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Romney reports $2M raised ahead of US. Senate primary

Senate Utah Romney

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney raised nearly $2 million for his campaign in the past two months,...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 23, the 174th day of 2018. There are 191 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 23, 1868, Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for his “Type-Writer,” featuring a QWERTY keyboard; it was the first commercially successful...


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Meet the Saudi women who advocated for the right to drive - and are paying dearly for it

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. JIDDA, Saudi Arabia - When Saudi Arabia’s women are finally allowed to drive on Sunday, it will be the culmination of a decades-long struggle by a group of Saudi feminists who suffered imprisonment, harassment and other hardships as they campaigned for that simple...


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The Latest: Reus scores equalizer for Germany against Sweden

Russia Soccer WCup Brazil

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Marco Reus has equalized for defending champion Germany three minutes into the second half against Sweden. Reus completed a cross from Timo Warner to level the match at 1-1. Striker Mario Gomez appeared to touch the...


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Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Immigration-Family Detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


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AP Top International News at 3:11 p.m. EDT

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt ‘cowardly act‘ 1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia’s new PM US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains As...


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'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

Britain Harington Leslie

LONDON (AP) — Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in...


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Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

Mexico Soccer World Cup

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soccer fans have converged on Mexico’s Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team’s second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with marchers from the annual gay pride parade who waved LGBT rainbow flags. The Mexican team won its second game with a 2-...


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IS demands release of Iraq women prisoners in hostage video

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group released a hostage video on Saturday demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails. The group said it was giving the government a deadline of three days before it would execute the six men in the video, who identified themselves as Iraqi...


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1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Ethiopia New Prime Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa’s second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported....


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Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

Italy Europe Migrants

BRUSSELS (AP) — With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU. The leaders of about...


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