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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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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.
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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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U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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February 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State group in Syria in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but U.S. defense officials are increasingly fearful that the militants are simply biding their...
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In the Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, photo, multiple dragon dances take part in Lunar New Year celebrations in the Chinatown area of Yangon, Myanmar.
Thein Zaw/AP Photo
February 05, 2019 - 10:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asia welcomed the lunar Year of the Pig on Tuesday with visits to temples, family banquets and the world's biggest travel spree. Celebrations took place throughout the region, from Beijing and Seoul to Hanoi and Singapore. The streets of Beijing and other major Chinese cities were...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, Vaidas Gecevicius, who developed an app helping to match stray dogs with potential owners, poses for a picture with a dog and shows this dog's profile on the app in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo
February 05, 2019 - 8:11 am
By Liudas Dapkus, Associated Press VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — If the pooch melts your heart, swipe right. Animal lovers in Lithuania have created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners. Called GetPet, the app was launched...
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FILE- In this July 23, 2017, file photo the midnight sun shines across sea ice along the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
AP Photo/David Goldman, File
February 04, 2019 - 3:55 pm
UPDATED: Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019 at 4.20 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — North isn't quite where it used to be. Earth's north magnetic pole has been drifting so fast in the last few decades that scientists say that past estimates are no longer accurate enough for precise navigation. On Monday, they released an...
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Detained Bahraini soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi arrives at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.
AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit
February 04, 2019 - 3:42 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — A soccer player who has refugee status in Australia told a Thai court Monday that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain, which has asked for his return to serve a prison sentence for a crime he denies committing. Hakeem al-Araibi's rejection of extradition means a trial...
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Denis Baupin, a prominent Green Party member and former Paris city official, takes part in a climate change demonstration in Paris, France.
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February 04, 2019 - 3:09 pm
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Six French women stood trial Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by a former lawmaker they accused of sexual misconduct 1½ years before the #MeToo movement. Four journalists who published allegations from the women and eight others in May 2016 also...
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