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Ivan Duque elected to be Colombia’s next president

June 17, 2018 - 6:37pm

Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia’s next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the nation. Duque captured almost 54 percent of the vote.

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Brooks Koepka's girlfriend has forgiven Joe Buck for his gaffe

June 17, 2018 - 6:28pm

After Brooks Koepka’s victory last year, Fox Sports' lead commenator Joe Buck misidentified Koepka’s girlfriend. This year he got it right.

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Disney issues seizure warning about 'Incredibles 2' for fans with epilepsy

June 17, 2018 - 6:14pm

After an outcry on social media, Disney has warned moviegoers that a sequence with flashing lights in Pixar's 'Incredibles 2' potentially could trigger seizures in customers with epilepsy.

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Brooks Koepka wins U.S. Open to become first repeat winner in 29 years

June 17, 2018 - 5:56pm

Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open, becoming the first back-to-back winner of the championship in nearly three decades and holding off challenges by Tommy Fleetwood and Dustin Johnson.

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5 killed in police pursuit crash in Texas involving undocumented immigrants

June 17, 2018 - 5:40pm

Fourteen people were in the Chevy Suburban when the vehicle crashed in Big Wells, Texas. Police said the SUV was traveling more than 100 mph when it ran off the road.

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June's #avgeek gallery: 33 cool aviation photos

June 17, 2018 - 5:12pm

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos from locations around the world.

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Are travelers cooling to the sharing economy?

June 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

More vacationers are opting to stay in a hotel, rent a car or take mass transit, and book the whole trip with a human travel agent.

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Too rich to use a regular IRA? Try this workaround

June 17, 2018 - 4:12pm

There’s plenty of upside to being wealthy, and at least one downside: At higher incomes, the IRS shuts you out of some of the biggest benefits of individual retirement accounts.

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Blue Jays sweep Nationals with 8-6 victory

June 17, 2018 - 4:03pm

Sunday's Baseball Capsules

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Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

June 17, 2018 - 4:03pm

Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds

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Suarez homers, Votto drives in 2 as Reds edge Pirates 8-6

June 17, 2018 - 4:01pm

Eugenio Suarez homered in the second straight game and Joey Votto celebrated his 1,500th appearance in the major leagues by going 2 for 4 with two RBIs as the Cincinnati Reds held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6.

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'Jesus wept': Today's Toon

June 17, 2018 - 3:57pm

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Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres 4-1

June 17, 2018 - 3:56pm

Julio Teheran pitched six no-hit innings before being pulled from his first start since coming off the disabled list, and Atlanta relievers gave up six hits while the Braves finished off a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres

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World Cup fans celebrating in Mexico City may have caused artificial earthquake

June 17, 2018 - 3:42pm

Two monitoring stations in Mexico City picked up what appears to be an artificial earthquake as fans celebrated during Sunday's World Cup game.

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American grad student held in Vietnam after street protest

June 17, 2018 - 3:39pm

The family of an American graduate student jailed in Vietnam a week ago for his role in an anti-government protest called on the Trump administration to ask Hanoi officials to resolve his case. Will Nguyen, 32, of Los Angeles was arrested June 10.

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Waymo self-driving vehicle involved in Arizona crash

June 17, 2018 - 3:38pm

The driver of the vehicle that crashed into the Waymo vehicle in Mesa, Arizona, was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. One child was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Warner Bros. crackdown puts Dark Mark over Harry Potter festivals

June 17, 2018 - 2:35pm

Harry Potter fans are upset with Warner Bros., as the Hollywood studio has stepped in to halt unofficial festivals celebrating the book and movie franchise.

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The most outrageous red-carpet looks from the MTV Movie & TV Awards

June 17, 2018 - 2:07pm

Tiffany Haddish, Kim Kardashian and Alison Brie showed off plenty of skin at Saturday's red-carpet arrivals for the MTV Movie & TV Awards, which air Monday night.

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Father's Day used to highlight fight against Trump policy that separates migrant families

June 17, 2018 - 1:52pm

The Trump administration policy that separates migrant children from their parents began in May to discourage parents from bringing children across the border illegally. Activities on Father's Day, dubbed #FathersDayofAction, included congressional visits to detention centers, marches and vigils.

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Is Mexico the real deal? Upset of Germany could be the start of a deep World Cup run

June 17, 2018 - 1:13pm

El Tri consistently underachieves in the World Cup, but a miraculous defeat of Germany in their first match in Russia shows that things are different.

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