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People wave French flags at the Louvre museum where Emmanuel Macron is planning to celebrate, Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Paris.Thousands of supporters of French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron have let out a big cheer when national television called the presidential election in his favor based on poll projections. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 3:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has expressed his relief at the defeat of far-right Marine Le Pen in the French...
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Chibok school girls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen in Abuja, Nigeria, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The 82 freed Chibok schoolgirls arrived in Nigeria's capital on Sunday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari as anxious families awaited an official list of names and looked forward to reuniting three years after the mass abduction. (AP Photo/ Olamikan Gbemiga)
May 07, 2017 - 2:57 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Five Boko Haram commanders were released in exchange for the freedom of 82 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group three years ago, a Nigerian government official said Sunday, as the girls were expected to meet with the country's president and their families. The...
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Supporters of incoming French President Emmanuel Macron wave French flags as the preliminary results of the runoff presidential election are announced at the Louvre museum in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Polling agencies have projected that centrist Emmanuel Macron will be France's next president, putting a 39-year-old political novice at the helm of one of the world's biggest economies and slowing a global populist wave. (Philippe Lopez, Pool photo via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 2:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — French voters elected centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president ever on Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and strengthening France's place as a central pillar of the European Union. A crowd of Macron...
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May 07, 2017 - 1:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — U.S. military officials say an unmanned aircraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. The Air Force posted tweets that the X37B shuttle landed Sunday morning at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral after 718 days in orbit. Multiple media outlets...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Yehuda Shaul, front, co-founder of Breaking The Silence, and Irish author Colm Toibin visit Susiya archaeological park, south of Hebron, West Bank. Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of a diplomatic row between Israel and Germany, say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger platform to speak out against Israel's 50-year occupation of Palestinians. In an interview, (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
May 07, 2017 - 12:57 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of a diplomatic row between Israel and Germany say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger stage to speak out against Israel's 50-year rule over millions of Palestinians. Breaking the Silence...
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FILE - This image released by Disney-Marvel shows Zoe Saldana, from left, Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista and Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, in a scene from, "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2." “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has rocketed to a $17 million opening night, beating out early showings of the first film. Disney reported the sales estimate for Thursday night, May 4, 2017, preview screenings on Friday morning. The sequel’s Thursday night earnings are the biggest of the year so far. (Disney-Marvel via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" rocketed to an estimated $145 million debut in North America, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with something the movie business has been craving: a sequel more successful than the original. Director James Gunn's second "Guardians" film...
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FILE - This image released by Disney-Marvel shows Zoe Saldana, from left, Karen Gillan, Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista and Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, in a scene from, "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2." “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” has rocketed to a $17 million opening night, beating out early showings of the first film. Disney reported the sales estimate for Thursday night, May 4, 2017, preview screenings on Friday morning. The sequel’s Thursday night earnings are the biggest of the year so far. (Disney-Marvel via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" rocketed to an estimated $145 million debut in North America, kicking off Hollywood's summer movie season with something the movie business has been craving: a sequel more successful than the original. Director James Gunn's second "Guardians" film...
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FILE - This May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the northernmost boundary of the proposed Bears Ears region, along the Colorado River, in southeastern Utah. The re-evaluation of the new Bears Ears National Monument and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is part of President Donald Trump's executive order calling for a review of 27 national monuments established by several former presidents. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is set to start a four-day Utah trip Sunday, May 7, 2017, to assess whether the designation of 3.2 million acres of national monuments in the state's southern red rock region should be scaled back or rescinded. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP file, File)
May 07, 2017 - 12:47 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will start a four-day Utah trip Sunday to assess whether 3.2 million acres of national monuments in the state's southern red rock region should be scaled down or even rescinded. The re-evaluation of the new Bears Ears National Monument on...
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May 07, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Authorities in Azerbaijan say they have arrested a number of soldiers and civilians who allegedly provided military secrets to rival Armenia. A joint statement from Azerbaijan's security service and its defense and interior ministries said Sunday that the suspects were...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is flanked by the Christian Democratic party's top candidate for the Schleswig-Holstein stage election Daniel Guenther, right, and the owner Hermann Hinrichs, when visiting a candy cookery in Eckernfoerde, northern Germany, Friday, May 5, 2017, two days before the state elections in Schleswig-Holstein. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 12:33 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the local vote Sunday in northern Germany (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Exit polls say that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives are leading the center-left Social Democrats in a local election that is being watched as a prelude to her bid for a...
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