The Latest: Putin uses new Russian limo abroad for 1st time

President Vladimir Putin is using a newly designed Russian limousine abroad for the first time to get to the summit with President Donald Trump in Finland
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The Latest: Putin arrives in Helsinki late for Trump meeting

President Vladimir Putin has arrived late for his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump _ another display of the Russian's leader famous lack of punctuality
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The Latest: Kremlin hopeful US meeting a step to better ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says he hopes the summit with U.S. President Donald Trump is a "baby step" toward fixing exceptionally bad U.S.-Russian relations
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China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

China files WTO case challenging Trump plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion
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The Latest: Melania Trump meets with Finnish counterpart

U.S. first lady Melania Trump says she and her Finnish counterpart had a "good conversation about issues facing our nations."
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The Latest: Newspaper to Trump, Putin: Respect a free press

Finland's biggest newspaper has a message for Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: Respect a free press
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World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki

Shares edge higher in early European trading after lackluster day in Asia
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Trump wins sympathy from Russian media ahead of summit

U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: EU foreign policy chief: US a 'friend' of the EU

The European Union's foreign policy chief says the United States has remained a "friend" of the 28-nation bloc
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World Cup afterglow lifts up conflicted France

World Cup, World Cup and more World Cup _ that's all France is talking about
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Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup
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The Latest: Trump says Putin meeting will go 'fine'

President Donald Trump says his upcoming meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin will go "fine."
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Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat
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Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions
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The Latest: Trump meeting with Finnish president

President Donald Trump is meeting with the Finnish president ahead of his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: Trump: US relationship with Russia 'NEVER' worse

President Donald Trump says the U.S. relationship with Russia "has NEVER been worse" as he prepares for a high-stakes summit Monday with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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Djokovic, Kerber, Williams each made a comeback at Wimbledon

From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts
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In TV interview, Trump says queen called Brexit 'complex'

President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit it "complex."
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The Latest: Trump claims credit for boosting NATO defense

President Donald Trump is claiming credit for bolstering NATO as he heads into a day of meetings with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
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In TV interview, Trump says queen calls Brexit 'complex'

President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit is "complex."
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In TV interview, Trump says queen call Brexit 'complex'

President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit it "complex."
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China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington
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EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

European Council President Tusk urges Trump, Putin, China to unite in avoiding trade wars, preventing conflict and chaos
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US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US
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Amid investigations and tensions, Trump-Putin going 1-on-1

Amid investigations and tensions, Trump and Putin ready to go 1-on-1
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Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening
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Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City officers died in an exchange of gunfire with police
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Futures Game a showcase of potential Machado trade chips

The All-Star Futures Game is a showcase of potential pieces of a trade for Orioles shortstop Manny Machado and others
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Dixon wins IndyCar race at Toronto for 3rd time

Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Toronto for his third title at the event The New Zealand native finished the 85-lap course on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place first, with Simon Pagenaud of France finishing second
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Vive la France! And a lot of other nations, too

About two-thirds of France's World Cup-winning team has an immigrant background
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Deschamps joins Zagallo, Beckenbauer as champ player, coach

France's Didier Deschamps joined Mario Zagallo, Franz Beckenbauer as the only men to win World Cup titles as a player and coach
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With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate the World Cup title.
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The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violating spectators' rights" and unlawfully wearing police symbols when they ran onto the field during the World Cup final.
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The Latest: Embankment near stadium in Volgograd gives way

Some of Russia's World Cup legacy is already falling down
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Machado homers, exits early in Orioles' 6-5 win over Texas

Machado homers, departs early from wet field as Orioles beat Rangers 6-5 to end first half
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No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax

This World Cup was never going to be a refuge from politics when it was being staged in Putin's Russia, but the players did their best to keep the tournament for themselves
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With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate the World Cup title.
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Vive le France! And a lot of other nations, too

About two-thirds of France's World Cup-winning team has an immigrant background
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The Latest: Sampaoli out as Argentina coach

Jorge Sampaoli is out as Argentina coach, two weeks after his team was beaten by France in the World Cup round of 16
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Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for
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Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms

Russian bots and trolls are deploying increasingly sophisticated and targeted tools ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November
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Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the U.S. and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: Macron makes the most of France's World Cup win

In a World Cup final stadium packed with presidents, none had more fun than Emmanuel Macron
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French President Macron has plenty of fun at World Cup final

None of the heads of state at the World Cup final has as much fun as French President Emmanuel Macron
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The Latest: Supporters cheer as Trump nears Helsinki hotel

Several dozen supporters of President Donald Trump, many waving American flags and sporting "Make America Great Again" caps, have cheered as the U.S. leader neared his hotel in Helsinki before his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: In the news _ players crash coach's conference

France's jubilant players have crashed their coach's post-match news conference, dancing and singing while spraying both champagne and water
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Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot steals some of Vladimir Putin's spotlight by interrupting the World Cup final in Moscow
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With flags, song, pride, French celebrate World Cup victory

From Napoleon's triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris, France is celebrating the national soccer team's victory in the World Cup
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The Latest: Melichar, Peya win Wimbledon mixed doubles title

Nicole Melichar and Alexander Peya became Grand Slam champions for the first time by winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title
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The Latest: Spain reports 479 migrants rescued over weekend

Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says at least 479 people, including more than 100 children, were rescued over the weekend while attempting to cross a narrow stretch of the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa
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Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit

President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after telling an interviewer that he was going into the meeting on Monday with "low expectations."
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US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

A U.S. judge says he is having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration is acting in good faith to comply with his orders to reunify families separated at the border
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The Latest: Croatia PM says fans rejoice despite Cup loss

Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic says the national team players are "the first in the world for me" despite their loss to France in the World Cup final
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The Latest: Spain, Portugal offer to take 50 migrants each

The Spanish government says Spain and Portugal gave agreed to take in 100 of the 450 migrants who are on two military ships in a holding pattern off Sicily
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The Latest: Trump congratulates France, praises host Russia

President Donald Trump has congratulated France on winning its second World Cup title. Trump says in a tweet that France "played extraordinary soccer."
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Stone wins Scottish Open, misses 1st 59 on European Tour

Brandon Stone sank to his knees and dropped his putter in despair after narrowly missing out on becoming the first player to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour
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The Latest: Pele praises French teenager Mbappe at World Cup

The great Pele has acknowledged Kylian Mbappe's remarkable tournament that culminated with the France forward becoming just the second teenager to score in a World Cup final
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The Latest: France explodes with joy after World Cup win

From Napoleon's triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris the French are exploding with joy after their national soccer team won the World Cup
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The Latest: Trump arrives in Finland for summit with Putin

President Donald Trump has arrived in Finland for his closely watched summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: 4-2 final lifts tournament tally to 169 goals

The highest-scoring World Cup final since 1966 lifted the 2018 tournament to within two goals of the record tally for a 32-team format
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The Latest: Croatian Modric loses final but wins Golden Ball

The French players have received their winners' medals and danced in the rain with the World Cup after beating Croatia in the final in Moscow
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The Latest: French sing, dance in rain to celebrate cup win

The French players have received their winners' medals and danced in the rain with the World Cup after beating Croatia in the final in Moscow
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'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust
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Victim's son calls on Trump to raise UK poisoning with Putin

The son of the British woman who died after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok has called on President Donald Trump to raise his mother's death during his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Truex seeking more success after third win in 6 NASCAR races

Defending NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. aims to continue roll that has earned 3 wins in 6 starts
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The Latest: Sudan leader al-Bashir attends World Cup final

A leader accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court has been entertained at the World Cup final
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May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

British Prime Minister Theresa May says President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc
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Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa

To cheers, Eritrean and Ethiopian leaders call new peace an example to Africa and beyond
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The Latest: Croatia fans disappointed but proud after defeat

Euphoria has given way to a mixture of disappointment and pride for Croatia fans after the national team lost to France in its first ever World Cup final
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The Latest: Trump: Strzok's testimony 'an absolute disgrace'

President Donald Trump says the testimony of an FBI agent who was removed from the special counsel's Russia investigation was "an absolute disgrace."
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The Latest: Trump calls media 'enemy' before Putin summit

President Donald Trump is on his way to Finland for a high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: France clinches World Cup with win over Croatia

France has clinched its second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia in a dramatic final in Moscow featuring a series of firsts and a pitch invasion orchestrated by Russian protest group Pussy Riot
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France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for
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The Latest: Tseng of Taiwan wins Wimbledon boys' title

Top-seeded Chun Hsin Tseng of Taiwan won the junior boys' title at Wimbledon, stopping Jack Draper from becoming the first British champion in 56 years
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The Latest: France leads Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

France has a 4-2 lead over Croatia after 70 minutes of a World Cup final that has featured a series of firsts including an own goal and a penalty awarded after a video review
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No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon championship by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) in the final
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Pussy Riot claims on-field protest at World Cup final

Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final
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The Latest: Migrants leave Malta for Luxembourg under deal

A second group of migrants has departed Malta as part of a nine-nation deal that enabled a private rescue ship to dock in the tiny European Union island nation
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The Latest: Pussy Riot claims responsibility for disruption

Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for the four pitch invaders who disrupted the World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow
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Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders at concert for diplomatic thaw

At least 25,000 Ethiopians are at a stadium concert where new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's President Isaias Afweki are expected to celebrate the new friendship between their neighboring countries
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Carnoustie presents a fast, brown look for British Open

Fast and furious: Dry summer means a brown, fast British Open at Carnoustie
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The Latest: 4 pitch invaders disrupt World Cup final

Four people dressed in suits have invaded the pitch during the second half of the World Cup final. The four approached players and one appeared to share a high five with a France player in a disruption that lasted about a minute.
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Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers
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Putin wants to 'get over' problems with France

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he told France's leader it's about time for Russia and France to "get over" the difficulties straining their relations
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The Latest: France leads 2-1 after 1st half of milestones

Records are falling like the rain coming down on the field after a wild first half of the World Cup final in Moscow. France has a 2-1 lead over Croatia courtesy of the first own-goal and the first video-reviewed penalty in a World Cup final
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The Latest: Djokovic celebrates 4th Wimbledon title with son

Novak Djokovic had an extra person join his player box to celebrate his fourth Wimbledon title
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The Latest: France leads 2-1 at halftime in World Cup final

France leads Croatia 2-1 at halftime as it works toward its first World Cup title in 20 years. Croatia is playing the World Cup final for the first time.
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AP Interview: Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace

Croatia's president hopes U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin show "responsibility" at their first summit and remember they are the guarantors of stability for the whole world
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The Latest: Griezmann gives France 2-1 lead on VAR penalty

Antoine Griezmann has given France a 2-1 lead over Croatia with a penalty after the first call made using a video review in a World Cup final
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Haiti to name new prime minister 'as soon as possible'

Haiti's president says he will appoint a new prime minister as soon as possible following the resignation of the country's second highest official
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Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon by beating Anderson in 3 sets

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon championship by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) in the final
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The Latest: Perisic equalizes for Croatia in World Cup final

Croatia has leveled the World Cup final at 1-1 against France after a powerful strike from Ivan Perisic in the 28th minute
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 13th major title

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon title with a 6-2, 6-2 7-6 (3) victory over Kevin Anderson
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The Latest: France takes 1-0 lead on Croatia own goal

France has scored with the first real chance of the World Cup final as Mario Mandzukic headed a free kick into his own net. Antoine Griezmann swung the free kick into a mass of players and Mandzukic diverted the ball into the net in the 18th minute
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The Latest: Trump departs for Finland for summit with Putin

President Donald Trump is on his way to Finland for a high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: French fans pack World Cup fan zones for final

French fans have packed the Paris fan zone near the Eiffel Tower to watch a broadcast of the World Cup final between France and Croatia
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The Latest: Croatia's Mandzukic kicks off World Cup final

Croatia's Mario Mandzukic has taken the kickoff for his team in the World Cup final against France. As their national anthem rang out around the Luzhniki stadium, Croatian fans unfurled a banner reading, "one heart, one strength, my country Croatia."
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The Latest: Trump calls EU a 'foe' ahead of Putin summit

President Donald Trump is describing the European Union as a "foe" in an interview taped in Scotland
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The Latest: Countdown on with players on field for final

The French and Croatian teams are on the field for their World Cup final
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Greenland village watches looming iceberg, weather forecast

Low-lying areas of a village in northwestern Greenland remain evacuated as villagers and local authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote settlement
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Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

The World Cup has bathed Russians and their country in a rosy light, but after the monthlong party ends and foreigners leave, President Vladimir Putin will be left with a pension crisis and unusually low ratings.
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The Latest: Croatian president: Sports can show Balkan unity

Croatia's president says no matter what happens in the World Cup final the unexpected success of her small country's hard-working, underdog team means that "we're a winner."
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The Latest: Paul says no point confronting Putin on meddling

A U.S. senator says it's inevitable that Russia is going to interfere in American elections and that it's pointless to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin about it
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The Latest: Will Smith features in World Cup closing show

The closing ceremony for the World Cup has started ahead of the final between France and Croatia.
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Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour

John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to conclude the action-packed cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday
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The Latest: Czech PM rejects Italy request to take migrants

Prime Minister Andrej Babis says the Czech Republic is unwilling to take any of the 450 asylum-seekers who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean Sea that's been at the center of a squabble between Italy and Malta
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The Latest: Macron, Sarkozy unite behind France in final

French President Emmanuel Macron has been joined by former president Nicolas Sarkozy as guests of FIFA to see their national team play Croatia in the World Cup final
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The Latest: Djokovic 1 set away from 4th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic is one set away from a fourth Wimbledon title
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Protests in southern Iraq to demand better services, jobs

Activist: Thousands protest in Iraq's southern oil-rich Basa against dilapidated public services, lack of jobs
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The Latest: Sign of the times as stadium changes for final

There was new signage inside Luzhniki Stadium for the championship between Croatia and France.
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Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying
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The Latest: Players warm up as World Cup final kickoff nears

France and Croatia have taken the field to warm up for the World Cup final in Moscow, with kickoff less than an hour away
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The Latest: Putin to present World Cup to winning captain

Russian President Vladimir Putin will help present the trophy to the winning captain after the World Cup final
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The Latest: UK PM and London Mayor watching Wimbledon final

If Kevin Anderson needs help putting a positive spin on the first set of the Wimbledon final, he need look no further than the British political heavyweights in the royal box on Centre Court
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The Latest: France, Croatia have unchanged lineups for final

France and Croatia will take unchanged lineups into the World Cup final
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Kerber set for sustained success after Wimbledon title

The changes Angelique Kerber has made on the court helped her win a first Wimbledon title. She believes the changes she has made off the court will ensure her second coming as a dominant force in the women's game endures.
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The Latest: Bolton: Hacking indictment helps Trump at summit

National security adviser John Bolton says President Donald Trump has a stronger hand going into the Russia summit because of U.S. charges against 12 Russian military officials related to the hacking of Democrats in the election
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The Latest: Fans gather in rainy Zagreb to watch World Cup

Croatian fans are braving rainy weather to gather in squares and streets around the country ahead of the World Cup final with France
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The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic has taken the first set of his Wimbledon final against Kevin Anderson 6-2 in just 29 minutes
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The Latest: Thousands gather to welcome home the Red Devils

Thousands of fans have filled the historic Grand Place in Brussels to welcome home the Belgium team after its third-place finish in the World Cup
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The Latest: Democrat fears Putin will outwit Trump at summit

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee says he's worried about President Donald Trump meeting one on one with Russia's Vladimir Putin during their summit in Finland
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Turkey marks 2nd anniversary of thwarting violent coup

Turkey is commemorating the second anniversary of thwarting a coup against the Turkish president and the government.
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The Latest: German official: 1951 refugee treaty applies now

Germany's foreign minister says the world's failure to agree on taking in Jews fleeing Nazi persecution in 1938 resulted in a refugee treaty after World War II that countries are still bound by today
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John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

Indianapolis resident John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M
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The Latest: Croatia arrives at stadium for World Cup final

The Croatia squad has arrived for the World Cup final a few minutes after French turned up at the Luzhniki Stadium
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The Latest: Envoy hopes Trump, Putin have in-depth dialogue

President Donald Trump's ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin have "a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests."
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Food sent to migrants off Sicily as Italy awaits EU offers

Food was being sent to ships with more than 400 migrants aboard off Sicily as Italy waited for more nations to take the asylum-seekers
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The Latest: France arrives at stadium for World Cup final

The France team has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for the World Cup final against Croatia
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The Latest: World Cup trophy arrives at Luzhniki Stadium

The World Cup trophy has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium
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The Latest: Croatian president asks Russia to back her team

The area around Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium is filling up with fans ahead of the World Cup final between Croatia and France
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Helsinki protest focuses on rights before Trump-Putin summit

Finnish police say 1,500 people have joined the "Helsinki Calling" protest ahead of Monday's Trump-Putin summit
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Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan

Activists: Syrian government missiles hit rebel-held area near frontier with Israeli-occupied Golan Heights
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The Latest: Fans flying flags at World Cup final stadium

The area around Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium is filling up with fans ahead of the World Cup final between Croatia and France
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The Latest: Putin passes torch to Qatar for World Cup 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally passed the torch to Qatar for the World Cup in 2022
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The Latest: Bavarian police to patrol Germany's border

Germany's interior ministry says an agreement has been reached for both the federal and Bavarian state police to patrol the border, checking for migrants entering the country
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Djokovic eyes 4th Wimbledon title, facing Anderson in final

Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men's singles final
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Porte crashes out of Tour before feared cobblestones

The highly awaited cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France is underway and already has claimed its first victim
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Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump resort

Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying
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From young Mbappe to aging keeper, the World Cup in records

Kylian Mbappe's breakout performances, 11 own goals and very few red cards despite all Neymar's dives
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In solidarity, Germany to take in 50 migrants rescued in Med

Germany says it will take 50 of the 450 migrants rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean Sea that's been at the center of a squabble between Italy and Malta
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Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin

President Donald Trump says that "nothing bad ... maybe some good" will come out of his Monday meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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UN: Afghan civilian casualties up by 1 percent this year

UN says number of civilians killed in Afghanistan in first half of 2018 has increased by 1 percent
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UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that President Donald Trump advised her to "sue" the European Union in the negotiations over Britain's exit from the bloc
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What Trump and Putin hope to achieve at Helsinki summit

What Trump and Putin hope to achieve when they sit down in Helsinki for their first summit
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Pakistanis mourning victims of carnage ahead of elections

Pakistanis mourn for victims of horrific weekend attacks that killed 132, including a provincial election candidate
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Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women
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LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, skidding Braves

LEADING OFF: Cards move on from Matheny, Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint
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S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

Military mobilization plan triggers political firestorm in South Korea but experts say no chance of another coup
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Cease-fire holds after day of intense Israel-Hamas fighting

Israeli military lifts restrictions along Gaza border, indicating it's accepted Egypt-mediated cease-fire
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St. Louis stunner: Cards fire Matheny with club near .500

The St. Louis Cardinals have stunningly fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around .500
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California Democratic Party snubs Feinstein, endorses rival

The California Democratic Party has snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein by giving its endorsement to her rival, state Sen. Kevin de Leon
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Indians C Yan Gomes finds out he's an All-Star while batting

Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been named an All-Star for the first time
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LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of All-Star Game with injury, Gary Sanchez to start rehab stint
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Did S. Korea army plot coup to keep ousted leader in power?

Military mobilization plan triggers political firestorm in South Korea but experts say no chance of another coup
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Italy: France, Malta offer to take quarter of 450 migrants

Italy declares victory after France and Malta step up to take in some of 450 migrants rescued by Italy
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The Latest: Swiatek wins Wimbledon girls' title

Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls' title
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The Latest: Frustrated Williams surprises Kerber's coach

Angelique Kerber's coach thought 'frustration' led Serena Williams to try and hit the ball at his player during the Wimbledon final
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The Latest: Mike Bryan, Jack Sock win Wimbledon doubles

Mike Bryan won his record-tying 17th Grand Slam men's doubles title, and first without his brother, by teaming with fellow American Jack Sock to beat Raven Klassen of South Africa and Michael Venus of New Zealand in the Wimbledon final
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Haiti's prime minister resigns amid fuel price hike fallout

Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid criticism for his failed attempt to increase fuel prices Lafontant told Haiti's Chamber of Deputies on Saturday that he sent President Jovenel Moise his resignation letter
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Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".
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The Latest: Czech duo complete Slam double at Wimbledon

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova won their second successive Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory over Kveta Peschke and Nicole Melichar in the Wimbledon women's doubles final
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Trump back in Scotland to prepare for Putin talks

President Donald Trump has a special affinity for Scotland, but Scotland hasn't always welcomed him.
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Charges undermine Assange denials about hacked email origins

Charges against 12 Russian military intelligence officers for U.S. election hacking undermine denials by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that the Russian government was the source of stolen Democratic emails published by the anti-secrecy organization
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Kerber tops Williams at Wimbledon for 3rd Grand Slam title

Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams' bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title
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A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

A young France team full of speed and skill will face a veteran Croatia squad that can never be counted out in Sunday's World Cup final
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WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at the World Cup's final day
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Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts in the run-up to his high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.
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Matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France, Croatia

A look at the matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia
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The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

Roberto Martinez believes his Belgium lineup deserves high praise for its third-place finish at the World Cup
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Serena Williams set to 'be a contender to win Grand Slams'

Serena Williams is ready to look ahead to the U.S. Open after her loss to Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon final
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Israel exchanges intense fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

The Israeli military launches widest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel
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Italy transfers migrants to ships but refuses them entry

Italy has transferred 451 migrants from a big fishing boat onto two border patrol vessels in the Mediterranean, but says they should be sent to Malta or Libya _ not Italy
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The Latest: Southgate signs off from Russia with some love

The man who restored England's mojo at the World Cup and brought the waist coast (or vest) back into fashion has signed off after a fourth-place finish with some love for Russia
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Israel exchange intense fire Hamas militants in Gaza and

The Israeli military launches widest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel
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Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

Rhode Island's governor says she's holding summer office hours at the beach
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Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution
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Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams' bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title
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Border measures part of Trump's bigger immigration crackdown

The separation of families at the U.S. border caught the attention of the world and prompted mass outrage, but it's wasn't the end game for the Trump administration
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The Latest: Kerber defeats Williams to win Wimbledon

Angelique Kerber claimed her first Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over seven-time champion Serena Williams
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The Latest: French aim to avoid repeat of mistake from 2016

France captain Hugo Lloris says the team will not repeat a mistake of two years ago when it plays Croatia in the World Cup final
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Security forces deploy in Iraq's Najaf after day of protests

Iraqi security forces have deployed on the streets of the Shiite holy city of Najaf after a day of angry protests against poor public services and high unemployment
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Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium earns its highest World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match
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The Latest: Belgium gets 3rd spot with 2-0 win over England

Belgium has achieved its best World Cup finish by beating England 2-0 in a third-place playoff
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The Latest: Kerber leads Williams in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber has taken the first set 6-3 against Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final
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Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of 'Walking Dead'

Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick
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The Latest: Hazard doubles Belgium's lead in 3rd-place game

Eden Hazard has given Belgium a 2-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff
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Kavanaugh to address his past work involving Clinton, Bush

Before his Senate confirmation hearing, President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court will need to provide information about his past work investigating President Bill Clinton and working for President George W. Bush
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The Latest: FIFA socks it to England, again

FIFA has fined England $69,900 for a second time at the World Cup for players wearing non-approved socks
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Over 400 items found in UK nerve agent poison probe

British police say search teams have found over 400 items as part of the investigation into the poisoning of two Britons by the nerve agent Novichok _ but searches will likely take many more weeks as officers seek further evidence
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The Latest: Markle watches Williams seek 8th Wimbledon title

Meghan Markle is watching Serena Williams go for an eighth Wimbledon title
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The Latest: Holey socks _ England's Rose replaced at half

The holes in Danny Rose's socks generated plenty of online debate during England's World Cup third-place playoff against Belgium
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As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy

Russia's World Cup is coming to an end, leaving the host nation with newfound confidence on the field but some host cities burdened with costly arenas
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He's back: Djokovic tops Nadal to reach 5th Wimbledon final

Djokovic reaches 5th Wimbledon final, tops Nadal in 5 sets in match suspended overnight
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Groenewegen wins 2nd straight stage at Tour; cobbles ahead

Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day
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The Latest: Belgium 1-0 at halftime in 3rd-place playoff

Belgium has taken a 1-0 lead into halftime in its World Cup third-place playoff against England. Thomas Meunier gave the Belgians the lead in the fourth minute, scoring from close range off a cross from Nacer Chadli
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The Latest: Djokovic outlasts Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal
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Djokovic tops Nadal in 5 sets to reach 5th Wimbledon final

Djokovic reaches 5th Wimbledon final, tops Nadal in 5 sets in match suspended overnight
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Trump, Putin to meet at 19th-century presidential palace

Officials in Finland say the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be held at one of the Finnish president's official residences in Helsinki
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Groenewegen wins 2nd consecutive stage at Tour de France

Dylan Groenewegen won a second consecutive stage at the Tour de France when he sprinted to the finish on Saturday, and Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day
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Reasons why Croatia will win the World Cup

Don't write off Croatia in the World Cup final against France
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Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Archaeologists say they have discovered a mummification workshop dating back some 2,500 years at an ancient necropolis near Egypt's famed pyramids
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Reasons why France will win the World Cup

Reasons why France will win the World Cup final
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The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

The last of the thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Edinburgh have arrived at The Meadows, a park in the Scottish capital
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The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are level at 7-7 in the fifth set of their Wimbledon semifinal
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Trump tweets, hits links during stay at Scottish golf resort

President Donald Trump is tweeting about golf, blaming his predecessor for election hacking and hate-watching CNN, two days before Monday's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: Meunier gives Belgium 1-0 lead over England

Thomas Meunier has given Belgium a 1-0 lead over England in the World Cup third-place playoff
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The Latest: Trump hits the links at his Scottish golf resort

President Donald Trump is hitting the links at the Trump Turnberry golf resort in Scotland, where he is spending the weekend.
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Trump's mind on unrelated issues before he meets Putin

President Donald Trump is tweeting about golf, blaming his predecessor for election hacking and hate-watching CNN, two days before Monday's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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Trump wish for warm Putin ties highlights policy disconnect

President Donald Trump's persistence in pursuing friendly ties with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy
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The Latest: Protest picnic staged near Trump Scotland resort

A dozen demonstrators have staged a protest picnic on the beach in front of the Trump Turnberry golf resort where President Donald Trump is spending the weekend with the first lady
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Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

Although small in stature, Luka Modric wields a big influence when he is on the soccer field
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Israel launches widest Gaza daytime assault since 2014 war

The Israeli military launches widest daytime airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel
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Trump's mind on unrelated issues before Putin summit

President Donald Trump is tweeting about golf, blaming his predecessor for election hacking and hate-watching CNN, two days before Monday's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: Dozens protest outside Trump golf resorts in UK

Dozens of protesters have rallied outside President Donald Trump's golf resorts in Scotland to protest his visit
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The Latest: Nadal takes Djokovic to 5th set at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has forced a fifth set against Novak Djokovic in their Wimbledon semifinal
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Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian manufacturing giant.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Europe provocations and the facts

AP FACT CHECK: Trump shook things up in Europe with statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements
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10,000 protest Trump in Edinburgh; UK police seek paraglider

Some 10,000 people marched Saturday through the Scottish capital of Edinburgh to protest U.S. President Donald Trump, while police tried to find a paraglider who breached a no-fly zone and flew a protest banner over the golf resort where Trump is staying
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Trump pursuit of Putin bromance highlights policy disconnect

President Donald Trump's persistence in pursuing a bromance with Vladimir Putin has highlighted a growing disconnect within his administration over Russia policy
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Nuclear arms race is an expected topic for Trump-Putin talks

President Donald Trump muses about eliminating nuclear weapons, but he's also called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear "button" _ and the arms race is an issue expected to come up in at his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin on Monday.
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Italy transfers migrants off ship, but refuses them entry

Italy has transferred 451 migrants from a big fishing boat onto two border patrol vessels in the Mediterranean, but says they should be sent to Malta or Libya _ not Italy
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Trump faults Obama for US response to Russian hacking

President Donald Trump is trying to blame the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election
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6 dead after attackers target Somalia's presidential palace

6 dead after attackers target Somalia's presidential palace with 2 large blasts, gunfire
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German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots

German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots
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Sharif in custody after return to Pakistan to face prison

Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in custody, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate
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The Latest: Djokovic, Nadal resume Wimbledon semifinal

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have resumed their Wimbledon semifinal
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Sharif in custody after return to Pakistan to face charges

Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in custody, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate
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The Latest: Thousands in anti-Trump march in Scottish city

Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend
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Deadly Algerian migrant expulsions resume in desert, UN says

U.N. migration official says Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die
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Trump in Scotland for Putin meeting prep and a little golf

President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at one of his golf resorts in Scotland before his summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday
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10 months after having baby, Williams in Wimbledon final

About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber
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UN official: Algerian migrant expulsions resume in desert

A U.N. migration official says Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die
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Eritrea's leader visits Ethiopia as dramatic thaw continues

Eritrea's president arrives in Ethiopia for 1st visit in 22 years in dramatic diplomatic thaw
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UK police search for paraglider who flew over Trump resort

Scottish police say they are trying to trace a paraglider who flew a Greenpeace protest banner over the golf resort that President Donald Trump is staying at.
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Explosive devices thrown at ex-Sinn Fein leader's home

Northern Ireland's Sinn Fein says that the homes of former leader Gerry Adams and another prominent party member have been attacked with explosive devices
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French police motorcycles crash during Bastille Day parade

Two police motorcycles have crashed during a demonstration in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other guests at a grandiose Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day
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Chelsea hires Sarri as manager, replacing fired Conte

Chelsea has hired Maurizio Sarri as its manager on a three-year contract
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Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they're expected to be discharged next week
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French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations
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In new video, boys crave food, wait to go home next week

The 12 boys and their soccer coach are recovering well and in a brief new video list their food wish lists while the health minister says they're expected to be discharged next week
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Judge commends family reunification, eyes next deadline

A US judge has commended Trump administration efforts to reunify families separated at the border but also plans to watch closely as a deadline approaches involving older children
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Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence

Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in custody, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate
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Violence flares as Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets

The Israeli military says it has struck several militant sites in Gaza in response to renewed violence along the border
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As Supreme Court battle roils DC, suburban voters shrug

President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy is barely cracking the consciousness of some voters.
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Army ponders changes after insider attack in Afghanistan

The top Army officer says it's too early to tell if training or other changes must be made in light of an insider attack in Afghanistan that killed one American soldier and wounded two others
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Trump back in Scotland ahead of Putin talks

President Trump is back in Scotland, where he's spending the weekend preparing for his Putin summit and likely playing golf
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Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government,
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Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

Noah Syndergaard wins in return from DL as New York Mets top Washington Nationals 4-2
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Partisan divide on full display in hearing on Russia probe

The partisan divide in Congress over the investigation of Russian interference in the election of President Donald Trump remains precipitously deep
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Indictment ties Russian government to election hacking

Indictment ties US election interference to Russian government for first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats
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Blue Jays win 13-7, snap Red Sox win streak at 10 games

Pillar, Smoak star as Toronto Blue Jays stop Boston's 10-game win streak with 13-7 victory over Red Sox
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LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Gray back from minors

LEADING OFF: Utley retirement tour, Jon Gray returns from Triple-A, Thames hammy issue
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Long-hidden hackers unmasked by US special counsel

One of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg
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Ex-rebels leaders appear before Colombia's peace tribunal

Leaders with Colombia's once largest guerrilla army have made their first appearance at a new peace tribunal to respond to allegations of war crimes during five decades of bloody conflict
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The Latest: Indictment says Kremlin behind US election hacks

A grand jury indictment alleges that the Russian government was behind a sweeping conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election
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Waters rose, turning hour-long cave trip into 18-day ordeal

Boys rescued from flooded cave didn't know rain was beginning to fall while they were underground and had to scramble for higher ground; a father says the 13 rescued will enter monkhood to honor Thai diver who died
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12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

Indictment ties US election interference to Russian government for first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats
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Nadal-Djokovic match suspended at Wimbledon after 3rd set

Wimbledon crowd left wanting more after Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended because of curfew
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Dodgers' Chase Utley to retire at season's end for family

Chase Utley's baseball career will be over at season's end
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UK police say bottle was source of pair's Novichok poisoning

British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent say a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for Novichok, a lethal substance produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War
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The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic to resume at 1 p.m. Saturday

The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will resume at 1 p.m. on Saturday
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Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

Marathon men: Anderson wins big-serving Wimbledon epic, beating Isner 26-24 in 5th set to reach final; Djokovic-Nadal semifinal suspended
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The Latest: Nadal-Djokovic semifinal suspended after 3rd set

The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal has been suspended
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Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

Was Russia listening, after all? An indictment Friday says Moscow hacked Hillary Clinton just hours after Trump speech where he said, 'Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find' Clinton's emails.
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Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer
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FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

US regulators approve 1st treatment for smallpox in case the long-gone disease is used in terror attack
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Long hidden hackers unmasked by US special counsel

One of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg
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Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England
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Italy won't allow boat with 450 migrants; says "go to Malta"

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating alleged threats by migrants against a tug's crew who rescued them in sea off Libya
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Stormy Daniels' lawyer skyrockets to chief Trump critic

From porn star to president's chief critic: Stormy Daniels' lawyer transitions to household name as he traverses the world fighting against Trump administration policies
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The Latest: Nadal wins 2nd set vs Djokovic at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal won the second set 6-3 to level his Wimbledon semifinal against Novak Djokovic at one set all
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Acrimony, insults and a Congress endlessly split over Trump

The partisan divide in Congress over the investigation of Russian interference in the election of President Donald Trump remains precipitously deep
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The Latest: Murray in mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

Jamie Murray is one win away from a second straight Wimbledon mixed doubles title after reaching the final with Victoria Azarenka
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Despite some wobbles, stocks end the week with more gains

U.S. stocks wrap up another solid week with gains for industrial companies, retailers and energy companies
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132 die in Pakistan election violence ahead of Sharif return

Officials say 132 people die in election violence, including a provincial candidate, ahead of the return to Pakistan of disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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Finland: Trump-Putin summit to be at presidential palace

Officials in Finland say the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be held at one of the Finnish president's official residences in Helsinki
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Baron Cohen pranks 2 more celebrity politicians for show

Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he's among a group of conservative political figures who were duped into appearing in actor Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming television series
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Anderson tops Isner 26-24 in 5th in epic Wimbledon semifinal

Marathon men: Anderson wins big-serving Wimbledon epic, beating Isner 26-24 in 5th to reach final
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GOP savors seeing House Dems oppose own immigration bill

Abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is a trendy battle cry for liberals
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The Latest: Juniors play marathon match at Wimbledon

The juniors have been doing their best impression of the pros at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Italy, Malta at odds over boat with 450 migrants

Malta says a fishing boat with some 450 migrants on board was in Italian waters when it learned about the vessel so it's not up to Maltese authorities to carry out a rescue
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Moscow now accused of US election meddling, in indictment

Indictment ties US election interference to Russian government for first time, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with hacking Democrats
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The Latest: McCain calls on Trump to confront Putin

Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona says President Donald Trump must be willing to confront Russia's Vladimir Putin during their summit Monday in Helsinki
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The Latest: Mexico's next leader delivers plan to Pompeo

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given a high-level U.S. delegation a proposal for how the two countries can work together
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Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

The nation's top intelligence official says cyber threats from foreign adversaries are not just targeting the United States around election times
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The Latest: Djokovic wins 1st set vs Nadal at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic has won the first set 6-4 in his Wimbledon semifinal against Rafael Nadal
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The Latest: Death toll leaps to 128 in Pakistan bombing

A Pakistani government official says the death toll from a suicide bombing at an election rally in the country's southwest has risen to 128
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2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL
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Mayor says 'heart is broken' as house fire kills 2 children

A fast-moving New Jersey house fire has killed a 2-year-old boy and a 5-year-old girl and has injured at least six other people
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The Latest: Russia says indictment aimed at clouding summit

Russia's Foreign Ministry is denouncing the United States' indictment of 12 alleged military intelligence agents accused of hacking into Democratic accounts in the 2016 US elections
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The Latest: Krejcikova, Siniakova reach doubles final

Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova are one win away from back-to-back Grand Slam titles after advancing to the Wimbledon women's doubles final
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Pompeo visits Mexico, is urged to reunite migrant families

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto urged a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border
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The Latest: Pompeo congratulates Mexico's president-elect

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulates Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
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The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

President Donald Trump has arrived in Scotland, where he will spend the weekend at one of his private golf courses
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The Latest: 2nd semifinal starts under roof at Wimbledon

The second Wimbledon semifinal between top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has started under the roof on Centre Court
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Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title

The speedy skills of 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe will be up against the cool control of Luka Modric when France faces Croatia on Sunday in the World Cup final
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Kremlin denied US election meddling just before indictments

Kremlin reaffirms denial of U.S. election meddling before U.S.-Russian summit, Justice Department indictments
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The Latest: Trump, Putin to meet at palace in Helsinki

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet hold their summit Monday at the presidential palace in Helsinki
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Awkward timing for Russia probe indictments

Awkward timing for announcement of new Russia probe indictments, just as Trump is meeting queen
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The Latest: Mexico's president asks US to reunite families

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's office says he asked a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border
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Anderson edges Isner 26-24 in 5th for 1st Wimbledon final

Kevin Anderson won the longest Centre Court match in history and earned a chance to try to collect his first Grand Slam championship, edging John Isner 7-6 (6), 6-7 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-4, 26-24 at Wimbledon in a 6-hour, 36-minute marathon
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The Latest: Anderson beats Isner in Wimbledon epic

Kevin Anderson outlasted John Isner in the second longest match ever played at Wimbledon after winning the fifth set of their semifinal 26-24 after more than 6 ½ hours
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Trump attacks CNN, NBC and British paper in news conference

President Trump attacked CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun in a contentious news conference after meeting with British prime minister
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Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

A Greek court has agreed to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to France, a decision the Russian government protested and which could further sour relations between the two countries after Greece expelled two Russian diplomats
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The Latest: Djokovic waiting for Wimbledon epic to end

Novak Djokovic is playing marbles instead of tennis as he waits for a chance to get on to Centre Court at Wimbledon
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Stocks shuffle toward another weekly gain as oil prices rise

U.S. stocks are slightly higher in afternoon trading, having shaken off an early loss, as energy companies rise with oil prices
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Kremlin says Iranian presence in Syria high on summit agenda

Kremlin reaffirms denial of U.S. election meddling before U.S.-Russian summit, Justice Department indictments
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The Latest: White House sees vindication in indictment

The White House is stressing that the indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers contains no allegations of knowing involvement by anyone on the Trump campaign
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After Trump's tumult, time for tea with the queen

After Trump's tumult, time for tea with the queen.
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Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana
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Demonstrators mock Donald Trump; protest his visit to the UK

A giant balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby has flown over London as tens of thousands marched through the streets to protest the American leader's visit to the U.K.
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The Latest: Hundreds in anti-Trump protest in Scottish city

Hundreds of people have protested in Scotland's largest city to protest against President Donald Trump's visit to the UK
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The Latest: Isner-Anderson is 2nd longest Wmbledon match

The five-set semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the second longest match in Wimbledon history
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Despite off-field chaos, limited resources, Croatia in final

Victory over France in Moscow on Sunday would hand Croatia its first major soccer title, and create a chance for the country to build its soccer infrastructure
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Southgate and Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play

England's Gareth Southgate and Belgium's Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem _ how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play
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The Latest: Trump's tea with queen runs 17 minutes long

President Donald Trump has departed Windsor Castle after tea with Queen Elizabeth II
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Trump pays tribute to Churchill amid strains on US-UK ties

Trump pays tribute to legacy of Winston Churchill amid questions about whether he's putting new strains on the "special relationship" forged between the U.S. and the U.K. more than 70 years ago
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The Latest: Democrats call on Trump to cancel Putin summit

The top Democrat in the Senate is calling on President Donald Trump to cancel his coming meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin
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The Latest: Germany opposes unilateral change to Med mission

Germany says a change to the European Union military mission in the Mediterranean should only happen after talks at the European level
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The Latest: U of Louisville stadium removes Papa John's name

The University of Louisville is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium
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JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law
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The Latest: Isner-Anderson is longest Wimbledon semifinal

The five-set match between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the longest semifinal in Wimbledon history
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The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle
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The Latest: Pompeo arrives at Mexican presidential residence

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Cabinet-level delegation he's leading have arrived at Los Pinos, the official residence of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto
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The Latest: Italy demands Malta rescue 450 migrants at sea

Italy is insisting Malta must rescue 450 migrants at sea and give them save harbor
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The Latest: Pakistan's anti-graft authorities arrest Sharif

Pakistan's state-run media says the country's anti-graft body has arrested former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz upon their arrival at the eastern city of Lahore
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Trump pulls diplomatic backflip, praising May after barbs

Trump pulls diplomatic backflip, praising Trump and 'highest level of special' relationship with U.K.
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
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Roy Moore says he's among political figures duped by TV show

Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore says he's among a group of conservative political figures who were duped into appearing in actor Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming television series
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UK politicians reel as Trump unleashes criticism then charm

Britain has had a sharp lesson in dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump's appetite for disruption
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The Latest: DOJ: Russians stole info on 500,000 US voters

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says that Russian intelligence agents stole information on 500,000 U.S. voters after hacking a state U.S. election board
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Pompeo in Mexico to meet country's president-elect

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Cabinet-level delegation arrived in Mexico on Friday to meet both with the sitting president and the president-elect
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The Latest: IS claims election rally bombing in Pakistan

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at an election rally in southwest Pakistan that killed 70 people, including a politician running for a seat in a provincial legislature in the July 25 parliamentary elections
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The Latest: Croatia, Sweden fined $50,000 for branded socks

FIFA has fined Croatia and Sweden 50,000 Swiss francs ($49,990) each for players wearing non-approved socks in games against England
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12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

The Justice Department announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election
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The Latest: Thousands in central London anti-Trump protest

Tens of thousands of protesters are swarming the streets of central London to protest Donald Trump's first visit to Britain as U.S. president
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The Latest: Ex-PM Sharif, daughter arrive in Pakistan

Airport authorities say a plane carrying disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz has landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in the eastern city of Lahore
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The Latest: Trump arrives to meet queen at Windsor Castle

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have arrived at Windsor Castle for a social visit with Queen Elizabeth II
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The Latest: Anderson takes Isner to 5th set at Wimbledon

The Wimbledon semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner is going to a fifth set
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74 people die in election violence ahead of Sharif's return

Officials say 74 people die in election violence, including a provincial candidate, ahead of the return to Pakistan of disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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The Latest: Bomb kills candidate as Pakistan elections loom

Pakistani officials say a politician running for a seat in a provincial legislature in the July 25 parliamentary elections has been killed along with 69 others in a suicide bombing at his rally southwest of the country
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Melania Trump dutifully tries her hand at lawn bowls

Melania Trump put on her game face and dutifully tried her hand at lawn bowls during a solo outing Friday to a historic London veterans' retirement home on her first visit to Britain as America's first lady
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Nobel widow's release is short-lived human rights triumph

Liu Xia's release from custody brought some comfort to China's human rights activists though her brother's status ensures her silence on the anniversary of her husband's death
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The Latest: Daniels' lawyer to join Navratilova at Wimbledon

The lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels will be a guest of Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon this weekend
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Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019
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Mixed emotions in Balkans over Croatia's World Cup success

In the Balkans, soccer is so political that it has created bitter divisions about Croatia's surprising success at the World Cup
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The Latest: Official says bomb near political rally kills 70

Pakistani officials a suicide bomber was involved in Friday's deadly attack that killed 70 people at an election rally of a politician running for a seat in a provincial legislature in the southwest
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US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer
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Trump stands by 'culture' criticism of European immigration

President Donald Trump is unabashedly repeating his criticism of European immigration policies, saying migrants are "changing the culture."
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Industrial and energy companies lift US stocks; banks slip

U.S. stocks are slightly higher, having shaken off an early loss, as energy companies rise with oil prices. Industrial, retail and household goods companies are also higher. Banks are lower after weak results from Wells Fargo and Citigroup.
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The Latest: Isner wins 3rd set of Wimbledon semi vs Anderson

John Isner is one set away from his first Grand Slam final, despite finally having his serve broken for the first time at Wimbledon
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The Latest: May gives Trumps heritage chart and perfume

British Prime Minister Theresa May has given President Donald Trump an illustrated ancestral chart detailing his Scottish heritage and Melania Trump a bottle of custom-made perfume called The First Lady.
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69 people die in election violence ahead of Sharif's return

Officials say 69 people died in election violence ahead of the return to Pakistan of disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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'Downton Abbey' movie to shoot this summer

Three years after going off the air, "Downton Abbey" is coming back as a movie
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Agency watchdog slams ex-HHS chief Price on costly travel

HHS inspector general finds government wasted $341,000 on travel by ousted HHS chief Tom Price; federal travel rules not followed
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The Latest: Trump suggests NKorea disarmament a ways off

President Donald Trump is suggesting that getting North Korea to disarm will take longer than anyone would like
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The Latest: Will Smith shares some love for Ronaldo, Neymar

Will Smith loves Cristiano Ronaldo, won't hear a bad word spoken against Neymar, and accepts Brazil could have done better
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The Latest: Isner wins 2nd set of Wimbledon semi vs Anderson

John Isner has won the second set against Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5) to level their Wimbledon semifinal at 1-1
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The Latest: Southgate wants few changes for 3rd-place game

England coach Gareth Southgate says he wants to make only a few changes for his team's third-place match against Belgium
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Shaky results from Wells Fargo and other banks hit US stocks

Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.
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The Latest: Helsinki preparing for summit demonstrations

Police in Helsinki say they have registered over a dozen demonstrations in connection with the summit by U.S President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday
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The Latest: Trump says probe has hurt US-Russia relations

U.S. President Donald Trump is asserting that the United States' relationship with Russia has been "hurt very badly" because of the special counsel's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election
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8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation

8 endangered black rhinos die in Kenya after relocation; loss is called 'a complete disaster'
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The Latest: Stormy Daniels' lawyer joins anti-Trump protest

The lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels has joined thousands of protesters at a central London protest march against U.S. President Donald Trump
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The Latest: Trump says PM May an 'terrific woman'

U.S. President Donald Trump says Theresa May is an "incredible woman" who is "doing a fantastic job" as the British prime minister
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The Latest: Trump, May differ on effects of immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are expressing differing views on the benefits of immigration to Europe
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Greek court rules to extradite cybercrime suspect to France

A Greek court has agreed to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia
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Demonstrators march against Trump, mock with giant balloon

A giant balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a screaming orange baby has flown over London as tens of thousands marched through the streets to protest the American leader's visit to the U.K.
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The Latest: Trump says he'll raise 2016 election with Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump says not to expect a "Perry Mason" moment when he and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet early next week
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8 endangered rhinos die in Kenya relocation bid: Official

8 endangered rhinos die in Kenya relocation bid; loss is called 'a complete disaster'
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The Latest: Trump says Sun left out "tremendous things"

U.S. President Donald Trump is asserting that he didn't criticize British Prime Minister Theresa May during an interview this week with The Sun newspaper in which he questioned May's handling of Brexit
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The Latest: Anderson wins 1st set of Wimbledon semifinal

Kevin Anderson has won the first set of his Wimbledon semifinal against John Isner 7-6 (6)
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The Latest: Trump says US supports Britain in Brexit talks

U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. supports the British people's decision to "realize full self-government" as it negotiates an exit from the European Union
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The Latest: British PM politely disagrees with Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May has disagreed _politely_ with U.S. President Donald Trump's warning that her Brexit plans could scuttle a U.S.-U.K. free trade deal after the U.K. leaves the European Union
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CR7 ice-cream and pizza: Ronaldo mania is in full swing

Turin now boasts CR7 ice-cream and pizza as Ronaldo mania gets into full swing in the city
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Iran has no intention to leave Syria, top official says

Senior envoy to Iranian leader says Tehran has no intention of leaving Syria despite U.S. and Israeli pressure.
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The Latest: About 60 Nigerians seek help at Moscow embassy

About 60 Nigerian men who say they have been trafficked into Russia during the World Cup are camping outside their country's embassy in Moscow asking for help
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The Latest: Anti-Trump protesters march in London

Tens of thousands of people are marching in central London in the first wave of a whirlwind of protests against the visit of U.S. president Donald Trump, accusing him of torture, misogyny and racism
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Erdogan renews promise for strong Turkish economy by 2023

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has opened his Cabinet's first meeting since taking office in a new term with sweeping powers, renewing a promise to make Turkey one of the world's top economies
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10 months after baby, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby
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The Latest: Official says bomb near political rally kills 10

Pakistani official says a bomb that exploded near the election rally of a politician running for a seat in a provincial legislature has killed at least 10 people and wounded 25 others
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7 endangered rhinos die in Kenya relocation bid: Official

7 endangered rhinos die in Kenya relocation bid, official says; loss is 'a complete disaster'
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The Latest: Turkish coast guard rescues 34 stranded migrants

Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish coast guard helicopters have rescued 34 migrants who were stranded on a small island in the Aegean Sea
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Trump: Relations with May 'strong' after bombshell interview

President Donald Trump declared that his relationship with Prime Minister Theresa May was better than ever in yet another bout of diplomatic whiplash after he blasted her in a newspaper interview.
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The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump's provocative words

Germany's current and former foreign ministers are criticizing comments made by U.S. President Donald Trump about their country and European allies
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The Latest: Men's Wimbledon semifinals underway

The first men's semifinal has started at Wimbledon, with Kevin Anderson of South Africa taking on John Isner of the U.S.
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Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.
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The Latest: FIFA says World Cup can ease tensions over Qatar

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says talks over changing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar can ease tensions with regional neighbors
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Melania Trump meets children and vets, bowls in London

U.S. first lady Melania Trump mingled with British veterans and schoolchildren _ and had a go at a game of lawn bowls _ as she made a solo outing to a historic London retirement home for formers soldiers Friday
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Boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but outside, rains began

The boys mending from their long ordeal trapped in a cave and the rescuers who brought them to safety are starting to share stories of the dangers and their survival
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The Latest: Bomb explodes near 2nd Pakistan election rally

Pakistani official says bomb explodes near election rally of politician running for seat in a southwest provincial legislature, wounding him and 30 others
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Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles wide break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland
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The Latest: Khan says Trump should explain attacks on him

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has told Sky News that it is up to President Donald Trump to explain why he keeps singling out the mayor for criticism
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In 4th event of return, Serena in Wimbledon final vs. Kerber

Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only the fourth tournament she's played since returning to the tour after having a baby
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Rescued migrants questioned in Sicily about alleged threats

Prosecutors in Sicily are investigating alleged threats by migrants against a tug's crew who rescued them in sea off Libya
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Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson in Wimbledon men's semifinals

The Wimbledon semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic is their 52nd tour-level meeting, more than any other two men in tennis history
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The Latest: Khan says Trump should attacks on him

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has told Sky News that it is up to President Donald Trump to explain why he keeps singling out the mayor for criticism
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Indonesia's Aceh carries out public canings despite pledge

Conservative Indonesian province publicly canes gay couple, others found guilty of violating Shariah law, despite pledging not to carry out the punishment in public
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FIFA invites rescued Thai boys to London awards event

The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event
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UK pound falls, UK politicians reel after Trump broadside

The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and boosted May's opponents over Brexit
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Shouting, insults as FBI agent faces angry Republicans

FBI agent and GOP lawmakers clash fiercely at hearing over accusations he was biased in Russia probe
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The Latest: Trump says relationship with May is 'strong'

President Donald Trump says his relationship with British Prime Minister Theresa May is "very, very strong" even after a published interview in which he questioned her handling of Brexit
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Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland
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Explosive Trump interview adds to chaos on 1st British visit

President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels
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The Latest: Trump views joint military exercise with May

President Donald Trump has viewed a joint military exercise along with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
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The Latest: Baby Donald blimp flies over London amid protest

Hundreds of people in London have crowded under a balloon depicting Donald Trump as a screaming baby as protests across the U.K. accompanying the U.S. president's arrival got underway
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The Latest: Melania Trump visits with London retirement home

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is visiting the Royal Hospital Chelsea, a historic London retirement home for hundreds of former British soldiers
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Global shares mostly higher as jitters over trade ease

Global shares are mostly higher, rebounding from jitters over the U.S.-China trade disputes for a second straight day
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UK pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and boosted May's opponents over Brexit
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Chelsea fires manager Antonio Conte after 2 years in charge

Chelsea has fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the Premier League and FA Cup titles
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Author of Emmett Till book gave FBI interview recordings

A North Carolina author who wrote about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till says FBI agents called him not long after its 2017 publication to ask about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying
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Algeria stops forcing migrants into Sahara after outrage

Algeria's deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials
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The Latest: French official: Europe will stand up to Trump

France's foreign minister says Europe will stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to "destabilize" the EU and derail international cooperation
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Widow of Chinese Nobel laureate unlikely to attend memorial

Memorials are planned in Hong Kong and Germany to commemorate the first anniversary of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo's death in custody
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The Latest: Pakistan pol condemns bombing near rival's rally

Former Pakistani lawmaker Imran Khan, who hopes to become the next prime minister, has condemned a bombing near the election rally of a rival candidate, where four of the candidate's supporters were killed
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The Latest: Trump courting controversy during European trip

President Donald Trump is continuing to court controversy during his trip to Europe
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Demonstrators plan to mock trump with giant balloon

Demonstrators plan to mock U.S. President Donald Trump with a giant balloon depicting him as a screaming orange baby Friday as tens of thousands march through the streets of London to protest the American leader's visit to the U.K.
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Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations
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Eritrea leader visits Ethiopia on Saturday in historic thaw

Eritrea's leader to visit Ethiopia on Saturday, latest step in surprise diplomatic thaw
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Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weaker yen

Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar
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Pujols hits 630th HR, ties Griffey for 6th; Angels rout M's

Albert Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place on the career list with 630, and the Los Angeles Angels rolled to an 11-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners
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Emmy diversity gets a boost from Ricky Martin, Issa Rae

Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover aren't such Emmy outliers this year
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The Latest: Bomb explodes near Pakistan pol's election rally

Pakistani police say a bomb has exploded near an election rally for a senior politician from an Islamist party running for parliament from the northwestern town of Bannu
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox rolling, Thor returns, Bay Area battle

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers
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Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK

Officials say disgraced ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns to Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore from London to face a 10-year jail sentence on corruption charges
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Police say they made an 'error' in arresting Stormy Daniels

Prosecutors have dropped charges against porn star Stormy Daniels just hours after she was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers' faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club
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The Latest: Stormy Daniels performs at 2nd Ohio club

Porn actress Stormy Daniels has performed at an Ohio strip club a day after police arrested her at another club
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China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

China's trade grows by double digits in June amid tensions with Washington
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Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations
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Trump brings his chaotic road show to Britain

President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos in England after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels
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Trump brings his chaotic road show to England

President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels
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China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

China imports from North Korea plunge by 93 percent in June under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs
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Push by liberal Democrats' to abolish ICE delights GOP

Liberal Democrats are unveiling doomed legislation aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, believing that the issue can galvanize liberal voters for midterms
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Hearing on Russia probe devolves into shouting match

FBI agent and GOP lawmakers clash fiercely at hearing over accusations he was biased in Russia probe
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LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns, Bay Area battle, Harvey finding his form, Buehler back for Dodgers
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Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weak yen

Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar
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Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4
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Multiple students injured in Colorado school bus crash

Investigators say the driver of a flatbed truck that crashed into a school bus carrying a group of high school students northeast of Denver fell asleep at the wheel
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19 students hospitalized after Colorado school bus crash

Investigators say the driver of a flatbed truck that crashed into a school bus carrying a group of high school students northeast of Denver fell asleep at the wheel
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Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

Yankees score twice in 8th off Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, top Indians 7-4.
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The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

The White House press secretary is offering reassurance that President Donald Trump "likes and respects" British Prime Minister Theresa May "very much."
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Arizona lawmaker apologizes after video shows 140 mph brag

An Arizona state lawmaker told a sheriff's deputy he sometimes drives as fast as 140 mph after he was pulled over for speeding
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The Latest: House committees finish grilling FBI agent

Lawmakers have finished grilling an embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias
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Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

President Donald Trump is dishing up a fresh dose of chaos after he left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels
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Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program
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FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

FBI agent and GOP lawmakers clash fiercely at hearing over accusations he was biased in Russia probe
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GOP eager for vote on liberal Democrats' move to abolish ICE

Liberal Democrats are unveiling doomed legislation aimed at abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement, believing that the issue can galvanize liberal voters for midterms
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Trump says May's Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump says Theresa May's plan s for Brexit have wrecked the country's exit from the European and likely killed chances of a free-trade deal with the United States
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The Latest: Trump looking forward to tea with queen

President Donald Trump says he doesn't feel welcome in London, and he blames that on his nemesis, Mayor Sadiq Khan
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The Latest: GOP leaders want House vote on abolishing ICE

Republican leaders are moving toward having a House vote on liberal Democratic legislation to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency
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Livid FBI agent clashes with GOP at hearing on Russia probe

FBI agent and GOP lawmakers clash fiercely at hearing over accusations he was biased in Russia probe
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The Latest: Trump feels 'unwelcome' in London, cites blimp

President Donald Trump says he doesn't feel welcome in London, and he blames that on his nemesis, Mayor Sadiq Khan
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The Latest: Trump says Johnson would be 'excellent' PM

U.S. President Donald Trump says he thinks former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make an "excellent" prime minister
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Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

Build-a-Bear halts "Pay Your Age" deal, citing overwhelming crowds and safety concerns
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The Latest: Trump says Boris Johnson could be 'excellent' PM

President Donald Trump says he thinks Britain's ex-foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make an "excellent" prime minister
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The Latest: Trump says May's plan wrecks Brexit, US deals

President Donald Trump has accused British Prime Minister Theresa May of ruining what her country stands to gain from Brexit and says her "soft" blueprint would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the United States
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Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth
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Feinstein fights to deny Democratic rival official party nod

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is trying to convince California Democratic Party officials not to endorse a candidate in her race against fellow Democrat Kevin de Leon
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Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

Enforcement agents with Nevada's casino regulatory agency are accusing former NBA player Charles Oakley of gambling fraud
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After NATO chaos, Trump met by protest, pomp in Britain

After contentious NATO summit, Trump encounters pomp and protests in Britain
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Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

Between 'Roseanne,' 'Will & Grace' and 'Twin Peaks,' the television academy largely snubbed rebooted series -- even ones that had gotten positive reviews
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GOP's Ryan scoffs at liberal Democrats' move to abolish ICE

Democrats and Republicans have different views over the political impact of a liberal effort to abolish an immigration enforcement agency
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The Open returns to the nasty links of Carnoustie

BRITISH OPEN '18: Carnoustie has reputation as toughest links and the nickname 'Car-nasty' to match
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Stocks rebound; technology rally leads Nasdaq to record high

US technology companies lead the market higher as the Nasdaq composite hits an all-time high and stocks recover almost the steep losses they took the day before
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McConnell defends Kavanaugh's writings on presidential power

Brett Kavanaugh's views on investigating presidents come under scrutiny in Supreme Court confirmation fight
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Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast

Communications company: Subcontractor working "on site" before explosion that killed Wisconsin firefighter, unclear if subcontractor responsible for breaking gas main ahead of blast
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The Latest: Ukraine's leader backs Trump on German gas deal

The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers
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The Latest: Texas lawmaker attacks FBI agent over affair

A Texas congressman is using a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees to browbeat an FBI agent about an extramarital affair he had with another FBI employee
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Wimbledon glance: Nadal, Djokovic to renew rivalry in semis

This is the first time all four male semifinalists at a Grand Slam tournament are in their 30s
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Ryan scoffs at Democrats' move to abolish ICE, rally voters

Democrats and Republicans have different views over the political impact of a liberal effort to abolish an immigration enforcement agency
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Greece: Russians expelled over cash-for-protests allegation

Greece is expelling two Russian diplomats accused of supplying funds to protest groups opposing a deal that would enable Macedonia to join NATO
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The Latest: British hopes alive in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Despite Andy Murray's absence and the failure of any British singles players to make it to the second week, the host nation is guaranteed to be represented right until the end of Wimbledon
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The Latest: Trumps arrive for gala at UK's Blenheim Palace

The Trumps, UK's May, attend gala at Blenheim Palace, Churchill's birthplace
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Charges against Stormy Daniels dropped hours after arrest

The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club
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Bourdain gets posthumous Emmy noms for 'Parts Unknown'

Anthony Bourdain, who took his life in June, received posthumous Emmy nominations on Thursday for his CNN series, 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.'
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US: Nearly half of youngest children not rejoining families

Nearly half of the children under 5 who were separated from their families at the southern border aren't being reunited with their families because of safety concerns and other issues
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Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court

Ukraine's parliament has adopted a measure to expand the powers of the country's new anticorruption court, meeting an International Monetary Fund condition for restoring aid
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump took credit Thursday for a supposed new decision by NATO members to increase their military spending, though there was no evidence of that
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Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is no longer CEO or chairman, but his image is still in the center of the company's logo and he owns nearly a third of the company
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Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

Italy's hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya
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WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what's ahead at the World Cup
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Technology rebound sets Nasdaq on course for record high

US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover most of the steep losses they took the day before
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FBI agent defiantly rejects bias charges at chaotic hearing

An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias said at a bitterly contentious and occasionally chaotic hearing in Congress that his work has never been tainted by politics
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'Game of Thrones' slays with a leading 22 Emmy nominations

"Game of Thrones" earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations, including for best drama series.
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Customer thought 'something really bad is about to happen'

The Phoenix Fire Department says rooftop accumulation of water from rainstorms may have led to a fire that destroyed a supermarket, sending flames high above the building after it was evacuated when the fire was first reported
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The Latest: Bourdain receives posthumous Emmy nominations

The Latest: Anthony Bourdain receives posthumous Emmy nominations
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The Latest: Trumps, May, attend gala at UK's Blenheim Palace

The Trumps, UK's May, attend gala at Blenheim Palace, Churchill's birthplace
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NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

NATO leaders pledge to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S. President Donald Trump rip into his allies for failing to boost defense spending, casting a dark cloud over the world's biggest security alliance
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Dumoulin and Bardet lose time at Tour after bikes break

Tour de France contenders Tom Dumoulin and Romain Bardet both lost significant time in the overall standings on Thursday after spokes on their wheels snapped near the uphill end of Stage 6
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FDA to more aggressively tackle disruptive drug shortages

US Food and Drug Administration forming task force to find ways to prevent medication shortages
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US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments
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The Latest: Pitana gets 1st and final whistles at World Cup

FIFA has selected Nestor Pitana to referee the World Cup final between France and Croatia
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Trump's claims progress at NATO but specifics scant

Trump reaffirms commitment to the NATO alliance after he says members caved to his demands by making significant commitments to increasing defense spending
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Trump tweets 'very nice note' from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump has tweeted a letter to him from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heralding "epochal progress" in U.S.-North Korea relations
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The Latest: Police to pour into Paris for dual celebrations

Paris is pouring police into the streets this weekend for what the French people hope will be back-to-back celebration
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The Latest: Hader reflects on Emmy noms before 'It 2' shoot

The Latest: Bill Hader reflects on Emmy noms before 'It 2' shoot, which leaves him no time to celebrate
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The Latest: Markle to watch Williams in Wimbledon final

In her 10th Wimbledon final, Serena Williams is likely to have the support of the royal box
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The Latest: Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels

The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club
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The Latest: Bryan, Sock reach Wimbledon final on Slam debut

Former Wimbledon men's doubles champions Mike Bryan and Jack Sock are into the final at their first Grand Slam tournament playing together
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The Latest: FIFA reports 0 doping cases in World Cup testing

FIFA has reported no doping cases from almost 4,000 samples taken since January in a testing program for the World Cup finals
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Famous dive in last France-Croatia World Cup match

One of the most notorious dives in soccer history took pace the last time France played Croatia in the World Cup
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The Latest: NATO chief: Trump approach 'having an impact'

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says that despite President Donald Trump's fire-and-brimstone approach to this week's summit, the U.S. president has had an impact on the commitment by alliance members to boost their individual military spending
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FBI agent angrily rejects charges of bias at chaotic hearing

An FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias said at a bitterly contentious and occasionally chaotic hearing in Congress that his work has never been tainted by politics
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There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day
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Syrian government raises its flag over cradle of 2011 revolt

Syrian activists say rebels have agreed to surrender Daraa, the first city to revolt against President Bashar Assad with Arab Spring-inspired protests seven years ago, to government forces
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Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon title, 24th Slam overall

'It's crazy': Serena Williams nears 8th Wimbledon final with routine win over Julia Goerges
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The Latest: Yelling, chaos over FBI agent's anti-Trump texts

Yelling and chaos erupted at a congressional hearing Thursday as Republican lawmakers challenged FBI agent Peter Strzok over his derogatory text message saying "we'll stop" the election of Donald Trump
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The Latest: England fans investigated for offensive chants

FIFA investigating reports of offensive chants and discriminatory behavior by a small group of England fans during the World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia in Moscow.
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Trump's tough NATO talk plays well on eastern flank

While President Donald Trump's theatrics at NATO summit alarmed many Western commentators, the substance of his message was mostly embraced along the alliance's eastern flank _ the region that feels most threatened by an assertive Russia
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Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after using slur

Papa John's founder resigns as chairman of the board hours after he apologized for using racial slur
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Daniel Martin wins Stage 6 of Tour, Van Avermaet keeps lead

Daniel Martin won an uphill finish to claim Stage 6 of the Tour de France on Thursday, while Greg Van Avermaet kept the overall lead for a third consecutive day
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The Latest: FBI agent explains 'we'll stop' Trump text

FBI special agent Peter Strzok says a text message saying "we'll stop" the election of Donald Trump was written in response to a series of events including Trump's "disgusting" insult of the family of a fallen American soldier
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The Latest: China seafood importers feel trade dispute pinch

Chinese seafood merchants say they have already begun buying lobster and fish from other countries as tariffs make American seafood too expensive
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The Latest: Questioning of FBI agent devolves into chaos

A joint House hearing to question FBI agent Peter Stzrok quickly devolved into chaos as Republicans demanded he answer questions about the Russia investigation
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Underdog status suits Croatia perfectly for World Cup final

A billion-dollar assembly of stars makes France the favorite for the World Cup final and that's a scenario that suits Dejan Lovren just fine
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Greece expels Russian diplomats over alleged protest money

Greece moves to expel two Russian diplomats and to block two others from entering Thursday over allegations that clergy and other organizations allegedly received Russian money to protest a deal to end Greece's longstanding name dispute with Macedonia
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Serena Williams reaches 10th Wimbledon final with 2-set win

Serena Williams reached her 10th Wimbledon final by beating Julia Goerges on Germany 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals
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The Latest: Italy to probe alleged threats by migrants

An Italian coast guard ship has docked in Sicily but is still awaiting permission to disembark its 67 migrants, after two of them were accused of threatening their rescuers if they were taken back to Libya
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The Latest: Williams through to 10th Wimbledon final

Serena Williams overcame a late stutter to advance to her 10th Wimbledon singles final with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Julia Goerges
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Ancient 'Iceman' shows signs of a well-balanced last meal

Scientists find animal fat, wheat seeds and wild meat of deer and goat in the stomach of an ancient frozen corpse
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Millions from anonymous donors to influence Kavanaugh fight

Millions of dollars from anonymous donors are helping shape the fight over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Republicans and Democrats prepare for a bruising battle for ideological control of the nation's highest court
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Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but he's likely to tone down that stance when he takes tea Friday with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II
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England, Belgium to play for 3rd place at World Cup

England defender Kyle Walker is finding meaning in the World Cup game no one wants to play
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The Latest: Gowdy says FBI agent displayed 'textbook bias'

The Republican chairman of a House panel says FBI agent Peter Strzok exhibited "textbook bias" as he investigated both Democrat Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump's campaign
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The Latest: FBI agent in Clinton, Russia probes testifies

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte is defending the Republican-led House investigation into the Justice Department as the committee opens a hearing to question former FBI agent Peter Strzok (struhk)
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Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.
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The Latest: Williams takes 1st set in Wimbledon semifinal

Serena Williams is one set away from a 10th Wimbledon final.
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NATO insists it's united at end of raucous, divisive summit

At the end of a bewildering, roller-coaster NATO summit, the military alliance's 29 nations somehow pledged continued unity and kept their long commitment to beef up defense spending amid a barrage of biting criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump
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Technology companies lead US stock indexes higher

US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover a piece of the steep losses they took the day before
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The Latest: Check it out, Croatia's checks back for final

Finally, Croatia is going to wear its red-and-white check shirts again at the World Cup
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The Latest: Williams starts her 11th Wimbledon semifinal

The 11th Wimbledon semifinal for Serena Williams is underway on Centre Court
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The Latest: Stormy Daniels' lawyer calls arrest 'absurd'

A lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels says her arrest at an Ohio strip club was part of a "sting operation" and called it an "absurd use" of police resources
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Trump says there 'might be an escalation' between US, Iran

President Donald Trump is forecasting an unspecified "escalation" between the U.S. and Iran following his withdrawal the Iran nuclear deal
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US says all eligible youngest children, families reunited

The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with those who brought them to the border
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The Latest: Front and center is a tough spot at World Cup

FIFA technical director Marco van Basten has a little bit of sympathy for center forwards at this World Cup
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The Latest: Italian premier says no new financial promises

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte insists that Italy hasn't agreed to any additional financial commitments to NATO amid pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump
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Former No. 1 Kerber tops Ostapenko; into 2nd Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber reached her second Wimbledon final by playing steady, mistake-free tennis in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jelena Ostapenko
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The Latest: Brzeczek replaces Nawalka as Poland head coach

Jerzy Brzeczek has been appointed as head coach of Poland to replace Adam Nawalka after the team's group-stage exit at the World Cup
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The Latest: Kerber eases into 2nd Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber advanced to her second Wimbledon final with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jelena Ostapenko
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The Latest: Van Basten rejects criticism of Putin meeting

Ex-Netherlands player and coach Marco van Basten says he only discussed soccer with Russian President Vladimir Putin during meetings at the World Cup
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The Latest: Trump lands in Great Britain for first UK visit

President Donald Trump has arrived in Great Britain for his first visit as president amid NATO tensions, protests and Brexit turmoil
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The Latest: Expert panel praises Belgium's tactical approach

Belgium outwitting Brazil in the quarterfinals has been rated by FIFA's expert panel as the best tactical success at the World Cup
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The Latest: Romanian president welcomes new NATO base

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis says NATO has agreed to build a three-star command structure in Romania hosting 400 troops
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The Latest: Kerber takes opening set in Wimbledon semifinal

Angelique Kerber has taken the opening set of her Wimbledon semifinal 6-3 against Jelena Ostapenko
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Juncker struggles before gala, leaders step in to help

If two days of meetings was tough on the dozens of leaders gathering for the NATO summit, it also was for a struggling European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker
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Pompeo presses Europe to get tough on Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pressing European nations to get tough on Iran by cutting off all funding the country may use to foment instability in the Middle East and beyond
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US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

US consumer prices rise in June from year ago at fastest pace in 6 years
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Poland: Trump's tough talk on NATO good for eastern flank

Poland's president says the debates over NATO spending that U.S. President Donald Trump ignited are paying off for countries like his on the alliance's eastern flank because they have led to more defense spending by allies
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Global stocks rebound but trade war fears remain

Global stock markets recovered some of the previous day's losses Thursday as investors weighed up the latest developments on a possible global trade war.
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30-love Wimbledon semifinals: Nadal-Djokovic, Isner-Anderson

After so much speculation about a possible Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, 10 years after their last, the tennis world instead will get a semifinal featuring another outstanding rivalry: Nadal vs. Novak Djokovic
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The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

Jelena Ostapenko has started her first Wimbledon semifinal and is playing against two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber
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UK releases long-awaited and already derided Brexit plan

The British government has released proposals for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit _ plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and face likely resistance from the European Union
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Trade war fears a clear concern of European bank officials

Top officials at the European Central Bank expressed confidence at their last policy meeting that the eurozone economy remains "broadly on track"
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Trump's claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

Trump reaffirms commitment to the NATO alliance after he says members caved to his demands by making significant commitments to increasing defense spending
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Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday
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New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom

New remedies for sleep apnea are vying for a place in the bedrooms of millions of people craving a good night's rest
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The Latest: Trump forecasts 'escalation' between US and Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump is forecasting an unspecified "escalation" between the U.S. and Iran.
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The Latest: France takes in 78 refugees rescued at sea

France has taken in 78 asylum-seekers, mainly from Eritrea and Sudan, after their charity rescue ship was blocked form ports in Italy and Malta
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European bank officials caution on trade war impact

Top officials at the European Central Bank expressed confidence at their last policy meeting that the eurozone economy remains "broadly on track"
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The Latest: Macron says Trump didn't threaten to leave NATO

French President Emmanuel Macron has denied reports that U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance in a dispute over funding
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The Latest: Migrants in alleged mutiny on Italy rescue ship

An Italian coast guard ship is in the waters off Sicily awaiting permission to disembark its 67 migrants, some of whom are accused of mutiny and threatening their rescuers if they were taken back to Libya
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Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says the porn actress has been arrested at an Ohio strip club after she let patrons touch her in violation of a state law
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The Latest: Trump says Putin is neither friend nor foe

U.S. President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin is neither friend nor foe, but a 'competitor'
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Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West
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The Latest: Macron denies Trump claims on defense spending

French President Emmanuel Macron has denied President Donald Trump's claim that NATO allies have agreed to boost defense spending beyond 2 percent of gross domestic product
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The Latest: Trump says US pullout from NATO 'unnecessary'

U.S. President Donald Trump says he probably can withdraw the U.S. from NATO but that such a step is 'unnecessary'
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Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

Trump reaffirms commitment to the NATO alliance after he says members caved to his demands by making significant commitments to increasing defense spending
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German court: Catalan politician can legally be extradited

A German court has ruled that a prominent Catalan politician can be extradited to Spain on charges of embezzlement, but not rebellion
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The Latest: Poland's Duda says NATO money helps his region

Polish President Andrzej Duda says the debates over NATO spending that U.S. President Donald Trump has triggered are paying off for countries like his on the eastern flank because they have led to more spending by allies on their militaries
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The Latest: Trump says US pullout 'no longer necessary'

U.S. President Donald Trump says he probably can withdraw the U.S. from NATO but that such a step is no longer necessary.
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NATO says it is united at end of raucous, divisive summit

A raucous and divisive NATO summit concluded Thursday with all 29 NATO member states agreeing that there still is a common commitment to the military alliance after U.S. President Donald Trump said everyone had committed to push up defense budgets
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Africa's iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

Africa's iconic baobab, the 'tree of life,' dying off at alarming rate with no clear cause
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The Latest: Trump says US commitment to NATO remains strong

U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. commitment to NATO "remains very strong" despite reports that he threated to pull out in a dispute over defense spending
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NATO holds emergency session as Trump presses on spending

NATO leaders hold emergency session amid demands from President Donald Trump that member nations dramatically increase their defense spending.
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The Latest: Merkel says 'clear commitment' to NATO by all

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told reporters in Brussels that "there was a clear commitment to NATO by all" at an emergency session of the military alliance
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The Latest: Trump to make statement at NATO summit

President Donald Trump plans to make a statement at the NATO summit in Brussels
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Mission accomplished and boys healthy, rescuers head home

The Thai and foreign rescuers of the youth soccer team trapped in a cave for 18 days have been heading home, as doctors said the boys have not shown any significant ill effects so far
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The Latest: NATO holds emergency session amid Trump demands

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is insisting that Georgia will one day join the world's biggest security alliance, despite separatist ambitions in parts of the former Soviet republic
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Uber to give Czech authorities details for tax purposes

Uber has signed an agreement with the Czech government to give the Finance Ministry details about the business of their drivers
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Samsung Biologics to face criminal probe on accounting fraud

South Korea's top financial regulator says Samsung Biologics intentionally breached accounting rules and it would bring the case to prosecutors
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Global stocks rebound from trade fears, oil recovers some

Global stock markets are rising, shrugging off Wall Street's decline and U.S.-Chinese trade tensions
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LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Red Sox go for 10th in row

LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Red Sox go for 10th straight win; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nats
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US official links economic protests in Iran to sanctions

Top US official focused on sanctions against Iran links American financial pressure on Tehran with protests there
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FBI agent: My work has never been tainted by political bias

An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of derogatory text messages about President Donald Trump is testifying publicly for the first time
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South Korea's central bank cuts outlook on trade battle

South Korea's central bank has cut its forecast on the South Korean economy, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.-China trade battle
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Trump back at NATO after rattling allies, condemning Germany

President Donald Trump is attending a second day of NATO meetings as he hammers member nations over their defense spending
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The Latest: Trump attending second day of meetings at NATO

President Donald Trump has arrived at NATO headquarters, where he's attending a second day of meetings with leaders of the military alliance
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Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region
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The Latest: Trump hammers NATO nations on defense spending

President Donald Trump is continuing to hammer NATO nations over their defense spending as he prepares for a second day of meetings in Brussels
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The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels
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Rebel Wilson back in Australian courts in defamation appeal

Rebel Wilson has applied to Australia's highest court to increase the comic actress's payout from a defamation case against a magazine publisher
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Amnesty urges 'war crimes' probe on UAE-run prisons in Yemen

Amnesty International urges probe of alleged disappearances, torture, likely deaths in Yemen's UAE-run prisons
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Trump attending dinner at birthplace of Winston Churchill

President Donald Trump is all-in for Winston Churchill during his first visit to the United Kingdom as president, paying his respects to an icon of American conservatives who coined the phrase the "special relationship."
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Rattling NATO, Trump attacks another nation's ties to Russia

President barrels into NATO summit, questioning the value of the military alliance, torching an ally and proposing a massive increase in European defense spending
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Exhausted and subdued, reunited families return to Guatemala

Tears, exhaustion, confusion mark handful of families separated at US border and reunited for trip home of Guatemala
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Lawmakers battle over migrants crossing border illegally

House Republicans bat down Democratic proposals that undercut administration's "zero tolerance" policy
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'Game of Thrones,' 'Roseanne' among Emmy nomination hopefuls

Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling, but the Emmys honor popular shows like 'Game of Thrones.'
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LEADING OFF: Severino vs Kluber; Max to the rescue for Nats

LEADING OFF: Severino faces Kluber in marquee matchup between 2 of AL's best; Mad Max to the rescue for scuffling Nationals
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Aguilar, Segura win online vote for final All-Star spots

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura have won the final two roster spots for next week's All-Star Game in Washington
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Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions
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Official: 911 issues delayed response to school massacre

Quirks in a Florida city's 911 system hampered law enforcement's response to February's mass shooting at a high school
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US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

A U.S. cybersecurity firm has found evidence Chinese hackers linked to Beijing's government have infiltrated computer systems of Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media
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Battle over family separations flares anew in Congress

Congress' fight over President Donald Trump's now abandoned policy of separating migrant families is stirring anew
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Prosecutors: Manafort says he's treated like 'VIP' in jail

President Donald Trump's jailed former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has said in monitored phone calls that he's being treated like a "VIP" while behind bars
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The Latest: Trump questions value of NATO, slams Germany

President Donald Trump has jolted the NATO summit in Brussels by openly questioning the value of the military alliance
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The Latest: Croatia defender demands respect at World Cup

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says people should show him more respect now he's going to play in a World Cup final
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All those oh, so nears and more for England at World Cup

England's wait to win its first trophy since 1966 goes on
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Republicans demand interview with ex-FBI lawyer this week

House Republicans have told former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that she must answer questions before two House committees investigating the Justice Department this week
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Supreme Court nominee dishes out mac and cheese to homeless

Pausing in his pursuit of Supreme Court robes, nominee Brett Kavanaugh donned a blue apron to help serve meals to the homeless
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Swinging '60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from the estate of actress Sharon Tate that are going up for auction by Los Angeles-based Julien's Auctions
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US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down
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The Latest: Perisic ready to take his chance against France

Two decades after watching Croatia's World Cup semifinal loss against France on TV, Ivan Perisic helped his country reach the final for the first time. To win the World Cup title in Moscow on Sunday, Croatia will have to beat France.
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Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

Reunions between immigrant parents, children mixed with joy, trauma of kids being taken from them
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Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

Under fire for his warm embrace of Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted a NATO summit by turning a harsh spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia while questioning the value of a military alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy.
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England's Kane misses out on golden shot at World Cup title

Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer
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Trump rattles NATO, questioning its value, assailing Germany

Under fire for his warm embrace of Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted a NATO summit by turning a harsh spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia while questioning the value of a military alliance that has defined decades of American foreign policy.
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Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

Croatia is going to its first World Cup final
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Pardoned ranchers arrive home, plan lots of 'decompressing'

Father and son ranchers who were pardoned by President Trump have flown home to Oregon and say they plan to do a lot of 'decompressing and get back to our families' after spending time in prison
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Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, again

Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, and it's not the first time the team he was cheering for ended up on the losing side
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The Latest: A World Cup of hurt for England semifinal loss

Harry Kane and his England squad stayed on the field long after the 2-1 extra-time loss to Croatia, acknowledging the thousands of traveling fans who'd come to Russia to see the Three Lions play in a World Cup semifinal for the first time in 28 years
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New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach

The new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency is signaling a more inclusive approach at the agency, telling staffers roiled by months of ethics allegations against his predecessor, "You will find me and my team ready to listen."
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Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill as Dems warn of rightward tilt

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has returned to Capitol Hill for a round of meetings with key Republican senators
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Producers plan movie about Thai cave rescue

Christian movie producers, already on the ground in Thailand, plan movie about cave rescue
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The Latest: Andy Murray debuts as commentator at Wimbledon

Andy Murray made his debut as a BBC commentator for the Wimbledon quarterfinal between Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro
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Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

Croatia is going to its first World Cup final
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The Latest: Croatia into World Cup final with win vs England

Croatia is going to the World Cup final for the first time after beating England 2-1 in extra time. Mario Mandzukic scored the clincher in the second half of extra time in the semifinal to secure a spot in Sunday's final against France
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Federer stunned in Wimbledon QF; Nadal, Djokovic, Isner win

Roger Federer wasted a match point and a big lead and lost in five sets to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals; Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and John Isner reached the semis
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The Latest: Trump, Polish president discuss military ties

Trump, Polish president discuss strengthening military cooperation
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The Latest: Murray, Azarenka reach mixed doubles quarters

Jamie Murray remained on course for a second straight mixed doubles title at Wimbledon after he and Victoria Azarenka reached the quarterfinals
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The Latest: Croatia takes 2-1 lead in extra time vs England

Mario Mandzukic has given Croatia a 2-1 lead over England in the second half of extra time in their World Cup semifinal
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The Latest: Croatia, England 1-1 midway through extra time

England and Croatia's World Cup semifinal is still level at 1-1 midway through extra time after Croatian defender Sime Vrsaljko blocked a shot on the line
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With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

The 12 Thai boys rescued from deep within an inundated cave made two finger victory signs from their hospital beds in a moving video from the isolation ward where they are recuperating after an 18-day ordeal
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The Latest: Nadal outlasts del Potro in Wimbledon quarters

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal outlasted Juan Martin del Potro in a crowd-pleasing five-set duel to reach his first Wimbledon semifinal since 2011
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With V-for-Victory signs rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

The 12 Thai boys rescued from deep within an inundated cave made two finger victory signs from their hospital beds in a moving video from the isolation ward where they are recuperating after an 18-day ordeal
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US first lady welcomed in Belgium with music and fashion

U.S. first lady Melania Trump returns to the international stage, mingling with the spouses of America's closest allies over classical music, fashion and chocolate
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The Latest: Croatia-England going to extra time in semifinal

England and Croatia are going to extra time after the World Cup semifinal finished 1-1 in regulation
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New EPA acting chief defends past coal industry lobbying

The new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency is defending his past lobbying work with the coal industry as he addresses agency employees roiled by months of ethics allegations against former Administrator Scott Pruitt
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The Latest: Isner reaches 1st Grand Slam semi at Wimbledon

John Isner beat Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3 to set up a meeting with Kevin Anderson of South Africa in Wimbledon's last four
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Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

A Nevada judge has effectively put the execution of a two-time killer on hold after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death
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Robinson hits her 1st 3 in WNBA; Lynx top Fever 87-65

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points, 10 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 87-65; Danielle Robinson makes first 3-pointer in her 7-year WNBA career
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The Latest: Perisic equalizes at 1-1 for Croatia in semis

Ivan Perisic has volleyed in an equalizer for Croatia to make it 1-1 in the World Cup semifinal against England
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The Latest: Mattek-Sands' Wimbledon return ends in quarters

Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova have been beaten in the Wimbledon women's doubles quarterfinals
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Hugs and sobs: Families separated in US return to Guatemala

"I did not know if I would ever see my daughter again" _ Families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy return to Guatemala
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The Latest: England leads Croatia 1-0 an hour into semifinal

England leads lead Croatia 1-0 an hour into the World Cup semifinal, with Kieran Tripper's fifth-minute free kick still holding up.
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The Latest: Wimbledon fans tuning in to World Cup semifinal

It seems even some tennis fans at Wimbledon would rather watch England's World Cup semifinal than closely watch the action at the All England Club
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New 'RoboCop' sequel to be directed by Neill Blomkamp

MGM is developing the sequel "RoboCop Returns" with "District 9" and "Elysium" filmmaker Neill Blomkamp to direct
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Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

Lawmakers have gone on record to express their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs
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Reality TV star arrested after police say she hit a valet

A "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta" star added another mugshot to her collection after police say she refused orders from officers and hit a valet on the head
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The Latest: England leads 1-0 at halftime in World Cup semis

England leads 1-0 at halftime in the World Cup semifinal against Croatia
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The Latest: Judge halts Nevada's use of drug in execution

A Nevada judge is halting the use of a drug in the execution of a twice-convicted killer hours before he was scheduled to die by a first-of-its-kind lethal injection mixture
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Neo-Nazi trial puts spotlight on fate of migrants in Germany

The end of a high-profile trial over a string of neo-Nazi killings has raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants in Germany
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Stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats

Global stocks are lower after the U.S. threatened to put import taxes on $200 billion in exports from China and Beijing said it will retaliate
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New EPA acting chief reassures agency's staffers

The new acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency is meeting with staffers to set the way forward for the troubled agency
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Putin and Netanyahu meet for Syria-focused talks in Moscow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks focusing on the Iranian presence in Syria _ an issue expected to top the agenda of the U.S.-Russian summit
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Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers
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Families split at US border return to Guatemala _ reunited

Families separated at US border return to Guatemala _ reunited.
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The Latest: Trippier gives England 1-0 lead over Croatia

Kieran Trippier has given England a 1-0 lead with a fifth-minute free kick in the World Cup semifinal against Croatia. Trippier scored with England's first shot of the game, curling the direct free kick over the wall and into the top-right of the goal
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Boseman plans '17 Bridges' as 'Black Panther' follow-up

Chadwick Boseman will step out of Wakanda for the New York police drama "17 Bridges." STX Entertainment announced Wednesday that Boseman will star as a disgraced NYPD detective thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer
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Bigger is better? NATO opens up to Macedonia as rifts linger

NATO invited Macedonia to start membership talks, a step toward adding its 30th member over Russia's objection and a show of unity at a time of growing discord between the United States and Europe on many fronts
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The Latest: England kicks off vs Croatia in World Cup semis

England and Croatia's World Cup semifinal has kicked off. England got the game started at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium.
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The Latest: Questioning pact, Trump arrives at NATO dinner

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is sidestepping questions about whether President Donald Trump has asked his allies to double their defense spending ambitions
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The Latest: No British state representative at semifinals

There's no British state representative in the VIP box for England's first World Cup semifinal in 28 years
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San Francisco poised for history with 1st black female mayor

San Francisco will get its first black female mayor when London Breed takes the oath of office on the steps of City Hall
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H.R. McMaster book scheduled for 2020

H.R. McMaster, the lieutenant general who endured a troubled year as President Donald Trump's national security adviser, has a book deal
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The Latest: NATO chief sidesteps questions about Trump

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is sidestepping questions about whether President Donald Trump has asked his allies to double their defense spending ambitions
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The Latest: Croatia's Vida jeered after making Ukraine video

Some fans at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium have jeered when Croatia defender Domagoj Vida's name was announced ahead of his team's World Cup semifinal match against England
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US soon to leapfrog Saudis, Russia as top oil producer

The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer
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Whitney Houston's mom expresses 'shock' over abuse claims

Whitney Houston's mother says allegations that her superstar daughter and her son were molested by her niece are 'unfathomable'
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The Latest: England and Croatia on field preparing for semis

The Croatia and England squads have taken the field to warm up for their World Cup semifinal match at the Luzhniki Stadium
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The Latest: NATO leaders invite Macedonia to start talks

NATO leaders have formally invited Macedonia to start membership talks with the alliance, while cautioning that it can't be completed until the name issue is resolved
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Senate voices protest over Trump's aluminum, steel tariffs

Lawmakers have acted on their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs, with senators passing a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security.
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ECB taking action to reduce bad loans at eurozone banks

The European Central Bank says it's taking further steps to reduce the amount of bad loans carried by banks _ a factor that hindered economic recovery and complicated debate on strengthening the setup of the euro
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The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions

The Latest: UK prime minister says Trump-Putin meeting could reduce tensions
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Sagan wins hilly Tour stage as Froome avoids trouble

Peter Sagan had the yellow jersey holder to thank for his victory on Stage 5 of the Tour de France
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The Latest: Michel, Macron discuss World Cup at NATO summit

The topic of the World Cup was always going to be raised at the NATO summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel both there
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Transgender Miss Universe contender speaks up for trans kids

The first transgender woman to compete in the global Miss Universe pageant wants to make history as a role model for trans children around the globe _ no matter whether she wins or not the top beauty title
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Trump will get red carpet treatment in UK _ and big protests

President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands, lunch with the prime minister, then tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before flying off to one of his golf clubs in Scotland
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Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

Anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA say sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia
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The Latest: Croatia makes 1 lineup change for semifinals

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has selected midfielder Marcelo Brozovic to replace forward Andrej Kramaric in the only change to his starting lineup for the World Cup semifinal against England
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Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

Stone tools unearthed in China push back the date human relatives left Africa
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Federer wastes match point, loses to Anderson at Wimbledon

Roger Federer wasted a match point and a big lead and lost in five sets to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump presses falsehoods about NATO, Germany

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presses falsehoods about NATO, German energy at summit
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The Latest: England unchanged for third straight game

Gareth Southgate has picked an unchanged lineup for the third game in a row as England bids to reach its first World Cup final since 1966
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Ryan issues warning to ex-FBI lawyer defying subpoena

House Speaker Paul Ryan is warning former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that she must appear for a private interview
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US first lady Melania Trump visits Belgian music academy

U.S. first lady Melania Trump visits music academy near Brussels with other spouses on the sidelines of NATO summit
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The Latest: Croatians in the stadium for World Cup semifinal

The Croatia squad has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for its World Cup semifinal match against England
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The Latest: Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Anderson

Defending champion Roger Federer has been knocked out of Wimbledon after wasting a match point during a 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 defeat to Kevin Anderson
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The Latest: FIFA takes legal action against "pirate" TV

FIFA says it will start legal action against a Saudi-based TV channel broadcasting pirate World Cup signals across the Middle East
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The Latest: England players arrive for World Cup semifinals

The England team has arrived at the Luzhniki Stadium for its World Cup semifinal match against Croatia
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The Latest: Firefighters do second search in explosion zone

Firefighters are doing a secondary search of buildings damaged in a fatal explosion and fire in the southern Wisconsin community of Sun Prairie, although officials say they have no reports of any missing person
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The Latest: England, Uruguay fined for non-approved socks

FIFA has imposed fines totaling 120,000 Swiss francs ($120,800) on England and Uruguay for players wearing non-approved socks in World Cup quarterfinals
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Stocks drop as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

Global stocks are lower after the U.S. threatened to put import taxes on $200 billion in exports from China and Beijing said it will retaliate
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The Latest: Federer-Anderson at 10-10 in 5th set

Eight-time champion Roger Federer and Kevin Anderson are locked at 10-10 in the fifth set of their Wimbledon quarterfinal
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No shove, but Trump body language speaks to frosty relations

He didn't shove anyone this time, but President Donald Trump's body language at NATO summit suggests his relationships with key U.S. allies aren't exactly buddy-buddy.
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Sagan wins 1st hilly stage of Tour de France in sprint

Peter Sagan has beaten Sonny Colbrelli in a sprint finish for the second time in this year's Tour de France
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Cardi B announces birth of daughter on Instagram

Cardi B is celebrating the birth of her first child with Instagram post
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The Latest: Trump suggests NATO allies spend more on defense

President Donald Trump has suggested that NATO allies commit to spending 4 percent of their GDP on defense, up from the current goal of 2 percent by 2024
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2nd suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

Authorities in Florida have made a second arrest in the June shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion
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The Latest: FIFA wants fewer TV images of female fans

FIFA says it will talk to broadcasters and its own production team about showing fewer images of attractive women during World Cup matches.
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BBC list shows men dominate top jobs despite pay promises

A list of top earners at the BBC shows that men dominate the highest paid jobs despite pledges to grant women equal pay
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The Latest: Putin to meet Macron with France in the final

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin on the eve of Putin's high-stakes meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump
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The Latest: NATO invites Macedonia to start membership talks

The Latest: NATO invites Macedonia to start membership talks
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Djokovic reaches Wimbledon semifinals

Novak Djokovic shrugged off a second-set slump to reach a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since 2016 by beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 at Wimbledon
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The Latest: Ryan says NATO 'indispensable'

House Speaker Paul Ryan is defending NATO as "indispensable" after President Donald Trump roiled a gathering of the alliance by sharply criticizing Germany
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On eve of Trump summit, Putin to meet French president

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin on the eve of Putin's high-stakes meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump
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The Latest: Sexism a bigger issue than racism at World Cup

Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism for anti-discrimination experts at a World Cup attracting a different audience to Russia
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The Latest: Anderson takes Federer to 5th set at Wimbledon

Eight-time champion Roger Federer has been taken to a fifth set by Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarterfinals
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The Latest: Hatch disagrees with Trump on Russia-Germany

Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch says he disagrees with President Donald Trump's assertion that Germany is "totally controlled" and "captive to Russia."
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The Latest: Djokovic in 1st Grand Slam semifinal for 2 years

Novak Djokovic advanced to the last four at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 Wimbledon quarterfinal victory over Kei Nishikori
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Prince Harry, Meghan mobbed by royal fans on Dublin tour

Prince Harry and his wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, have met with the Irish president on their first official overseas trip as a married couple
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The Latest: World Cup banter lightens mood at NATO summit

The Latest: World Cup banter lightens mood at NATO summit
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The Latest: Macron disagrees with Trump on Russia-Germany

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met after the U.S. leader publicly lambasted the longtime ally over its spending on national defense and a Russian oil pipeline
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Still smarting from France loss, Belgium looks toward Euros

With the sting of another World Cup disappointment still fresh and an obligatory match remaining, Belgium is already weighing how much it will have to remake its roster to finally win a major title.
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Trump claims Germany 'controlled' by Russia, Merkel differs

President Donald Trump is claiming a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" during a combative breakfast that kicked off what was already expected to be a fraught NATO summit
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The Latest: Malta lets rescue ship captain visit elderly mom

A magistrate in Malta is allowing the captain of an impounded migrant rescue ship to visit his elderly mother in Germany
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The Latest: Federer Wimbledon set streak ended by Anderson

Roger Federer has failed to extend his own record for the longest streak of consecutive sets won at Wimbledon after dropping a set in his quarterfinal with Kevin Anderson
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The case of the 141-year-old voter: Zimbabwe ballot at risk

The case of the 141-year-old voter: Zimbabwe's election credibility at risk, opposition says
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The Latest: NATO summit: Turkey defends weapons purchase

The Turkish foreign minister has defended his country's purchase of a Russian-made air defense system, the first of its kind by a NATO member
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The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses
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Kavanaugh works Capitol Hill, Dems warn of rightward tilt

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returns to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramp up their efforts to block his confirmation
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The Latest: Spain faulted for not taking more asylum seekers

Spain's Supreme Court has found the Spanish state guilty of failing to take in its full allocation of asylum-seeking refugees from Greece and Italy, as stipulated by the European Union
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The Latest: Trump: Relations with Germany are 'tremendous'

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met after the U.S. leader publicly lambasted the longtime ally over its spending on national defense and a Russian oil pipeline
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Stocks sink as trade war heats up with new tariff threats

Global stocks are lower after the U.S. threatened to put import taxes on $200 billion in exports from China and Beijing said it will retaliate
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Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain

The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom
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The Latest: Foreign fan numbers down for teams in semifinals

The chairman of Russia's World Cup organizing committee has lamented an apparent lack of fans for the semifinals and final
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Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

The 12 Thai boys rescued from deep within an inundated cave made two finger victory signs from their hospital beds in a moving video from the isolation ward where they are recuperating after an 18-day ordeal
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Lawyer: NFL star LeSean McCoy orchestrated assault of woman

The lawyer for the ex-girlfriend of NFL star LeSean McCoy says the Buffalo Bills running back orchestrated an attack that left her bloody amid attempts to get her to leave his suburban Atlanta mansion
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The Latest: Melania Trump, NATO spouses visit music academy

U.S. first lady Melania Trump is visiting a music academy near the Belgian capital as her spouse and other world leaders attend a NATO summit
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The Latest: Federer's Wimbledon service game streak ended

Roger Federer's streak of service games without being broken at Wimbledon has ended at 85
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The Latest: Trump tweets about US farmers from NATO meeting

President Donald Trump says he's thinking about American farmers even as he meets with NATO allies in Brussels
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Goerges, Kerber aim for all-German Wimbledon final

Goerges, Kerber aim for first all-German Wimbledon women's final since 1931
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Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

Facebook faces U.K. fine over its privacy scandal
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Putin to meet with Israeli PM, Iranian official in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold separate meetings with the Israeli prime minister and a senior Iranian official before his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump next week
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The Latest: Mixing sport and politics, May meets Plenkovic

The World Cup has butted in at the NATO summit in Brussels, where British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Croatia counterpart Andrej Plenkovic have met on the sidelines to exchange national team jersey.
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The Latest: Rescued boys smile from beds in hospital video

The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, smiling and chatting to nurses.
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The Latest: Trump joins in welcome ceremony at NATO summit

President Donald Trump is participating in a welcome ceremony with fellow NATO leaders at what's expected to be a fraught meeting of the military alliance
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Steady drum of Trump's anti-Germany remarks raises questions

Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list
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The Latest: Federer returns to No. 1 Court at Wimbledon

Roger Federer has played his first Wimbledon point away from Centre Court since 2015
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World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports
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Slovakia approves purchase of F-16 fighter jets from US

Slovakia's government has approved a Defense Ministry plan to purchase F-16 military jets from the United States
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Bosnian Muslims to bury 35 Srebrenica massacre victims

Thousands of Bosnian Muslims have gathered in Srebrenica on the 23rd anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since World War II to hold prayers and attend the funeral for 35 recently identified victims
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NATO allies offer trainers, seek to set disputes aside

Canada is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq, as the world's biggest security alliance seeks to prove it remains relevant despite deep trans-Atlantic divisions over trade, Iran and climate change
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Federer, Nadal, Djokovic headline Wimbledon quarterfinals

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic headline the men's quarterfinal lineup at Wimbledon on Wednesday
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The Latest: Trump arrives at NATO headquarters for talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her country's independence following comments from President Donald Trump suggesting that Berlin was operating under Russian influence
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The Latest: Merkel defends Germany's independence

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her country's independence following comments from President Donald Trump suggesting that Berlin was operating under Russian influence
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UK police say they've spoken to surviving nerve-agent victim

British police say they have spoken briefly to the surviving victim of a nerve-agent poisoning in southwest England as they try to uncover how he and his girlfriend were exposed to the deadly toxin
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AP Interview: US rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

A leader of a U.S. contingent that was part of the operation to rescue 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave says the boys endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to a half-hour, calling it a "once in a lifetime rescue."
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China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

China's government has vowed to take 'firm and forceful measures' against US threats to expand tariff hikes to a new range of goods including fish sticks and French doors
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Trump claims Germany 'totally controlled' by Russia

President Donald Trump is claiming a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" during a combative breakfast that kicked off what was already expected to be a fraught NATO summit
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Prince Harry, Meghan to reflect on Irish history on tour

Prince Harry and his wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, have met with the Irish president on their first official overseas trip as a married couple
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AP Interview: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission

AP Interview: A leader of a U.S. contingent that was part of the operation to save 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave says the boys endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to a half-hour, calling it a "once in a lifetime rescue."
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