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  • German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online

    BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims. Established by the Western Allies in the final days of World War II and initially run by the […]
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

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  • The Latest: China: US abusing power, meddling in markets

    BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on U.S. restrictions on sales to Chinese technology giant Huawei (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman has accused Washington of misusing “state power” to hurt foreign companies and interfere in commercial markets. The spokesman, Lu Kang, said in a routine briefing on Tuesday that “The Chinese […]
  • Alitalia cancels more than 300 flights due to strike

    MILAN (AP) — Italy’s struggling airline Alitalia has canceled over 300 flights because of a 24-hour strike called to protest deteriorating conditions in the sector, including the government’s failure to relaunch the carrier. Alitalia says it cancelled about half of its flights, both domestic and international, due to the strike Tuesday. But it says it […]
  • Tarantino is back in Cannes, 25 years after ‘Pulp Fiction’

    CANNES, France (AP) — Twenty-five years after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to bring his latest, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” to the French Riviera festival Tuesday. Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction” went on to win the Palme d’Or in 1994. His latest is expected to cause the biggest frenzy of […]
  • Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected government said Tuesday that its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but would not be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending, revive a flagging economy and repair relations with China, its most important trading partner. Prime Minister Scott Morrison chose the latest […]
  • Oxford University to help disadvantaged gain admission

    LONDON (AP) — The University of Oxford is launching two new programs aimed at helping disadvantaged students gain a coveted place at the institution. Oxford’s vice chancellor, Louise Richardson, says the programs outlined Tuesday represent “a sea change” in admissions and that there is now a commitment “to accelerate the pace at which we are […]
  • Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google

    BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on technology sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is talking with Google about “emergency relief” for loss of services for its smartphone business. Huawei Technologies Ltd., the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers, has […]
  • UK unions to discuss troubled British Steel with government

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. union leaders are set to lay out their concerns to the government amid reports that British Steel is facing bankruptcy within days. Sky News is reporting that the nation’s second-largest steel producer is on the brink of collapse. British Steel declined to comment. The Unite union says it will speak with […]
  • Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of civic groups, as well as concerns about judicial independence, according to a report released Tuesday by the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner. Commissioner Dunja Mijatovic, who visited Hungary in February, also found […]