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Trump suggests summit with NKorea’s Kim could be delayed Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

By CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be delayed, saying the summit “may not work out for June 12.” Trump raised the possibility that the meeting could be pushed..

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US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran Monday, May 21st, 2018

By JOSH LEDERMAN, WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran doesn’t change course. Drawing..

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Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

By SCOTT SMITH and JOSHUA GOODMAN, CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday’s presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to..

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‘Hope and healing’: Texas town worships after school attack Sunday, May 20th, 2018

By JUAN A. LOZANO and CLAIRE GALOFARO, SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship services since a teenager with a shotgun blasted his way into a high school art classroom and killed 10 people — eight students and..

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch Saturday, May 19th, 2018

By GREGORY KATZ, DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS, WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their lifelong love Saturday as they married in front of hundreds of royals, celebrities and friends at St. George’s Chapel and millions of TV..

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Houston-area media reporting fatalities from school shooting Friday, May 18th, 2018

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Houston-area media citing unnamed law enforcement officials are reporting that there are fatalities following a shooting at a local high school Friday morning. Television station KHOU and the Houston Chronicle are citing unnamed federal, county and police officials..

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Chinese mass-indoctrination camps evoke Cultural Revolution Thursday, May 17th, 2018

By GERRY SHIH, ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Hour upon hour, day upon day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China’s new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist Party. When Bekali, a..

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Royal wedding: Not clear who will walk Meghan down the aisle Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

By GREGORY KATZ, LONDON (AP) — The question of whether Meghan Markle’s father will walk his daughter down the aisle to marry Britain’s Prince Harry or attend the wedding persisted Wednesday as royal representatives remained tight-lipped on possible changes to the program. Harry’s press..

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US hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

By JOSH LEDERMAN, WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States escalated its financial pressure on Iran Tuesday by slapping terror sanctions on the head of its central bank and barring anyone around the world from doing business with him, underscoring President Donald Trump’s hard line after his..

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Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

By FARES AKRAM and ILAN BEN ZION, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 52 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday. It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a shadow over Israel’s festive..

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Officials: Paris attacker born in Chechnya; parents detained Sunday, May 13th, 2018

By ANGELA CHARLTON, PARIS (AP) — The man behind a deadly knife attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya in 1997, and his parents have been detained for questioning in the investigation, French authorities said Sunday. A judicial official said the assailant had French nationality but was born..

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9 dead, 40 wounded as bombs hit 3 Indonesian churches

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Three attacks including one by a suicide bomber disguised as a churchgoer targeted three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya early Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens, police said. The first attack struck a Sunday Mass at the..

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N. Korea to blow up nuke-site tunnels before Trump-Kim talks Saturday, May 12th, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with President Donald Trump next month. In a statement carried by state media, North Korea’s Foreign..

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McCain, even in illness, sparks lively, timely debates

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is not signing off quietly. As in so much of the senator’s extraordinary life, the rebellious Republican is facing this challenging chapter — battling brain cancer — in his own rule-breaking way, stirring up old fights and starting new ones. Rarely has the..

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1 Gazan killed, 146 hurt by Israeli fire in border protest Friday, May 11th, 2018

By FARES AKRAM, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live bullets and tear gas Friday across a border fence into Gaza where Palestinian protesters threw stones, burned tires and flew kites with burning rags attached. One protester was killed and 146 were wounded by Israeli fire, Gaza..

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Summit is set: Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore Thursday, May 10th, 2018

By MATTHEW LEE, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER, WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, Trump announced Thursday, hours after suggesting that the release of three Americans held in the North heralded a potential breakthrough toward..

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Detainees freed in North Korea, returning to US with Pompeo Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

By MATTHEW LEE and CATHERINE LUCEY, WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year are on their way back to the U.S. with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in the latest sign of improving relations between the two longtime..

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