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Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints
Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

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HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews'...

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(TNS) Tribune News Service International Budget for Monday, May 21, 2018 Updated at 0000 UTC (8 p.m. U.S. EDT Sunday). Additional news stories,...

Voice recorder found at plane-crash site in Cuba

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As Cubans grieved over one of the worst air crashes in the island’s history, investigators hoped that the recovery of one of the recorders from a...

Populist parties in Italy back single candidate for prime minister

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ROME –– Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League party have agreed to support a single candidate for prime minister,...

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue
25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

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SAO PAULO (AP) — About two dozen African migrants were brought ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen, Brazilian...

Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

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YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed,...

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet
Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

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LONDON (AP) — Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major...

Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'
Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, has sought to reassure...

Palestinian president hospitalized with fever
Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

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JERUSALEM (AP) — President Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalized with fever Sunday just days after undergoing surgery on his ear, an official said. The...

Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition Sunday after publicly setting himself on fire but his motives remain...

Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier
Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

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ROME (AP) — One of Italy's two main populist leaders said Sunday that he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier — neither...

UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant...

Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for...

Catalonia crisis threatens Spain’s budget

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MADRID –– Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces a resurgent confrontation with Catalonia over the regional government’s choice of leaders,...

Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election
Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Turkey's president addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia's capital Sunday to shore up support before...

Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June
Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday revealed his latest picks to be cardinals in the Catholic Church, including his chief aide for helping the...

Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

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BEIRUT (AP) — A cease-fire between Syrian government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours...

Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday
Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the...

Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes
Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Here's a look at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates he faces in Sunday's election: ___...

Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran
Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in...

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