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High court won't take Nazi art dispute case

May. 20, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for a California museum in a dispute over ownership of two German Renaissance masterpieces seized by the Nazis in World War II. The high court on Monday declined to get involved in the case, leaving in place lower court rulings. A federal...

Royal praise for Dutch singer's victory at flashy Eurovision

May. 19, 2019 8:34 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s. Duncan Laurence beat out over-the-top, camp-filled performances from across Europe...

The Latest: Germans, Dutch won't ban Huawei despite US move

May. 16, 2019 9:49 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The German and Dutch leaders are making clear that they don't plan to change their stance on Chinese telecommunications company Huawei following an executive order by the Trump administration apparently...

US pulls nonessential staff from Iraq amid Mideast tensions

May. 15, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump...

The Latest: FM says Iran is committed to nuclear deal

May. 15, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7 a.m. Iran's foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal and criticized escalating...

Dutch Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar next year

May. 14, 2019 6:44 AM EDT

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula One calendar next year for the first time since 1985. The Zandvoort track on the Dutch coast, which hosted 30 F1 races from 1952-85, will be rebuilt in the coming months to host the race. It's not clear when the race would slot...

28 to remain on Scientology ship in Curacao in measles scare

May. 12, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Church of Scientology that is under quarantine following a confirmed case of measles. Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth said the group is required to stay on the 440-feet...

Otto Warmbier's father calls Kim Jong Un 'criminal Kim'

May. 10, 2019 8:41 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The father of American college student Otto Warmbier who died soon after being sent home from North Korea in a vegetative state said Friday that Kim Jong Un should be called "criminal Kim" — not "chairman Kim" which "makes me sick." Fred Warmbier told a U.N. symposium promoting...

BBC DJ fired after royal baby tweet with chimpanzee picture

May. 9, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A BBC radio broadcaster was fired Thursday for using a picture of a chimpanzee in a tweet about the royal baby born to Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry. Danny Baker, who had a weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Live, tweeted Thursday that he has been fired after posting an...

Tottenham stuns Ajax 3-2 to reach Champions League final

May. 8, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Facing a three-goal deficit at halftime in their Champions League semifinal, Tottenham's players only had to think back 24 hours or so to find a source of inspiration. "We saw Liverpool last night — it goes to show it's not over until it is over," Tottenham fullback Danny Rose said....