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FILE - This Monday, May 12, 2014 file image taken from video by Nigeria's Islamic extremist network, shows the alleged missing girls abducted from the northeastern town of Chibok. An unknown number of girls kidnapped from their Nigerian boarding school by jihadists three years ago have been released, a government official said Saturday, May 6, 2017. Family members said they were awaiting names and other information before celebrating. (AP Photo/File)
May 07, 2017 - 11:48 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the release of Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria (all times local): ___ 4:45 p.m. A Nigerian government official says that five Boko Haram commanders have been released in exchange for the 82 Chibok girls. The...
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May 07, 2017 - 10:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday said it detained another American citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country. North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song, an employee of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained Saturday...
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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, addresses coal miners during his visit to the site of a deadly mine explosion in Zemestanyourt mine, near Azadshar, northern Iran, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 9:58 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. Soot-covered miners, enraged over the disaster...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A brief election-day security scare at the Louvre Museum in Paris has barely ruffled tourists and locals. Russian tourist Ksenia...
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An official holds a voter registration card as people queue to cast their ballots in the presidential runoff election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, in Marseille, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French voters decided Sunday whether to back pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and important presidential election that also could decide Europe's future. With Macron the pollsters...
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A projector screen shows a footage of U.S. President Donald Trump as workers wait for investors at a reception desk during an event promoting EB-5 investment in a Kushner Companies development at a hotel in Shanghai, China, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The sister of President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been courting Chinese investors using a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining green cards. (AP Photo)
May 07, 2017 - 9:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining U.S. green cards. Kushner's sister Nicole Meyer promoted One Journal Square, a Kushner...
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May 07, 2017 - 9:28 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An activist says hundreds of Palestinians participating in a hunger strike in Israeli prisons have begun taking vitamin supplements. The strike entered its 21st day Sunday. Israel says 890 prisoners are participating. Qadoura Fares, head of an advocacy group for...
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An official holds a voter registration card as people queue to cast their ballots in the presidential runoff election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, in Marseille, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:23 am
PARIS (AP) — French voters decided Sunday whether to back pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and important presidential election that also could decide Europe's future. With Macron the pollsters...
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People walk past election posters near a polling station in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 07, 2017 - 7:25 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Emmanuel Macron's campaign press office says the courtyard outside the Louvre museum where the centrist French presidential candidate has...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:22 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A new report from a monitoring group says famine is at risk of spreading to a third county in South Sudan. The Famine Early Warning Systems Network says starvation is likely to occur in Koch county. Famine already has been declared in the counties of Leer and Mayendit, with a...
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