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MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters and bikers at a Rolling Thunder rally at the National Mall in Washington, Sunday, May 29, 2016. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press)

As in U.S., Trump draws strong reactions in China

China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, he’s only now emerging as a public figure, despite fame elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV show.

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In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, a poll worker leads a voter to an electronic voting machine at the Schiller Recreation Center polling station on election day in Columbus, Ohio. (John Minchillo / Associated Press)

Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll shows

WASHINGTON – Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election. That’s according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which helps explain the rise of ...

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SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2016

German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

VERDUN, France – In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, despite the bloodbath of World War I, their countries’ improbable friendship is now a source of hope for today’s fractured Europe. The 10-month battle at Verdun – the longest in World War I – killed 163,000 French and 143,000 German soldiers and wounded hundreds of thousands of others.

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Johnny Depp’s daughter defends him after abuse allegations

NEW YORK – Johnny Depp’s 17-year-old daughter has defended him after his wife raised allegations of domestic abuse. In an Instagram post Sunday, Lily-Rose Depp calls her father “the sweetest most loving person I know.” She didn’t specifically reference the allegations but said Depp has “been nothing but a wonderful father to my little brother and I, and everyone who knows him would say the same.”

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