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2 runners gored racing with bulls at Pamplona’s festival

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish officials say the opening bull run of this year's San Fermin festival in the northern city of Pamplona has left at least five people injured, including two who were gored by bulls. Red Cross spokesman José Aldaba says the most seriously injured were treated ...

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits

By JON GAMBRELL and NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran announced Sunday it will raise its level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions with the U.S. Officials also said the ...

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he is trying to find a way by July 15 to resume dialogue between Iran and Western partners. Macron's office said in a statement that the French leader spoke for more than an hour Saturday with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani amid a standoff ...

Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88

By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died on ...

Greeks vote in 1st parliamentary election since bailout end

By ELENA BECATOROS Associated Press ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in the first parliamentary election since their country emerged from three successive international bailouts still struggling with a crippling nearly decade-long financial crisis. Opinion polls have ...

‘Let’s do it:’ 3 hours at the DMZ and a made-for-TV moment

By ZEKE MILLER and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — "Ok, let's do it." With those words, a deliberate step and a pat on the arm of Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea on Sunday as the two made history ...

Hong Kong protesters block roads before handover ceremony

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong pushed barriers and dumpsters into the streets early Monday morning in an apparent bid to block access to a symbolically important ceremony marking the anniversary of the return of the former British colony to China. Police in riot gear faced them in ...

Drowned migrants return to El Salvador for burial

By MARCOS ALEMAN Associated Press LA HACHADURA, El Salvador (AP) — The bodies of the father and daughter who drowned together last week while trying to cross the Rio Grande to the U.S. returned to El Salvador on Sunday for burial. Photographs of Valeria, face down with her little arm ...

At least 7 dead as Sudanese stage protests against army rule

By HUSSEIN MALLA and SAMY MAGDY Associated Press KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan's capital and elsewhere in the country Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir. A ...

Rescue ship captain held in Italy attracts donors, defenders

By FRANK JORDANS Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a police boat ...