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Some Americans cheer Mueller's report, others feel let down

Some Americans cheer Mueller's report, others feel let down

PHILADELPHIA — The first glimpse into the special counsel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election did little to mend a gaping American political divide.

Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers dies at age 76.

LONDON — Influential singer, songwriter and producer Scott Walker, whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," has died. He was 76. The record company 4AD announced the death on Monday.
Pakistan charges former policeman in killing of male model

Pakistan charges former policeman in killing of male model

KARACHI, Pakistan — Pakistan has charged a former police officer in last year's high-profile killing of a 27-year-old aspiring male model whose death triggered nationwide protests by members of his tribe.
Afghan official: Taliban killed 33 troops, police in Helmand

Afghan official: Taliban killed 33 troops, police in Helmand

KABUL — A devastating Taliban attack over the weekend on an Afghan army outpost in southern Helmand province killed 26 soldiers and seven policemen, a provincial official said Monday — casualties the country's defence ministry has refused to disclose
New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will examine what roles guns, social media and spy agencies played preceding the attacks.
Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

Justice sought for 4 Dutch journalists killed in El Salvador

It was 1982, the height of the civil war in El Salvador. Four Dutch TV journalists linked up with leftist rebels near the town of El Paraiso, which had an army base on its outskirts.
Military-backed party leads Thailand's post-coup election

Military-backed party leads Thailand's post-coup election

BANGKOK — A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power, helped by an electoral system tilted in
Trump didn't co-ordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

Trump didn't co-ordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or co-ordinated " with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justic
Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the resort island of Bali, a conservation official said Sunday.
Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.