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BRUSSELS (AP) — Three new candidates for the European Commission have cleared a first hurdle in their nomination process after lawmakers scrutinizing possible conflicts of interest gave the go-ahead on Tuesday.

The new Commission — the powerful executive arm

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police have begun carrying out border checks at Denmark's crossings with Sweden after a series of shootings and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by people from Sweden.

Police

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McDonald's got tough on its former CEO, who was fired last week for having a consensual relationship with an employee.

Now, some workers say, the company needs to get tougher on sexual harassment in its restaurants.

On Tuesday, former

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, the Senate's first Asian-American woman and only current immigrant, is working on a memoir.

Viking announced Tuesday that the book, currently untitled, will come out in 2021.

Hirono, 72, will

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police have begun to carry out border checks at its crossings with Sweden after a series of shootings and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by people from Sweden.

Police spokesman Jens

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, the Senate's first Asian-American woman and only current immigrant, is working on a memoir.

Viking announced Tuesday that the book, currently untitled, will come out in 2021.

Hirono, 72, will

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MADRID (AP) — The leaders of Spain's Socialist party and the left-wing United We Can party say they have reached a preliminary agreement about forming a coalition government.

But the deal announced Tuesday still won't provide enough votes in parliament for

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday announced that his government has released three prominent Taliban figures in an effort to get the insurgents to free two university professors — an American and an Australian — they abducted three years ago.

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MILAN (AP) — Italian contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan is an apt poster boy for a new business by Italian insurer Generali to cover art works.

Cattelan appears on the campaign for the new business launched Tuesday, called Arte Generali, with only a gold-

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat.

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home

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