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1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece

By COSTAS KANTOURIS Associated Press THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A search and rescue operation was underway in northern Greece Thursday for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two children, and injured about 140. The violent storm in the northern ...

From hot sauce to pop gloss, US products seep into Iran

By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — At a trendy restaurant in Iran's capital, customers sip Coca-Cola through bending straws as waiters bring caddies to their tables full of Heinz ketchup and two types of Tabasco sauce. Welcome to dining in the Islamic Republic, brought to ...

Bosnian Muslims mark 24th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

By DARKO BANDIC Associated Press SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered in Bosnia on Thursday to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II. Relatives of the more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim ...

Diplomats shaken for now after Britain’s US ambassador quits

By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The abrupt resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States over leaked cables critical of the Trump administration may have jolted official Washington, but it's unlikely to have a lasting impact on the U.S.-British relationship ...

2 runners gored racing with bulls at Pamplona’s festival

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish officials say the opening bull run of this year's San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona has left at least five people injured, including two who were gored by bulls. Red Cross spokesman José Aldaba says the most seriously injured were treated ...

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits

By JON GAMBRELL and NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran announced Sunday it will raise its level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions with the U.S. Officials also said the ...

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he is trying to find a way by July 15 to resume dialogue between Iran and Western partners. Macron's office said in a statement that the French leader spoke for more than an hour Saturday with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani amid a standoff ...

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88

By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on ...

Greeks vote in 1st parliamentary election since bailout end

By ELENA BECATOROS Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in the first parliamentary election since their country emerged from three successive international bailouts still struggling with a crippling nearly decade-long financial crisis. Opinion polls have ...

‘Let’s do it:’ 3 hours at the DMZ and a made-for-TV moment

By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — "Ok, let's do it." With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history ...