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Bank of America picks Dublin for EU base after Brexit

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LONDON (AP) — Bank of America has chosen Dublin as its European Union base once Britain leaves the bloc, its CEO said Friday. During a visit to the...

In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back
In South Sudan, a child soldier long thought dead comes back

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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — She had no body to bury, so the grieving mother kneeled in the dirt outside her small hut, recited psalms and simply traced...

Killing of Cecil's son highlights peril facing African lions
Killing of Cecil's son highlights peril facing African lions

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First there was Cecil, a Zimbabwean lion whose allegedly illegal killing by an American hunter in 2015 ignited international...

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Britain's Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge boards a plane with her daughter Princess Charlotte in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 21, 2017. Hamburg is the...

Jobless rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states
Jobless rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states, evidence that the job...

UK royals hear children's concert, see Hamburg Airbus plant
UK royals hear children's concert, see Hamburg Airbus plant

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HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, wrapped up a three-day trip to Germany in Hamburg, where they attended a concert...

Romania: Art exhibit at ex-prison show horrors of communism
Romania: Art exhibit at ex-prison show horrors of communism

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PITESTI, Romania (AP) — An art exhibition went on display Friday at a former Romanian prison where communists tortured and killed political prisoners...

Turkish president accuses Germany of scaring off investors
Turkish president accuses Germany of scaring off investors

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president accused Germany of trying to scare off investors from his country after Berlin toughened its stance toward...

Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?
Is that really a beached whale beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

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PARIS (AP) — A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Or maybe not. A Belgian artists'...

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Syria

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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 19, 2017 file photo, Syrians who fled the battle between U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces and the Islamic State...

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact
Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

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FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to aid a...

Britain set to break flight record amid summer getaway
Britain set to break flight record amid summer getaway

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LONDON (AP) — Britain is poised to handle a record number of flights in its increasingly crowded skies as most schools break up for the summer and...

The Latest: Swede confirmed as one of those killed in quake
The Latest: Swede confirmed as one of those killed in quake

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KOS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on an earthquake that struck Turkey's Aegean coast and nearby Greek islands (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Sweden's...

Canada Sears Liquidation
Canada Sears Liquidation

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Customers enter and leave the Sears store Friday, July 21, 2017 in St. Eustache, Quebec. Dozens of Sears stores across the country destined for closure...

The Latest: Germany put defense exports to Turkey on hold
The Latest: Germany put defense exports to Turkey on hold

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BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Germany's tougher stance on Turkey following the jailing of a human rights activist (all times local): 4:15 p.m....

Jerusalem hospital says a Palestinian was killed by live fire in clashes with Israeli forces, the day's second fatality

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem hospital says a Palestinian was killed by live fire in clashes with Israeli forces, the day's second fatality.

US official: IS putting up stiff resistance in Syria's Raqqa
US official: IS putting up stiff resistance in Syria's Raqqa

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KOBANI, Syria (AP) — Advances against the Islamic State group in its stronghold in the Syrian city of Raqqa have slowed down amid stiff resistance from...

The Latest: Spain court drops probe into Syrian crimes

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A panel of top judges in Spain says the country's courts have no...

Endurance athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again
Endurance athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again

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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — When Beth Sanden crashed her bike after speeding over a wet, broken patch of asphalt 15 years ago, the elite endurance...

Push to sanction North Korea in the UN hung up on what’s an ICBM

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NEW YORK — North Korea boasted that it successfully test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile on the Fourth of July, and the U.S. angrily...

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