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FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine
By RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK
From Associated Press
May 23, 2018 10:24 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from researchers, Ukrainian officials and U.S. court documents indicates.

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in both Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund.

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has renewed its threat to pull out of a summit next month with President Donald Trump, saying it is just as ready to meet in a nuclear confrontation as at the negotiating table.

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Talks between President Daniel Ortega's administration and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of deadly unrest broke down Wednesday after government opponents demanded earlier elections and changes in electoral laws.

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian government-run media outlet reported early Thursday that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes hit Syrian army positions in eastern Syria near the front lines with the Islamic State group.

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's highly lucrative baby eel fishery is being shut down two weeks early due to concerns about illegal sales.

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse was detained Wednesday, security officials said in the latest in a new wave of arrests following elections earlier this year.

PARIS (AP) — Police are preparing to dismantle makeshift camps holding close to 2,500 migrants in the French capital, France's interior minister said Wednesday amid a debate over how best to respond to the unrelenting arrival of homeless newcomers — with humanity or muscle.

LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday her recovery has been "slow and painful," and that she hopes to return to her home in Russia someday.

GENEVA (AP) — President Donald Trump's top health official said Wednesday that the U.S. and global partners will "take the steps necessary" to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious diseases is one of the administration's top priorities for the World Health Organization, the U.N.

ROME (AP) — Italy's president asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government Wednesday, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League a shot at running western Europe's first populist government.

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away. David Friedman spoke with Israeli media at the new U.S.

ROME (AP) — The Latest on discussions to form a new government in Italy (all times local): 7:40 p.m. The law professor tapped as Italy's next head of government has confirmed the country's place in the European Union and international affairs, but says his first priority is to be the "defense lawyer of the Italian people."

MOSCOW (AP) — Syria on Wednesday dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and Lebanese Hezbollah militants from the war-torn country.

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The giant metal pots in the kitchen of a drab Bogota cafeteria are filled with simple dishes like vegetable rice.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican's decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying the Polish primate was "extremely" hostile to Jews and failed to condemn a 1946 pogrom.

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of people in Karachi attended the funeral Wednesday for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school.

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Two infected patients who fled from an Ebola treatment center in a Congo city of 1.2 million people later died, an aid group said Wednesday while asserting that "forced hospitalization is not the solution to this epidemic."

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's interior minister banned a local branch of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees from making asylum decisions Wednesday amid a widening scandal over the allegedly improper granting of more than a thousand requests for asylum.

WASHINGTON (AP) — First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf course.

LONDON (AP) — An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group went on trial in London on Wednesday, accused of encouraging attacks on 4-year-old Prince George.

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have evacuated a downtown area of the eastern city of Dresden after an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A group of foreign journalists departed by train Wednesday to watch the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them.