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2 Norwegian lawmakers nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the...

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The Latest: Leftist vows to fight Colombia's president-elect

Colombia Presidential Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on Colombia’s presidential election (all times local): 7 p.m. The losing candidate in Colombia’s presidential runoff election is challenging winner Ivan Duque to break with his hawkish conservative allies and uphold the peace accord with leftist rebels. Otherwise,...


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Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair

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MILAN (AP) — Youthful designers injected energy into the third day Sunday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer. While the topics of generational and creative change at some of the most-established Milan fashion houses were running in the background, young brands carved...


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Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe Coutinho,...


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South Korean firms are drooling at the prospect of business in the North

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SEOUL, South Korea -- At a glass-and-stone office complex in downtown Seoul, a team of corporate strategists is thinking about diplomacy, North Korea, and the power of marshmallow, yellow cake and chocolate. At the same time, dozens of other companies across South...


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Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

Russia Taxi Crash

MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday. The police released a video of an interrogation session with a man...


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AP Top International News at 7:16 p.m. EDT

Sea convoy reaches Spain as migration debate roils Europe The Latest: Migrant ship passengers represent 31 countries Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension Hawkish Duque poised to become Colombia’s next president Witnesses: Coalition strikes airport in Yemen’s Hodeida Woman...


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Hawkish Duque poised to become Colombia's next president

Colombia Presidential Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia’s next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote, putting him 12...


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The Latest: Migrant ship passengers represent 31 countries

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VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The United Nations refugee agency is warning against a repeat of the standoff that left a private rescue ship carrying 629 migrants at sea for a week. A convoy consisting of the aid ship Aquarius...


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Sea convoy reaches Spain as migration debate roils Europe

Europe Migrants Far Right

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — An aid group’s ship and two Italian military vessels docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in a European political fight. The Italian coast guard vessel...


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The Latest: Afghan Taliban reject cease-fire extension

Afghanistan Explosion

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Afghanistan’s Taliban has rejected an extension to a three-day cease-fire coinciding with the Eid al-Fitr holiday. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a nine-day extension of the cease-fire after a...


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