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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says a sweeping new trade deal with Mexico is a signal to the rest of the world — including the Trump administration.EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malstrom said Monday that the preliminary deal, agreed on Saturday and to be finalized this year, is a …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As an intensive manhunt continued Monday for a half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, authorities shared reports of previous efforts to contain the gun-loving man with paranoid delusions.More than 80 Nashville police …
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — In a story April 22 about protests in Armenia, The Associated Press misspelled the protest leader's name. It's Nikol, not Nikola.A corrected version of the story is below:Armenia protest leader arrested after failed talks with PMThe leader of major political protests …
AGADEZ, Niger (AP) — On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region.Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle from a gunman at a busy Tennessee restaurant says his was a "selfish" act of self-preservation and he doesn't consider himself a hero. Never mind that he is being credited with saving several other lives."When I grabbed the barrel …
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is extending her uber-successful tour with more shows.The pop icon says her State of the World Tour, which originally wrapped in December, will kick off new dates July 11 in Austin, Texas. Dates have also been added in Rogers, Arkansas; Cincinnati; Syracuse, …
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.Khaled …
MOSCOW (AP) — During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. More than 40 years later, the nerve agent they developed apparently turned up in a quiet English town, where it nearly killed a former Russian …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Macaulay Culkin avoids watching his "Home Alone" movie.Appearing Monday in a taped segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the 37-year-old actor jokes fans often ask him to recreate his face from the 1990 film and he won't oblige.Culkin says he tries not to leave his house …
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European economy (all times local):1:05 p.m.A closely watched survey suggests the eurozone economy continued to grow at a solid pace in April but that the pace of expansion has eased in recent months.Financial information company IHS Markit says …
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 500 people attended the memorial service of an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose body was found in an Atlanta river.News outlets report the service for 35-year-old Timothy Cunningham was Saturday at a Morehouse College chapel. …
SHANGHAI (AP) — The rivalry is so notorious it's been called the "great cat-and-dog war." On one side towers Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China's e-commerce market leader, embodied by the black cat mascot of its Tmall platform. On the other is JD.com Inc., a fast-growing upstart represented …
NEW YORK (AP) — "The Crown" star Matt Smith says he supports fellow actor Claire Foy over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star in the Netflix drama.A producer disclosed last month that Foy, who starred as Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who …
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk said Monday he had no power or role in the preparation of any flights taken by himself or Poland's president when he was the nation's prime minister.Tusk testified before a three-judge panel at the Provincial Court in Warsaw in a …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts across their tense border on Monday as officials from the two Koreas met again to work out details of their leaders' upcoming talks, expected to focus on the North's nuclear program.Seoul had been blasting …
LONDON (AP) — A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements …
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss bank UBS says its net profit rose 19 percent in the first quarter, saying "momentum is good" amid sharp upswings in wealth management and investment banking profits.The Zurich-based bank said net income rose to 1.51 billion Swiss francs ($1.55 billion) in the first …
SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's massive reach.But executives soon learned that what Alibaba gives, it can also take …
LONDON (AP) — Like everything to do with Britain's royal family, the birth of Prince William and Kate's third child is governed by a mix of tradition and modernity. Here are five things to know about Britain's royal births:FROM PALACE TO HOSPITALFor generations it was the custom among …
MOSCOW (AP) — During the Cold War, Soviet scientists at a secret, high-security lab worked frantically to counter the latest U.S. chemical weapons. More than four decades later, the nerve agent they developed apparently turned up in a quiet English town, where it nearly killed a former …

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