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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister urged the European Union on Friday to make security a priority and build an army of its own. Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke in Warsaw before heading into talks on EU’s future with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leaders of three other central European nations. The talks, in … Continue reading

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Rebels, civilians evacuating long-besieged Damascus suburb

DARAYA, Syria (AP) — Syrian rebels and their families began evacuating a long-besieged Damascus suburb Friday as part of an agreement reached with the government following four years of grueling airstrikes and siege that left the suburb in ruins. The surrender of Daraya, which became an early symbol of the nascent uprising against President Bashar … Continue reading

Shouts, charges of ‘stupidity,’ at Brazil president’s trial
Latin America & the Caribbean

Shouts, charges of ‘stupidity,’ at Brazil president’s trial

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A trial against Brazil’s president turned into a yelling match and was temporarily suspended on Friday after the head of Senate declared “stupidity is endless” and sharply criticized a colleague who had questioned the body’s moral authority. The second day of the trial against President Dilma Rousseff got off to … Continue reading

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
Politics

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton said Friday the charitable programs of her family foundation would continue, perhaps through partnerships with other organizations, if she’s elected president, even as critics argue that would present a conflict of interest. The Democratic presidential nominee, in an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” defended the Clinton Foundation, saying the … Continue reading

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
National / Politics

Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton defended her family’s foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American values. The Democratic presidential nominee suggested in an interview that the group’s programs would continue, perhaps through other organizations, even as critics argue it would present a conflict of interest … Continue reading

‘Game of Thrones’ composer creating ‘Gears of War 4’ score
Arts & Entertainment / Games / Movies / Music

‘Game of Thrones’ composer creating ‘Gears of War 4’ score

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The composer for “Game of Thrones” is swapping the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera. Emmy- and Grammy-nominated Ramin Djawadi has crafted the score for “Gears of War 4,” the forthcoming fifth installment in the intergalactic shooter series for Xbox One and PC. The prolific film and … Continue reading