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Shared grief and memories make Notre Dame a unifier online

Apr. 16, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As foreign leaders expressed solidarity with France as it mourned the damage at Notre Dame Cathedral, people around the world shared their grief on social media along with unforgettable memories from the Paris landmark. They posted selfies and family photos that were taken at Notre...

Russian court sends Norwegian man to prison for espionage

Apr. 16, 2019 5:58 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Tuesday found a Norwegian man guilty of espionage and sentenced him to 14 years in a high-security prison. Retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg was arrested in Moscow in December 2017 and accused of collecting information about Russian nuclear submarines for...

Putin outlines ambitious Arctic expansion program

Apr. 9, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday put forward an ambitious program to secure Russia's foothold in the Arctic, including efforts to build new ports and other infrastructure facilities and expand an icebreaker fleet. Speaking at the Arctic forum in St. Petersburg attended by...

Putin says he may weigh pardon for Norwegian man after trial

Apr. 9, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will wait for the trial of a Norwegian man jailed on espionage charges to wrap up before weighing pleas for a pardon. Frode Berg was arrested in Moscow in December 2017. His lawyer said that Berg, a retired Norwegian border inspector,...