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Peru striker hospitalized after head collision at World Cup

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MOSCOW (AP) — Peru’s soccer federation says striker Jefferson Farfan has been hospitalized with head trauma after a hard collision with a teammate during practice at the World Cup. The federation says initial results “were favorable for the player” but Farfan was going to remain in the hospital so...


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Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

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JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. In an interview published in the Arabic...


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In about-face, Iraq's maverick al-Sadr moves closer to Iran

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric who emerged as the main winner in Iraq’s parliamentary elections last month, campaigned on a platform to end sectarian politics and replace it with a government that puts Iraqis first. Instead, he has forged a postelection coalition with a...


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Polls open in Turkey's high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Polls open in Turkey’s high-stakes presidential and parliamentary elections.


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Separated and deported: A father's story

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. CORRAL DE MULAS, El Salvador - Arnovis Guidos Portillo remembers the authorities in green uniforms telling him that this would only be temporary. They told him that his 6-year-old daughter, Meybelin, should really go with them, he recalled. The holding cell was cold,...


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Malaysian political icon Anwar Ibrahim hospitalized

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Prominent Malaysian politican Anwar Ibrahim was taken to a hospital after complaining of back and shoulder pain. The 70-year-old was being treated late Saturday following a trip to Turkey, said Fahmi Fadzil, a spokesman for Anwar’s People’s Justice Party. He said...


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Meet the Saudi women who advocated for the right to drive - and are paying dearly for it

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. JIDDA, Saudi Arabia - When Saudi Arabia’s women are finally allowed to drive on Sunday, it will be the culmination of a decades-long struggle by a group of Saudi feminists who suffered imprisonment, harassment and other hardships as they campaigned for that simple...


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Separated and deported: A father's story

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. CORRAL DE MULAS, El Salvador - Arnovis Guidos Portillo remembers the authorities in green uniforms telling him that this would only be temporary. They told him that his 6-year-old daughter, Meybelin, should really go with them, he recalled. The holding cell was cold,...


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Separated and deported: A father's story

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. CORRAL DE MULAS, El Salvador - Arnovis Guidos Portillo remembers the authorities in green uniforms telling him that this would only be temporary. They told him that his 6-year-old daughter, Meybelin, should really go with them, he recalled. The holding cell was cold,...


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Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


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