Suarez sends Uruguay, and Russia, to last 16 at World Cup

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ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the...


Report: US to send caskets to NKorea to return war remains

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media say the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. Officials from the United...


Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Immigration-Family Detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


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Trump pushes back against border separation uproar Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians US officials...


Racist tropes in Ramadan TV satires anger black Arabs

Mideast Racism In Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In an attempt to capitalize on what’s become a ratings bonanza for Arabic satellite channels during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, two comedies struck the wrong chord with audiences when their lead actors appeared in blackface, a form of makeup that darkens the...


Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

Hong Kong Xiaomi IPO-9

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3...


Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

South Korea Obit Ex Prime Minister

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea’s spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92. Kim was declared dead on arrival at Seoul’s...


New Zealand leader to spend 3rd night in hospital with baby

New Zealand Prime Minister Baby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to spend a third night in a hospital before returning home with her newborn daughter. Ardern’s office said Saturday she plans to make her first public appearance since the birth when she leaves Auckland City Hospital...


Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92 .


Despite crackdown, forces that drive border-crossers endure

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - For many of the migrants who step off the bus at a national reception center for deportees, their belongings in backpacks and shoelaces in their pockets, this is not the end of the journey, just a way station. President Donald Trump’s “zero...


Trump's tariff threats suddenly look very real for Germany's car industry

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign carmakers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...

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