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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

New DEP secretary says there's no conflict in political side businesses

New DEP secretary says there's no conflict in political side businesses

TALLAHASSEE — When Noah Valenstein, the newly appointed head of the Department of Environmental Protection, was applying in April to be the state's top environmental regulator, he left one thing off the application: Companies he started and his...
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Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage

Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, making the island the first place in Asia to recognize such unions
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Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city
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German parliament group scraps Turkey trip at last minute

A deputy speaker of Germany's parliament says a parliamentary delegation scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey after finding out at the last minute it couldn't hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish parliament building
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The Latest: Duterte says skirmishes with militants ongoing

The Latest: Duterte says skirmishes with militants ongoing

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says "we are in a state of emergency" and skirmishes with Muslim militants who attacked a southern city are continuing.
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China's Geely buys stakes in Malaysia's Proton, Lotus

China's Geely buys stakes in Malaysia's Proton, Lotus

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton
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Myanmar ethnic groups, government meet for peace talks

Myanmar ethnic groups, government meet for peace talks

Representatives from Myanmar's ethic rebel groups and the government have gathered in the capital for peace talks aimed at ending decades of ethnic rebellions in the country
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Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem

Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem

Israel's defense minister says he doubts the devastating bombing in Manchester will have any impact on European counterterrorism tactics because of the continent's "politically correct" character
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says 'we are in state of emergency' and skirmishes with militants are continuing

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says 'we are in state of emergency' and skirmishes with militants are continuing
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Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in Mosul

Iraq launches probe into allegations of human rights abuses by elite police force fighting Islamic State group in Mosul
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