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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 have pledged to cooperate in clean energy research and promote global use of Beijing's currency as the United Kingdom...

Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group...

APTOPIX Spain Catalonia
APTOPIX Spain Catalonia

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Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont appears via video link from Brussels, on a screen during the electoral campaign for the Catalan regional...

5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania
5 things to know about King Michael's funeral in Romania

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — King Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in...

Malaysia Cosplay
Malaysia Cosplay

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People take part in a cosplay event at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Cosplay is short for Costume...

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(TNS) Tribune News Service International Budget for Saturday, December 16, 2017 Updated at 0415 UTC (11:15 p.m. U.S. EST Friday). Additional news...

Peru's congress launches process for president's ouster
Peru's congress launches process for president's ouster

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Lawmakers in Peru launched proceedings Friday to oust President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of...

Chinese Lantern Festival
Chinese Lantern Festival

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A man is silhouetted while walking past a row of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National...

APTOPIX Chinese Lantern Festival
APTOPIX Chinese Lantern Festival

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People are silhouetted while walking through rows of lanterns during the opening night of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the Pacific National...

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead
Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging...

N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions
N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state...

Family, classmates honor New Mexico school shooting victim
Family, classmates honor New Mexico school shooting victim

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Friday to celebrate the life of a 17-year-old boy killed in a shooting rampage earlier this month...

Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains
Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican...

Honduran protesters press government to cancel election result

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduran protesters on Friday blocked roads and burned tires to press the authorities to cancel the election victory of...

Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies

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DENVER (AP) — State lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico have begun revisiting their sexual misconduct policies. It's part of a wider effort by...

Appeals court gives life to man's Super Bowl tickets lawsuit

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man's lawsuit has offered a plausible legal argument that the National Football League's ticket policies for the 2014 Super Bowl...

With obesity on rise, Paris reflects on mirrored 'fatphobia'
With obesity on rise, Paris reflects on mirrored 'fatphobia'

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PARIS (AP) — France gave the world butter croissants and foie gras, yet it has often been a place where being overweight was seen as almost sinful....

Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunch
Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunch

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hard cash is tough to find in Venezuela as the country struggles with financial hardship. So residents in the capital on...

A decade into Mexico’s deadly drug war, lawmakers give the military more power

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MEXICO CITY — Thousands of protesters marched against it. Hundreds of human rights groups implored lawmakers to reject it. Even the United Nations...

Poland's senators defy EU warnings, approve judicial laws
Poland's senators defy EU warnings, approve judicial laws

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's senators approved legislation Friday that gives the government greater control of a top court and a key judicial body...

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