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EU seeks U.N. approval to destroy migrant smugglers’ boats

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is seeking a U.N. Security Council resolution within days to let its members hunt down human traffickers in the Mediterranean and destroy their boats, a senior EU official said Tuesday. EU foreign ministers hope to have a U.N. resolution by...
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Senegalese in the capital flock to the beach for workouts

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No headphones needed. The sound of waves serves as a playlist for hundreds of fit, sport loving Senegalese who swarm to the beach daily in Dakar. It isn’t Muscle Beach in Venice, California. It’s Fann Beach in Senegal’s capital. Workouts...
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Saudi-led airstrikes don’t slow in Yemen ahead of cease-fire

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition kept up their airstrikes in Yemen on Tuesday, targeting the positions of Shiite rebels and their allies just hours ahead of the scheduled start of a five-day humanitarian cease-fire. Iran’s state news agency also...
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Kyle Busch to return to car this weekend in All-Star race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch will run the All-Star race this weekend, his first competition since he was seriously injured in a crash at Daytona nearly three month ago. Busch will drive his No. 18 Toyota in Saturday night’s All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He...
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New Orleans Pelicans fire head coach Monty Williams

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams on Tuesday, parting ways with a coach who had a strong relationship with the franchise’s marquee player, Anthony Davis. The decision came only weeks after owner Tom Benson congratulated Williams...
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U.Va. dean sues Rolling Stone over debunked gang rape story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the “chief villain.” Nicole Eramo, U.Va.’s top administrator...
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Police recover gun from Zimmerman, 2 guns from other man

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police recovered a handgun from George Zimmerman and took two guns from a man accused of shooting at Zimmerman while both were driving, authorities said Tuesday. Police also released a 911 call in which the caller says the other man, Matthew Apperson, told...

Univision brings in Bill Clinton for advertiser pitch

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton, brought in by the Univision television network to talk to advertisers on Tuesday, urged companies to follow a policy of “radical inclusiveness” in their business dealings. It’s evident from politics and world events...

Bollywood meets Hollywood: Priyanka Chopra cast in ABC drama

NEW YORK (AP) — Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is heading to American television with a lead role in the ABC drama “Quantico.” “Wow. I’m still reeling,” she said Monday night at a party to celebrate the presentations in New York this week where...

TV food star Sandra Lee says she has breast cancer

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Food Network television star Sandra Lee announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and will soon undergo a double mastectomy. The popular lifestyle personality and live-in girlfriend of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo divulged the news on...