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No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

No more Mr Europe: Macron forced to curb EU ambitions

AP

May 19, 2019 at 10:59 am

PARIS (AP) French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior, and this week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union. But Macr...

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Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU

AP

May 19, 2019 at 7:16 am | GENEVA (AP) Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation's gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun ow...

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In Iran, a plunging economy trumps fears of US confrontation

AP

May 19, 2019 at 8:55 am | TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Across Iran's capital, the talk always seems to come back to how things may get worse. Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran's 80 million people ...

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US: Iran military could misidentify airliners amid tension

AP

May 18, 2019 at 10:07 am | DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions be...

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Australia's ruling coalition elected to surprise third term

AP

May 18, 2019 at 9:48 am | CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday, defying opinion polls that had tipped the center-left opposi...

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A newly restored 'The Shining' debuts in Cannes

AP

May 18, 2019 at 9:03 am | CANNES, France (AP) Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy. In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening...

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Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

AP

May 18, 2019 at 3:56 am | BAGHDAD (AP) When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not ...

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Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

AP

May 17, 2019 at 10:31 am | TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the U.S. as tensions acros...

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Iran's regional proxies ensure it will never fight alone

AP

May 17, 2019 at 5:00 am | BEIRUT (AP) In the event of war with the United States, Iran "will not be alone." That message was delivered by the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group to a mass rally in Beirut in Feb...

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