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May 22, 2018 - 4:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britain. Sergei Skripal was discharged from a British hospital last week more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. His daughter, who was also poisoned, was...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:37 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister arrived at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to call on prosecutors there to open an immediate investigation into Israel's settlements in the Palestinian territories. According to a Palestinian statement, the so-called "...
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The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church, speaks during the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 4:34 am
LONDON (AP) — The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle thought the invitation was a prank. Rev. Michael Curry told ITV that he thought "somebody was doing an April Fools' joke on me." Curry's sermon, entitled "The Power of Love," was one of the...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:29 am
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi. Anwar Kazmi, a spokesman for the private group Edhi, which is also the country's largest ambulance service, said on Tuesday that their morgue...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:16 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki has arrived at the International Criminal Court to call on prosecutors there to open an immediate investigation into Israel's settlements in the Palestinian territories. According to a Palestinian statement, the so-called "...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:09 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says the EU still has no clear idea whether U.S. President Donald Trump will slap tariffs on the bloc's steel and aluminum exports in two weeks. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Malmstrom said: "We have no clarity yet." Malmstrom...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 am
PARIS (AP) — French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022. In a joint call, nine unions are also seeking higher wages and are denouncing the increasing use of short-term contracts in public services. This is the third...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:40 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections. Yekaterinburg Mayor Yevgeny Roizman announced his resignation on Tuesday as the city's legislature, which he also chairs, was about to incorporate the...
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Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida speaks as characters from Peanuts are shown at a press conference at the company's headquarters Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years. Sony Corp. said last week that it is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 22, 2018 - 3:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years, under a revamped strategy to strengthen both hardware and creative content. Sony also plans to buy for $2.3 billion a 60...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier. Neither 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio nor League leader Matteo Salvini named Giuseppe Conte in brief remarks to reporters after leaving a closed-door meeting with President Sergio Mattarella in what could be final consultations before forming a government 11 weeks after elections left Italy with a hung parliament. But, in a breach of protocol, Di Maio identified Conte to reporters outside the Quirinale presidential palace and posted his name on the movement’s popular block. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 22, 2018 - 2:59 am
ROME (AP) — Giuseppe Conte, a bureaucracy-allergic law professor, is hardly a household name in Italy. Yet the 53-year-old academic is the candidate two rival political leaders have chosen to head what they hope will be the country's first populist government. Say the name "Conte" and the one who...
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