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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm and confident demeanor helped lead Kansas City to a long-awaited World Series championship in 2015, died in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday. He was 25.
Supporters of France's fractured Socialists voted Sunday to choose a presidential candidate with the party in danger of being reduced to also-rans as Europe shifts to the right. The two-round primary is viewed as a crucial test of the Socialists' ability to re-invent themselves, with their outgoing flagbearer President Francois Hollande deeply unpopular after five years in office. The presidential election in April and May is shaping up as a three-way battle between conservative ex-premier Francois Fillon, far-right leader Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, the 39-year-old former economy minister who is stealing the headlines from his former Socialist government colleagues.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed a vote Sunday on an explosive proposal to annex one of the West Bank's largest settlements, apparently to coordinate his policy toward the Palestinians with the new administration of President Donald Trump.