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Australia warns gas companies they risk export restrictions

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister warned energy companies on Thursday that they would be restricted from exporting gas if...

South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters
South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy, grew at the fastest clip in nearly a year thanks to recovery in exports, the...

Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its...

Oil-gas wells shut down after Colorado home explosion
Oil-gas wells shut down after Colorado home explosion

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DENVER (AP) — Oil field crews are shutting down and inspecting more than 3,000 Colorado oil and gas wells as a precaution after a house explosion...

Activists: Mexican who sought refuge in US church detained
Activists: Mexican who sought refuge in US church detained

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DENVER (AP) — A Mexican man who once sought sanctuary from deportation in a Colorado church was detained by federal immigration agents Wednesday...

New South Sudan fighting displaces 25,000 people

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group...

Border Patrol names Carla Provost acting chief
Border Patrol names Carla Provost acting chief

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol has a new acting chief — the first woman to lead the agency in its 93-year history — as the Trump...

Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban
Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

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STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning...

Prominent powwow set to begin in wake of pipeline protests
Prominent powwow set to begin in wake of pipeline protests

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of North America's most prominent powwows is set to begin in New Mexico in the wake of pipeline protests in North Dakota...

Trump: national monuments a 'massive federal land grab'
Trump: national monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of...

Americans offer hope, prayer in assessing  Trump's 100 days
Americans offer hope, prayer in assessing Trump's 100 days

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They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and...

Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votes
Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votes

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AMIENS, France (AP) — Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground Wednesday for France's blue-collar...

Morocco's parliament approves new government after crisis

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RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's parliament has approved a new coalition government created to end months of political and economic deadlock. The...

UK leader meets top EU officials for Brexit working dinner
UK leader meets top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister took time out from her election campaign Wednesday to meet the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator and head...

Turkey: 1,000 detained over suspected links to Gulen
Turkey: 1,000 detained over suspected links to Gulen

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday detained more than 1,000 people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and later...

US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest
US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to...

The Latest: Turkey suspends around 9,000 from police force

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on mass detentions in Turkey related to last year's failed coup (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Turkey's state-run...

Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant
Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek and Turkish Cypriot activists on Wednesday formed a human chain across Cyprus' ethnic divide to protest Turkey's planned...

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf
US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near...

Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary
Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Belarus' capital to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and...

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