With her No. 1 ranking at risk, Halep routs Osaka in Rome

May. 16, 2018 6:38 AM EDT With her No. 1 ranking at risk, Halep routs Osaka in Rome By ANDREW DAMPF AP Sports Writer BC-TEN–Italian Open <!– –> ROME (AP) — Needing a couple of wins this week to hold on to her No. 1 ranking, Simona Halep routed Naomi...
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EU Commissioner: Progress on migration, but more to be done

May. 16, 2018 6:35 AM EDT EU Commissioner: Progress on migration, but more to be done AP-EU-Europe-Migrants <!– –> ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe’s migration commissioner says the European Union has made progress on handling migration issues, but more...
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Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion

May. 16, 2018 6:31 AM EDT Police praise Wisconsin students for prank that was illusion AP-US-Senior-Class-Prank <!– –> CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car had...
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Italian, Polish climbers win prestigious Spanish prize

May. 16, 2018 6:29 AM EDT Italian, Polish climbers win prestigious Spanish prize AP-EU-Spain-Princess-of-Asturias <!– –> MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Princess of Asturias prize for sports this year has been awarded to two European mountain climbers —...
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Body of last missing miner found in Poland; death toll is 5

May. 16, 2018 6:26 AM EDT Body of last missing miner found in Poland; death toll is 5 AP-EU-Poland-Coal-Miners <!– –> WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland say that the body of the last missing miner has been found, raising to five the death toll from...
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WORLD CUP: Emerging players hoping to make an impact

May. 16, 2018 6:18 AM EDT At the last World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez became one of the stars of the tournament with his trickery and eye for a spectacular goal. Expect others to step up at this year’s tournament. Here’s a look at some young players hoping...
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Edmunds examines 3 semi-autonomous driving systems

May. 16, 2018 6:11 AM EDT You’ve heard of Tesla Autopilot, but perhaps not always in a good way: The semi-autonomous driving system is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board for the role it may have played in a March fatal accident near Mountain...
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Mahathir says Malaysia will seek to retrieve laundered funds

May. 16, 2018 5:52 AM EDT Mahathir says Malaysia will seek to retrieve laundered funds BC-AS–Malaysia-Politics <!– –> KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will seek to retrieve billions of dollars from a...
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Estonian municipality put cannabis leaf on flag

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The southern Estonian municipality of Kanepi has a cannabis leaf on its new flag — because that’s what its name means in Estonian. Andrus Seeme, mayor for Kanepi’s 2,500 souls, says a referendum was held in late 2017 and 80...
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Fearing bloodshed, Burundi faces vote on president's power

May. 16, 2018 5:39 AM EDT BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundians vote Thursday in a referendum that could keep the president in power for another 16 years and threatens to prolong a political crisis that has seen more than 1,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands fleeing...
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