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Sri Lanka militants set off bombs during raid, killing 15

Sri Lanka militants set off bombs during raid, killing 15

AMPARA, Sri Lanka — Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country's east, leaving behind a grisly discovery Saturday: 15 bodies, including six chil

Striking Chicago musicians and symphony reach tentative deal

CHICAGO — Negotiators for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and musicians have reached an agreement to end a nearly seven-week strike. A spokesman for the musicians says a ratification vote on the five-year deal will be held Saturday.
Trump, Japanese leader cap visit with golf outing

Trump, Japanese leader cap visit with golf outing

STERLING, Va. — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared their love of golf on a sunny, windy Saturday at the president's northern Virginia course.

Pakistan suspends anti-polio drive after attacks on workers

ISLAMABAD — Pakistani health officials say the country has suspended a nationwide anti-polio campaign after a health worker and two policemen escorting vaccination teams were killed in separate attacks across the country in less than a week.

Police: 3 children shot as Oklahoma police fire at suspect

HUGO, Okla. — Three children were wounded in a police shooting Friday in Oklahoma when an officer fired at a man in a truck who was suspected of robbing a restaurant earlier in the month, according to state investigators.
Argentina's Fernández releases memoir ahead of elections

Argentina's Fernández releases memoir ahead of elections

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández has published a new book filled with celebrity anecdotes and shots at her main political rival just months before presidential elections in what many are calling the launch of he
Maine latest to ditch Columbus Day, honour Native Americans

Maine latest to ditch Columbus Day, honour Native Americans

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine joined a small but growing number of states on Friday that have renamed Columbus Day to honour indigenous people as part of a movement to recognize the dark side of colonialism in the Americas.
The Latest: Trump confident about new US-Japan trade deal

The Latest: Trump confident about new US-Japan trade deal

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is expressing confidence that a new trade deal can be worked out with Japan.