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 a woman reacts to a Peppa Pig mascot
AP Photo/Ng Han Guan
May 02, 2018 - 9:15 am
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as fans use her porcine likeness in rap videos and "gangster" tattoos. The bright pink swine's subversive alter-ego has made her a viral hit but also an apparent...
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Migrants cheer and celebrate
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
May 02, 2018 - 9:07 am
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world's attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands. Now that the group has arrived at the border, the...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
May 01, 2018 - 11:10 am
By Josef Federman, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest accusations about Iran's past nuclear activities received a warm welcome in Washington but a far cooler reception in Europe on Tuesday — deepening divisions among Western allies ahead of...
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Children were found working alongside adults at cobalt operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
CNN
May 01, 2018 - 10:03 am
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- Car and tech companies are scrambling for supplies of cobalt, a mineral they need to power electric vehicles and smartphones. But they have a problem: Much of the cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries comes from a country where children work in mines. A CNN...
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exposes files that prove Iran's nuclear program in a press conference at the Kirya government headquarters in Tel Aviv, on April 30, 2018. Photo by: JINIPIX (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
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April 30, 2018 - 8:38 pm
By Eliott C. McLaughlin ISRAEL (CNN) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel has evidence Iranian officials were "brazenly lying" when they said Iran wasn't pursuing nuclear weapons and that the Islamic republic is keeping an "atomic archive" at a secret compound. "Tonight, I'm here to...
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South Korean soldiers
AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File
April 30, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Hyun-Jin Kim, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has shaken off a suggestion that he receive the Nobel Peace Prize, saying that U.S. President Donald Trump "can take the Nobel prize" as long as the Koreas receive peace in return. Moon made the comment...
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Trump and Macron plant a tree
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
April 30, 2018 - 8:11 am
PARIS (AP) — The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn. It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S. territory. The sapling was a gift from French President Emmanuel Macron for...
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Kabul
April 30, 2018 - 7:19 am
By Euan McKirdy and Ehsan Popalzai, CNN (CNN) -- Ten journalists were among 31 people killed in a series of attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including a BBC reporter and a well-known photographer who had written of the dangers of reporting in the Afghan capital. Nine journalists were killed in...
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South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the tense border with North Korea.
AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File
April 29, 2018 - 11:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two Koreas agreed to work together to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and end hostile acts against each...
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted the resignation of Amber Rudd as home secretary, a Downing Street spokesperson said, according to the UK Press Association. Rudd is seen here speaking to CNN in 2017. (File Photo)
CNN
April 29, 2018 - 7:46 pm
By Ralph Ellis, CNN (CNN) -- UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted the resignation of Amber Rudd as home secretary, a Downing Street spokesperson said Sunday. No reason for the resignation was provided, but Rudd has faced pressure because of a scandal involving the Windrush generation, the...
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