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World Sep 09Far-right Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
A far-right Norwegian lawmaker says he has nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East.
World May 07Suspect claims Norway mosque attack was ’emergency justice’
A Norwegian man suspected of killing his ethnic Chinese stepsister and then opening fire in an Oslo mosque says he acted out of “emergency justice.”…
Arts Mar 09Max von Sydow, ‘Exorcist’ actor and Bergman film collaborator, dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 90. He was known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman.
Economy Oct 14Nobel awarded to 3 economists for work to alleviate poverty
The Nobel Economics Prize was awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for their studies on poverty. Duflo is the second woman to win the economics prize.
Health Oct 07Nobel Medicine prize awarded to 3 scientists for learning how cells use oxygen
The prize winners' work has paved the way for new strategies to fight anemia, cancer and other diseases.
World Aug 21Danes criticize Trump for canceling visit over Greenland
Former Danish officials and ordinary Danes said Trump's decision to cancel a trip to Denmark next month because the country dismissed his idea of buying Greenland is 'immature' and 'insulting.'…
World May 20Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks’ Assange
Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange she would issue a European arrest warrant.
World May 13Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks’ Assange
Swedish prosecutors are seeking Julian Assange's extradition after he has served his 50-week prison term in Britain for jumping bail.
World Oct 01Jean-Claude Arnault, man at center of Nobel Literature scandal, convicted of rape
The case began in November, when 18 women came forward in a Swedish newspaper with sex abuse accusations against Jean-Claude Arnault.
World Jul 03NATO allies defend military spending amid Trump criticism
BRUSSELS — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week.