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Louis Vuitton channels escapism at sweltering Paris menswear
Louis Vuitton channels escapism at sweltering Paris menswear

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PARIS (AP) — Dries Van Noten went 80s, Rick Owens dabbled in abstract musing while sweltering celebrity guests such as model-actress Naomi Campbell got...

Trudeau Discussion
Trudeau Discussion

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, centre, sits alongside Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent of the New York Times, right, and Catherine...

German parliament backs annulment of gay men's convictions

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BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was...

France's 'new boy' Macron a qualified hit at first EU summit
France's 'new boy' Macron a qualified hit at first EU summit

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BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pledged Thursday to breathe new life into a European Union stung by the departure of Britain and...

"You can hear the screams": Inside Yemen's secret prisons

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MUKALLA, Yemen (AP) — They call it the "grill": The victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun furiously within a circle of fire. It is just one of...

USS George H.W. Bush At Sea
USS George H.W. Bush At Sea

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Crew members look at a newly designed shirt for the medical team onboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Congress Energy
Congress Energy

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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks during the carbon capture, utilization and storage event, on the...

German lawmakers OK plan to put messages under surveillance

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament has approved a plan to allow for the surveillance of suspects' communications on messaging services such as...

European Union chief Donald Tusk says the EU will extend sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Donald Tusk says the EU will extend sanctions against Russia over Ukraine .

The Latest: Lavrov criticizes US in call with Tillerson
The Latest: Lavrov criticizes US in call with Tillerson

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in a phone call with U.S....

Venice's first female gondolier announces he's transgender
Venice's first female gondolier announces he's transgender

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ROME (AP) — A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being the first woman to enter the male-dominated cadre of Venice's canal rowers has...

Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope lover

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ROME (AP) — An exhibit in Rome aims to demolish what a former Vatican Museums director calls a "myth" that Renaissance painter Pintoricchio used Pope...

London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels
London fire: Tests show other high-rises have suspect panels

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LONDON (AP) — Tests so far have found that at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels like the ones...

Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims
Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

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DENVER (AP) — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a...

South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit
South Sudan must end war, UN chief says on refugee visit

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ARUA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's leaders must end a civil war that has killed tens of thousands and displaced millions, the United Nations...

Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority,...

Scandal-hit South Africa leader says doing job 'very well'
Scandal-hit South Africa leader says doing job 'very well'

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday sparred with opposition lawmakers in a parliamentary debate over presidential...

'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit
'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

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BRUSSELS (AP) — While European Union chief Donald Tusk may still be "a dreamer" hoping that Britain is having second thoughts on leaving the EU, other...

Desperate Venezuelans set sights on Colombia as worry mounts
Desperate Venezuelans set sights on Colombia as worry mounts

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known as "Little Mene Grande" after the warm, Venezuelan city...

7 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital
7 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least seven people are dead and a dozen wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital,...

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