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May 08, 2017 - 5:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Under an agreement between the warring sides in Syria, hundreds of rebels and their families began boarding buses on Monday to leave a besieged opposition-held neighborhood of the capital, Damascus, for rebel-held areas in the country's north, according to state TV and opposition...
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Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Louvre Museum after addressing his supporters in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 5:15 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 11:10 a.m. French President-elect Emmanuel Macron is appearing by the side of the man he is succeeding as the country commemorates the end of World War II. It was Macron's first public appearance with President Francois...
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May 08, 2017 - 5:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — Officials from around the world are holding U.N. climate talks this week amid uncertainty over whether the United States will pull out of a global emissions-cutting deal. The talks beginning Monday in Bonn, Germany, will hammer out details for how countries should implement the 2015...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 08, 2017 - 5:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, triumphed over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election. France's CAC 40 slipped 0.6 percent to 5,399.44 in early trading, following the...
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Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron leaves the Louvre Museum after addressing his supporters in Paris, Sunday May 7, 2017. Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 4:39 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Russia's Interfax news agency is reporting that President Vladimir Putin is asking Emmanuel Macron to "overcome mutual mistrust and unite" for international stability and security. According to the report,...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:56 am
Kabul. Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says the country's air force has pounded Islamic State targets in an eastern province where a U.S. military raid last month killed the militant group's top commander. The Interior Ministry said Monday that the airstrikes killed 34 IS fighters over the...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — Human rights lawyer Xie Yang has told a Chinese court that he wasn't forced into confessing to crimes after being detained in a large government crackdown on the country's legal professionals. The Intermediate People's Court in Changsha posted a brief video on social media in which...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:43 am
GENEVA (AP) — A Filipino senator is defending President Rodrigo Duterte's human rights record, saying his government always "seeks to uphold the rule of law" in the face of claims that it supports deadly vigilante justice. Senator Alan Peter Cayetano came before the U.N.'s Human Rights Council...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) argues over a call with referee Tony Brothers during the second half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Sunday, May 7, 2017. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 3:24 am
TORONTO (AP) — In his playoff rematch with the Toronto Raptors, LeBron James proved even more lethal than last time. In fact, James may be more lethal now than ever. James averaged 26 points per game as Cleveland took down Toronto to win last year's Eastern Conference Finals in six games. This year...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:24 am
BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan is pushing for a last-minute invitation to a World Health Organization summit amid rising pressure from Beijing to isolate the island. Online registration for the 10-day event closes Monday. Although Taiwan has attended as an observer since 2009, China has been stepping up...
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