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French President Emmanuel Macron holds a girl as he greets well-wishers after voting in the European elections in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday May 26, 2019. France is looking at an epic battle between pro-EU centrist President Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration, far-right flagbearer Marine Le Pen in the European Parliament vote, a duel over Europe's basic values. (Ludovic Marin/Pool via AP)
May 26, 2019 - 11:23 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): ___ 8:15 p.m. French polling agency estimates show that Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally party is expected to beat French President Emmanuel Macron's party in the European elections. The populist, anti-...
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May 26, 2019 - 9:55 am
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter both announced the settlement Sunday in separate...
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In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019 photo, the historic town hall shines in the evening sun in Bremen, Germany. The city became a battleground for EU's fragile political center, support for Germany's Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, but nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the tiny city-state of Bremen. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
May 26, 2019 - 9:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Social Democrats, Germany's main center-left party, appears headed for its worst-ever result in a state election in Bremen, which it has run for 73 years, as well as a dire showing in the European Parliament election. Exit polls for ARD and ZDF television put support for the...
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Caricatures depicting U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are displayed in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 26, 2019. In an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile tests, tweeting from Tokyo that they're not a concern for him in comments sure to unnerve Japanese leaders. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
May 26, 2019 - 8:17 am
TOKYO (AP) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser , President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea's recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were sure to unnerve leaders of the U.S. ally that is directly...
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Emergency workers check what is left of the second floor of a hotel, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in El Reno, Ok., following a likely tornado touchdown late Saturday night. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 26, 2019 - 8:14 am
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others, authorities said Sunday. The twister touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles west of Oklahoma City, late Saturday night. It crossed...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2019, file photo a woman uses an umbrella as it rains at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 26, 2019 - 8:10 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that...
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The new Simonne Mathieu court is seen as Spain's Garbine Muguruza serves against Taylor Townsend of the U.S. during their first round matches of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 26, 2019 - 7:36 am
PARIS (AP) — Tennis and tropical plants: The stunning new court at the French Open is, quite literally, wild. Surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants, the Court Simonne Mathieu saw its first French Open match on Sunday, a triumph for tournament organizers who overcame...
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May 26, 2019 - 7:33 am
BAKER, Nev. (AP) — A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Utah border. The weathered Winchester Model 1873 is in a case...
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A woman with a tradtional hat casts her vote for the European elections in the black forest city of Gutach, southern Germany, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Patrick Seeger/dpa via AP)
May 26, 2019 - 5:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Across the continent of Europe, anti-EU populists and proponents of closer unity made a final push for support Sunday as 21 nations went to the polls in up a continent-wide battle for influence at the European Parliament. Right-wing nationalists who want to slash immigration into...
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In this May 20, 2109 photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro flashes a hand-heart symbol to supporters outside Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said Thursday, May 23, 2019, that he iss inviting China's Huawei to help set up a 4G network in Venezuela, prompting opposition leader Juan Guaidó to accuse him of having an "absolute disconnection with reality." (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
May 26, 2019 - 2:58 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday. Norway said it will mediate discussions next week in Oslo, in an...
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