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Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- President Donald Trump said in a television interview to be aired Sunday that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs....

Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'
LONDON (AP) -- The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance....

Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's "militarization" of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession to Beijing....

Polish official suspended over image of Tusk as SS officer
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer....

Hobby-horsing craze in Finland manifestation of girl power
HELSINKI (AP) -- Sporting a black leather jacket, dyed red hair and a tattooed arm, Alisa Aarniomaki looks like she's on her way to a rock band rehearsal session....

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."...

Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians
CAIRO (AP) -- Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have increasingly become targeted by Islamic militants....

Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally
USSEAU, France (AP) -- French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who feel left behind....

Cuban military plane crashes, killing 8 troops on board
CARAMBOLA, Cuba (AP) -- A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said....

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there....

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