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Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Peru early Sunday, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas but causing only one reported death. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered in a vast nature preserve 57 miles (92 kilometers) east of the small town of …

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The Latest: Orban’s Fidesz nabs 13 of Hungary’s 21 EU seats

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on elections for the European Parliament (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Hungary’s National Election Office says Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s ruling Fidesz party has won 13 of Hungary’s 21 seats in the EU parliament, one seat more than in the 2014 vote. With 99.9% of the votes counted Sunday evening, former Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc …

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Overturning Roe v. Wade wouldn’t turn back the clock to 1973

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? Although far from a certainty, even with increased conservative clout on the Supreme Court, a reversal of Roe would mean abortion policy would revert to the states, and many would be eager to impose bans. …

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Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities said Sunday. The first tornado touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles …

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Rossi finishes second to Pagenaud in dramatic Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In the waning laps of a rage-filled Indianapolis 500, Alexander Rossi was pacing the field back to the green flag when he made a brazen declaration to his Andretti Autosport crew. “A bunch of hungry, angry cars behind me,” he radioed. “Little do they know I’m angrier.” The finish didn’t bring him any joy. Simon Pagenaud breezed …

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Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn’t stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. The “60 Minutes” correspondent tells CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday that things have changed after 18 months of dramatic management changes amid a slew of scandals and misconduct claims …

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Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89. Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death was confirmed by the Santa Fe Institute, where he held the title of distinguished fellow, and …

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Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske’s golden anniversary

Simon Pagenaud

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud gave Roger Penske a golden victory at the Indianapolis 500. He may have saved his job doing it. Pagenaud outdueled Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking, 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday that delivered an 18th victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” to the venerable team owner. The two swapped the lead five times over …

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US women beat Mexico 3-0 before starting title defense

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fans spelled out the message at the end of the national anthem, unfurling a huge banner behind the goal on the south end of Red Bull Arena: “ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR FOUR” it read, with a large gold star in the center. Ten prep games for the U.S. women’s soccer team this year ended …

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The right and the Greens gain ground in European elections

BRUSSELS (AP) — The hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades drew to a close Sunday with the anti-immigrant far right and the pro-environment Greens both projected to gain ground at the expense of the continent’s longtime political center. Turnout was estimated at a two-decade high over the four days of balloting across the 28 European Union countries. The elections were …

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