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    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader in the first two weeks of their trial, but the top lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the two women say they are unruffled by what has been presented in court so far.

  • The Latest: Spain to hold Cabinet meeting on Catalonia

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local):

  • After Obama, Israel’s Netanyahu relishing in Trump love fest

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Widely unpopular around the world, President Donald Trump can take solace in the adulation of Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu, who showers him with praise and even holds his tongue over issues Israel might normally complain about.

  • US-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS

    BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after commanders said they had driven the Islamic State group from its de facto capital.

  • FIFA probe: Al-Khelaifi confirms his presence in Switzerland

    PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says he will go to Switzerland next Wednesday to answer questions from Swiss prosecutors investigating the suspected bribery of a top FIFA executive for World Cup broadcasting rights.

  • Ex-rival endorses Democrat Tim Keller for Albuquerque mayor

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former rival has endorsed New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller for Albuquerque mayor.

  • Ex-US Sen. Bingaman endorses Damon Martinez for Congress

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Retired U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman has endorsed former U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez for an open congressional seat in central New Mexico.

  • UN, US failed to prevent ‘ethnic cleansing’ in South Sudan

    YEI, South Sudan (AP) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan’s Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country’s civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help.

  • Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in unprecedented wildfires this year in the Iberian nation.

  • Talk of ‘no deal’ Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

    LONDON (AP) — As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?