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Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch....

Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel's defense minister said Saturday that Hamas leaders are the "only culprits" in continued bloodshed on the Gaza border, as the European Union and a top United Nations official made new demands to investigate shootings of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli soldiers, including the killing of a 14-year-old boy....

Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Saturday that his government is willing to enter into talks over social security reforms that have sparked four days of protests and clashes in which, rights monitors say, at least 25 people have died. A journalist covering the unrest was also killed....

World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117
TOKYO (AP) -- The world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died....

Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
BEIRUT (AP) -- Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities....

AP Analysis: Kim Jong Un tests Trump with latest nuke offer
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents, and it doesn't have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal....

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its hard-won nuclear arsenal....

New South African church celebrates drinking alcohol
ORANGE FARM, South Africa (AP) -- Dressed in a red robe and a gold-trimmed bishop's miter, the clergyman pours whiskey into his cupped hand and anoints the forehead of the man sitting before him....

French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103
DIEPPE, France (AP) -- The mayor of a city in France's Normandy region says a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" to allied soldiers injured during a failed World War II raid has died....

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