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Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

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In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North...

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2 major exit polls project that Irish voters have decided to repeal strict ban on

DUBLIN (AP) — 2 major exit polls project that Irish voters have decided to repeal strict ban on abortions.


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Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela’s former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro’s re-election, as the embattled socialist leader takes the country down an increasingly authoritarian path that scares off private...


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Trump balks at North Korea’s rhetoric but it has used worse The Latest: Exit poll: Irish voting to repeal abortion ban Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout Libya: Car bombing...


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As Europe's data law takes effect, watchdogs go after tech companies

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BRUSSELS - Europe implemented a sweeping overhaul of digital privacy laws on Friday that has reshaped how technology companies handle customer data, creating a de-facto global standard that gives Americans new protections and the nation’s technology companies new...


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Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

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DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country’s strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years. An Irish Times exit poll...


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The Latest: Exit poll: Irish voting to repeal abortion ban

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DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the abortion referendum in Ireland (all times local): 10:30 p.m. An Irish Times exit poll suggests Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal its constitutional ban on abortion. The survey by pollster Ipsos-MRBI says 68 percent of voters backed repeal of the ban and 32...


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Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bemoaned troubled relations with the United States, saying Russia wants to improve them but is effectively held hostage by the disputes surrounding President Donald Trump. Putin’s comments in a meeting with top editors of...


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Explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people

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TORONTO (AP) — Investigators were seeking two suspects Friday after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said. Police said two people with their faces covered to conceal their...


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Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A car bombing on a busy street in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi early on Friday killed at least seven people, including a girl, and wounded 20, a security official said. The blast, the latest to rock Libya’s second-largest city, took place on a commercial street full of...


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Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

VIENNA (AP) — Iran will pull out of a landmark deal to stop the country from developing nuclear weapons unless it receives concrete guarantees that the economic incentives of the pact will be protected by the other parties, following the U.S. decision to unilaterally withdraw and Washington’s...


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