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In this image made from video, Kim Yong Chol, center, a former military intelligence chief who is now Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, walks through Beijing airport after his arrival Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He was at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s side at the table in last weekend’s North-South summit, and had been a prominent senior official in other important talks. It was not possible to confirm the reason for his visit to Beijing, or if he would be traveling on to another destination. (AP Photo)
May 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents Tuesday in advance of an "expected" summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders. Officials won't say that...
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Premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli, center carrying a backpack, is flanked by security as he walks to Montecitorio Palace, the seat of the Lower Chambero of Parliament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The man tapped to head a neutral government in Italy after two populists failed in their bid is a former official at the International Monetary Fund who is a firm believer in the euro and in the necessity of Italy cutting its stubbornly high-debt load. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 11:53 am
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on Italy's political crisis (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The formation of an interim government of unelected technocrats in Italy has been delayed. Carlo Cottarelli, a former IMF official tapped to become premier, went to see President Sergio Mattarella as scheduled on...
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Soldiers escort cargo trucks carrying aviation fuel to the international airport, during a truckers strike to protest rising fuel costs in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 28, 2018. Brazilian cabinet ministers are calling on truckers to end a crippling eight-day strike that has led to major shortages and disruptions in Latin America's largest nation, saying the government has gone as far as it can to meet their demands. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
May 28, 2018 - 5:31 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian cabinet ministers on Monday called on truckers to end a crippling eight-day strike that has led to major shortages and disruptions in Latin America's largest nation, saying the government had gone as far as it could to meet their demands. The ministers spoke in...
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New premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli, right, addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, at the Quirinale Presidential Palace, in Rome, Monday, May 28, 2018. Italy's president has formally asked economist Cottarelli to try to form a government after quashing the hopes of the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the League to form Western Europe's first populist government. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
May 28, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian populists vowed Monday to convert voter anger over their thwarted bid to govern for the first time into a kind of plebiscite on the European Union, financial markets and eurozone membership as the country found itself propelled to fresh elections as soon as late summer. Amid the...
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Italian Premier designate Giuseppe Conte arrives at his home in the centre of Rome, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the drawn-out process of forming Italy's new government (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders' choice of an economy minister who has expressed anti-euro views because the appointment would have "alarmed...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 26, 2018 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and promote...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 25, 2018 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and tout Administrator...
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In this photo released by the Lebanese Government, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, left, meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Aoun held consultations Thursday with lawmakers on naming a new prime minister following this month's parliamentary elections and amid increasing pressures by the United States and its Arab allies on the militant Hezbollah group. (Dalati Nohra/Lebanese Government via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 3:56 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Growing U.S. pressure on Lebanon's Iranian-backed Hezbollah group, including a new wave of sanctions targeting its top leadership, may hamper the formation of a new government that caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri was overwhelmingly chosen to form on Thursday. Hariri's aim is to...
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May 24, 2018 - 9:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has named an ex-Cabinet member to lead the Roscosmos state space corporation. Putin told Dmitry Rogozin Thursday that his job would be to implement the streamlining proposals he had put in place as a deputy prime minister in charge of military and...
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Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during the New York state Democratic convention, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Hempstead, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 23, 2018 - 6:44 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Democrats can win elections and stand up to Washington Republicans by sticking to their core principles when it comes to education, health care, equality and the environment, Hillary Clinton told a friendly crowd at the New York state Democratic convention on Wednesday. The...
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