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Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

Stan Lee's former manager arrested on elder abuse charges

LOS ANGELES — A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.
Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

Bong d'Or: Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

CANNES, France — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's raucous social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday.

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest pri
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S.
Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

LYON, France — French police on Saturday hunted a suspect believed to have deposited a paper bag containing a device that exploded Friday, wounding 13 people on a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon.

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors

BERLIN — A U.N. maritime tribunal ruled Saturday that Russia must immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and free 24 detained sailors.

Heavy flooding in Afghanistan kills 24 people in 2 days

KABUL — Heavy flooding in Afghanistan killed at least 24 people and injured 11 others in the past 48 hours as a new wave of heavy rains swept parts of the country, Afghan officials said Saturday.

German official cautions on wearing Jewish skullcaps

BERLIN — The German government's top official against anti-Semitism says he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country.
US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

US moves to strengthen forces in Middle East to counter Iran

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the U.S.
'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy. "Here we go again," U.S.