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Cyprus says much investor interest in troubled Co-op bank

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government is ready to “tangibly support” the sale of the island nation’s Cooperative Bank to private inv…

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Afghan official says bomb kills provincial council member

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed a provincial council member in northeast Kunar province, while a daylong gun battle in nei…

UN to host informal meeting of split Cyprus’ rival leaders

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The United Nations peacekeeping mission on ethnically divided Cyprus says it will host an informal meeting between th…

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Belgian parliament cuts endowment to Prince Laurent

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian parliament has cut the endowment of the ever-controversial Prince Laurent after he showed up at a Chinese diplom…

Identity thieves use French first lady’s name to seek perks

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PARIS (AP) — An aide to French first lady Brigitte Macron has filed a legal complaint over identity theft, after his accounts were apparentl…

The Latest: 6 killed, 550 hurt in Israel-Gaza border clashes

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Palestini…

Air France cancels a quarter of flights amid strike over pay

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PARIS (AP) — French airline Air France says a quarter of its flights have been cancelled due to a day-long strike over pay. The company said…

Polish president vetoes bill demoting communist-era officers

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president has vetoed a bill that would have made it possible for authorities to strip communist-era officers …

Greece, Macedonia seek to resolve name dispute in Vienna

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VIENNA (AP) — The foreign ministers of Macedonia and Greece are meeting in Vienna with a United Nations’ mediator in an effort to resolve a …

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Brake failure, a blown tire? Search for clues in SUV wreck

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Investigators trying to determine what caused an SUV carrying a family of eight to plunge off a California cliff will l…

Man suspected in Kentucky officer’s death killed

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Kentucky (all times local): A man suspected of fatally shoo…

US military: Syria bomb kills 2 coalition troops, wounds 5

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KOBANI, Syria (AP) — The U.S. military said Friday that two coalition personnel have been killed and five were wounded by a roadside bombing…

Some advertisers drop Laura Ingraham after Parkland comments

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MIAMI (AP) — Some big name advertisers are dropping Fox News personality Laura Ingraham after she criticized one of the Florida school shoot…

Deported Kenyan opposition figure says ‘marooned’ in Dubai

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Kenyan opposition figure who claims he was drugged and forcibly deported to Dubai says he is “marooned” at the air…

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France’s Macron meets with Syrian delegation in Paris

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PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged support to the Syrian Democratic Forces, members of whom he met with in Paris to d…

France denies troop moves in Syria, as Turkey lashes out

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PARIS (AP) — France denied claims of a military buildup against Turkish forces in Syria, scrambling Friday to calm tensions with NATO ally T…

Under Armour: MyFitnessPal data breach affects 150M users

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Baltimore-based Under Armour says around 150 million users of its MyFitnessPal fitness and nutrition app and website have been affected by a…

California Judge: Coffee needs cancer warnings

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A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical p…

Security high in Pakistan’s Swat but Malala visit uncertain

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MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani women’s activist says Malala Yousafzai, who is back in Pakistan for the first time since the Taliban sh…

Trump loses a trusted aide, White House anxiety lingers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a handshake and a presidential kiss on the cheek, Hope Hicks bid farewell to the White House, the press-shy communica…

NASA astronauts go spacewalking days after reaching orbit

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Two new arrivals at the International Space Station went spacewalking Thursday less than a week after moving in, completing all their work d…

Trump, Mattis discuss border wall funding

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Thursday that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has talked with President Donald Trump about the possibility …

Turkey: 17 people, mainly migrants, killed in road accident

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A road accident in eastern Turkey has killed 17 people, mostly migrants, who had crossed into the country illegally, a…

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Taiwan suspect in US school attack plot had ‘unusual ideas’

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — People who knew the 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student charged in the U.S. with threatening to shoot up his school…

Believe the hype! Penn State tops Utah for NIT championship

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Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an…

Ex-Thai PM Thaksin says his supporters could win an election

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TOKYO (AP) — Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has called for a return to democracy in Thailand and predicts a political party led by…

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Student political activism on the rise

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Student political activism is on the rise and many organizations around the country are trying to get even more young people involved.

Businesses gear up for regional opening day of trout season on Saturday

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Saturday is the regional opening day of trout season and businesses are gearing up for anglers.

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6 Palestinians killed by Israel fire on Gaza border

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Large crowds of flag-waving Palestinian protesters marched toward the Gaza border fence with Israel on Friday, …

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Devotees reenact Good Friday crucifixions in Philippines

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SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Filipino Roman Catholic devotees, including a woman, were nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday…