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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The mayor of San Juan says Wednesday's Cleveland-Minnesota game at Hiram Bithorn Stadium will be played as scheduled, despite an island-wide blackout that hit Puerto Rico.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.

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LONDON (AP) — The flags of more than 50 nations flew outside Buckingham Palace on Thursday as Queen Elizabeth II prepared to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.

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FILE - In this August 4, 2017 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) listens to a question during a press conference in Budapest. On April 17, 2018 Gyarfas was taken into custody by t…

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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2015 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) holds a press conference about the construction works of Duna Arena, the main site of the Budapest 2017 World Aquat…

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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 1997 file picture late Hungarian media entrepreneur and photographer Janos Fenyo attends a meeting of the National Association of Hungarian Journalists (MUOSZ) in Budapest, Hungary. On April 17, 2018 Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association…

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FILE-- 1997 file photo of Hungarian media tycoon Janos Fenyo, then CEO of Vico Corp, who was shot dead Feb. 11, 1998, in his car in downtown Budapest. On April 17, 2018 Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Fede…

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FILE - In this April 11, 2016 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, then President of the Hungarian Swimming Association (MUSZ) and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) leaves after a board meeting in Budapest. On April 17, 2018 Gyarfas was taken into custody by the Hungarian N…

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Una orca caza cachorros de lobos marinos en una playa de Punta Norte en la Península Valdés, Argentina, el martes 17 de abril de 2018. El ritual depredador de las orcas ocurre anualmente en la costa atlántica sur en marzo y abril, coincidiendo con el desarrollo de los lobos de mar cuando los…

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Una orca caza cachorros de lobos marinos en una playa de Punta Norte en la Península Valdés, Argentina, el martes 17 de abril de 2018. El ritual depredador de las orcas ocurre anualmente en la costa atlántica sur en marzo y abril, coincidiendo con el desarrollo de los lobos marinos que están…

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Una orca caza cachorros de lobos marinos en una playa de Punta Norte en la Península Valdés, Argentina, el martes 17 de abril de 2018. El ritual depredador de las orcas ocurre anualmente en la costa atlántica sur en marzo y abril, coincidiendo con el desarrollo de los lobos de mar cuando los…

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Orcas cazan cachorros de lobos marinos en una playa de Punta Norte en la Península Valdés, Argentina, el martes 17 de abril de 2018. El ritual predatorio de las orcas ocurre anualmente en la costa atlántica sur en marzo y abril, coincidiendo con el desarrollo de los lobos marinos cuando los …

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From right, Forza Italia party's Anna Maria Bernini, Silvio Berlusconi and Mariastella Gelmini address the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of …

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From right, Forza Italia party's Anna Maria Bernini, Silvio Berlusconi and Mariastella Gelmini address the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of …

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The League party's Giancarlo Giorgetti, left, and Gian Marco Centinaio address the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlus…

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Leader of the Five-Star movement, Luigi Di Maio, center, flanked by party's colleagues Danilo Toninelli, left, and Giulia Grillo, addresses the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senat…

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Leader of the Five-Star movement, Luigi Di Maio, addresses the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Be…

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From right, Forza Italia party's Anna Maria Bernini, Silvio Berlusconi and Mariastella Gelmini address the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of …

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Silvio Berlusconi leaves after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majori…

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From right, Forza Italia party's Anna Maria Bernini, Silvio Berlusconi and Mariastella Gelmini address the media after meeting Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of …

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Queen Elizabeth II receives Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London to take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Queen Elizabeth II receives Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London to take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Queen Elizabeth II receives Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London to take part in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Britain's Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall listens during a roundtable discussion where the topic under discussion was "An improved response to abuse by employers" before giving a speech at the closing session of the Women's Forum for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at the Q…

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El primer ministro israelí, Benjamin Netanyahu, habla durante una ceremonia en memoria del soldado desaparecido en el Cementerio Militar del Monte Herzl en Jerusalén, el miércoles 18 de abril de 2018. (Debbie Hill/Pool vía AP)

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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 30 de agosto de 2013 una vendedora de alimentos distribuye pesos convertibles, conocidos como CUC, los dos billetes a la derecha, y pesos cubanos regulares en su puesto en un mercado de verduras en La Habana, Cuba. (AP Foto / Ramón Espinosa, Archivo)

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ARCHIVO- En esta foto de archivo del 13 de agosto de 2012 un hombre enfermo es llevado en ambulancia al hospital público Calixto García en La Habana, Cuba. La nación isleña tiene un extenso sistema de seguridad social que brinda atención médica gratuita y educación, pero su economía está en …

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ARCHIVO - Esta foto de archivo del 2 de enero de 2007 muestra la sección de Miramar en La Habana, Cuba. En 2008 el gobierno levantó su prohibición a los cubanos que se alojaban en los hoteles de la isla. (AP foto / Mike Stewart, Archivo)

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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 21 de marzo de 2016 el presidente cubano, Raúl Castro, a la derecha, levanta el brazo del entonces presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, al concluir su conferencia de prensa conjunta en el Palacio de la Revolución en La Habana, Cuba. Castro y Obama…

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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 29 de marzo de 2016, Pablo Suárez Rodríguez trabaja en su taller de carrocería de automóviles en La Habana, Cuba. Recordó cómo su padre dirigía un negocio similar décadas atrás antes de que se permitieran ciertas empresas privadas. "Y lo enviaron a la cá…

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces early presidential and parliamentary elections for June 24, 2018, at the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Erdogan announced the snap elections, originally scheduled for November 2019, in a move that will ushe…

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces early presidential and parliamentary elections for June 24, 2018, at the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Erdogan announced the snap elections, originally scheduled for November 2019, in a move that will ushe…

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Rubble fills a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to cooperate with the fact-finding mission from the Organization for…

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FILE - In this Friday April 21, 2017 file photo, the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are seen in The Hague, Netherlands. The OPCW has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Bri…

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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Director General of the The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Ahmet Uzumcu comments on the organization being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, during a press conference in The Hague, Netherlands. The organization has been thrust once …

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FILE - In this Saturday, April 14, 2018 file photo, UN vehicles carrying the team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), arrive at hotel hours after the U.S., France and Britian launched an attack on Syrian facilities for suspected chemical attack against civilia…

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FILE - This file image released early Sunday, April 8, 2018 by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows a child receiving oxygen through a respirator following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria. The Organization for the Prohibition of Che…

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A baseball fan yells slogans asking for more beer, after the bar had closed during game one of a two-game MLB Series between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The mayor of San Juan says Wednesday's Cleveland-Minnesota game at Hiram Bithorn Stadium will be played as scheduled, despite an island-wide blackout that hit Puerto Rico.

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.

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Cuba's President Raul Castro observes a monitor with he day's proceedings during the start of two-day session of the legislature, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened the two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Castro. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A car drives by a billboard that reads in Spanish '¨Ít was, is and will be done,¨ with a picture of Cuba's President Raul Castro on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened the two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Castro. (AP Ph…