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 2018-10-20 00:32 

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Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 dead...

NEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 58 people and injuring dozens more, police sa......

 2018-10-19 21:58 

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Ex-Navy commander gets more than 2 years in bribery case...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. Navy commander has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to accepting lavish dinners, drinks and the services of prostitutes in exchan......

 2018-10-19 19:43 

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Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikes...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group have killed and wounded dozens....

 2018-10-19 18:42 

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The Jamal Khashoggi I knew: mentor, bridge between cultures...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting in my suburban American kitchen, it is easy to feel that Saudi Arabia is a world away, that events at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul — as gruesome as they now seem to have ......

 2018-10-19 18:37 

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The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. election security (all times local):2:30 p.m.A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, throu......

 2018-10-19 18:06 

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US worried by voter-influence efforts of Russia, China, Iran...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials say they're concerned about "ongoing campaigns" by Russia, China, Iran and other countries to undermine confidence in American democracy....

 2018-10-19 17:17 

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The Latest: Caravan migrants turn back at Mexico border...

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):11:50 a.m.Thousands of migrants traveling in a caravan brie......

 2018-10-19 16:33 

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Hezbollah leader calls on Saudi Arabia to end war in Yemen...

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has called on Saudi Arabia to make a "courageous" decision and end the fighting in Yemen, saying the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in......

 2018-10-19 15:25 

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Ex-Interpol leader's wife: "Everybody in China is at risk"...

LYON, France (AP) — The wife of the former Interpol president who is being detained in China on bribery charges says she's been contacted by Chinese diplomats, who have told her they're holding a l......

 2018-10-19 15:09 

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EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judges...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench....

 2018-10-19 14:55 

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Poland moves closer to creating museum on Warsaw ghetto...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland have taken a step toward creating a museum to tell the stories of Jews who were imprisoned under horrific conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto by Nazi Germany d......

 2018-10-19 14:51 

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US and South Korea again call off a major military exercise...

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Pentagon and South Korea are canceling another major military exercise this year, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea....

 2018-10-19 14:48 

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What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken businesses' confidence in the country as a place to do business, ......

 2018-10-19 14:34 

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20 men jailed for sex abuse of teenagers in northern England...

LONDON (AP) — Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the city of Huddersfield in northern England....

 2018-10-19 13:17 

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Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court ruling...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Dozens of Hindu priests on Friday joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, defying a ruling from In......

 2018-10-19 12:34 

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UN Mideast peace envoy urges restraint ahead of protests...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United Nations' Mideast peace envoy urged Israel and the Palestinians to exercise restraint Friday ahead of protests organized by Hamas on the Gaza Strip's border f......

 2018-10-19 10:17 

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Turkey to host four-nation summit on Syria crisis...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says a summit between the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia will be held in Istanbul this month to discuss the conflict in Syria....

 2018-10-19 09:38 

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Putin's ex-bodyguard rejects TV debate after duel challenge...

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard has rejected an opposition leader's invitation for a television debate after challenging him to a duel....

 2018-10-19 09:21 

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In South Africa, a city plans to seize land in 'test case'...

EKURHULENI, South Africa (AP) — As South Africa's passionate debate over land redistribution grows, one city outside Johannesburg is preparing what the mayor calls a "test case" for the nation — th......

 2018-10-19 08:41 

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The Latest: Afghan polling in Kandahar postponed over attack...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country's parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local):1 p.m.Afghanistan's election commission has post......

 2018-10-19 08:34 

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Macedonian lawmakers gear up for vote to amend constitution...

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's parliament is resuming a debate on proposed constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia, changes that would allow it to join NATO following a d......

 2018-10-19 08:11 

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Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released from UK prison...

LONDON (AP) — Anjem Choudary, a radical preacher convicted of inviting support for the Islamic State group, has been released from a British prison....

 2018-10-19 07:45 

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Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury...

BERLIN (AP) — Final preparations are underway for the launch of a joint-European and Japanese mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun....

 2018-10-19 07:14 

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Copter crashes on USS Ronald Reagan in Asia, sailors hurt...

TOKYO (AP) — An U.S. Navy helicopter has crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors....

 2018-10-19 06:18 

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A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Saturday...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan is holding parliamentary elections on Saturday despite deep security concerns and ongoing fighting in as many as 20 out of the country's 34 provinces....

 2018-10-19 06:10 

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Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruption...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans will return to the polls for parliamentary elections on Saturday, hoping to bring change to a corrupt government that has lost nearly half the country to the Talib......

 2018-10-19 05:37 

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Taliban attack kills Afghan officials, US general unhurt...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan was reeling Friday, a day after an audacious assassination claimed by the Taliban that killed two senior officials in Kandahar province while the top U.S. comm......

 2018-10-19 04:21 

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Malaysia ex-Deputy PM charged with graft, money laundering...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former deputy prime minister has been charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering involving millions of dollars in another graft investigat......

 2018-10-19 04:04 

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Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico border...

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Members of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan have massed in this Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico, as U.S. President Donald Trump threate......

 2018-10-19 01:46 

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Progressives say Seoul caved in denying asylum to Yemenis...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean progressives accused the government of caving to xenophobic sentiment by rejecting a plea for refugee status by hundreds of asylum seekers from war-ravaged Ye......

 2018-10-18 21:58 

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Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria; executing some...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says Islamic State militants in Syria have recently seized some 700 people as hostages and are carrying out executions....

 2018-10-18 17:57 

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Mothers of big families challenge Macron's fertility stance...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is facing criticism from mothers with big families both at home and abroad for comments he made about women and fertility in Africa....

 2018-10-18 16:33 

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Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I'm not alone advocating freedom...

HOUSTON (AP) — A prominent blogger freed from prison in Vietnam on condition that she live in exile in the United States says she is glad to be reunited with her family and that she knows she is no......

 2018-10-18 16:24 

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Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of US student...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Lawyers for a U.S. student who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her to stud......

 2018-10-18 15:17 

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Deputy Kandahar governor: Top 3 officials killed by guards...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The three top officials in Afghanistan's Kandahar province were killed when their own guards opened fire on them at a security conference Thursday, the deputy provincial g......

 2018-10-18 15:02 

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Report: South Sudan armed opposition seized girls as 'wives'...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Sudan's armed opposition abducted women and girls as young as 12 and lined them up so commanders could choose "wives," and those not selected were left to be raped repeate......

 2018-10-18 14:46 

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Spain seizes 115 properties in crackdown on Venezuelan funds...

MADRID (AP) — Police in Spain say they have seized more than 115 properties as they dismantled a network that allegedly purchased real estate in Spain to launder illicit money from former officials......

 2018-10-18 14:06 

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The Latest: Authorities say guards killed 3 Afghan officials...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country's parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local):6:30 p.m.Afghan officials say three top Kandahar......

 2018-10-18 13:43 

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The Latest: Putin: Trumps wants better relations with Russia...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russia President Vladimir Putin's comments (all times local):4:40 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes that President Donald Trump would like to imp......

 2018-10-18 13:33 

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After Jerusalem embassy move, US changes status of consulate...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United States says it is placing its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the authority of its embassy to Israel....

 2018-10-18 13:28 

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Putin: Russia would only use its nuclear arms in retaliation...

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack....

 2018-10-18 13:14 

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New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at president...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A new documentary on massacres by Zimbabwe's military has led to harsh exchanges as the 1980s killings challenge a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize ......

 2018-10-18 13:06 

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Pope indicates willingness to visit North Korea...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — South Korea's president has met with Pope Francis in a private audience, and his office says that the pontiff indicated his willingness to visit North Korea....

 2018-10-18 12:31 

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Turkey pledges accountability in Saudi probe; critics wonder...

Under global scrutiny, Turkey vows to get to the bottom of the alleged killing of a Saudi journalist at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. But some observers see a double standard in promises of ......

 2018-10-18 12:22 

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Poll finds vast majority of American Jews will vote Democrat...

JERUSALEM (AP) — A new survey indicates an overwhelming majority of American Jews plan to vote for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections....

 2018-10-18 11:37 

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Greek far-left extremist seeks release on health grounds...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist convicted of terrorism and murder for killings by the defunct November 17 group says her client is seeking early release from prison on......

 2018-10-18 10:52 

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Former Chinese internment camp detainee denied US visa...

BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken former detainee in China's internment camps for Muslims says his application for a visa to visit the United States was rejected despite an invitation to speak at Congres......

 2018-10-18 10:44 

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Ethiopia PM says soldiers' protest attempt to derail reforms...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's reformist prime minister says a meeting with disgruntled soldiers last week was an attempt to derail dramatic reforms and "there were some sides who regrette......

 2018-10-18 09:30 

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The Latest: Crimea hunts possible school attack accomplice...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimea school attack (all times local):12:25 p.m.The local leader of the Crimean Peninsula says that authorities are looking for a possible accomplice in the sho......

 2018-10-18 08:15 

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French finance minister cancels trip to Saudi conference...

PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister has canceled his attendance at an upcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia amid doubts over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

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