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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia's far east has become a rallying cry for environmentalists.

A state TV reporter made the announcement during President...Read more

PARIS (AP) — Boeing's post-crash business slump may be coming to an end.

The plane maker said Thursday that it's in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the 737 Max jet, as it tries to rebuild trust in the plane and its own...Read more

BEIJING (AP) — Former Interpol President Meng Hongwei confessed to accepting more than $2 million in bribes and expressed regret for his crime, a Chinese court said Thursday.

The No. 1 Intermediate Court in the northeastern port city of Tianjin said...Read more

MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters say three people were killed by an explosion in an apartment building that appears to have been caused by a gas leak.

The explosion Thursday morning in the northeastern city of Gorizia near the Slovenian border...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief is urging Conservative Party leadership contenders to be honest with the public and spell out what they would do if their plans for leaving the European Union falter.

Philip Hammond is expected to use his Mansion...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — When 16-year-old Carlos Hernandez Vasquez fell ill in a holding facility at the U.S.-Mexico border, he was diagnosed with the flu and given medication, then sent back to a cell to recuperate on a concrete bench.

But Carlos didn't get...Read more

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday his country is determined to ensure that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic death in a Cairo courtroom is not forgotten.

Erdogan spoke during a meeting with a group of...Read more

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is dismissing calls to apologize for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed.

His rivals for the 2020 nomination, including...Read more

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says if he's elected, he plans to use the powers of the office to pursue clemency for what his campaign estimates is more than 17,000 prisoners incarcerated for nonviolent drug crimes.

The...Read more

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