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Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world
Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

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PARIS (AP) — As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian...

Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion
Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by...

German nationalists elect top duo for general election
German nationalists elect top duo for general election

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's nationalist party Alternative for Germany on Sunday elected two new top candidates for the September general election after the...

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump
Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in...

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions
Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

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DETROIT (AP) — Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in...

OSCE monitor killed in Ukraine when mine blows up vehicle

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MOSCOW (AP) — A member of the OSCE's arms monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine has died and two others have been wounded after their vehicle was blown...

Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a...

NKorea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held...

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations
Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

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JERASH CAMP, Jordan (AP) — As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby...

11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes race
11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes race

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PARIS (AP) — From far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an...

Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base
Pentagon chief visits African nation home to key US base

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DJIBOUTI (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is...

Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls
Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, but other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide,...

Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years ago
Ceremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 72 years ago

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BERLIN (AP) — Holocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial sites of former concentration camps Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany and...

Saudis reinstate public sector perks after 7-month cutback

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the...

Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says a roadside bomb in a remote town in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland has killed eight...

Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad
Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

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SYDNEY (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Asia is offering evidence that he is becoming one of President Donald Trump's main emissaries on the...

Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote
Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote

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PARIS (AP) — Early voting began overseas Saturday in France's most nail-biting election in generations, and the 11 candidates seeking to become the...

Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination
Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are...

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest
Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in...

The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas
The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2 p.m. For the first time in three weeks of protest,...

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