NEW YORK - John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose life and struggles with schizophrenia were the subject of the Oscar-winning movie A Beautiful Mind, has died in a car crash, US police confirmed Sunday.
WARSAW - Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on Sunday won Poland's presidential run-off, exit polls showed, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski on promises of generous social spending.
Cannes - French director Jacques Audiard's refugee drama Dheepan on Sunday won the Palme d'Or for best film at the Cannes Film Festival.
MADRID - Exit polls in Spain's local elections Sunday gave the "Indignado" protest movement a possible lead in a tight race for control of Madrid and Barcelona against governing conservative parties.
CANNES (FRANCE) - A French thriller spotlighting the plight of traumatised refugees building new lives, "Dheepan", captured the Palme d'Or top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.
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WASHINGTON - Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces "failed to fight" in Ramadi, which has fallen to Islamic State militants, and said the troops lacked the will to defend themselves.
NEW YORK - Nobel prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, famously portrayed in the movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Alicia in New Jersey when a taxi they were riding in crashed, police said Sunday.
KABUL - With a burst of confetti, dancers clap and twirl around a garland-bedecked groom as Afghanistan's wedding season kicks into high gear, but lawmakers pushing for austerity are bent on taming out-of-control guest lists.
DUBLIN - The once-dominant Catholic Church in Ireland was trying to come to terms Sunday with an overwhelming vote in favour of gay marriage, saying it needed a "new language" with which to speak to people.
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