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Pro-government forces cheer in the back of a pickup mounted with a machine gun outside Hodeidah.
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December 05, 2018 - 9:47 pm
By Tamara Qiblawi, CNN (CNN) -- Officials from Yemen's internationally-recognized government are set to hold direct talks with Houthi rebels in Sweden on Thursday in the most significant step to end the country's conflict in more than two years. The UN-sponsored talks come amid growing...
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In this Monday, June 28, 2004 file photo, University of Michigan Professor Gerard Mourou, center, and fellow research scientists talk about the potential of the laser, dubbed "Hercules," that has been built at the University of Michigan lab.
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October 02, 2018 - 9:10 am
By David Keyton and Jim Heintz, Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for work with lasers described as revolutionary and bringing science fiction into reality. One of them, Arthur Ashkin of Bell...
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Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:03 am
By Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism. Police spokesman Hans Lippens said Tuesday...
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People stand next to the fire before being evacuated at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018.
AP Photo/Javier Fergo
August 06, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal kept up their fight Monday against a four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight, as sweltering weather continued in Europe. The Civil Protection Agency said 44...
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July 08, 2018 - 9:11 pm
By Jen Christensen (CNN) -- A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the...
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July 07, 2018 - 11:41 pm
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup. Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday, earning England's youthful team a match against Croatia for a place in the...
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12 November 2017 - Hollywood, California - Elvis Costello. "Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool" AFI FEST 2017 Screening held at TCL Chinese Theatre.
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July 06, 2018 - 11:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Elvis Costello has canceled the rest of his European summer tour after undergoing surgery for a "small but very aggressive" cancerous tumor. The post-punk singer-songwriter says he needs time to recover after the operation. The 63-year-old musician said in a statement Friday that he...
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H&M Unsold Clothes
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June 28, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Ivana Kottasová (CNN Money) -- In a retail industry beset by problems, H&M has a doozy: A stockpile of unsold clothes worth $4 billion. The Swedish fashion company said Thursday that the value of its global unsold inventory ballooned in the most recent quarter to 36 billion Swedish kronor ($...
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Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1.
AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis
June 26, 2018 - 9:05 am
By Karel Janicak, Associated Press YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — A last-minute loss to Germany was difficult enough for Sweden to accept. A questionable celebration by German players near the Swedish bench added to the disappointment. And a wave of racist abuse aimed at midfielder Jimmy Durmaz...
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Swedish DJ-producer Avicii was found dead April 20 in Muscat, Oman. He was 28.
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April 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was...
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