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Syria to send its UN envoy, military delegation to talks
Syria to send its UN envoy, military delegation to talks

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syria will send its U.N. ambassador and a military delegation to Russian and Turkish-brokered talks with the armed opposition next week....

Attack in northern Mali kills 33, injures dozens more

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GAO, Mali (AP) — A local official says at least 33 people have been killed and several dozen injured after an explosives-laden vehicle targeted a camp...

3 large earthquakes hit central Italy in an hour

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ROME (AP) — Three earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last...

Trump's populism won't work, says former Treasury chief
Trump's populism won't work, says former Treasury chief

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Lawrence Summers, the former U.S. Treasury Secretary, has warned that Donald Trump's threats to firms using Mexico as a...

The Latest: IMF chief says dealing with inequalities is key
The Latest: IMF chief says dealing with inequalities is key

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Christine Lagarde, managing...

Polanski to preside over French cinema awards ceremony
Polanski to preside over French cinema awards ceremony

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PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski will preside over this year's Cesars Awards ceremony, the French equivalent of the Oscars. The Academy of Arts...

Gambia's Parliament extends leader's stay in power 3 months
Gambia's Parliament extends leader's stay in power 3 months

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BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's Parliament has voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term in office for three months, even as his mandate was set to...

Hong Kong actor Andy Lau injured while working in Thailand

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong actor Andy Lau has been injured while working in Thailand. A statement from his representative said the 55-year-old actor...

China calls on US to bar Taiwan from Trump inauguration

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, underscoring...

States argue in court for more say over endangered species
States argue in court for more say over endangered species

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DENVER (AP) — A battle over endangered wolves in the Southwest is moving to a federal appeals court as judges hear arguments on whether states can...

Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US
Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a first in US

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DENVER (AP) — Denver is starting work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee...

Turkey: suspected gunman's capture aids security against IS

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's justice minister says the capture of the suspected perpetrator of the New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul will lead...

Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?
Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?

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SYDNEY (AP) — Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....

Indian court acquits actor Salman Khan of using illegal arms
Indian court acquits actor Salman Khan of using illegal arms

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Top Bollywood star Salman Khan was acquitted Wednesday of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a...

Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto head
Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto head

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of...

Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador
Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassador

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TOKYO (AP) — Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked...

Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of Nanking

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TOKYO (AP) — A fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was...

Asian stocks directionless, dollar steadies after slide
Asian stocks directionless, dollar steadies after slide

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday following a sharp correction overnight in the dollar that sapped investor momentum. KEEPING SCORE:...

Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days
Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind...

UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty

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BANGKOK (AP) — A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international...

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