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Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov
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May 31, 2018 - 8:51 am
By Eric Talmadge and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of "U.S. hegemonism" to Russia's visiting foreign minister on Thursday, a comment likely to complicate ties with the United States as plans proceed for Kim's expected summit with President...
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EU US Trade War Tariffs
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May 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- The United States could soon be in open conflict with two key trading partners: The European Union and China. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is meeting Trump administration officials Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday in a bid to avoid US...
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Arkady Babchenko
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May 30, 2018 - 10:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the reported slaying in Ukraine of a Russian journalist: (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of...
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Smoke rises following an Israeli strikes on Gaza City
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May 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, said Egyptian mediators intervened "...
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Russian opposition journalist Arkady Babchenko was harshly critical of the Kremlin was shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital.
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May 29, 2018 - 5:18 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian journalist harshly critical of the Kremlin was shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, and the national police said they are assuming he was targeted because of his work. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko's wife found him bleeding at their apartment...
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Josh Holt
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May 29, 2018 - 2:41 pm
By Joshua Goodman and Brady McCombs, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two years after a trip to meet the woman he loved turned into an imprisonment in a Venezuelan jail, an exhausted but grateful Utah man arrived home with his wife. Josh Holt arrived at the Salt Lake City airport...
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Kim Yong Chol
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May 29, 2018 - 11:53 am
By Catherine Lucey and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks attempting to salvage an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also...
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Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un
May 29, 2018 - 11:13 am
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is estimating that 80,000 to 120,000 political prisoners are being held in prison camps in North Korea. That's according to the State Department's annual report on international religious freedom. It says some of the...
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The European Union is proposing bans on plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and balloon sticks when alternatives are easily available in an attempt to cut marine litter.
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May 28, 2018 - 11:48 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has proposed banning plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and balloon sticks when alternatives are easily available in an attempt to reduce litter spoiling beaches and ocean beds. The European Commission said its proposal would seek to cut marine...
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 Italian President Sergio Mattarella speaks to the media at the end of the second day of consultations at the Quirinale Palace in Rome, capital of Italy, on April 13.
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May 28, 2018 - 7:41 am
By Mark Thompson (CNN Money) -- Relief among investors that two Italian populist parties failed to form a government has quickly given way to concerns that they could turn new elections later this year into a vote on the future of the euro. Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday refused to...
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