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Actresses Fan Bingbing, from left, Marion Cotillard, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz and Lupita Nyong'o pose for photographers during a photo call for the film '355' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
May 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — In one of the biggest sales of the Cannes Film Festival, Universal Pictures has acquired the female-led spy thriller "355," which Jessica Chastain has promoted as an antidote to male-centered action films. Universal on Saturday closed the sale of the highly touted project...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, Mount Rainier is seen at dusk and framed by the Murray Morgan Bridge in downtown Tacoma, Wash. The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has geologic experts along the West Coast warily eyeing the volcanic peaks in Washington, Oregon and California, including Rainier, that are part of the Pacific Ocean's ring of fire. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific "Ring of Fire" has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region. The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington...
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An Iraqi woman shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote in the country's parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 12, 2018. Polls opened across Iraq on Saturday in the first national election since the declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
May 12, 2018 - 12:44 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's national elections in Iraq (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Polls have closed across Iraq in the first national election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group. Saturday's vote — the fourth since the 2003 U.S.-led toppling of Saddam...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 12, 2018, Forza Italia party's leader Silvio Berlusconi addresses journalists at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome. According to Milan daily newspaper Corriere della Sera reporting Saturday May 12, 2018, a court in Milan has ruled that 81-year old former premier Silvio Berlusconi can run for office again, 5-years after a tax fraud conviction. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, FILE)
May 12, 2018 - 12:35 pm
ROME (AP) — A court in Italy has ruled that former three-time Premier Silvio Berlusconi is eligible to seek public office again, nearly five years after a tax fraud conviction sidelined him as a candidate and amid political gridlock that could result in a second national election this year. Milan...
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May 12, 2018 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A fugitive wanted in North Carolina was arrested in upstate New York after accidentally calling 911. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that 53-year-old Jesse Graham was taken into custody Friday night in Lyons, a town east of Rochester, by deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff's office...
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In this May 7, 2018, photo, UNLV associate professor Sheila Bock speaks the with the Associated Press at her office in Las Vegas. Bock has been researching how and why students decorate their caps and says the themes over the years have become increasingly political. From “Game of Loans, interest is coming” to “Si Se Puede, Here To Stay,” graduating college students are choosing to decorate their graduation caps, pushing against the formality of ceremonies and taking a stand on an issue before the thousands watching them cross the stage. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 12, 2018 - 12:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The black letters contrast sharply with the graduation cap's red fabric. They spell: "Vuela tan alto como puedas sin olvidar de donde vienes." "Fly as high as you can without forgetting where you come from." That's the message that Brenda Romero, who crossed the border from Mexico...
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An Iraqi woman shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote in the country's parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 12, 2018. Polls opened across Iraq on Saturday in the first national election since the declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
May 12, 2018 - 12:19 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Polls have closed across Iraq Saturday evening in the first national election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State group. The vote — the fourth since the 2003 U.S.-led toppling of Saddam Hussein — was marked by reports of low turnout and irregularities. Results...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, Khloe Kardashian participates in the panel for "Kocktails with Khloe" at the FYI 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Kardashian has debuted baby True on Instagram with a video snippet wishing her chubby-cheeked daughter a happy first month. The tiny reveal, complete with a flower filter, came Saturday, May 12, 2018 as allegations swirl that the reality star's NBA boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, cheated on her while she was pregnant. The two have been spotted out regularly since True was born April 12. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2018 - 12:01 pm
Khloe Kardashian has debuted baby True on Instagram with a video snippet wishing her chubby-cheeked daughter a happy first month. The tiny reveal, complete with a flower filter, came Saturday as allegations swirl that the reality star's NBA boyfriend, Tristan Thompson, cheated on her while she was...
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FILE- In this June 27, 2008 file image from TV, the demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea. North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Saturday May 12, 2018, it will hold a "ceremony" for the dismantling of its nuclear test site on May 23-25 in what would be a dramatic but symbolic event to set up the summit meeting between Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump scheduled for next month. (AP Photo/APTN, File)
May 12, 2018 - 11:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un's summit with President Donald Trump next month. In a statement carried by state media, North Korea's Foreign Ministry...
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May 12, 2018 - 11:54 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Activists are rallying in Massachusetts, demanding more affordable insulin. The Boston chapter of the Right Care Alliance is rallying Saturday in Cambridge to call for an end to what the organization calls "insulin profiteering." The coalition of patients, health care...
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