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Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

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In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North...

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Israeli strike on Gaza militant post kills 2

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say an Israeli strike has killed two people in Gaza, after Israel’s military says it targeted a militant observation post in response to an explosive device placed along the border. The military says a tank fired at the militant position on Sunday after...


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The Latest: Trump says Korea talks ‘going along very well‘ Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US ‘Quiet revolution’ leads to abortion rights win in Ireland No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president...


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Pakistan police kill 6 linked to bomb attack

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say they have killed six “terrorists” behind a bomb attack in the eastern city of Lahore last year. Police spokesman Salim Khan says counterterrorism police ambushed the suspected militants early Sunday as they were traveling on motorcycles near the city...


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The Latest: Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

North Korea Koreas Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic efforts involving the Koreas (all times local): 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of North Korea are “going along very well.” Trump told reporters Saturday that: “We’re doing very well in...


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Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

North Korea Koreas Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals’ surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” The Korean leaders’ second summit in a...


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No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For decades, Colombians voted with an eye on the bloody conflict with leftist rebels that dominated their country and politics. But on Sunday they will cast their ballots in the first presidential election since the signing of a peace accord with the nation’s biggest rebel...


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Taliban suicide bombing kills 2 soldiers in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide car bomb attack by the Taliban has killed at least two Afghan soldiers. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the governor of the southern Helmand province, says four other soldiers were wounded in Sunday’s attack in the Nad Ali district. He says...


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Pakistan to hold parliamentary elections on July 25

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan says it will hold parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on July 25. It will be the first vote since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was removed from office by the Supreme Court for concealing financial assets abroad. His party is expected to do well, despite coming...


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A glance at Colombia's presidential election

Colombia Election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s presidential election on May 27 is the first since the government signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia leading to the disarmament of some 7,000 fighters. Five candidates are running and if none gets more than 50 percent of the vote,...


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South Korea's Moon: Kim Jong Un still committed to 'complete denuclearization,' wants to

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still committed to the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula and willing to meet with President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday. But Moon declined to define “complete...


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