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Russia votes to hand Vladimir Putin 4th presidential term
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) -- Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday isn't in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term - and many Russians are facing intense pressure to do so....

The Latest: Opposition candidate Sobchak votes in Russia
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Latest on Russia's presidential election (all times local):...

Significant moments in Putin's 18 years of power
MOSCOW (AP) -- A look at some of the significant dates in Vladimir Putin's 18 years in power as Russia's president and prime minister:...

North Korean diplomat heads to Finland for US talks
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A senior North Korean diplomat handling North American affairs was heading to Finland on Sunday for talks with the U.S. and South Korea....

India: Pakistan shelling kills 5 family members in Kashmir
JAMMU, India (AP) -- Five members of a family were killed and at least eight other people injured Sunday in cross-border shelling between Indian and Pakistani soldiers in disputed Kashmir, officials said, as the two rivals traded blame for initiating the violence....

Manila hotel fire leaves at least 3 dead, 2 trapped
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A fire that hit a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital on Sunday killed least three employees, trapped two others and forced the evacuation of more than 300 guests, some by helicopter, officials said....

Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's foreign secretary said Sunday that the trail of blame for the poisoning of a former spy "leads inexorably to the Kremlin," after a Russian envoy suggested the nerve agent involved could have come from a U.K. lab....

Philippine leader calls for abandoning Int'l Criminal Court
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked governments on Sunday to abandon the International Criminal Court, saying the world tribunal - where he is facing a possible complaint for the thousands of killings of drug suspects under his crackdown - is "rude."...

'Mr. Fix-It': China's new VP has tackled thorniest of crises
BEIJING (AP) -- Wang Qishan is known as China's "Mr. Fix-It," a trustworthy official deployed to tackle the thorniest of crises - from crumbling banks to deadly illness to high-level corruption. Those who've met him describe him as bold and probing, a problem solver who enjoys philosophical debates and has a wicked sense of humor....

Lawmakers say UK should consider postponing Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Britain should consider postponing Brexit because there may not be enough time to strike a deal with the European Union before the U.K. leaves the bloc a year from now, a key committee of British lawmakers said Sunday....

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