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Drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman's lawyers split on extradition case
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a schism among some of the people he's counting on most: his own lawyers.... 5/28/2016 9:04 PM

Correction: Argentina-Operation Condor story
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- In a story May 27 about an Argentina court ruling on human rights crimes related to the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide's wife.... 5/28/2016 9:02 PM

Correction: Argentina-Operation Condor-Glance story
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- In a story May 27 about the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide's wife.... 5/28/2016 9:01 PM

Sicilian doc hopes baby who lost mom at sea inspires others
LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) -- A doctor on a tiny island off Sicily is hoping a 9-month-old Nigerian girl, who lost her mom at sea, will change opinions regarding migrants.... 5/28/2016 9:00 PM

The Latest: Champions League final heading to extra time
MILAN (AP) -- The Latest on the Champions League final (all times local):... 5/28/2016 8:48 PM

Sam Mendes: It's time for a new James Bond director
HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) -- Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond.... 5/28/2016 8:37 PM

Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years - even as it loses ground elsewhere in the country and in neighboring Iraq.... 5/28/2016 8:28 PM

The Latest: Child on life support after lightning strike
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):... 5/28/2016 8:24 PM

Militants blow up Shell, Agip pipelines in Nigeria
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- Militants blew up strategic gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip on Saturday in an increasingly fierce campaign that has chopped Nigeria's oil production in half, militants and residents said.... 5/28/2016 8:18 PM

Lightning hits children's soccer match in Germany, 3 injured
BERLIN (AP) -- More than 30 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck Saturday at the end of a children's soccer match in western Germany, police said.... 5/28/2016 8:02 PM

Italian, Irish, German ships save over 650 migrants at sea
ROME (AP) -- A flotilla of ships saved 668 migrants Saturday from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Italian authorities said - bringing the week's total of migrants plucked from the sea to a staggering 13,000 people.... 5/28/2016 7:57 PM

UN health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics
BERLIN (AP) -- The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus in hard-hit Brazil, arguing that the shift would make no significant difference to the spread of the virus.... 5/28/2016 7:49 PM

Iran arrest 8 people for making 'obscene' music videos
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly "obscene" music videos.... 5/28/2016 7:27 PM

Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park
PARIS (AP) -- Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said. He credited an off-duty firefighter with playing a critical role in getting medical help to the victims but some were still fighting for their lives.... 5/28/2016 7:07 PM

Champions League final: Real Madrid, Atletico resume rivalry
MILAN (AP) -- Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are resuming their intense city rivalry in the Champions League final on a hot and humid Saturday evening at San Siro Stadium.... 5/28/2016 5:42 PM

Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, opposition
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with Venezuelan officials and government opponents in an attempt to mediate the South American nation's political standoff, an opposition leader confirmed Saturday.... 5/28/2016 5:35 PM

Niger military kills 10 Boko Haram extremists
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) -- Niger's army has killed at least 10 Boko Haram militants after they tried to attack a military post in the country's southeast near its border with Nigeria.... 5/28/2016 5:20 PM

AP Analysis: Hopes for peace dim with new Taliban leader
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's government has offered the new Taliban leader a choice: make peace or face the same fate as his predecessor, killed in a U.S. drone strike last week. But Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada is a hard-liner who has used his religious credentials to justify the Taliban insurgency that has killed or wounded tens of thousands of Afghan civilians as a "holy war" and his succession has inspired little hope for an end to the bloo... 5/28/2016 5:02 PM

Palestinian leader wants time cap for any talks with Israel
CAIRO (AP) -- The Palestinian president said Saturday that if an upcoming Paris conference succeeds in relaunching the long-stalled Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, it should also set a time cap and mechanisms to implement their resolutions.... 5/28/2016 4:31 PM

8 Russian athletes test positive in 2012 doping retests
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Olympic Committee said Saturday that eight of the country's athletes have registered positive in doping retests for the 2012 London Games.... 5/28/2016 4:13 PM



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