is closing an obstetrics hospital in the Haitian capital that it opened in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 earthquake. More>>

The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truck

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Macedonian police say they have found 44 migrants hidden in a van on a highway in center of the country. More>>

Poland's parliament OKs tighter grip on judicial branch

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Poland's President Andrzej Duda is taking steps to trigger Nov. 10-11 referendum that will ask the Poles whether and what kind of changes they want made to the current constitution, which the ruling party describes as deficient. More>>

Rajoy says farewell as Spain's conservatives seek new leader

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Veteran politician Mariano Rajoy is calling for conservatives in his Popular Party to unite as they face a leadership transition and launch a bid to retake power in Spain. More>>

Iraqis take to the streets again to demand better services

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Thousands have once again taken to the streets in the capital and the southern city of Basra demanding better public services and jobs. More>>

Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoning

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U.K. officials say nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from the hospital. More>>

Melting of glacier causes flash floods in Pakistan's north

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Pakistani officials say the melting of a glacier has unleashed landslides and floods in the country's northern district of Ghizer, inundating dozens of homes and displacing hundreds of people. More>>

North Korea puts reunion of war-separated families in doubt

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North Korea puts reunion of war separated families in doubt. More>>

Syria: Rebels give up positions near Golan Heights

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Syrian state media says rebels in the country's southwest Quneitra province have started boarding buses to be transported to northwest Syria, after giving up their fight against government forces along the frontier with Israel. More>>

Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

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Immigrant parents who were separated from their children under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy for illegal border crossings are struggling to communicate in the age of instant, international social media. More>>

Putin says Russia could bid to host another Olympics

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After hosting the World Cup, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country could bid for a future Summer Olympics. More>>

Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after yearslong tension

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The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend their frayed ties following repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia. More>>

Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctions

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Turkey's foreign ministry says it is monitoring American sanctions on Iran, following a meeting with a United States delegation. More>>

UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars rover

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U.K. space officials are looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover now being developed. More>>

S. Korean ex-leader sentenced to 8 more years in prison

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A South Korean court has sentenced jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws. More>>

Pope removes Honduran bishop accused of sexual misdeeds

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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct, in a blow to Francis' top advisor who had been his boss. More>>

Germany formally closes Puigdemont extradition case

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German prosecutors say they've received official notification that Spain has withdrawn the European arrest warrant for former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont. More>>

The Latest: Merkel responds to Trump jab on Montenegro

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Russia's ambassador to the United States says that Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in eastern Ukraine. More>>

Human Rights Watch urges Brazil to regulate pesticides more

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Human Rights Watch is urging the Brazilian government to establish buffer zones when pesticides are sprayed and to reduce the use of highly toxic products. More>>

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid

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Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico's electric grid, the agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the system before the next hurricane is going unspent. More>>

Merkel insists US ties key to Germany despite Trump tensions

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the trans-Atlantic relationship remains "central" to her government despite tensions with President Donald Trump. More>>

Hungry headache: German city seeks to evict big catfish

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A German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in the municipal pond. More>>

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

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Israel's parliament approves controversial legislation defining the country as nation-state of Jewish people. More>>

Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump's attention

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Public officials in Montenegro didn't really know what to say when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a country with fewer than 2,000 service members could set off World War III. More>>

Did Trump and Putin agree to anything? Only they know

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Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin may have reached several historic agreements at their summit in Finland this week. Or they may not have. More>>

Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'

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Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses' in new report on Anglophone crisis. More>>

Russian officials to meet suspected spy jailed in US

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Russian Embassy officials are to meet with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States. More>>

Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

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A security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been seen in a video wearing a police helmet and beating up a student protester. More>>

Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

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A coroner has opened an inquest into the poisoning death of a British woman who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. More>>

After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple Video included

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The Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony to protect them against misfortunes, a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave. More>>

Global slavery report slams North Korea, repressive regimes

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A new report singles out North Korea as the country with the highest prevalence of modern slavery. More>>

For Russia, Trump is creating more problems than he solves

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Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately. More>>

Hamas says member killed in Israeli strike on Gaza militants

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Israeli, Palestinian officials say Israeli airstrike against a Gaza crew launching incendiary devices killed a member of the militant group Hamas and wounded three others. More>>

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

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The air traffic control center says that no airplanes can land or depart over Belgium because of technical glitch in its data system. More>>

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

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The European Union's trade chief says that the bloc is already preparing a list of "rebalancing measures" in case U.S. President Donald Trump would impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. More>>

Iceberg looming over Greenland village spotted from space

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An iceberg that drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big, it can be seen from space. More>>

EU urging members to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

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The European Union's executive arm is urging member states to prepare for all possible Brexit scenarios including one where Britain leaves the bloc in a disorderly fashion, and without a deal with Brussels outlining future relations or trade arrangements. More>>

US general reviewing Trump's year-old Afghan war strategy

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The general overseeing U.S. military operations in Afghanistan says he's taking a fresh look at the war strategy President Donald Trump announced nearly a year ago. More>>

Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

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A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat. More>>

Lawyer: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian IS suspect

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A lawyer says a Turkish court has rejected Australia's request for the extradition of an Islamic State suspect. More>>

Chinese president visits UAE amid push to increase influence

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Chinese president visiting Abu Dhabi as the two countries look to strengthen trade ties, expand investment. More>>

Russia tests new nuclear weapons after summit with Trump

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Russia's military is testing an array of new nuclear and other weapons, from a high-powered laser weapon system to a nuclear-powered cruise missile with "unlimited" range. More>>

Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

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A Spanish Supreme Court judge has dropped his extradition requests for six Catalan separatist politicians wanted on rebellion charges. More>>

EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist content

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The European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online. More>>

Abu Dhabi awards $1.6 billion survey project to China's CNPC

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State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says it has awarded contracts worth $1.6 billion to China's largest state-owned oil company to conduct what is says it the world's largest continuous 3D offshore and onshore seismic survey. More>>

Military veterans divided over Trump's Russia comments

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Current and U.S. veterans are split over President Donald Trump's statements in Helsinki on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. More>>

Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya

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Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar military attacks on Rohingya Muslims. More>>

Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story

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The Organization of American States is condemning human rights abuses committed by Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians since massive protests against President Daniel Ortega began in mid-April. More>>

The Latest: Putin says US-Russia summit was successful

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump was "successful" and is accusing Trump's opponents in the U.S. of hampering any progress on the issues they discussed. More>>

German officials seize 77 properties in laundering probe

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Berlin prosecutors say they have provisionally confiscated 77 properties in the German capital linked to a suspected organized crime clan in a money-laundering investigation. More>>

Radio Free Europe to resume broadcasts in Romania, Bulgaria

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Radio Free Europe has announced it will resume news services in Romania and Bulgaria in a bid to beat fake news and poor-quality journalism. More>>

Australian prime minister calls on pope to fire archbishop

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Australia's prime minister has called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse. More>>

Syrian forces' bombing intensifies in southern rebel holdout

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Syrian rescue workers, war monitor say talks to cede the largest opposition holdout in southwestern Syria to the government have failed. More>>

Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons

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The chief of Iran's nuclear agency says the country's effort to acquire uranium has resulted in a stockpile reaching as much as 950 tons. More>>

South Africa, Obama mark Mandela centennial with charity Video included

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South Africa commemorates Mandela centennial with charity; Obama meets young people. More>>

US pastor denied release in latest trial hearing in Turkey

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A court in western Turkey has again denied a request for the release from custody of a U.S.-based pastor who is on trial on charges of aiding terror groups and engaging espionage. More>>

Under Assad's grip, uneasy co-existence with former rebels

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As the Syrian government reasserts control over opposition strongholds, co-existence between the military and former rebel fighters who surrendered is the new reality. More>>

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling Video included

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Trump again contends summit with Russia's president was a "great success," backs off his remarks a day earlier undermining U.S. intelligence agencies. More>>

As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws

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As Turkey's two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws that the opposition insists are just as repressive. More>>

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

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The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. More>>

Correction: EU-Trump-Putin-Man Removed story

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The writer who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a news conference says he wasn't trying to protest. More>>

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello' Video included

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The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are expected to be released from the hospital and to speak about their ordeal. More>>

The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the media Video included

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Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and are slated to hold a news conference before they return to their homes. More>>

German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots

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German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots. More>>

Ex-official facing trial recognized as refugee in Belarus

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A former Ukrainian defense minister accused of embezzling $2 million has been granted refugee status in neighboring Belarus. More>>

19 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Cyprus

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A Turkish Cypriot official says 19 people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people believed to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus. More>>

1st commercial flight from Ethiopia to ex-rival Eritrea

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1st commercial flight from Ethiopia arrives in ex-rival Eritrea as 20-year state of war ends. More>>

Vatican-OK'd journal strikes out again at US evangelicals

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A Vatican-approved journal has launched its second major critique of American evangelicals, dismissing "prosperity gospel" theology as a dangerous "pseudo" faith tied up with the American Dream and President Donald Trump's politics. More>>

Puerto Rico's power company sees 3rd CEO in 2 weeks

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Puerto Rico's power company has named its second CEO in two weeks as it struggles with a lack of leadership, bankruptcy and the restoration of electricity to the hundreds who remain in the dark since Hurricane Maria. More>>

Nazi hunter slams right-wing singer at Croatia celebration

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The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center has harshly criticized the participation of a far-right singer at the welcome celebrations for the national soccer team upon return from the World Cup. More>>

The Latest: EU border guards may be deployed in Macedonia

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A Turkish Cypriot official says 16 people have drowned and 105 have been rescued from a boat that capsized off Cyprus' northern coastline. More>>

UK extremist convicted of plotting to kill prime minister

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An extremist loyal to the Islamic State group has been found guilty of plotting to kill the British prime minister. More>>

UNAIDS chief says won't quit over agency harassment claims

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Embattled UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe has said he will not quit his job over criticism of his handling of sexual harassment allegations at the Geneva-based agency. Sidibe said "I need to deliver on my job.". More>>

Dozens of wildfires rage in Sweden amid Nordic heat wave

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Sweden fighting to put out dozens of raging wildfires, gets EU to help with Italian water-bombing planes. More>>

Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

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Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years. More>>

Russia offers to help refugees return, resettle in Syria

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Russia's Defense Ministry has offered to help organize the return of Syrian refugees who fled during their country's civil war and want to go home. More>>

The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit

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Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union. More>>

Nicaraguan forces violently retake symbolic city

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Nicaraguan national police and armed pro-government civilians are laying siege to a symbolically important neighborhood that has recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. More>>

Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

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The U.N. migration agency says the number of migrants and refugees who arrived in Spain by sea this year has overtaken the figure recorded for Italy. More>>

Obama delivers veiled rebuke to Trump in Mandela address Video included

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Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat. More>>

Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limbo

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Australia drew a line in the sand on July 19, 2013, to stem a rising tide of asylum seekers brought by people smugglers on long and treacherous ocean voyages. More>>

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

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After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. More>>

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Israel says it is closing its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip for several days to punish Hamas for its hostilities. More>>

Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent

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Historians see Trump's tumultuous trip across Europe smashing conventions about American leaders on world stage. More>>

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A Syrian search and rescue team says at least 10 civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike on a school serving as a shelter in southwest Syria, near the Israeli frontier. More>>

Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

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Officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail. More>>

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Trump's embrace of Putin, questioning of US intelligence agencies' findings of Russian election meddling cap a European tour marked by criticism. More>>

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

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The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs. More>>

The Latest: Obama notes politicians' 'utter loss of shame'

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The Latest: Obama in high-profile speech says today's times are 'strange and uncertain'. More>>

Russia's Trump takeaway: Putin basks in post-summit glow Video included

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For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. More>>

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

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The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. More>>

UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

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The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law. More>>

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition

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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela. More>>

Russia denies promoting Macedonia protests over name deal

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The Russian Embassy in Macedonia has denied the Macedonian prime minister's allegations that Moscow promoted public protests of an agreement with Greece that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO. More>>

Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

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Russian prosecutors are pushing to question U.S. intelligence agents and a former ambassador to Moscow in their investigation of an influential foe of Vladimir Putin. More>>

Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from space

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An iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space. More>>

The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

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British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill. More>>

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

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Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland. More>>

Kim slams local North Koreans for unfinished power plant

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un harshly reprimanded local officials over the failure to finish building a hydroelectric power plant in a public rebuke indicating he's struggling to improve the economy. More>>

UK politician convicted of killing wife after his affair

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A British former politician has been found guilty of murdering his wife after she found out he had an affair with their son's partner. More>>

Poland finds thousands of remains while improving city park

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Officials in central Poland have halted improvement work on a park after archeologists found remains at the site of an old Evangelical cemetery that were supposed to had been exhumed and moved in the 1950s. More>>

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