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VIENNA | UN nuclear watchdog: Iran remains within 2015 deal limits

VIENNA  — The U.N. nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran remains within the limitations set by the deal reached in 2015 with major powers, aimed at keeping Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for incentives. In a confidential quarterly report distributed to member states and reviewed by The Associated Press, the International Atomic Energy … Continue reading VIENNA | UN nuclear watchdog: Iran remains within 2015 deal limits

Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is continuing to inch ahead in the slow-motion finish to Arizona’s U.S. Senate race. On Saturday night, she remained a little more than a percentage point ahead of Republican Martha McSally. She gained 4,000 votes from a batch of ballots tallied in Maricopa County as well as a few thousand from elsewhere … Continue reading Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count

AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 4 in Jordan, drive visitors from ancient Petra

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s state news agency says four people have been killed and hundreds of tourists visiting the kingdom’s ancient city of Petra have been moved to higher ground after heavy rains caused flash floods in several locations. The Petra agency quoted government spokeswoman Jumana Ghunaimat as saying two dozen people were injured and … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 4 in Jordan, drive visitors from ancient Petra

TAPACHULA, Mexico | Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico — Thousands of Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. were deciding Monday whether to rest in this southern Mexico town or resume their arduous walk through Mexico as President Donald Trump rained more threats on their governments. After blaming the Democrats for “weak laws” on immigration a few days earlier, Trump … Continue reading TAPACHULA, Mexico | Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push into Mexico

LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: Austria’s Kurz sees border as Brexit ‘tactic’

LUXEMBOURG  — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz say they still think a Brexit deal can be reached even though the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland has been an impasse in negotiations. Kurz and Rutte met ahead of a European … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: Austria’s Kurz sees border as Brexit ‘tactic’

KATHMANDU, Nepal | 7 killed, 2 missing after storm sweeps Nepal mountain

KATHMANDU, Nepal— Seven people, including South Korean climbers, were killed and two more are missing on Gurja Himal mountain after a strong storm swept through their base camp, Nepalese police said Saturday. A storm Friday night destroyed their camp and two rescue helicopters sent early Saturday were unable to land because of bad weather conditions … Continue reading KATHMANDU, Nepal | 7 killed, 2 missing after storm sweeps Nepal mountain

NEW YORK | ‘Legend” author Marie Lu has multimillion dollar book deal

NEW YORK— Author Marie Lu is continuing the story of her million-selling “Legend” series. Lu has agreed to a multimillion dollar, three-book deal with Roaring Brook Press, the publisher announced Friday. The first book is set 10 years after her third “Legend” installment, “Champion,” which came out in 2013. Currently untitled and scheduled for Fall … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘Legend” author Marie Lu has multimillion dollar book deal

PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close

PALU, Indonesia  — Indonesia’s search for victims buried in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city. Authorities say the official search and rescue effort will end Thursday with mass prayers in areas such as Balaroa and Petobo, where … Continue reading PALU, Indonesia | Indonesia’s grim search for disaster dead draws to a close