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Czech government again approves ban on smoking

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants….

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London’s Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against ‘Brexit’

LONDON (AP) — London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union….

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Man apprehended at Cologne airport for bypassing security

BERLIN (AP) — Police took a man into custody at Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport on Monday on suspicion he skirted security screening, in an incident that caused authorities to shut down all departures from one of the two terminals for more than two hours….

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Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people….

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Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine….

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US coach promotes wheelchair basketball in Gaza

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — A top U.S. coach is in the Gaza Strip to help set up the territory's first female wheelchair basketball team….

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As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief Syrian opposition negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the peace process that began earlier this year….

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Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A string of coordinated Taliban attacks on police checkpoints in the increasingly volatile southern Afghan province of Helmand killed at least 12 policemen, an official said Monday….

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NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, up spending

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — NATO's Parliamentary Assembly has urged alliance members to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness and to decide to better share the burden of collective defense when they hold a summit in July….

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IS bombings in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 24

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group targeted commercial areas in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 24 people in attacks that came as Iraqi troops poised to recapture Fallujah, a city held by the extremists group west of Iraq's capital….