2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

CHICAGO (AP) — Two people have died in a drive-by shooting in the same Chicago neighborhood where separate shootings several hours earlier left five people dead, including a pregnant woman, police said Friday.

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Israeli PM limits settlements while announcing new one

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a slowdown of construction in territory Palestinians want for a state in a gesture to President Donald Trump at the same cabinet meeting where he approved the first new settlement in the heart of the West Bank in two decades.

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Disgraced Park downsized from Blue House to solitary cell

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For a person whose life always seemed to revolve around South Korea's huge presidential palace, the next several months will be lived on a much smaller scale.

  • Written by KIM TONG-HYUNG , Associated Press

EU: Fix key UK Brexit items 1st, then fall talks on future

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday raised the possibility of starting general talks on Britain's future relationship with the bloc as early as the fall if quick progress is made on key parts of the divorce proceedings — a move that grants some of the wishes of British Prime Minister Theresa May.

  • Written by RAF CASERT , Associated Press

Venezuela plunged into turmoil as top court muzzles congress

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans have been thrust into a new round of political turbulence after the government-stacked Supreme Court gutted congress of its last vestiges of power, drawing widespread condemnation from foreign governments and sparking protests in the capital.

  • Written by JORGE RUEDA and JOSHUA GOODMAN , Associated Press