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    Argentina unsure if signals came from missing submarine

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s navy could not confirm Sunday if seven brief satellite calls received a day earlier were from a lost submarine with 44 crew members on board. “We do not have clear evidence that (the calls) have come from that unit,” said Adm. Gabriel Gonzalez, commander of the Mar del Plata […]
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    Cross-border wedding held as California ‘Door of Hope’ opens

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday’s wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first for an opening of the gate known as the […]
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    Mormon missionary serving in Samoa fatally struck by vehicle

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle. A spokesman for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Salt Lake City says 21-year-old Aaron Ahkau Matapa Patiole was walking with a companion in Upolu when he was fatally struck Sunday. […]
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    EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the policies of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister. Tusk accused the ruling party, Law and Justice, known by its Polish acronym PIS, of isolating Poland in the European Union, violating the rule […]
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    15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a local association was handing out food at a local weekly “souk,” or market, the Interior Ministry […]
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    Pakistan arrests ‘human smuggler’ linked to deaths in Turbat

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested a “human smuggler” linked to the recent deaths of 20 people near the border with Iran. Khalid Anees, a federal investigator, said Sunday that Mohammad Sadiq was arrested in Quetta. He said Sadiq was the key figure in a smuggling network sending people […]
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    New Delhi’s polluted air doesn’t deter distance runners

    NEW DELHI (AP) — People breathing New Delhi’s acrid air for the past month have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange. But even as the polluted air threatens health, India seems to be embracing physical fitness. The Airtel […]
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    Correa says Ecuador leader must explain Manafort meeting

    MADRID (AP) — Former Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has called on his successor Lenin Moreno to explain to his country why he met with the indicted former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year. “If they keep it secret it’s because they are hiding something,” Correa said in an interview Saturday with […]
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    British sailor dies in round-the-world yacht race

    LONDON (AP) — Organizers of an international yacht race say a British sailor has died after he was swept overboard in rough seas. Simon Speirs, a 60-year-old retired lawyer, was sailing for Great Britain in the Clipper Round the World Race. The fleet was sailing from South Africa to Australia on Saturday when Speirs was […]
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    Car plunges into gorge killing 5 in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say a car carrying a family has fallen off a mountainous road into a deep gorge killing five and wounding one in the country’s northwest. Police officer Qasim Jadoon said Sunday that three young girls were among the dead along with their father and grandfather. He said driver of the […]