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Actress Salma Hayek says she wants to protect Mexico's image

Actress Salma Hayek says she wants to protect Mexico's image

MEXICO CITY — Salma Hayek says she refrains from using social media to comment on problems in her native Mexico because she wants to protect the country's image.
Taylor Swift suspect charged in Trump golf course damage

Taylor Swift suspect charged in Trump golf course damage

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The man charged with breaking into singer Taylor Swift's Rhode Island mansion is accused of causing more than $20,000 damage to President Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course.
Afghans fear Trump's Taliban move means more civilians die

Afghans fear Trump's Taliban move means more civilians die

KABUL — The sound of the blast ripped through Kabul, in an instant wrenching the Afghan capital's attention from a nationally televised interview in which a United States envoy revealed the first details of a deal to end America's longest war.

Austrian writer acquitted of terror charges in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — An Austrian student and journalist says a Turkish court has acquitted him and two others of terror-related charges.
China keeps penalties on US pork, soy, eases some others

China keeps penalties on US pork, soy, eases some others

BEIJING — China on Wednesday announced it will exempt American industrial grease and some other imports from tariff hikes in a trade war with Washington but kept in place penalties on soybeans and other major U.S.
Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects.
No-spray zones divide French farmers from anxious neighbours

No-spray zones divide French farmers from anxious neighbours

PARIS — When tractors laden with pesticides and other chemicals start spraying the vineyards that produce fruity Bordeaux wines, Marie-Lys Bibeyran's phone starts to ring.
Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer

Antonio Brown accused of rape by former trainer

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida.
Tennis court to runway: Serena Williams hits Fashion Week

Tennis court to runway: Serena Williams hits Fashion Week

NEW YORK — Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena.
Mugabe's body heading home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial

Mugabe's body heading home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial

SINGAPORE — The body of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe was being returned to his homeland Wednesday to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Mugabe died Friday in a Singapore hospital at age 95.