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Ocasio-Cortez, Pelosi to meet and discuss working relationship

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, has sought a meeting with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discuss their relationship, a Pelosi aide said on Wednesday.

Women's Open needs sustainable business model to grow purse - R&A

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - The R&A sees a bright future for the Women's British Open but chief executive Martin Slumbers on Wednesday offered no promises that the championship's purse would be boosted any time soon to match the men's Open.

Hungary should move children from 'prison-like' transit zones - U.N.

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A senior U.N. human rights official urged Hungary on Wednesday to move asylum-seeking families held in "prison-like" transit zones on the Serbian border to other facilities in Hungary that he said are almost empty.

AS Roma sign defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta

(Reuters) - AS Roma have signed Italy defender Gianluca Mancini from Atalanta in a deal that could be worth up to 23 million euros (£20.7 million), the Rome-based Serie A club said on Wednesday

Ukraine says transport organiser of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Wednesday a rebel who organised the trailer carrying the missile that shot down a Malaysian airliner in 2014 had been captured two years ago and was now serving a sentence in Ukraine.

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

Health D-G: Taiwanese dental schools were never recognised under approved list

PETALING JAYA: Basic dental qualifications from Taiwanese dental schools were never recognised under the Dental Act 1971, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

U.S. complains after Russia denies visas to embassy school teachers

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia on Wednesday of using children as pawns, after Moscow rejected visas for dozens of new teachers at an English-language school set up by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies in Moscow for the children of diplomats.

Rose and Trippier to miss Tottenham's Asia tour

(Reuters) - England full backs Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose have been left out of Tottenham Hotspur's pre-season squad for their tour of Asia.