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Chopped off heads, torn out hearts in brutal Brazil gang war
Chopped off heads, torn out hearts in brutal Brazil gang war

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MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — Shortly after midnight on New Year's Eve, hundreds of inmates watched from a Manaus prison yard as the sky lit up with fireworks,...

Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO
Japanese Nissan executive tapped to replace Ghosn as CEO

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TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief...

Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them
Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

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DENVER (AP) — Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress...

Adopted kids see long-lasting effects of Romanian orphanages

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LONDON (AP) — Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared...

Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US
Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump dispatched his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on Wednesday on a fence-mending mission...

Colorado town's ban on topless women put on hold by judge
Colorado town's ban on topless women put on hold by judge

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DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge has blocked a college town's law against women going topless, saying the law is likely unconstitutional. U.S. District...

David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards
David Bowie honors, George Michael tribute top Brit Awards

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LONDON (AP) — The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent Wednesday — but...

End of the euro? French candidate plots return of the franc
End of the euro? French candidate plots return of the franc

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PARIS (AP) — If Marine Le Pen has her way, the French will soon pay for their baguettes with francs, not euros. The presidential candidate from the...

China's thriving SUV-only automaker looks to global growth
China's thriving SUV-only automaker looks to global growth

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BAODING, China (AP) — Wei Jianjun is the chief matchmaker in China's love affair with the SUV. A decade ago, the chairman of Great Wall Motors Ltd....

The Latest: UN aid convoys increase; access woes continue
The Latest: UN aid convoys increase; access woes continue

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GENEVA (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 11:25 p.m. The United Nations' humanitarian chief says more aid convoys have been...

The Latest: David Bowie awarded British album of the year
The Latest: David Bowie awarded British album of the year

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards ceremony (all times local): 9:42 p.m. The Brit Award for album of the year has been awarded to David...

UN Syria envoy not expecting breakthrough at Geneva talks
UN Syria envoy not expecting breakthrough at Geneva talks

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GENEVA (AP) — Playing down expectations, the U.N. envoy for Syria said Wednesday he's not expecting a breakthrough in the first U.N.-mediated peace...

Body of Egypt's so-called Blind Sheikh brought home from US
Body of Egypt's so-called Blind Sheikh brought home from US

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CAIRO (AP) — The body of a blind Egyptian cleric convicted of plotting terror attacks in New York was brought back to Egypt and handed over to his...

Warsaw lists properties that pre-WWII owners can reclaim

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The city of Warsaw has begun publishing a list of properties that can be legally claimed by their pre-World War II owners — among...

Budapest to withdraw bid to host 2024 Summer Olympics
Budapest to withdraw bid to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Budapest will withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the race. Hungarian...

Italy faces potential sanction from EU for rising debt
Italy faces potential sanction from EU for rising debt

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Italy's government was put on notice Wednesday that it may be sanctioned by the European Union for not getting the country's debt...

Experts: Science behind 'abortion reversal' is flawed
Experts: Science behind 'abortion reversal' is flawed

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CHICAGO (AP) — Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven...

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps
Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to...

France: Le Pen aide charged in parliament jobs probe
France: Le Pen aide charged in parliament jobs probe

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PARIS (AP) — A top aide of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into money...

Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called off
Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called off

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus suffered another blow after the leader of the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriots...

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