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May 11, 2019 - 12:48 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin took a spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players. The 66-year-old was waving to fans as he circled the rink at the Bolshoi Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi when he inadvertently raced...
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May 10, 2019 - 11:42 pm
The Cuban government announced Friday that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency that various forms of rationing would be...
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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, center, and his lawmakers applaud after a parliamentary session where the government won a confidence vote, in Athens, on Friday, May 10, 2019. Greek lawmakers were holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
May 10, 2019 - 2:24 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing government late Friday won a confidence vote called by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras nearly two weeks before European Parliament elections. Tsipras won the vote 153-136 following a heated three-day debate in parliament. His Syriza party has 145 seats in the...
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Rescued migrants desembark from the Mare Jonio rescue ship of the Italian NGO Mediterranea Saving Humans as it docked at the port of the Italian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Friday, May 10, 2019. According to Mediterranea Saving Humans, some 30 migrants, including two pregnant women and a small child, were rescued a day earlier off the Libyan coast. (Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP)
May 10, 2019 - 12:52 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's interior minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it brought 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea. The head of the Mediterranea Saving Humans group, Luca Casarini, said he hadn't received any notification that the Mare Jonio had...
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A power plant steams behind steel works of German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp in Duisburg, Germany, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Steelmaking giant Thyssenkrupp of Germany says it expects European antitrust regulators to block its plan to combine its European operations with India's Tata Steel. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
May 10, 2019 - 7:41 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp said Friday it would cut some 6,000 jobs and restructure its businesses after saying that it expects European antitrust regulators to block plans for a joint venture with India's Tata Steel. CEO Guido Kerkhoff said 4,000 of the lost jobs...
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda speaks with his Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta, right, during the Brdo-Brijuni Process Leaders' Meeting in Tirana, Albania, on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The Brdo-Brijuni Process is an initiative created by Croatia and Slovenia in 2013 to push forward the regional accession into EU. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
May 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda and his wife have been invited to the White House in June to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, an aide to Duda said Friday. Krzysztof Szczerski, who heads the president's office, said the exact dates of the visit...
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May 09, 2019 - 11:49 pm
President Donald Trump's latest tariff hikes on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China's technology ambitions and other trade strains. The Trump administration raised import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese imports from 10% to 25%. China...
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May 09, 2019 - 10:55 pm
A South Korean military official says the two projectiles North Korea flew across its country toward the sea on Thursday were evaluated as short-range missiles. The official said Friday that the U.S. and South Korean militaries share the assessment and are jointly analyzing more details from the...
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A gold foil cross uncovered at an Anglo-Saxon burial site in the village of Prittlewell in 2003 on display at Southend Central Museum in Southend, England, Thursday, May 8, 2019. Archaeologists say an underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers may be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial in Britain. The chamber uncovered between a road and a railway line in the village of Prittlewell in 2003 turned out to be a 1,400-year-old burial site. (AP Photo/James Brooks)
May 09, 2019 - 12:00 pm
SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say, calling it the Anglo-Saxon equivalent of King Tutankhamun's tomb. The chamber, uncovered between a...
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Danny Baker speaks to the media at his London home on Thursday, May 9, 2019. A BBC DJ has been fired after using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting an image of a couple holding hands with a chimpanzee dressed in clothes and the caption: "Royal baby leaves hospital." (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
May 09, 2019 - 10:37 am
LONDON (AP) — A BBC radio broadcaster was fired Thursday for using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker, who had a weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Live, tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after...
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