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Thursday, May 25, 2017

AP US & World News

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens, an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded
Updated: 3 hours ago
Italy court nixes directors named for 5 museums after reform

Italy court nixes directors named for 5 museums after reform

An Italian administrative court has nixed the selection of five museum directors, siding with critics of a much-vaunted reform which allowed experts based abroad to compete for top posts
Updated: 3 hours ago
Mexican journalists caught in crossfire of rival cartels

Mexican journalists caught in crossfire of rival cartels

Mexico's drug cartels are fighting not only for territory, but for headlines _ drawing media outlets into gang feuds and making journalists even more vulnerable in a country that already is one the world's most dangerous countries for news workers
Updated: 4 hours ago
Retailers cheer GOP retreat on ending debit card fees limit

Retailers cheer GOP retreat on ending debit card fees limit

Restaurants, grocers and several lawmakers are celebrating the decision to make a key change to a bill that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis
Updated: 4 hours ago

2 smugglers who escaped US prison captured in Mexico

U.S. prosecutors say that authorities in Mexico City have captured two convicted cigarette smugglers who escaped a U.S. penitentiary in Virginia this month
Updated: 5 hours ago
Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas "where possible" in protest over the Australian airline's promotion of same-sex marriage
Updated: 5 hours ago
G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

G-7 leaders will be looking to build trust as they seek common ground after a year of seismic shifts in global politics.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Child actors take the Cannes Film Festival by storm

Child actors take the Cannes Film Festival by storm

Child actors have taken the Cannes Film Festival by storm, often equaling if not towering over their taller so-stars. It's the year of les enfants.
Updated: 5 hours ago
After Manchester attack, Aerosmith still on European tour

After Manchester attack, Aerosmith still on European tour

Though others are canceling events and concerts after the terror attacks at a Ariana Grande concert in England, Aerosmith have decided to still perform
Updated: 5 hours ago
NATO, the world's biggest military alliance, explained

NATO, the world's biggest military alliance, explained

NATO, the world's biggest military alliance, explained
Updated: 5 hours ago