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Humanitarian groups meet at UN to discuss Venezuela crisis

June 3, 2019

UNITED NATIONS — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro. The Lima Group and t...

Body recovered from site of sunken tour boat

June 3, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian officials said divers recovered a body Monday near the sunken boat carrying South Korean tourists that capsized last week after colliding with a cruise ship. The agency leading the salvage oper...

German politician found dead; police say no suspects

June 3, 2019

BERLIN — Walter Luebcke, a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party, was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head outside his home in Hesse state, German authorities confirmed Monday. Authorities launched a homic...

Missing chess piece found, may fetch $1M at auction

June 3, 2019

LONDON — A chess piece purchased for a few pounds in 1964 has been identified as one of the missing 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen. Sotheby’s auction house said Monday that the piece could bring in between $670,000 and $1.26 millio...

Italian PM threatens to quit over in-party fighting

June 3, 2019

ROME — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on live television Monday he would resign unless the two parties in the coalition government set aside their differences and continue working on the government program. He was ...

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