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British Prime Minister Theresa May gestures, during a general election broadcast, in London, Monday May 29, 2017. Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will face a live studio audience and a tough TV interviewer as the general election campaign moves to the airwaves. (Stefan Rousseau/ Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 5:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn faced tough questions and a skeptical audience in a live TV event Monday night ahead of next week's parliamentary elections. It was not a debate, but did air policy and stylistic differences between the two foes. They...
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FILE - A Friday, Oct. 27, 2000 file photo of Miodrag Vukovic, President of the ruling Montenegrin DPS (Democratic Party of Socialists) at the news conference in Podgorica, Montenegro. Lawmaker Vukovic says he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow while on his way to an international meeting in Belarus. He returned to Montenegro on Monday, May 29, 2017. The Montenegrin Foreign Ministry says the incident “represents a breach of basic international rules and diplomatic practices.” (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic, File)
May 29, 2017 - 4:23 pm
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is flanked by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 29, 2017 - 12:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insisted Monday that the country had met all its reform commitments, and that it was now up to international creditors to agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable and help the nation emerge from its financial crisis. Euclid Tsakalotos said that...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, is flanked by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 29, 2017 - 12:00 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis. Euclid Tsakalotos said Monday that Greece had met all its reform commitments, and that it...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the U.S. had shifted significantly following NATO and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing...
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President Emmanuel Macron, left, escorts his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin as they meet for talks at the Palace of Versailles before the opening of an exhibition marking 300 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries in Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 11:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to France (all times local): 5:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has made an extraordinary attack on two Russian media outlets, saying they acted as "propaganda" organs during France's election campaign. Speaking at a news...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:55 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro on Monday strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport. Lawmaker Miodrag Vukovic said he was kept overnight in a transit zone at Domodedovo...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 29, 2017. Stock markets in Asia were subdued in holiday-thinned trading Monday as investors hunkered down ahead of a raft of economic data later this week that will provide fresh insight into the world economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 29, 2017 - 11:53 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week and as holidays in several key markets crimped trading volume. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 dipped 0.1 percent to close at 5,332.47, while Germany's DAX edged up 0.2 percent...
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May 29, 2017 - 11:51 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities on Monday detained the Dominican Republic's minister of industry and commerce and seven other top-level officials in an international bribery scandal involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht. Prosecutors said those detained also include a former...
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FILE - This Thursday, March 9, 2017 file photo shows Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, speaking to media after a meeting with French president Francois Hollande, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo has strongly criticized a black feminist festival in Paris that bans non-black people in large parts of the event, saying she might prosecute its organizers on grounds of discrimination. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 29, 2017 - 11:02 am
PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Paris has strongly criticized and is threatening to cancel an upcoming festival for black feminists where four-fifths of the event space will be open exclusively to black women. Rights groups have branded the event a step backward on race issues. In a series of angry...
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