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Swimmer Lochte Wins at US Nationals After 14-Month Ban

STANFORD — Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, fresh off a 14-month ban. The 12-time Olympic medalist touched in 1 minute, 57.76 seconds on Sunday — 1.07 ahead of runner-up Shaine Casas — to earn his first nat...
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Expectations Low as Trump Looks for Win in NKorea Summit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will head into his second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un having reframed what would make a successful summit, lowering expectations for Pyongyang's denuclearization while eager to declare a flashy victory to offset t...
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Iraq Celebrates Victory Over IS While Grappling With Legacy

BAGHDAD — Iraq began removing cement walls from areas surrounding the capital's most fortified enclave Monday, opening parts of the so-called Green Zone to traffic in a symbolic move coinciding with nationwide celebrations marking the anniversary of the countr...