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Stampede at stadium kills 4 fans, unborn fetus in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras –  Thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas Sunday, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured, authorities said. A spokesman for University Teaching Hospital […]
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Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

BERLIN –  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges. Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, Merkel suggested that the G-7 summit in Italy that ended […]
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Australian to send 30 additional advisers to Afghanistan

CANBERRA, Australia –  Australia has announced it’s sending an additional 30 military advisers to train Afghan troops and expects other countries to increase their contributions to the restive Central Asian country. Defense Minister Marise Payne told a Senate committee on Monday the increase has been requested by NATO and supported by the United States. It […]
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Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies

ATHENS, Greece –  Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis has died at age 98. His family has put out a short statement saying he died at 1 a.m. Monday “surrounded by those whom he loved and who loved him.” Born Oct. 18, 1918, Mitsotakis was an active politician for almost 60 years, before retiring as […]
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Mexico Indians select 1st female Indian president candidate

MEXICO CITY –  A council of Mexican indigenous groups backed by the Zapatista rebels has selected a Nahua Indian woman as the country’s first indigenous female presidential candidate. The Indian Governance Council selected Maria de Jesus Patricio to run in the 2018 election, issuing a statement Sunday saying that “we will seek to put her […]
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North Korea tests short-range ballistic missile, US military says

North Korea test-fired a short-range ballistic missile off its eastern coast, the U.S. military said Sunday. The launch was the latest in a series of tests as the communist nation seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. A statement from U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii said the missile was launched at […]
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Spain: 8 hurt as car fleeing police rams into crowded street

MADRID –  Authorities in Spain arrested two people who appeared to be drunk after the car they were in injured seven people while fleeing from a police road check in the southern coastal town of Marbella. The Interior Ministry says the driver also was seriously injured when the car eventually crashed. The Civil Guard says […]
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Manchester attack: Two more arrested, 13 total held in bombing probe

LONDON –  British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi’s network may still be at large. Greater Manchester Police said two men — one 25 years old and the other 19 — […]