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Mourners gather to remember woman killed at Virginia rally
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend....

Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban....

Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally
MOSCOW (AP) -- Breaking months of silence, the former Russian economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million bribe publicly accused the head of Russia's oil company on Wednesday of setting him up....

China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
BEIJING (AP) -- China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam....

Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals after mudslides
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people....

Greek firefighters close to containing wildfire near Athens
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's fire department says it's close to containing a wildfire that is burning north of Athens for a fourth day....

Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia....

UK leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming "both sides"
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticized President Donald Trump's remarks blaming "both sides" in weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, declaring that there's "no equivalence" between the two groups....

Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain apparently by mistake
MADRID (AP) -- HBO in Spain has aired, apparently by mistake, the sixth episode of Games of Thrones' seventh season a week ahead of schedule....

Burkina Faso stunned by another deadly extremist attack
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- The scene was all too familiar: Islamic extremists striking a popular dining spot while dozens of patrons, many of them foreigners, took a break from daily life in Burkina Faso. Victims were gunned down at random. Gunfire rang out for hours as special forces worked to secure the scene....

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