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Georgian demonstrators protest gay film in Tbilisi

MOSCOW — Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside a movie theatre in the capital of the country of Georgia to protest the showing of a film about homosexual attraction.
UN court says it has jurisdiction in Ukraine-Russia case

UN court says it has jurisdiction in Ukraine-Russia case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — In a legal victory for Kyiv, the United Nations' highest court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction in a case brought by Ukraine alleging that Russia breached treaties on terrorist financing and racial discrimination in east
Judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

Judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

NEW YORK — A judge Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities as a fine for misusing his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests.
UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

UK police identify truck victims; 10 teenagers among 39 dead

LONDON — Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details of those who died.
A$AP Rocky returns to Sweden months after assault conviction

A$AP Rocky returns to Sweden months after assault conviction

STOCKHOLM — A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl. Concert promoter Live Nation says the rapper will return to Stockholm "after tremendous support from the Swedish fans.

Nobel Prize winner Handke admits having Yugoslav passport

BELGRADE, Serbia — Nobel laurate Peter Handke has admitted that he had a Yugoslav passport in the 1990s, as Austrian authorities launched an investigation into whether he legally held on to his Austrian citizenship after obtaining the travel document
Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump.
Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300

Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 300

TEHRAN, Iran — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. The temblor struck Tark county in Iran's Eastern Azerbaijan province at 2:17 a.m.
Screenwriters honoured with film academy's Nicholl award

Screenwriters honoured with film academy's Nicholl award

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Five emerging screenwriters gained the film academy's stamp of admission into Hollywood with help from an ensemble of actors that included Tyrese Gibson and Rosa Salazar.
Greece: New bid to understand prehistoric engineering feat

Greece: New bid to understand prehistoric engineering feat

ATHENS, Greece — New excavations at an unusual prehistoric fortress northwest of Athens could hold the key to understanding one of ancient Greece's most impressive engineering feats, which converted a lake into rich farmland 3,300 years ago.
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