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UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet...
Jun. 8, 2019

Over 200 questioned over deadly Hungary boat collision

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say they have questioned 230 people and 66 witnesses over the deadly Danube River boat collision that killed 18 South Korean tourists. They also...
Jun. 8, 2019

London police arrest 5th suspect in attack on lesbian couple

LONDON (AP) — Police in London have arrested a fifth suspect on suspicion of punching two women on a bus because they are lesbians. Authorities didn't identify the victims in...
Jun. 8, 2019

Egypt says its forces kill 4 militants in Sinai

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces have killed 4 militants in the restive northern part of Sinai Peninsula. The Interior Ministry says the four were killed in a shootout...
Jun. 8, 2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions

BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United...
Jun. 8, 2019

Olivia Colman gets royal honor ahead of debut in 'The Crown'

LONDON (AP) — Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II — the monarch she is about to play on television in "The Crown." Colman was...
Jun. 8, 2019

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province...
Jun. 8, 2019

5-year-old girl paralyzed by rape shocks Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — At first no one knew why the 5-year-old girl could no longer move her legs or control her urine. For months she lay on the...
Jun. 8, 2019

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American...
Jun. 8, 2019

Turkey's Erdogan witness in footballer Mesut Ozil's wedding

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in the wedding party as Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil tied the knot on Friday. State-run Anadolu news agency said Erdogan and...
Jun. 8, 2019

G-20 talks finance tactics for trade war, digital disruption

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Financial leaders of the Group of 20 gathered Saturday to brainstorm ways to adapt global finance to an age of trade turmoil and digital disruptions. The...
Jun. 8, 2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some...
Jun. 8, 2019

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our...
Jun. 8, 2019

D-Day veterans choke back tears to ensure memories live on

PORTSMOUTH, England (AP) — I make old soldiers cry. Old sailors, too. And airmen. Even Marines. Makes no difference. I know that makes me sound cruel. But I had to...
Jun. 8, 2019

Iran condemns new US sanctions on petrochemicals

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned new U.S. sanctions targeting its petrochemical industry, saying they prove President Donald Trump is not serious about pursuing negotiations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas...
Jun. 8, 2019

Trump says tariffs on Mexico suspended indefinitely

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to...
Jun. 8, 2019

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday...
Jun. 8, 2019

NBA, MLB using data to chase better deals with sportsbooks

BALTIMORE (AP) — For NBA and MLB executives, a cut of sports betting revenue is pretty much a no-brainer. The wagers wouldn't even exist, they argue, without their teams playing...
Jun. 8, 2019

Warsaw's pride parade comes amid fears and threats in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to join Central and Eastern Europe's largest gay pride parade in Warsaw at a time when Poland is divided over the...
Jun. 7, 2019

Blaze engulfs upper floors of Warsaw high-rise; no one hurt

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish firefighters have worked overnight to put out a huge blaze that broke out on the upper floors of a high-rise building under construction in downtown...
Jun. 7, 2019

China-US talk trade on sidelines of G-20 finance gathering

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that he plans to speak privately with China's central bank governor about trade on the sidelines of annual Group...
Jun. 7, 2019

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric said it will shut off power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California and may do the same for thousands more...
Jun. 7, 2019

The Latest: PG&E shutting power to some because of fire risk

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Pacific Gas & Electric turning off power in Northern California (all times local): 10 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric says it's turning off...
Jun. 7, 2019

The Latest: Mnuchin to hold 1-on-1 chat with PBOC Gov. Yi

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 1:50 p.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says...
Jun. 7, 2019

Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China's central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting

FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Mnuchin plans one-on-one talk with China's central bank governor on trade, says focus on Trump-Xi meeting.
Jun. 7, 2019

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