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In this June 8, 1972 file photo, South Vietnamese forces follow after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc.
Nick Ut/AP Photo, File
February 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Kim Phuc, known as the 'Napalm Girl' in an iconic 1972 Vietnam War photo, is receiving a 10,000 euro ($11,350) award in Germany for her work for peace. Organizers of the Dresden Prize say the 55-year-old, who now lives in Canada, was honored Monday for her support of UNESCO and...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks to journalists after her meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
Francisco Seco/AP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy slowed last year to its weakest growth rate since the global financial crisis as mounting uncertainty over Brexit weighed on businesses and kept a lid on their investments, official figures showed Monday. The Office for National...
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Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
February 10, 2019 - 11:53 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Pentagon's top official made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Monday to meet with U.S. commanders and Afghan leaders amid a push for peace with the Taliban. Pat Shanahan, the recently installed acting secretary of defense, said he has no orders to reduce the U.S...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 4, 2015 file photo, Uighurs living in Turkey and their supporters, some carrying coffins representing Uighurs who died in China's far-western Xinjiang Uighur region, chant slogans as they stage a protest in Istanbul, against
Emrah Gurel/AP Photo, File
February 10, 2019 - 9:46 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has called China's treatment of its minority Uighurs "a great cause of shame for humanity." In a statement Saturday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said it's "no longer a secret" that China has arbitrarily detained more than a million Uighurs in "concentration camps."...
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South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha, right, and Timothy Betts, acting deputy assistant secretary and senior advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the U.S. Department of State, talk during their meeting at Foreign Ministry in Seoul,
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool
February 10, 2019 - 9:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea and the United States struck a new deal Sunday that increases Seoul's contribution for the cost of the American military presence on its soil, overcoming previous failed negotiations that caused worries about their decades-long alliance. South Korea last year...
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Alastair Grant, Pool/AP Photo, file
February 09, 2019 - 7:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a month after he was involved in a collision that left two women injured, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. Prosecutors said they would consider the decision as they decide whether to charge the husband of Queen...
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Susan Walsh/AP Photo
February 08, 2019 - 8:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Hanoi. The president tweeted the location on Friday, saying his representatives had just left North Korea after a "productive meeting" on the Feb. 27-28 summit. Trump added: "I...
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Dreamstime
February 07, 2019 - 4:03 pm
( CBS News ) — Looking to get yourself a present this Valentine's Day? The El Paso Zoo has you covered. It will name a cockroach after your ex and then feed it to a meerkat live on camera. You can message the zoo on Facebook with your ex's name, then wait patiently for Feb. 14 to watch the roach...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 05, 2019 - 10:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in...
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Pope Francis blesses a boy during a Mass at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
February 05, 2019 - 5:53 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do more to fight the problem, the latest sign that there is no end in sight to the Catholic Church's abuse crisis — and that it now has a reckoning from...
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