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 2018-01-16 09:13 

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Germany: new asylum seekers drop to 186,000 in 2017...

The German government says the number of new asylum-seekers registered in the country dropped significantly last year to some 186,000....

 2018-01-16 09:08 

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German Interior Ministry says number of new asylum-seekers dropped to some 186,000 last year...

German Interior Ministry says number of new asylum-seekers dropped to some 186,000 last year....

 2018-01-16 08:54 

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Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir...

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak praised his country's relationship with neighboring Singapore on Tuesday, but added a jibe for his closest rival in upcoming elections....

 2018-01-16 08:52 

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Hundreds of teens in Denmark suspected of sending child porn...

Danish police say more than 1,000 people, mostly teenagers, face preliminary charges of distributing child pornography after sharing videos and photos on social media....

 2018-01-16 08:51 

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France's Macron is forced to defend his migrant policy in wake of crackdowns...

He campaigned on a platform of welcoming immigrants, then presided over a raids on camps....

 2018-01-16 08:41 

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2 bodies recovered from collapsed building in Belgium...

Rescue services have recovered the bodies of two victims from the rubble of three adjacent houses in Belgium's northern port town of Antwerp after an explosion ripped through them....

 2018-01-16 08:29 

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France's Macron in Calais on foray into migrant dilemma...

President Emmanuel Macron is making a foray into the symbolic heart of France's migrant problem with a visit Tuesday to the port city of Calais, where hundreds of people hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain....

 2018-01-16 08:29 

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North Korea scoffs at Trump's 'nuclear button' tweet...

North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic."...

 2018-01-16 08:19 

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Russian pollster stops publishing results on elections...

Russia's main independent polling agency says it has stopped publishing results of opinion polls on the upcoming presidential election, fearing legal repercussions....

 2018-01-16 08:19 

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Japan city uses emergency system to recall blowfish packages...

A city in central Japan has used its emergency loudspeaker system to recall four packages of blowfish meat after discovering a fifth one contained the potentially deadly liver....

 2018-01-16 08:14 

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Israel reopens Gaza crossing after Hamas tunnel destroyed...

The Israeli military says it has reopened a key border crossing with the Gaza Strip after destroying a tunnel built under it by the Hamas militant group...

 2018-01-16 08:10 

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21 children injured in German school bus accident...

Police in southern Germany say a school bus has rammed into a house without braking, injuring 21 children....

 2018-01-16 07:59 

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Fire rips through maritime museum in Indonesian capital...

A fire ripped through a 17th century Dutch colonial building that houses a maritime museum in the Indonesian capital, causing extensive damage to its historical collections....

 2018-01-16 07:45 

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Freed on a court order, radical Pakistani cleric leaves jail...

Pakistani prison authorities and a lawyer say a radical, anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned since 2009 has left the jail in Peshawar after a court ordered him released this month on health grounds....

 2018-01-16 07:38 

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Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option...

Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible....

 2018-01-16 07:22 

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New US Embassy denigrated by Trump set to open in London...

The new U.S. Embassy in London, denigrated last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location, is set to open to the public....

 2018-01-16 06:23 

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Jewish child orphaned in Mumbai attacks makes first visit...

Moshe Holtzberg, a young boy whose parents were killed at a Jewish center in Mumbai during the 2008 terror attack, has returned to that city for the first time to visit the site of the attack with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

 2018-01-16 05:36 

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Melania Trump's fashion style true to her Europe roots...

Slovenian-born Melania Trump has been unafraid to go against her husband's "America First" agenda and stay true to her roots, if there's a message to be taken from her bold, foreign-flavored wardrobe in 2017....

 2018-01-16 05:29 

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US allies from Korean War meet on North Korean nuke threat...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles Tuesday with nations that fought on America's side in the Korean War, looking to tighten the economic noose around North Korea over its nuclear weapons even as hopes rise for diplomacy....

 2018-01-16 05:05 

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Pope Francis under pressure to confront sex abuse in Chile...

Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are ...

 2018-01-16 05:00 

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Leader of Britain's UKIP splits with girlfriend after Meghan Markle comments...

The leader of UKIP Henry Bolton says he has broken up with his girlfriend after she made disparaging remarks about Prince Harry's fiancee, Meghan Markle....

 2018-01-16 04:53 

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Volcano in Papua New Guinea little known, hard to predict...

People in Papua New Guinea are being warned that an eruption of a volcano in the South Pacific nation could also cause a tsunami....

 2018-01-16 04:21 

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Aussie dad with a hunch hired copter that found injured son...

The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods says he followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son....

 2018-01-16 03:43 

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UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies...

The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar....

 2018-01-16 03:15 

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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans...

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....

 2018-01-16 02:59 

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Oil spill from sunken tanker is expanding in East China Sea...

Several oil slicks have been found in waters around a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea in a spill that is growing....

 2018-01-16 02:57 

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Toronto police say hijab-cutting incident didn't happen...

Police are disputing an 11-year-old girl's claim that her hijab was cut by a scissors-wielding man as she walked to school last week....

 2018-01-16 02:43 

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Young Hong Kong activists in court to appeal prison terms...

Three young Hong Kong activists, including Joshua Wong, are making a last-ditch attempt to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city....

 2018-01-16 02:30 

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AP Explains: Catholic Church in Chile weakened by scandal...

When Pope Francis arrives in Chile's capital Monday, he will find a weakened Roman Catholic Church. As in many Latin American countries, the church in Chile has been losing followers to both evangelical faiths and increasing secularism. The shift has ...

 2018-01-16 02:29 

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Venezuela president orders probe of priests for hate speech...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for an investigation into Roman Catholic priests he says have made comments critical of the government....

 2018-01-16 01:53 

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10 workers die in bridge collapse, Colombian officials say...

Colombian officials say 10 workers died after a bridge they were building outside the nation's capital collapsed....

 2018-01-16 01:42 

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Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano...

Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of a Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption....

 2018-01-16 00:59 

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Myanmar says 1st camp for Rohingya will be ready next week...

A top Myanmar official said Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week....

 2018-01-16 00:46 

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Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him...

When Prayuth Chan-Ocha seized control of Thailand in a military coup, he vigorously denounced politicians as responsible for the country's ills and positioned himself and his fellow generals as the cure....

 2018-01-16 00:41 

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Venezuela forces take down fugitive group in deadly shootout...

Venezuelan special forces on Monday captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings in the capital last year, officials said....

 2018-01-16 00:34 

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Wallaby hops across Sydney Harbor Bridge, captured uninjured...

A wayward wallaby disrupted downtown traffic by bounding across the Sydney Harbor Bridge on Tuesday with police in pursuit....

 2018-01-16 00:24 

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The Latest: Small crowds greet pope on first visit to Chile...

The latest on Pope Francis' visit to Latin America (all times local):...

 2018-01-16 00:05 

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Russian, US and other ministers expected at UN meetings...

Two high-level Security Council meetings this week will focus on "confidence building" measures to deal with weapons of mass destruction where North Korea is expected to be in the spotlight and Afghanistan's partnership with Central Asia "...

 2018-01-16 00:02 

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Palestinian officials vote to suspend recognition of Israel, security cooperation...

The recommendation came in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision....

 2018-01-16 00:02 

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Venezuela president orders 2 bishops probed for hate crimes...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for an investigation into two Roman Catholic bishops for making comments critical of the government....

 2018-01-16 00:01 

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Conditions are horrific at Greece's 'island prisons' for refugees. Is that the point?...

Aid workers, local officials say Europe forces thousands to endure squalor to deter others....

 2018-01-15 23:49 

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Warning: Stifling sneezes can be health hazard in rare cases...

Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze....

 2018-01-15 23:03 

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Belgium: Explosion collapses building, injures up to 20...

Police said an explosion has torn through three adjacent homes in Belgium's northern port town of Antwerp and injured up to 20 people....

 2018-01-15 22:20 

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Pope Francis lands in Chile; protests expected over sexual abuse by priests...

Pope Francis lands in Chile; protests expected over sexual abuse by priests....

 2018-01-15 21:18 

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Quake jolts Greek capital; no injuries or damage reported...

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 has jolted Athens, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries....

 2018-01-15 21:13 

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France drops child sex abuse probe of soldiers in Africa...

French investigators have dropped an investigation of alleged child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic....

 2018-01-15 21:02 

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Tunisian soccer fans clash with police amid economic unrest...

Tunisian soccer fans have clashed with police in the capital two days after a match was canceled amid nationwide economic protests....

 2018-01-15 20:45 

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Families of missing sub crew ask Russia to continue search...

Relatives of some of the 44 crew members aboard an Argentine submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic asked Russia on Monday to carry on with the search two months after the vessel disappeared....

 2018-01-15 20:10 

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Erdogan says Turkey will crush the U.S. 'terror army' in northern Syria...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Jan. 15, the U.S. is trying to create a...

 2018-01-15 20:05 

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Security footage shows moment of floor collapse at Jakarta Stock Exchange...

Footage shows a mezzanine balcony collapsing at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta on Jan. 15....

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