Nigel Farage joins campaign to stop ‘sell-out’ of Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose British Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for future ties with the European Union. Farage was a key figure in getting Britain to hold a...
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Turkey’s president says country will defy economic threats

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president said Saturday his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic coup” amid heightened tensions with the United States. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told thousands of supporters in Ankara that the country was being...
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Putin attends Austria wedding, to meet Merkel for gas talks

BERLIN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country’s foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Austrian authorities have imposed tight security measures...
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Malaysian leader tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state broadcaster says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has met with Chinese billionaire Jack Ma at the start of his trip to China. The China Global Television Network said Mahathir on Saturday also toured the campus of Alibaba Group, the...
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Albuquerque airport to get air service to Guadalajara

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque International Sunport is finally getting an international flight after nine years. Volaris, Mexico’s largest low-cost carrier, announced Friday that would begin twice-weekly, non-stop service from Albuquerque to Guadalajara,...
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Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year and said he wanted to peg prices to the nation’s fledgling cryptocurrency as part of a package of measures that economists say is likely to accelerate...
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Jury awards more than $242 million for Lexus seat defects

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury has awarded more than $242 million to a Dallas-area family who sued Toyota over what they said were defective front seats in their Lexus sedan. Benjamin and Kristi Reavis alleged defects caused their front seat backs in a September 2016 rear-end...
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News outlets challenge Maryland online ad law

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — News outlets are challenging a Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads. The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and several...
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Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump’s critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel. Trump has been...
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The Latest: Miss America Org. upset with Cara Mund’s claims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on reigning Miss America Cara Mund saying she’s been bullied by pageant leadership (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The Miss America Organization says it is disappointing that reigning Miss America Cara Mund went public with her...
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