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AP names Scott Smith correspondent in Venezuela

MEXICO CITY — The Associated Press has named Scott Smith, a cross-format journalist from California, as its new correspondent in Caracas, Venezuela. ...
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US stocks decline, with GE pulling industrial companies down

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are lower Monday as General Electric and other industrial companies slide. Toy company Hasbro and competitor Mattel are tumbling...
WH: Trump likely not to visit Korea’s DMZ during Asia trip

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump plans to use his 12-day, five-nation Asia trip to encourage a tougher stance against the threat posed by...
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NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): ...
Poland commits to spend 2.5 percent of its GDP on defense

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's President Andrzej Duda signed a law Monday that will eventually increase the country's spending on defense to at least 2.5...
Egyptian president visits France, human rights a topic

PARIS — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is starting a three-day visit to France, where human rights are expected to be discussed along with economic...
Populist Czech winner may find scandals scare away partners

PRAGUE — Billionaire businessman Andrej Babis was already the second-richest person in the Czech Republic — and now he's set to become the country's...
China defends its trade with North Korea as permitted by UN

BEIJING — China on Monday defended its growing trade with North Korea as permitted by U.N. Security Council sanctions that say they should avoid...
The Latest: Business group endorses early Catalonia election

BARCELONA, Spain — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): ...

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