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Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

South Korea Koreas Tension Ending the War

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his “blessing” for North and South Korea...

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China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

China Auto Show

BEIJING (AP) — The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers. Auto China 2018, which opens this week, follows...


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Kuwait arrests 2 Filipinos accused of helping runaway maids

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwaiti police arrested two Filipinos for allegedly convincing housemaids to run away from their employers’ homes as the Philippines’ ambassador faced questions for comments about his embassy’s work in aiding abused workers, authorities said Sunday. The arrests, reported by the...


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Dozens of businesses looted amid Nicaragua unrest

APTOPIX Nicaragua Protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Dozens of shops in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua have been looted as protests and disturbances sparked by government social security reforms continued into Sunday. Human rights groups say at least 26 people have been killed in several days of clashes. Images broadcast...


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Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

Russia Trump Lawyer

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her and she thinks he isn’t interested in finding the truth. In an interview with The...


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Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

France Friending Trump

PARIS (AP) — Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France’s president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump. From their first bone-squeezing handshake to Macron’s recent claim that he persuaded Trump to bomb Syria, it’s been an...


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Japan reacts coolly to North's vow to 'stop nuclear tests'

(c) 2018, The Japan News/Yomiuri. The Japanese government reacted coolly to North Korea’s announcement on Saturday of its suspension of nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile test-launches, and scrapping of its nuclear test site. A senior Foreign Ministry official said that the...


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Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week. Two Palestinian refugees, a father and a son, were...


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The Latest: Toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 57 dead

Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Afghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul claimed by the Islamic State group has risen to 57 dead and 119 wounded. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro confirmed the toll of...


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Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

APTOPIX Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said officials from the Afghan interior and public health ministries. Public Health Ministry spokesman...


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Iran's foreign minister warns nation will restart 'nuclear activities' if US withdraws

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The reaction of the international community would “not be pleasant” for the United States if President Donald Trump decides to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. In addition...


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