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FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures while speaking before the Professional Businesswomen of California in San Francisco. Clinton will speak at BookExpo, the industry’s annual national gathering on June 1, convention officials said Wednesday, May 10. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
May 10, 2017 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton is coming to next month's publishing convention. The former presidential candidate, secretary of state and U.S. senator will speak June 1 at BookExpo, the publishing industry's annual national gathering, convention officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday...
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Outgoing French President Francois Hollande speaks as President-elect Emmanuel Macron, right, listens, Wednesday May 10, 2017 during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Paris. (Eric Feferberg, Pool via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 9:05 am
PARIS (AP) — The disintegration of France's political landscape following the presidential election victory of Emmanuel Macron is picking up speed by the day. Marion Marechal-Le Pen, the niece of defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, is quitting politics, depriving their National Front party...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron attends a ceremony commemorating the abolition of slavery, in Paris, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 10, 2017 - 8:46 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris Olympic bid leaders believe they have found a strong ally in France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. As they get ready for an International Olympic Committee inspection panel visit later this week, Paris officials think Macron's victory over populist far-right leader Marine Le...
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May 10, 2017 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After a backlash over programming Netflix films, the Cannes Film Festival says it will, beginning next year, only accept theatrically released films for its prestigious Palme d'Or competition. In a statement Wednesday, the French festival said it has adapted its rule to require...
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U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, right, greet soldiers of the Germany's Army at the Training Range in Pabrade, some 60km.(38 miles) north of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Mattis said NATO is helping provide a deterrent against potential Russian aggression in eastern Europe. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
May 10, 2017 - 8:37 am
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — U.S. defense officials said a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise. The move, if finalized, would be temporary but signal staunch U.S. backing for Baltic nations concerned about the threat...
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A woman carries bags as she leaves the Athens's central fish market as workers take a break, in Athens, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Greece has been surviving on bailout loans since 2010 in return for harsh spending cuts and tax increases that have put nearly a quarter of the workforce out of work and seen more than a third of the population living or at risk of poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 10, 2017 - 8:29 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country eurozone have fallen — but insists it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said in remarks delivered Wednesday in the Dutch...
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FILE- In this May 3, 2017, file photo, FBI Director James Comey listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump has fired Comey. In a statement on Tuesday, May 9, Trump says Comey’s firing “will mark a new beginning” for the FBI. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 10, 2017 - 8:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey, asserting in a flurry of tweets Wednesday that Republicans and Democrats "will be thanking me." Trump did not mention any effect the firing might have on the probe into contacts between his 2016 campaign and...
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A woman carries bags as she leaves the Athens's central fish market as workers take a break, in Athens, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Greece has been surviving on bailout loans since 2010 in return for harsh spending cuts and tax increases that have put nearly a quarter of the workforce out of work and seen more than a third of the population living or at risk of poverty. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
May 10, 2017 - 8:12 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country eurozone have fallen — but insists it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures. Mario Draghi said in remarks delivered Wednesday in the Dutch...
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May 10, 2017 - 8:10 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers will consider a measure to end a practice that automatically prosecutes 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults. The "raise the age" legislation is up for debate Wednesday in a House judiciary committee. The state is set to be the only one in the...
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FILE - In this file photo released on Aug. 8, 2016 by Hawar news, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria (ANHA), shows Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces raising their flag after driving Islamic State militants out of the area, in Manbij, Syria. A top Syrian Kurdish official said Wednesday, May 10, 2017, that the U.S. decision to arm Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons will help legitimize the force, which is denounced as a terrorist organization by Turkey. The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces "as necessary" to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa. (ANHA via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 8:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian Kurdish fighters on Wednesday welcomed the Trump administration's announcement that it will provide them with heavier arms in order to battle the Islamic State group, but NATO member Turkey, which views the main Syrian Kurdish militia as terrorists, says every weapon the...
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