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World Dec 10Finland votes in world’s youngest prime minister, 34- year- old Sanna Marin
Seen as a liberal advocate for climate and environment issues, Marin was raised in a "rainbow family" headed by two women. She is the third women picked to become Finland's prime minister.
World Oct 05North Korea decries breakdown of talks US says were ‘good’
North Korea's chief negotiator said Saturday that discussions with the U.S. on Pyongyang's nuclear program have broken down, but Washington said the two sides had "good discussions" that it intends to build on in two weeks.
Arts Aug 02Rapper A$AP Rocky temporarily freed from jail
A$AP Rocky will be free until Aug. 14, when judges are expected to announce a verdict in the assault case against him.
Arts Jul 30A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty as Sweden assault trial begins
The Grammy-nominated artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, is accused of beating a 19-year-old man in Stockholm on June 30.
World Jul 26Swedish court documents unveil details of A$AP Rocky case
American rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men have been charged for allegedly assaulting a man in central Stockholm on June 30.
World Mar 24Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm
Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds…
Economy Mar 21Finland again tops list of happiest nations, U.S. ranking drops
Researchers say Finland has succeeded in generating a happiness recipe not simply dependent on economic and material wealth.
World Sep 09Exit poll projects mixed voter message in Sweden election
Despite estimates that Sweden's general election would favor an anti-immigrant party with white supremacist roots, the party was placing second in balloting Sunday.
World Jul 25EU officials to meet Trump, wielding a $20-billion threat
HELSINKI — Top European Union officials were going into a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday warning they are ready to put tariffs on $20 billion of American goods if he puts duties on car imports.
Nation Apr 302018 could be the first year in decades with no Nobel Prize in literature
The painful, though not unprecedented possibility arises from sex abuse and financial crimes scandals involving the Swedish Academy, the body that chooses the Nobel literature winner.