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MADRID | Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

MADRID— One of the most anticipated matches in South American soccer finally came to a conclusion in Madrid on Sunday, with River Plate celebrating victory over fierce Argentine rival Boca Juniors in the twice-suspended final of the Copa Libertadores. Nearly a month after the first leg was played in Argentina, River came from behind to … Continue reading MADRID | Copa Libertadores saga ends as River Plate wins in Madrid

PARIS | Macron tours damaged Arc de Triomphe after Paris hit by riot

PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron visited the graffiti-damaged Arc de Triomphe monument and held an emergency meeting on security Sunday, a day after central Paris was hit by France’s worst riot in a generation. Macron, who was meeting with his prime minister and interior and environment ministers, has vowed that those responsible for the violence … Continue reading PARIS | Macron tours damaged Arc de Triomphe after Paris hit by riot

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Trump sets aside political differences in honoring Bush

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Donald Trump, the disruptive, anti-establishment president who spent years deriding much of what George H.W. Bush stood for, set aside differences in politics and temperament Saturday to honor the iconic American and former president a day after his death. Trump declared a day of national mourning and ordered American flags to … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Trump sets aside political differences in honoring Bush

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Putin and Trump chat at last _ and face off over Ukraine

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Russian President Vladimir Putin got his chance to talk with U.S. President Donald Trump after all — but their brief exchange over Ukraine didn’t accomplish much. Russia put on a brave face after Trump abruptly junked a much-awaited sit-down with Putin, blaming it on internal U.S. politics and “anti-Russian hysteria.” But … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Putin and Trump chat at last _ and face off over Ukraine

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Trump meets Chinese leader amid trade war

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping as the countries look for ways to ease an escalating trade war. Trump suggested to reporters just before the sit-down that at “some point” it … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Trump meets Chinese leader amid trade war

PARIS | The Latest: Paris protesters damage Arc de Triomphe monument

PARIS — The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local): 10:15 p.m. France’s prime minister has cancelled a planned trip to a major environmental conference in Poland on Sunday in the wake of his country’s worst urban violence in more than a decade. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said he will send … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Paris protesters damage Arc de Triomphe monument