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North American leaders vow to boost trade despite threats

OTTAWA — Canada, the United States and Mexico on Wednesday mounted a fierce defense of free trade, vowing to deepen economic ties despite an increasingly acrimonious debate about the value of globalization.

Islamic State suspected after suicide bombers kill 42

ISTANBUL — Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul’s main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a turning point in the global fight against terrorism.

Lawmakers push for second Brexit referendum

LONDON — Two British lawmakers have begun moves to secure a second referendum on leaving the European Union, saying that voters must be given a chance to approve or reject the country’s exit plan before formal negotiations begin.

Suicide bombers target Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL — Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding many more, Turkish officials and witnesses said.

Ireland passport queries spike

DUBLIN — Ireland has seen a spike in interest from British nationals seeking to gain an Irish passport and remain a citizen of the European Union after Britain voted to leave the bloc, the Irish foreign office said Monday.

Iraqi army closes in on Islamic State militants near Falluja

FALLUJA — Iraq's army sought on Monday to eliminate Islamic State fighters holed up in farmland west of Falluja to keep them from launching a counterattack on the city, a day after the government declared victory over the militants there.

Norwegian court rejects Snowden on free passage

OSLO — Former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden has failed in a legal bid to win guarantees from Norway that it would not extradite him to the United States if he went there to receive a free speech award, a Norwegian court said on Monday.

Polls point to the UK staying in EU

LONDON — Britons appear to have voted in a referendum to stay in the European Union, opinion polls showed on Thursday, and prominent ‘Brexit’ campaigners acknowledged they looked likely to lose.

Tornado, hail storms kill at least 78 people

BEIJING — A tornado, hail storms and driving rain killed at least 78 people and injured some 500 in eastern China on Thursday, flattening power lines, overturning cars and ripping roofs off houses in Jiangsu province.

Labor union clashes with police in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — A violent clash between members of a dissident teachers’ union and police in southern Mexico on Sunday has left three dead and 45 injured, as law enforcement attempts to dislodge the protesters from blocking a highway.

Record 65.3 million people displaced

GENEVA — A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations refugee agency said Monday.

34 migrants, including 20 children, found dead

NIAMEY, Niger — Thirty-four migrants, including 20 children, have been found dead in Niger’s vast desert after being abandoned by their smuggler, the government of the West African nation said in a statement read on national television on Wednesday.

Pistorius walks on stumps in court as he seeks to avoid jail

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius shuffled through a Pretoria court without his prosthetic legs on Wednesday to show how vulnerable he is as the Paralympian seeks to avoid prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Locations of EgyptAir wreckage identified by deep ocean vessel

CAIRO — The main locations of wreckage from the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the eastern Mediterranean last month have been identified by a vessel owned by Deep Ocean Search, the Egyptian-led investigation committee said Wednesday.

Moscow police detain couple at memorial

MOSCOW — Two Russian gay men said on Tuesday they had been detained by the police for trying to leave a banner outside the U.S. embassy in Moscow to commemorate the victims of the Orlando shooting.