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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday June 17, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 3:34 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jordan's King Abdullah II that he is committed to the status quo at holy sites in contested Jerusalem, trying to reassure the monarch in a rare meeting after months of strained relations. They held talks in Jordan ahead of a visit...
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Brazil's Roberto Firmino gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
June 17, 2018 - 4:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 11 p.m. Switzerland's well-organized defending held Brazil to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener, keeping Neymar and other attackers at bay for the most part. Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring in the 20th...
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In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured in the crash. Video circulated on Russian social media and some news websites showed the taxi approaching a stopped line of cars, then veering onto the sidewalk and striking pedestrians. It then hit a traffic sign and bystanders tried to wrestle the driver out of the taxi, but he broke their grip and ran away; it was not clear how he was finally detained. (Viktoria Geranovich via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 12:58 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday. The police released a video of an interrogation session with a man...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner speaks during the Saban Forum 2017 in Washington. The White House says President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip. The trip comes as officials say the Trump administration is finalizing the plan for possible release this summer. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, file)
June 13, 2018 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week as it finalizes its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and will hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip. The trip comes as officials say the Trump...
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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2015 file photo shows the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. Cuba released details Sunday, June 10, 2018 on the latest mysterious health incident involving a U.S. diplomat in the country, saying officials learned of the episode late May 2018 when the U.S. said an embassy official felt ill after hearing “undefined sounds” in her home. U.S. officials said June 8, 2018 that they had pulled two workers from Cuba and were testing them for possible brain injury. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)
June 10, 2018 - 12:52 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba released details Sunday on the latest mysterious health incident involving a U.S. diplomat in the country, saying that Cuban officials learned of the episode late last month when the U.S. said that an embassy official felt ill after hearing "undefined sounds" in her home in...
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June 10, 2018 - 7:39 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An opinion poll published Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world's two largest Jewish communities. The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77...
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June 09, 2018 - 11:06 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Four U.S. service members who were wounded in an extremist attack in Somalia that killed one special operations soldier have been treated and discharged, the U.S. military said Saturday. A U.S. Africa Command statement said the four were in the care of the U.S. Embassy...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Executive Producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in New York. Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France, Friday, June 8, 2018, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of Anthony Bourdain (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A prosecutor in France says Anthony Bourdain apparently hanged himself in a luxury hotel in the small town of Kayserberg. French media quoted Colmar prosecutor Christian de Rocquigny du Fayel as saying that "at...
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A resident cradles his dog after rescuing him near the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire," in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018. A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing dozens as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash. (AP Photo/Luis Soto)
June 04, 2018 - 3:15 pm
EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on the deadly volcano eruption in Guatemala (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The known death toll for the eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire has taken a sudden jump upward. The director of Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Science says that 62 bodies...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2017, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left and David Friedman, right, the new United States Ambassador to Israel attend a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem, in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. AP sources say President Donald Trump is considering giving Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, a shift likely to further dampen Palestinian hopes for an independent state. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP, File)
June 01, 2018 - 5:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering giving U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman more authority over the U.S. outpost that handles Palestinian affairs, five U.S. officials said, a shift that could further dampen Palestinian hopes for an independent state. Any move to...
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