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PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower closed down on Monday after a man began trying to scale the Paris monument.A person could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red was just above him.Police said the climber was a male.It wasn't …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says U.S. support for economic development in Mexico and Central America is the best option for stemming the flow of immigrants.The United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America laid out a roadmap for regional …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S.So far, the Lincoln and its accompanying ships have yet to enter the gulf through the …
VIENNA (AP) — A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo.Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent the last few weeks in quarantine. He was chosen as a partner for Yang Yang, the zoo's 18-year-old female panda, …
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia was crippled by cyberattacks on government networks during a dispute with Russia in 2007. Today the tiny tech-savvy nation is so certain of its cyber defenses that it is the only country in the world to allow internet voting for the entire electorate, in …
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local):4:30 p.m.Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered eight migrants crammed into a hidden compartment in the roof of a truck, during a routine search at the border crossing with Serbia.The Iraqi men were found before …
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A Maldives court on Monday set aside the conviction and 15-year prison term given the former vice president on allegations he conspired to assassinate former President Yameen Abdul Gayoom.The High Court annulled the Criminal Court's conviction of Ahmed Adeeb and ordered …
NEW YORK (AP) — A broad slide by technology companies pushed U.S. stocks lower in morning trading on Wall Street Monday, extending losses into another week.The U.S. decision to ban technology sales to China's Huawei hammered the technology sector, particularly chipmakers. Investors are …
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce.The company has said it was undertaking a major restructuring, and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August.The company said that the plan will save …
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Baltic region's main news agency says a Russian military aircraft briefly violated the airspace of NATO member Estonia, near the Baltic Sea island of Vaindloo, and Moscow's ambassador to the Baltic country has been summoned over the incident.The Baltic News …
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Emboldened by his stunning victory last month, Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy moved swiftly Monday to dissolve the country's parliament, moments after he was sworn in as the country's new president.Zelenskiy, who won 73% of the vote last month, justified his …
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will pay armed Canadian police to provide protection to U.S. personnel at a ferry terminal in British Columbia, state transportation officials said.The Alaska Marine Highway System was notified in March that unarmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents …
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local):2:50 p.m.The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says it supports efforts by the agency's chief to restructure and find reforms in the …
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption.Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday when asked about the arrests that the Kremlin has coordinated …
VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Sarah Day is a school nurse with "street cred" when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates.Since she began communal living on Vashon …
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in Newcastle, northeast England, on Monday. Police said a 32-year-old man …
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces have opened heavy water cannons on anti-austerity protests in the capital city, as the government faces a looming fiscal crisis.Over one hundred protesters gathered Monday outside the Government House in downtown Beirut shouting "Thieves, thieves!" as …
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister said Monday that any American peace plan that ignores the Palestinian people's aspirations for an independent state is doomed to fail.Mohammad Shtayyeh's comments immediately cast a cloud over the American-led Mideast peace conference expected …
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.A sell-off in shares of chipmakers is pushing U.S. stocks lower as Wall Street begins trading Monday.Companies are taking steps to comply with the Trump administration's decision to restrict technology …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures.Public transportation agencies are using drones in …

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