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WikiLeaks' Assange calls end of rape case important victory

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that's because there's no... more »»

The Latest: Assange seeks contact with US, UK officials

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Swedish prosecutor ending investigation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):

4:55 p.m. more »»

Iran extends voting deadline in presidential election

May 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians continued voting into the evening on Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani looked... more »»

Artists ask Polish leaders to stop primeval forest logging

May 19, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Writers and artists have appealed to Poland's top leaders to stop the logging in Europe's last primeval forest. more »»

Russians increasingly indifferent to Trump, US turmoil

May 19, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — While their country has become a daily source of headlines and political intrigue in the United States, most Russians are watching the drama over President Donald Trump's... more »»

Rape probe dropped for WikiLeaks' Assange; uncertainty ahead

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that's because there's no... more »»

Warrants issued for 4 people at critical newspaper in Turkey

May 19, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — Detention warrants were issued Friday for four senior staff at an opposition newspaper, Turkey's state-run news agency said, drawing criticism from the country's pro-secular... more »»

The Latest: Turkish courts urged to apply Europe's standards

May 19, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on relations between the European Union and Turkey (all times local):

3:45 p.m. more »»

With drama aplenty, Netflix and 'Okja' debut in Cannes

May 19, 2017

CANNES, France (AP) — Netflix's entry into the Cannes Film Festival produced new drama Friday as the first screening of its film "Okja" was met with boos for Netflix and a technical glitch that... more »»

Sweden drops case but WikiLeaks' Assange is not in the clear

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder... more »»

The Latest: Mali leader cautions of long fight vs. terror

May 19, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — The Latest on French president's first official trip outside Europe (all times local):

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12:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Lawyer says Assange 'is happy today'

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Swedish prosecutor ending investigation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):

1:15 p.m.

Julian Assange's Swedish lawyer Per E. more »»

Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Trump

May 19, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, indicted on war crime and genocide charges, will not attend an Islamic Summit in Saudi Arabia this weekend in which President Donald Trump is a... more »»

Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

May 19, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — On his first official trip outside Europe, new French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday highlighted his determination to crush extremism with a visit to French-led military... more »»

Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

May 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal... more »»

Text of Swedish prosecutor's decision to drop Assange probe

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor, Marianne Ny, said Friday she's dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. more »»

Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks' Assange

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor said Friday she's dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years because there's no... more »»

Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate's 2011 wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be the high society event of the year. more »»

Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29

May 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

May 19, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables. more »»

 
 
 

 

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