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Syrian government to resume anti-IS offensive in Damascus

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says that government forces are to resume their offensive against the Islamic State group in the south of the capital,...

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat
Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — International stars of acting, music and sports have urged Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in...

Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in hospital
Abbas, 83-year-old Palestinian leader, still in hospital

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian president's condition has seen a "clear improvement" after he was taken to hospital with a fever, an Arab lawmaker in...

Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake
Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he pieced together crucial...

Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate
Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro has won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote...

Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A Portuguese theater director has cancelled his attendance at a major cultural festival opening in Jerusalem this week over Israel's...

APTOPIX Iran Transgender
APTOPIX Iran Transgender

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In this Sunday, April 22, 2018, photo, Nahal, a 19-year-old transgender woman smokes cigarette on her balcony in Tehran, Iran. Nahal had hardly started...

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing
China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

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BEIJING (AP) — China launched a relay satellite on Monday as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon later this...

US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate
US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential...

Iran Transgender
Iran Transgender

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In this Sunday, March 11, 2018, photo, Amir Ali Najafi, center, a transgender man, walks on a sidewalk in downtown Tehran, Iran. Transgender men and...

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold
Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and...

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela presidential election

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MARACAIBO, Venezuela — Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won the right to rule the shattered nation through 2025, after the government said...

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election
Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his...

The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue
The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro...

Venezuela electoral council says Maduro re-elected in vote marred by opposition boycott, irregularities

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela electoral council says Maduro re-elected in vote marred by opposition boycott, irregularities.

Venezuela anti-government candidate Henri Falcon says presidential election marred by irregularities, lacks legitimacy

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CARACACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela anti-government candidate Henri Falcon says presidential election marred by irregularities, lacks legitimacy.

In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance
In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

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TOKYO (AP) — Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's...

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip
Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time last week returned from the mountain on Sunday and said...

Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world
Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday warned that "true civil discourse" is under threat around...

Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies
Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

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HAVANA (AP) — At morgues and in church services, tearful Cubans on Sunday mourned loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three...

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