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In this aerial photo, Japan's Coast Guard ship is seen at sea during a search operation for U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet off Muroto, Kochi prefecture, southwestern Japan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
Kyodo News via AP
December 06, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — One of two crew members recovered after two U.S. warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast early Thursday is dead and five others remain missing, the U.S. military said. The Marine Corps said the other recovered crew member was in fair...
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Pro-government forces cheer in the back of a pickup mounted with a machine gun outside Hodeidah.
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December 05, 2018 - 9:47 pm
By Tamara Qiblawi, CNN (CNN) -- Officials from Yemen's internationally-recognized government are set to hold direct talks with Houthi rebels in Sweden on Thursday in the most significant step to end the country's conflict in more than two years. The UN-sponsored talks come amid growing...
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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador holds his first news conference as president, which started at 7 a.m. local time in Mexico City, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Christian Palma
December 05, 2018 - 8:35 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's leftist new president said Wednesday that relations with U.S. President Donald Trump are "good," and the two will probably talk soon about the immigration issue. Many analysts had been expecting President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to run into headlong conflict with...
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This March, 2018, photo shows a F/A-18 jet at United States Marine Corps air station in Iwakuni, western Japan.
Kyodo News via AP
December 05, 2018 - 8:15 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Two American warplanes crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after a midair collision early Thursday, and rescuers found one of the seven crew members in stable condition while searching for the others, officials said. The U.S. Marine Corps said the crash...
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FILE - In this July 1, 2015 file photo, youths use a password protected wifi network coming from a five star hotel to surf the Internet on their smart phones in downtown Havana, Cuba.
AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File
December 04, 2018 - 10:40 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Tuesday night that its citizens will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week, becoming one of the last nations to offer such service. Mayra Arevich, president of the Cuban state telecom monopoly ETECSA, went on national television to say...
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Ambulance workers hold flares outside the National Assembly in Paris, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Michel Euler
December 04, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — The French government caved in after the worst riots in decades and delayed an increase in energy taxes Tuesday — but it was seen as "too little, too late" by many protesters whose anger seems increasingly focused on embattled President Emmanuel Macron. Demonstrators were back in the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 file photo, Jean-Claude Arnault, center, is escorted from court after the first day of his appeal trial, in Stockholm.
Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP, File
December 03, 2018 - 6:07 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The man with ties to the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature lost his appeal Monday to have his rape conviction and a two-year prison sentence reversed and instead was convicted of a second rape. The Svea Court of Appeal on Monday gave Jean-Claude Arnault 2 ½...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, health workers walk with a boy suspected as having the Ebola virus at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE
December 03, 2018 - 5:48 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said Monday it can fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo despite the withdrawal of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, insisting: "We can cover it." The comments by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus came in...
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Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Koji Sasahara
December 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday to take concrete steps toward complete denuclearization and gain the trust of the international community if he wants sanctions lifted. Ban, a former South Korean foreign minister, said "this is...
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U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, left, Russian cosmonaut Оleg Kononenko‎, centre, and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques, members of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station
AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool
December 03, 2018 - 3:33 pm
By Dmitry Lovetsky, Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Monday following a clean launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan six hours earlier. NASA astronaut Anne McClain...
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