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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to supporters during a rally near the Kremlin in Moscow on Sunday. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko / Associated Press

Putin Wins Re-election To Remain in The Kremlin

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."
Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Photo: Matt Rourke / Associated Press

UK Probing Facebook After Cambridge Analytica Suspension

­LONDON — Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Shi Upsets Lin to Win All England Badminton Final

BIRMINGHAM, England — Seventh-seeded Shi Yuqi beat six-time champion Lin Dan 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 Sunday in a major upset at the All England Championships to win the men's singles title.

Myanmar Leader Welcomed to Australian Parliament House

CANBERRA, Australia — Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi was welcomed to Australia's Parliament House on Monday for the official start of a state visit that has provoked protests over her muted response to a military crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
Germany's Lukas Podolski after scoring the opening goal during a friendly match between Germany and England in 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: Ina Fassbender / Associated Press

Podolski Goal Powers Vissel Kobe to 1st Win in J-League

KOBE, Japan — German striker Lukas Podolski scored late in the second half on Sunday as Vissel Kobe beat Cerezo Osaka 2-0 for its first win of the J-League season.

Senators Want CIA to Lift Veil on Nominee’s Thai Black Site Past

WASHINGTON — Gina Haspel's long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency.
Versace has become the latest fashion house to eliminate fur from its collections, joining Gucci, Giorgio Arman, Hugo Boss among others. Photo: Luca Bruno / Associated Press

Versace Joins the ‘No-Fur Trend’ in Fashion

MILAN — Versace has become the latest fashion house to eliminate fur from its collections, joining Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss among others.

Southeast Asian Leaders Gather for First Australia Summit

CANBERRA, Australia — Southeast Asian leaders started gathering Friday for their first summit in Australia as the regional neighbors look for closer economic and security links and the host prime minister warned against trade protectionism.

Chong Wei Would Like Similar Treatment to Federer

BIRMINGHAM, England — Badminton great Lee Chong Wei wants his world federation to give him similar treatment to that which has helped Roger Federer extend his tennis career.

Messi Reaches 100 CL Goals, Barcelona Beats Chelsea 3-0

BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi joined Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League's 100-goal club after scoring twice to lead Barcelona past Chelsea and into the Champions League quarterfinals for an 11th straight season on Wednesday.

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