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The Latest: Joshua knocks out Klitschko for title

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. Unofficial scores by AP’s Tim Dahlberg. (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his career to come back and stop Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round of...


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British star Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in 11th round of

LONDON (AP) — British star Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in 11th round of heavyweight title match.


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Under heavy security, Pope Francis celebrates Mass with thousands in Egypt

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. CAIRO - As helicopter gunships circled above, Pope Francis celebrated Mass here on Saturday with thousands of Egyptians, before ending a short visit aimed at bolstering the nation’s beleaguered Christian minority and rebuilding ties with Muslim leaders. For many of...


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EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

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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.” The 27 EU leaders in Brussels finalized the...


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Pentagon: blast kills US service member outside Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon. The Pentagon said the service member died from wounds sustained in an “explosive device blast,” stating further information would be released as...


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Pope's timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

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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...


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The ayatollah's favorite didn't do so well in Iranian presidential debate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Just a few days ago, hard line cleric Ebrahim Raisi was the contender to watch in the race to unseat Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. By the weekend, his candidacy was already in doubt. In the harsh, fast-paced politicking typical of Iran’s campaign season, Raisi’s...


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Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

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ISTANBUL (AP) — In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey’s telecommunications watchdog. The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) said...


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No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summit

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders ended their annual summit in Manila on Saturday without any sign that host Philippines raised its crucial arbitration victory against China over disputed South China Sea territories. President Rodrigo Duterte has said he would not raise the July 12...


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Prime Minister Abe says launch 'totally unacceptable'

(c) 2017, The Japan News/Yomiuri. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe strongly denounced North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch at a press conference in London on Saturday. “It is a grave threat to our country and is totally unacceptable,” Abe said. “Given that there may be further...


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