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Moscow court orders new study in theater director's case

MOSCOW (AP) " A court in Moscow has commissioned a new expert study in the case of an acclaimed theater and film director accused of embezzlement, and adjourned the hearings for two months.The court on Monday upheld a motion by Kirill Serebrennikov's defense that claimed that the charges against him...

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Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.The candidates are spending too much time...

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Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.The candidates are spending too much time...

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As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.

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Notre-Dame Fire Photos: Despair and Grief Amid Smoke and Flame

As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.

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South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he's ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between the North and the United States.Moon's comments came after Kim issued his harshest criticism yet of...

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Mexico's National Human Rights Commission is calling for protective measures and government action for more than 8,800 migrants moving in various groups through the south of the country.

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The House Intelligence and Financial Services committees issued the summonses, including a “friendly subpoena” for records from Deutsche Bank, on Monday, suggesting that the bank may have requested the order before it could comply with the request.

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Body of Ernest 'Fritz" Hollings lies in repose at SC Capitol

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " Mourners are paying their respects to Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the former South Carolina governor and longtime U.S. senator who died earlier this month at 97.The body of the veteran figure in South Carolina politics lies in repose Monday at the Statehouse in Columbia.One of...

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Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " New Zealand's foreign minister confirmed Monday that a New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in Syria for almost six years, information long kept secret for fear her life might be at risk.The status of nurse and midwife Louisa Akavi, now...

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Congress measures conflict over drilling near sacred sites

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) " Lawmakers ventured thousands of miles from Washington to collect testimony Monday as advocates urge members of Congress to establish greater restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling near ancient Native American cultural sites in the Southwest.A research trip by the U.S....

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Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York cited biblical text to help make sense of the catastrophic fire that engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday.

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Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) " Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning.It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another...

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Mirjana Markovic, the ‘Lady Macbeth’ of War-Torn Serbia, Dies at 76

She and her husband, Slobodan Milosevic, led their country into catastrophic wars. Accused of genocide, he died while awaiting trial; she fled to Russia.

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Investigators are treating the fire that engulfed Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral Monday evening as an accident for now.

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Notre-Dame Cathedral: A Short History

Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, the cathedral is a jewel of medieval Gothic architecture.

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Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.The candidates are spending too much time...

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APNewsBreak: Trump building up a campaign cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press.The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand...

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APNewsBreak: Trump building up a campaign cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press.The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand...

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