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Russian prime minister submits resignation to Putin

Russian prime minister submits resignation to Putin

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a constitutional overhaul Wednesday to boost the powers of parliament and the Cabinet, a move signalling Putin's intention to carve out a new position for himself after his current term ends.
Hungary police seek drug dealing charges against 2 Dutch men

Hungary police seek drug dealing charges against 2 Dutch men

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police on Wednesday recommended filing drug dealing charges against two Dutch men arrested in August at a popular music festival.
Business as usual? How Europe's royals mix work and duties

Business as usual? How Europe's royals mix work and duties

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — As the British royal family wrestles with the future roles of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, it could look to Europe for examples of how princes and princesses have tried, with varying degrees of success, to carve out car

Guitars signed by rock stars taken from Florida storage unit

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been arrested after he tried to pawn a red California SG electric guitar signed by the members of rock band Van Halen that he stole from a storage unit, police investigators said.

US wholesale prices up slight 0.1% in December

WASHINGTON — U.S. wholesale prices rose a slight 0.1% in December as a jump in the cost of energy was offset by falling food prices.
Pakistan: 21 more bodies recovered in avalanche-hit Kashmir

Pakistan: 21 more bodies recovered in avalanche-hit Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan — Search teams aided by Pakistani troops pulled out 21 more bodies from homes destroyed by this week's avalanches in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, raising the overall death toll due to severe winter weather to 160 f
Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he was arrested in what is widely seen as a politically motivated prosecution.
Warren makes debate case: Democratic woman can beat Trump

Warren makes debate case: Democratic woman can beat Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa — Elizabeth Warren made a forceful case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive rival Bernie Sanders in a Democratic debate that raised gender as a key issue in the sprint to Iowa’s pre
Trump uses rally to defend Iran policy as Democrats decry it

Trump uses rally to defend Iran policy as Democrats decry it

MILWAUKEE — As President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night by defending his decision to kill a top Iranian general, the Democrats vying to replace him used their final debate before primary voting begins to argue that doing so made the co
AP Explains: Fight for Venezuela's National Assembly deepens

AP Explains: Fight for Venezuela's National Assembly deepens

CARACAS, Venezuela — With two men claiming the presidency for nearly a year, Venezuela's political landscape has been messy for a while now.