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Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks

May. 25, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country, the Norwegian government said Saturday. Norway said it will mediate discussions next week in Oslo, in an indication...

Norway says Venezuela's political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort

May. 25, 2019 3:16 PM EDT
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway says Venezuela's political factions will return to Oslo next week for mediation effort.

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup

May. 23, 2019 11:35 AM EDT

With a no-nonsense look etched on her face, Ada Hegerberg stares straight into the camera and says: "Now it's time for action." It's fitting the Norwegian superstar was chosen as the face of a recently launched campaign aimed at improving the profile and standards in women's soccer. Not just because, as the first...

US routs Denmark 7-1 at hockey worlds on DeBrincat's 2 goals

May. 18, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans' fourth straight victory during preliminary play at the world championships. Jeff Blashill became the winningest U.S. coach in world championship history in the top...

Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis

May. 16, 2019 9:13 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela's crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution. The Norwegian attempt to mediate...

Eurovision Song Contest decides this year's final lineup

May. 16, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned Europe's best pop act, following the event's second semifinal Thursday. The countries advancing to the cumulative show, held Saturday in Tel Aviv, are Netherlands, Sweden, North Macedonia,...

The Latest: Cuban, Canadian FMs meet to discuss Venezuela

May. 16, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland have met in Havana to discuss issues including the crisis in Venezuela. Rodríguez confirmed the Thursday meeting on...

24 in Morocco face trial in Nordic hikers' slayings

May. 16, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Twenty-four people went on trial Thursday in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that was then shared on social networks. The 24 were brought to the court in the coast city of Sale in armored vehicles and did not speak at the hearing,...

The Latest: UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters

May. 16, 2019 6:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6 p.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway are notifying the United Nations that four commercial ships were targeted and at least three of them were damaged in the territorial waters of the United...

German submarine inspected for damage after mishap in Norway

May. 16, 2019 5:05 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German Defense Ministry says experts are assessing whether any serious damage was done to one of its submarines after its rudder touched the ground as it was leaving a Norwegian harbor. The ministry said Thursday that divers have taken photos of the ship's rudder and it shows no visible...