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June 21, 2018 - 6:12 am
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's self-styled national army in the east says it has regained control over two key oil port terminals after militias attacked them a week ago. Spokesman Ahmed al-Mesmari said on Thursday that the LNA, under the command of Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, currently controls the Ras...
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In this photo taken Friday May 25, 2018, National Electoral Commission officials watch, during a demonstration of the electronic voting machine that will be used later in the year for the next election, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite warnings from watchdog groups that transparency and credibility could suffer. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
June 21, 2018 - 5:42 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite warnings from watchdog groups that transparency and credibility could suffer. The vast, mineral-rich nation is under pressure to...
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Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng speaks during a press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Malaysia says it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in the region even though 3 billion ringgit ($747 million) from the venture has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund linked to former premier Najib Razak. (AP Photo/Voon Chong)
June 21, 2018 - 5:13 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Thursday it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in Southeast Asia, even though 3 billion ringgit ($747 million) from the venture has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund linked to former premier Najib Razak. Finance Minister...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London. Hammond is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
June 21, 2018 - 5:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday night. Philip Hammond says in excerpts released ahead of his...
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In this photo released by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Instagram, Thursday, June 21, 2018, Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford pose with their newborn daughter at the Auckland City Hospital, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (Jacinda Ardern via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 3:27 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a photo welcoming the healthy newborn "to our village." She is the second elected world leader to give birth while holding office after late Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto,...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports. (Chinatopix via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 3:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the United States of using bullying tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports, ramping up criticism that the measures levied in the name of balancing trade would harm both countries'...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand. Ardern arrived Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the country's largest public hospital as she prepared to give birth to her first child. Her pregnancy has been followed around the world, with many hoping the 37-year-old will become a role model for combining motherhood with political leadership. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
June 21, 2018 - 3:14 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern giving birth (all times local): 6:40 p.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to a baby girl at Auckland City Hospital. Ardern posted a photo on her Instagram account showing her and partner Clarke...
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Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks during a press conference as Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health Bill Blair, left, look on during a press conference on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The Canadian government said it will soon announce the date of when cannabis will become legal — but warns it will remain illegal until then. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 3:09 am
TORONTO (AP) — Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country's youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the bill to legalize cannabis on Tuesday,...
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In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, visitors look around Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo. Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday, June 21, 2018, as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week were not followed by material action. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 21, 2018 - 1:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as concern fades over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week were not followed by material action. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.8...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, watched by Treasurer Scott Morrison, right, addresses the media at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Turnbull achieved an important political victory when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
June 21, 2018 - 1:30 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister achieved an important political victory on Thursday when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade. The tax cuts for most of Australia's workforce were a centerpiece of Prime...
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