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Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Miami (AP) — Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S. and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility...

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of...

Obama says nations vow to take in twice as many refugees

New York (AP) — World leaders gathered at the United Nations pledged Tuesday to take in 360,000 refugees next year, President Barack Obama said,...

Nigeria’s president apologizes for plagiarizing Obama speech

Lagos, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized for plagiarizing President Barack Obama's 2008 victory speech and says he will punish those...

US announces lifting of Myanmar sanctions

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar as...

80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to...

Obama cancels meeting with new Philippine President Duterte

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — President Barack Obama called off a planned meeting Tuesday with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seeking distance from a U.S....

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the ‘cameras leave’

Zachary, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern...

France reels as Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice

NICE, France (AP) - A large truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending...

After Dalai Lama met Lady Gaga, China warns of his motives

Beijing (AP) - China warned people to be aware of what it said are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with...

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wed in Windsor as millions watch

Windsor, England (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes and pledged their lifelong love Saturday as they married in...

China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time

Beijing (AP) — The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea, a...

Kashmir shuts down to protest Indian leader Modi’s visit

Srinagar, India (AP) — Separatist leaders called for a shutdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a daylong...

Sri Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nation

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka commemorated the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority...

Computer database to help keep track of foreigners in Thailand

Bangkok - A computer database is being developed to help authorities keep track of foreigners during their stays in Thailand. Defense Ministry spokesman Khongcheep Tantravanich...

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