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BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK minister says Brexit bill can pass Parliament

BRUSSELS — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7 p.m. Britain’s environmental secretary says Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit bill can survive in Parliament despite strong opposition. Michael Gove said Friday he thinks the contentious bill can pass in Parliament although he did not offer details about how parliamentary support can be gained in … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: UK minister says Brexit bill can pass Parliament

GENEVA | UN hosts meeting of regional envoys over Western Sahara

GENEVA — The U.N. secretary-general’s envoy for Western Sahara is meeting with foreign ministers from Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania plus leaders of the Polisario Front over the future of the Morocco-annexed territory. U.N. envoy Horst Koehler, a former German president, hosted a “round-table” discussion among the attendees at the first U.N.-hosted talks on the territory … Continue reading GENEVA | UN hosts meeting of regional envoys over Western Sahara

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says nothing definitive in writer’s death

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on U.S. response to the murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump says the CIA never made a determination about who killed Saudi writer and critic Jamal Khashoggi (jah-MAHL’ khahr-SHOHK’-jee). He says intelligence officials never had anything “definitive.” Trump was questioned at the White … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says nothing definitive in writer’s death

MOSCOW | Putin praises Russian GRU military intel for its 100 years

MOSCOW  — President Vladimir Putin congratulated Russia‘s GRU military intelligence on its centenary Friday, hailing the agency that has been accused by the West of election meddling, nerve agent poisonings and hacking attacks against chemical weapons probes and anti-doping sports bodies. “I’m confident of your professionalism, courage and determination,” the Russian leader said in a … Continue reading MOSCOW | Putin praises Russian GRU military intel for its 100 years

ST. LOUIS | Ferguson protester blames son’s death on lynching

ST. LOUIS— Authorities are investigating the death of a Ferguson protester’s son as a suicide, although a message on social media posted by his mother has sparked assertions that it was a lynching. Melissa McKinnies, who was active in the St. Louis suburb after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in 2014, posted the … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Ferguson protester blames son’s death on lynching

LOS ANGELES | Fall classic: Wild trip for Boston infielder Nunez in Game 3

LOS ANGELES  — This was a true fall classic for Eduardo Nunez. The Boston third baseman became a one-man blooper reel when he flipped, tripped, tumbled and sprawled Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series. “He was all over the place, huh?” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. All that, and he didn’t … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Fall classic: Wild trip for Boston infielder Nunez in Game 3

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea’s Moon ratifies deals with Kim despite backlash

SEOUL, South Korea— South Korea’s liberal president on Tuesday formally confirmed his recent reconciliation deals with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, triggering immediate backlash from conservatives who called him “self-righteous” and “subservient” to the North. Some experts say President Moon Jae-in’s move is largely symbolic, but others say it shows his determination to carry … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea’s Moon ratifies deals with Kim despite backlash

MIAMI | G League to offer $125,000 contracts to elite prospects

MIAMI — The G League will begin offering “select contracts” worth $125,000 next year to elite prospects who are not yet eligible for the NBA, a move that could slightly lessen the handful of one-and-done players at the college level. There is no determination yet on how players will be identified as potential targets for … Continue reading MIAMI | G League to offer $125,000 contracts to elite prospects