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Correction: Israel-Palestinians story

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Jerusalem's...

3 militant suspects killed in raid in Russia's Caucasus

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MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says three suspected militants have been killed in a raid in the country's North...

3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station
3 astronauts blast off for International Space Station

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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a two-day trip to the...

Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 10 women in Yemen

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Witnesses and health officials say an airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition has struck a wedding procession east of Yemen's capital,...

Israel Netanyahu
Israel Netanyahu

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, Sunday Dec. 17, 2017.

AP Exclusive: Thought police instill fear in western China
AP Exclusive: Thought police instill fear in western China

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KORLA, China (AP) — Nobody knows what happened to the Uighur student after he returned to China from Egypt and was taken away by police. Not his...

Israeli workers strike nationwide to protest Teva layoffs

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national trade union is holding a nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva's decision to lay off a quarter of its...

Memorial, bonfire planned for New Mexico shooting victim

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A crowd is expected in northwestern New Mexico for a memorial service and bonfire to remember a 17-year-old student killed in a...

French sailor Gabart sets new solo round-the-world record

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BREST, France (AP) — French sailor Francois Gabart has broken the record for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42...

APTOPIX China Digital Police State
APTOPIX China Digital Police State

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In this Nov. 4, 2017 photo, residents walk past a statue showing Mao Zedong near billboards with the words for "Welcome 19th Congress," "Patriotism" and...

Chileans vote in fiercely contested presidential election
Chileans vote in fiercely contested presidential election

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans voters will decide Sunday whether to swing the world's top copper-producing country to the right or maintain its...

China Digital Police State
China Digital Police State

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In this Nov. 4, 2017, photo, a Uighur woman teaches a child Chinese language at a shop along an underpass in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang region....

Sydney man charged with brokering North Korea missile sales

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SYDNEY (AP) — A South Korean-born Sydney man was charged Sunday with acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting...

Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead
Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead

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TORONTO (AP) — Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on Canadian billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife after they were found...

Odebrecht: No sign dealings with Peru's president illegal
Odebrecht: No sign dealings with Peru's president illegal

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Brazilian construction giant at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal says there is no indication the payments...

Peru Political Crisis
Peru Political Crisis

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A woman vendor, right, tries to sell a national flag emblazoned with images of Peruvian presidents and Keiko Fujimori, with a Spanish phase "No a los...

[BC-MCT-INTERNATIONAL-BJT]

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(TNS) Tribune News Service International Budget for Sunday, December 17, 2017 Updated at 0100 UTC (8 p.m. U.S. EST Saturday). Additional news...

Billionaire businessman and ex-TV anchorman face off in Chile’s presidential election

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Chileans will vote Sunday in a runoff presidential election to choose between former President Sebastian Pinera and one-time TV news...

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU
China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

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BEIJING (AP) — Britain and China pledged Saturday to promote London as a center for offshore use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy...

More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest
More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices...

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