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July 06, 2017 - 6:58 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a bus station in the central city of Hama on Thursday, killing at least two people and wounding 11, according to Syrian state-run TV. The midday explosion occurred at the usually busy station where buses depart to Mesiaf, in...
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People celebrate during the launch of the 'Chupinazo' rocket, to celebrate the official opening of the 2017 San Fermin Fiestas, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Thursday, July 6, 2017. Revelers from around the world kick off the festival with a messy party in the Pamplona town square, one day before the first of eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
July 06, 2017 - 6:58 am
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Officials in Spain have launched the traditional firework rocket known as the "Chupinazo" to kick off Pamplona's famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival. The firework was launched from Pamplona's town hall balcony at noon Thursday to the delight of thousands of people...
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FILE- In this Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 file photo, migrants and refugees wave for help from inside a wooden boat 21 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. The EU made commitments to ease the migrant pressure on Italy and Greece by having other member states take in some of the refugees who have made the dangerous Mediterranean crossing, but several countries in eastern and central Europe have shown little or no appetite for doing so. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
July 06, 2017 - 6:39 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Spain's marine rescue service says it has saved 183 migrants who had been trying to reach the country from north Africa in the past 24 hours. The service said one of its vessels intercepted a boat with 42 people...
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July 06, 2017 - 6:27 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian government official estimates that as many as one in 10 personal computers at companies and government offices across the country may have been compromised in the cyberattack that erupted on June 27. Dmytro Shymkiv, the deputy head of Ukraine's presidential...
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In this July 5, 2017, photo United States U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, respond to Russia's statements, during United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, at U.N. headquarters.Having lost patience with China, the Trump administration is studying new steps to starve North Korea of cash for its nuclear program, including an option that would infuriate Beijing: sanctions on Chinese companies that help keep the North’s economy afloat. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 06, 2017 - 6:24 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's hopes for China's help with restraining North Korea appear to have gone nowhere, with the sides growing further apart as their approaches and concerns diverge. China shows no sign of caving to U.S. pressure to tighten the screws on Pyongyang, while the North'...
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July 06, 2017 - 6:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has imposed a two-year prison sentence on the leader of a hacker group that some reports have suggested was connected with the arrest of two top officials of Russia's national security service. Vladimir Anikeyev was sentenced Thursday on a conviction of hacking the...
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July 06, 2017 - 6:20 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities were looking for other potential suspects Thursday after raiding half-a-dozen sites and charging two men with terror-related offenses. However, they insisted that they have no information that an attack was imminent and that the investigation was not linked to...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:14 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Muslim groups in Malaysia and Indonesia have called for a boycott of Starbucks because of the coffee chain's support for LGBT rights. Malaysian group Perkasa this week called on its more than 500,000 members to stay away from Starbucks coffee shops. This week and last,...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:08 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says Britain cannot enjoy "frictionless" trade with EU partners after it leaves the union. Michel Barnier took a tough position on the Brexit negotiations Thursday, warning there will be "negative" consequences no matter what. He said the...
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July 06, 2017 - 4:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's total trade with North Korea has risen despite Beijing's promise to enforce U.N. sanctions over its nuclear program, but Chinese purchases of North Korean goods have fallen sharply. Customs data show total Chinese-North Korean trade in the first five months of this year rose...
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