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A man walks past a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 6:03 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country's strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years. An Irish Times exit poll...
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May 25, 2018 - 4:27 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election, as the embattled socialist leader takes the country down an increasingly authoritarian path that scares off private...
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In this image made from CCTV footage released by Peel Regional Police, two suspects enter a glass doorway of the Bombay Bhel Indian restaurant, late Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Mississauga, suburb of Toronto, Canada. Police are searching for the two suspects in connection with the explosion caused by "improvised explosive device" ripped through the restaurant, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said. (Peel Regional Police via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 3:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Investigators were seeking two suspects Friday after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said. Police said two people with their faces covered to conceal their...
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This generated image made available Friday, May 25, 2018 by Kensington Palace shows the newly created coat of arms of Meghan Duchess of Sussex. Mehgan Markle and Prince Harry married on Saturday, May 19, and are now known as The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. (Kensington Palace/PA via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 11:47 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Kensington Palace has given details of the newly created Coat of Arms for the former Meghan Markle — an honor which is accorded by tradition to the nobility. The Coat of Arms for the Duchess of Sussex, as she is now formally known, includes symbols that invoke the former...
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Co-owner of Novatek company Gennady Timchenko, left, and Renova CEO businessman Viktor Vekselberg, second right, attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)
May 25, 2018 - 10:04 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — "Toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Moscow, Russia's former ambassador in the United States and a long-time Trump campaign contact told The Associated Press on Friday. Ties between the two countries have...
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May 25, 2018 - 9:28 am
LONDON (AP) — London police have seized half a million pounds ($667,000) worth of bitcoin from a prolific computer hacker in a case described as the first of its kind for the 188-year-old department. Cybercrime detectives seized the bitcoin from Grant West, 26, who was sentenced to 10 years and 8...
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A man walks down the stormy beach at a hotel in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 25, 2018 - 8:48 am
SALALAH, Oman (AP) — Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsula on Friday as its outer bands dumped heavy rain and bent palm trees in Oman, a sign of the approaching storm's power after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Already at least 40 people, including Yemenis, Indians and...
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A man stands next to a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, May 25, 2018. Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 25, 2018 - 8:11 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors eyed the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea, developments in global trade disputes and prepared for a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.8 percent to 12,961 and France's CAC 40 added 0.4...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012 file photo, French demonstrators and supporters of Palestinians hold a placard with the word "Boycott" during a demonstration in Paris, France. Israel called on the European Union on Friday, May 25, 2018 to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that it opposes boycotts against the Jewish state. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)
May 25, 2018 - 8:04 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel called on the European Union on Friday to halt funding to more than a dozen European and Palestinian non-governmental organizations that it says promote boycotts against Israel, saying the financial support violates the EU's stated policy that it opposes boycotts against the...
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FILE- In this July 1, 2013, file photo, a communication technician works at a phone and internet cable closet, at the European Council building in Brussels. New data and privacy rules take effect in Europe a week from Friday, clarifying rights that people have over how companies around the world collect and analyze personal data for targeted advertising and other tasks. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe, File)
May 25, 2018 - 7:37 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the European Union's new data privacy law (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it's filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users' consent under new EU...
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