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Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. More>>

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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

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The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans as Democrats turned up the pressure. More>>

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space. More>>

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

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The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.". More>>

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

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Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to emerge from decades of bloody conflict. More>>

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

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Apple will try to drag the U.S.'s outdated 911 emergency calling system into the 21st century. More>>

Report says over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

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A new survey of small arms estimates there are over one billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today including an overwhelming 857 million in civilian hands _ with American men and women the dominant owners. More>>

H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has separated children from their parents at the southern U.S. border "is a moral and humanitarian crisis.". More>>

Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

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Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan. More>>

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox joins High Times board

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Former Mexico President Vicente Fox, who calls himself a soldier in the global campaign to legalize marijuana, is joining the board of directors of cannabis publication High Times to advance his agenda. More>>

Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

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Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. More>>

Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

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Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed in Florida. The Broward Sheriff's Office says the 20-year-old rising star was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital. More>>

Roll out the barrels: Christo artwork floats on London lake

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The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. More>>

States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

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Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states. More>>

Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility

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Hundreds of unaccompanied child immigrants arrested at the U.S. border are being held in metal cages at a family detention facility in McAllen, Texas. More>>

Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row

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Leaders of Germany's governing conservative parties are holding separate meetings to mull their next steps in a dispute over migration that has escalated into a threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. More>>

Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

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Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process. More>>

Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

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The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. More>>

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

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The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. More>>

Peek at the future: Electric plane cruises skies over Norway

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Norway's transportation minister and the head of the Scandinavian country's airport operator took off Monday for a short flight ... aboard a small, Slovenian-made two-seater electric airplane. More>>

Thomas Markle says Prince Harry said to give Trump a chance

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The father of the former Meghan Markle says he wishes he could have walked her down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. More>>

Germany will fail 2020 climate goals, now eyes 2030 target

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Germany's environment minister says the country will likely miss its target of cutting carbon emissions by 2020, an embarrassment for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change. More>>

State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

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A state appeals court has reinstated the California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. More>>

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

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The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems. More>>

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

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Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. More>>

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

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Stephen Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton. More>>

'There was a future': Past Hawaii eruptions provide lessons

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A volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street last month. More>>

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

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Thirty years after his historic testimony saying global warming is here and a problem, scientist James Hansen wishes he was wrong about climate change. More>>

NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

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NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, is retiring; has spent more time off the planet than any other American. More>>

Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

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Italy's hard-line interior minister, who recently sparked a Europe-wide showdown by refusing entry to a migrant rescue boat and has vowed mass expulsions of migrants, is now taking aim at Italy's gypsy community. More>>

California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma

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California officials, having concluded coffee drinking is not a risky pastime, are proposing a regulation that will essentially tell consumers of America's favorite beverage they can drink up without fear. More>>

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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A sheriff says at least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. More>>

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

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Disney and Pixar's "Incredibles 2" has broken the record for the best animated opening of all time and the biggest for a PG-rated film. More>>

EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

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The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. More>>

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

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First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'. More>>

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

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Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who claimed to have dirty information on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

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Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. More>>

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

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A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof. More>>

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

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A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground. More>>

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

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A strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. More>>

Many animals are shifting from day to night to avoid people

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Fear of people is driving many animals around the globe to shift from day to night to avoid people. More>>

Pope: Abortion is 'white glove' equivalent to Nazi crimes

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Pope Francis has denounced abortion as the "white glove" equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children God gives them. More>>

Correction: US Open story

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The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round. More>>

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

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The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. More>>

Kremlin is relieved that no one died in Moscow taxi crash

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A Kremlin spokesman says the Russian government is relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican World Cup soccer fans and six other pedestrians. More>>

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'

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Jay-Z and Beyond have released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. More>>

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

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Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted. More>>

Protections for immigrants erode under Trump since inaugural

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Erosion of immigrant protections began when Trump took office and continued for months. More>>

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

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Federal prosecutors indict Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her second-in-command with criminal fraud charges. More>>

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

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Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an earthquake in western Japan. More>>

DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

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A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride. More>>

AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, and only took office after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives. More>>

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

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The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. More>>

British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

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British Transport Police say 3 people have died after being struck by a train in south London. More>>

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

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First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'. More>>

Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

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Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit's blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover. More>>

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

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Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. More>>

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

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Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland. More>>

The Latest: UK's Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the U.N.'s main human rights body, alluding to signs the U.S. may withdraw from it over its alleged bias against Israel. More>>

Number of asylum-seekers in Europe plunges in 2017

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The European Union's asylum office says the number of people applying for international protection in Europe has plunged but remains higher than before 2015, when more than one million migrants entered, many fleeing the war in Syria. More>>

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

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The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico, saying they've affected nearly 2,000 kids in the last six weeks. More>>

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

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China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast

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The battle over Fox's assets between Comcast and Disney is heating up as the media landscape changes and content distributors aim to be more involved in content creation. More>>

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

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The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy. More>>

Border lake backdrops sealing of Greece, Macedonia name deal

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Greece and Macedonia are about to sign a deal that, if ratified, will resolve a decades-old dispute concerning Macedonia's name. More>>

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

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President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

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Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. More>>

Sea convoy reaches Spain as migration debate roils Europe

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The first Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid boat Aquarius has docked at the Spanish port of Valencia. More>>

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

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A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border. More>>

From Missoni to Dolce&Gabbana, Milan men bask in street wear

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Milan designers continue to cast their eyes toward Millennials with a focus on street wear -- but without giving up tailored luxury and technical innovation. More>>

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

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First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'. More>>

Migration fight shakes German govt as Merkel, ally face off

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Germany's interior minister is insisting his party has no intention of bringing down Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government, but there's no sign yet of a compromise in a bitter standoff over migration. More>>

Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

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A suicide bomber has struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. More>>

Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

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Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished. More>>

Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

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President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. More>>

Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

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Moscow police are investigating a taxi crash that injured eight people, including two Mexican World Cup fans, when the driver plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. More>>

Woman hurts 2 in south France with box cutter, is detained

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French media are reported that a woman crying "Allahu akbar" _ "God is great" in Arabic _ has injured 2 people with a box cutter at a supermarket in southern France. More>>

Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

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Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord. More>>

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

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Police say at least one person has been killed and several others injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural event in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

The Latest: Event on verge of being shut down before gunfire

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Police say at least one person has been killed and 20 injured when shooting broke out at an all-night cultural festival in Trenton, New Jersey. More>>

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

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New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence. More>>

The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

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Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president. More>>

The Latest: Migrant ship passengers represent 31 countries

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The head of Doctors Without Borders in Spain says he's glad that Spain has allowed an aid convoy with 630 migrants to dock but he's worried about European nations closing their ports to those rescued at sea. More>>

The Latest: Afghan Taliban reject cease-fire extension

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An Afghan official says a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad has killed at least 10 people. More>>

The Latest: Defending champion Koepka wins another US Open

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The Latest: A special Father's Day for Massachusetts firefighters at US Open. More>>

Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant Video included

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Two cooling towers - both well over the length of a football field - came tumbling down in seconds Saturday in Florida as part of an effort to dismantle a power plant. More>>

Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

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A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse. More>>

Mickelson penalized for swatting moving ball with putter

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Lefty loses it: Mickelson swats a moving golf ball with his putter on 13th green of US Open. More>>

Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

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Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis. More>>

Illustrated love letter by Little Prince author is auctioned

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An illustration by Antoine de Saint-Exupery showing a likeness of his renowned Little Prince atop a globe, adorning an anguished love letter, has sold at auction for 240,500 euros ($249,497). More>>

Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

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Several asylum-seekers interviewed by The Associated Press in Mexico plan to press on with their efforts to enter the U.S. in spite of a new rule. More>>

Fighting rages around airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

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Yemeni official say Saudi-led forces have seized the airport in Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida. More>>

Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

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President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic. More>>

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial Video included

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Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. More>>

Pakistan: Killing of Pakistan Taliban chief 'significant'

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Pakistani caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk describes the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan as a "significant development in the fight against terrorism.". More>>

Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

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President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report. More>>

17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

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Venezuela's government says 17 people were killed Saturday after a nightclub brawl in the capital led to a stampede. More>>

Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

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Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. More>>

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

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A British boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent severe epileptic seizures is being treated in a London hospital while British officials review the case. More>>

Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

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Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. More>>

Greek govt survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

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Greek lawmakers enter the final day of debate on a no-confidence motion against the government over a deal to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Macedonia over the latter's name. More>>

Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

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Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar. More>>

White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

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The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign. More>>

Boy tells police that driver shot family in road rage run-in

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Police believe road rage led a 23-year-old man to shoot four people outside a suburban Denver dental office, killing a boy. More>>

Zegna couture opens Milan Fashion Week against arched facade

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Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews for next spring and summer on Friday. More>>

The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

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China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods. More>>

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman

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A 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia. More>>

Trump distances self from Cohen as raided docs are analyzed Video included

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Trump distances himself from attorney Michael Cohen as government addresses raided materials. More>>

Spain saves 933 migrants, waits for another 630 on Aquarius

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Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 825 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. More>>

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

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Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup. More>>

FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

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FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation. More>>

Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial Video included

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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail. More>>

Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk

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Survey shows fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk. More>>

NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

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NASA's rover Opportunity has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops Mars and blots out the sun. More>>

The Latest: Head of Germany's migration office fired

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Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued around 270 migrants and recovered three bodies from more than 30 boats trying the cross from Africa by sea. More>>

Fierce fighting intensifies outside Yemen's Hodeida airport

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Battles have intensified outside the airport the Yemeni vital city of Hodeida between thousands of pro-government Yemeni fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition of mostly Emirati forces, and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. More>>

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial Video included

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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest. More>>

White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

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Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border. More>>

DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

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According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry. More>>

Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics Video included

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A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the pro. More>>

Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis

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A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician first to reveal the extent of lead contamination on the struggling city's children. More>>

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

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Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service. More>>

The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

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FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation. More>>

Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

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An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him. More>>

Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics Video included

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A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. More>>

Gaza residents pray near Israel as Muslims mark major feast

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Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani touts three-day cease-fire with the Taliban in an address to the nation heralding the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr. More>>

Afghan official: US drone kills Pakistan Taliban chief

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Afghan Defense Ministry official says a U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province has killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah. More>>

AP Explains: Rebooting Poor People's Campaign 50 years later

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AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018. More>>

Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

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Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup. More>>

In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

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Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match. More>>

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

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Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement. More>>

Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

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President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. More>>

Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in UK bankruptcy

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Retired tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his role as a sports attache for the Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings. More>>

Jurassic World cast reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

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The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that their summer blockbuster centers on a massively destructive erupting volcano. More>>

Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

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Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. More>>

Looming war games suspension raises concern in Seoul

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After being blindsided by President Donald Trump's decision to shelve major U.S. military exercises in South Korea, Seoul appears to be going along with it. More>>

UK soldier gets 18 years for tampering with wife's parachute

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A former British Army sergeant who tried to kill his wife by sabotaging her parachute has been sentenced to at least 18 years in prison. More>>

New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

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San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects. More>>

Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

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Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas. More>>

The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

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New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign. More>>

The Latest: Activists say 2 killed by Syria shelling

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is addressing the nation during Eid al-Fitr prayers. More>>

Antarctica's ice sheet is melting 3 times faster than before

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A massive new international study finds that Antarctica is melting three times faster than it used to. More>>

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas. More>>

Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation Video included

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New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign. More>>

Group urges UN to warn parties in Yemen war over aid access

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An international rights group has urged the United Nations Security Council to warn parties to the Yemen war that they will face sanctions if they fail to provide civilians access to desperately needed aid. More>>

Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

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The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping measures aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis. More>>

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

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The United States and its Asian allies worked to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea. More>>

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida

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Fighting around the Yemen port city of Hodeida has resumed as a Saudi-led coalition tries to retake it from Shiite rebels known as Houthis. More>>

Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

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President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. More>>

Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport Video included

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A company founded by Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been selected to build a high-speed underground transportation system that will whisk passengers from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport in minutes. More>>

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

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President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. More>>

Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

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Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports. More>>

After AT&T's win, here comes the expected Comcast-Fox bid

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Now that a federal judge has approved AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, other companies are likely to rush to consolidate. More>>

White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

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The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'. More>>

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

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North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump after his summit with Kim Jong Un and it's a far cry from the dotard label their government slapped on him last year. But how long will it last?. More>>

Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe Video included

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Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation. More>>

House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

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House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas. More>>

GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border. More>>

A year on, horrific Grenfell Tower fire haunts Britain

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Survivors, bereaved families and people around Britain are marking the first anniversary of the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower in west London, killing 72 people. More>>

The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe Video included

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Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency. More>>

AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

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An Associated Press investigation finds that a leading sustainable seafood distributor who promised wild-caught, domestic fish traceable back to a dock has been duping chefs across the U.S. More>>

Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families Video included

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally. More>>

Hungary sends smugglers to prison for 71 suffocation deaths

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A Hungarian court has sentenced four human traffickers to 25 years in prison for their role in the 2015 case in which 71 migrants suffocated to death in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. More>>

Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

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Puerto Rico requests more time, issues only a portion of data related to all deaths reported after Hurricane Maria amid outcry. More>>

Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

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D.J. Fontana's wife says the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87. More>>

Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

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A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. More>>

US to open temporary shelter in Texas for immigrant children

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Federal authorities say they will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas as existing facilities reach capacity. More>>

Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

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The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls. More>>

The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

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The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup. More>>

Kardashian West & woman Trump freed say they won't stop now

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Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson, the woman President Donald Trump freed from a life sentence, say they won't stop advocating for other people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses. More>>

'Fun, Fun, Fun:' Beach Boys team up with Royal Philharmonic Video included

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The Beach Boys are back _ this time with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a classic twist. More>>

Prosecutor: Man makes deadly toxin for an attack in Germany

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German prosecutors say they've thwarted an Islamic extremist plot to launch an attack with the deadly toxin ricin. More>>

Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

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The European Central Bank could signal readiness to end its bond-purchase stimulus at Thursday's meeting of its 25-member governing council, with analysts pointing to the end of the year as a likely final exit date. More>>

Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

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Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up the West Coast. More>>

Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

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Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russia on illicit ticket sales. More>>