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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's presidential candidates on Friday took alcohol and drug tests, part of an increasingly fierce campaign fight before a runoff vote.

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a popular comic actor who left President Petro Poroshenko far behind...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has received former U.S. President Barack Obama at her office in Berlin for a meeting characterized by German officials as a routine private encounter with a former international peer.

Obama could be seen waving as...Read more

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for Jussie Smollett has written a letter warning that if Chicago follows through on its vow to sue the "Empire" actor for the cost of the investigation into his claim that he was attacked, he'll demand sworn testimony from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the...Read more

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says there's widespread discontent across Europe over the way Britain's exit from the European Union has progressed....Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Kathie Lee Gifford wrapped up 11 years with NBC's "Today" show Friday with laughs, tears, Scripture and — of course — wine.

The 65-year-old host received a standing ovation from the audience after rapper Flo Rida opened the program by...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates on Friday touted their plans on criminal justice reform, the study of reparations and other racial equality issues, highlighting the critical role black voters will play in choosing the party's 2020 nominee....Read more

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local):

5:05 p.m.

France's interior minister says some aid groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea sometimes act like accomplices to human traffickers....Read more

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The most brazen abuses of standardized testing in the college bribery scandal could be chalked up to security lapses: the ringer hired to take the SAT, the proctors paid to look the other way, the accommodations for extra time obtained through false...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union authorities said Friday that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development of emissions-cleaning technology in cars.

The finding adds to the car industry's woes after Volkswagen in 2015...Read more

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Cholera is surging once again in Yemen, with the U.N. reporting that the number of suspected cases has doubled in March over previous months and doctors in overwhelmed health facilities fearing it could rival a 2017 outbreak that spiraled into the world'...Read more

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