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  1. German pol slams Trump's 'downplaying of Nazi violence'

    08.16 / 16:36 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    BERLIN (AP) -- A leading German politician has branded U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as "highly…
  2. Pence won't take questions from press in Chile

    08.16 / 15:34 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence's isn't expected to take questions from reporters after meeting with Chile's president - even though Pence's public schedule had listed a "joint press conference" with Michelle Bachelet…
  3. Kenya opposition says it will challenge election in court

    08.16 / 14:33 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's opposition announced Wednesday it will challenge the results of last week's presidential election in Supreme Court and wage a campaign of civil disobedience, saying it has decided to expose what it called a "computer-generated…
  4. Man recounts pushing fiancee away from car during protest

    08.16 / 12:37 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- With tires screeching and bodies flying, Marcus Martin shoved his fiancee out of the way of a car charging through a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville,…
  5. Mourners gather to remember woman killed at Virginia rally

    08.16 / 11:37 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last…
  6. Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally

    08.16 / 09:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    MOSCOW (AP) -- Breaking months of silence, the former Russian economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million bribe publicly accused the head of Russia's oil company on Wednesday of setting him…
  7. China's Xi looks to party congress to cement authority

    08.16 / 08:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    BEIJING (AP) -- In a ritual of summer, China's leaders have been holding an unofficial retreat at a beach resort ahead of a key fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second five-year term as party chief and move to cement his status as China's most powerful leader in…
  8. Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

    08.16 / 08:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the…
  9. Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

    08.16 / 06:40 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the…
  10. Israel builds underground wall after Gaza tunnel trauma

    08.16 / 06:40 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    KIBBUTZ NIRIM, Israel (AP) -- Israel is pressing ahead with construction of an underground barrier along the border with the Gaza Strip in an ambitious project meant to halt the threat of attack tunnels built by the Hamas militant…
  11. Iraqi Shiite cleric's Saudi, UAE trips show Gulf realpolitik

    08.16 / 06:40 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers' deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ago and thought at times to have ties to Iran, has two new stamps in his passport - from the two fiercest Sunni critics of Tehran in the…
  12. Cuba struggling to keep professionals from leaving

    08.16 / 04:39 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba (AP) -- Calle Marti is a modest half-mile boulevard split by a simple winding flagstone path that's bracketed by green grass, pine trees and curving blue cement…
  13. Zimbabwe's first lady accused of assault in South Africa

    08.16 / 02:34 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The wife of Zimbabwe's president has been accused of assaulting a young woman at an upscale hotel in South Africa, though she did not show up for court Tuesday as police had…
  14. Indonesia clinic gives relief to Muslims with tattoo regrets

    08.16 / 02:34 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    TANGERANG, Indonesia (AP) -- Each staccato rat-a-tat-tat of the laser firing an intense beam at the elaborate red, green and black dragon on Taufiq Hidayat's arm is, he prays, bringing him closer to…
  15. US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

    08.15 / 19:08 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its…
  16. Rhetoric over: Drive to ease NAFTA impact on workers begins

    08.15 / 18:08 chippewa.com Chippewa.com - World
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, President Donald Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade…