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Ambassadors to the United Nations raise hands in a U.N. Security Council resolution vote to sanction North Korea, Friday, June 2, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 02, 2017 - 6:24 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs to a U.N. sanctions blacklist, but Chinese opposition blocked tougher new sanctions that the United States was pushing. While the...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 2, 2017. Putin says chemical attack in Syria was provocation to frame Assad. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
June 02, 2017 - 11:41 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Friday that the Syrian leader didn't use chemical weapons against his people, saying the recent attack that killed scores of civilians was a "provocation" against President Bashar Assad. Speaking at an economic forum in St...
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June 02, 2017 - 11:40 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors say a suspect in the attacks in Paris in 2015 has been charged with being a leader of the extremist cell that killed 130 people. The 30-year-old Belgian national, Yassine Atar, has been charged with "terrorist assassinations" and of being "a leader in the...
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A postman rides a bike past the construction site of the athlete's village for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in Harumi in Tokyo, Friday, June 2, 2017. The cost of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is nearly twice the initial estimate despite a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of associated costs when they bid to host the Olympics. Tokyo Olympic organizers announced this week that the estimated cost is now 1.4 trillion yen ($12.6 billion). The bid estimate was 730 billion yen ($6.6 billion). (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 02, 2017 - 11:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Taxpayers beware: The cost of hosting an Olympics is likely to be far more than advertised. The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of...
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at the Russia-USA Business Dialogue discussion at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 2, 2017. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 9:27 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on St. Petersburg economic forum (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to assuage concerns caused by President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, calling for a constructive...
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This is a handout photo taken from CCTV made available on Friday June 2, 2017 and issued on by the Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi, at an unknown location in Greater Manchester, England in the days just prior of the attack on Manchester Arena. More than 20 people were killed in the explosion at the Manchester Arena on Monday May 22, 2017. (Greater Manchester Police via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena attack cordoned off an area around a car significant to the investigation as they hunted Friday for clues about the suicide bomber's movements. Officers put a 100-meter (100-yard) cordon in place around a white Nissan Micra in southern...
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This photo dated Thursday, June 1, 2017 shows the City Hall of Paris, France, illuminated in green following the announcement by US President Donald Trump that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord and try to negotiate a new global deal on climate change. (AP Photo/Nadine Achoui-Lesage)
June 02, 2017 - 9:16 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Environmental campaigners protested Friday against President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, while nations around the world pledged to double down on their efforts to curb global warming in response to the U.S. move. In Berlin,...
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June 02, 2017 - 8:37 am
LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors on Friday charged a former Conservative lawmaker and two party workers over alleged breaches of campaign-spending rules during the 2015 election. Prosecutors have been investigating claims that the Conservatives disguised local expenses as national ones in several...
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Britain's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, centre left, meets with the first responders and members of the local community who provided care to those injured in the Manchester Arena concert blast last Monday, at Manchester Cathedral, in Manchester, England, Friday, June 2, 2017. ( Danny Lawson/Pool Photo via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 8:33 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Manchester attack investigation (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Prince William has met with police officers who responded the suicide bombing in Manchester, offering gratitude for the help of those first on the scene of the May 22 attack that killed 22. The prince spoke...
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, foreground left, shakes hands with Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at the Russia-USA Business Dialogue discussion at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 2, 2017. (Mikhail Metzel/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 7:57 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has urged U.S. businessmen to use their influence to help normalize Russia-U.S. relations. Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington are now at their lowest point since Cold War times...
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