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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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President Donald Trump meets with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
December 03, 2018 - 11:26 am
By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking. Forged over grilled sirloin at the Group of 20 summit...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, provided by U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
U.S. Law Enforcement via AP, File
December 02, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has offered a screenplay-worthy picture of the lawlessness and excesses during his rise to power as Mexico's most infamous drug lord. Since the trial got underway on Nov. 13, witnesses have described how Guzman used tunnels dug under the...
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Demonstrators hold signs and wave flags as they march in the main EU quarter during a 'Claim the Climate' march in Brussels, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert
December 02, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Envoys from almost 200 nations...
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