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This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018.
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November 05, 2018 - 10:18 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties. The sanctions target Iran's energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at...
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Conrad Hotels & Resorts via CNN
November 05, 2018 - 12:00 am
By Lilit Marcus (CNN) -- For once, it's an opportunity to sleep with the fishes that doesn't mean you end up like a character in a mob movie. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has opened the world's first-ever underwater hotel residence. More than just a room or a suite (this is the Maldives,...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:29 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Monday as traders feared that President Donald Trump only reported progress in trade talks with China to score political points as the U.S. midterm elections draw near. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.2 percent at 21,985.05 and South Korea's...
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November 04, 2018 - 11:20 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea's state media reported Monday. Diaz-Canel, who is in Asia on...
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North Ogden City Council via CNN
November 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
By Kevin Bohn and Laura Smith-Spark (CNN) -- The mayor of a small city in Utah was identified as the US servicemember killed Saturday in the Afghan capital of Kabul in what the US-backed coalition called an apparent insider attack. Reports indicated the attacker was a member of the Afghan National...
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North Korea
AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File
November 03, 2018 - 10:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry on Friday evening said North Korea could bring back...
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A member of National Transportation Safety Committee holds the flight data recorder from the crashed Lion Air jet.
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
November 01, 2018 - 7:25 am
By Niniek Karmini and Andi Jatmiko, Associated Press JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers recovered the crashed Lion Air jet's flight data recorder from the seafloor on Thursday, a crucial development in the investigation into what caused the 2-month-old plane to plunge into Indonesian seas earlier...
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Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor Saud al-Mojeb leaves his country's consulate in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Can Erok/DHA via AP
October 31, 2018 - 10:30 am
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of a premeditated killing, and his body was dismembered before it was removed, a top Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday. Chief Istanbul prosecutor Irfan Fidan's office...
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Supporters gather outside the residence of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in anticipation of his victory speech, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
AP Photo/Leo Correa
October 29, 2018 - 5:38 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro signaled Monday his administration would make tackling the country's budget-crushing pension system a top priority, doubling down on a campaign promise that made him the choice of the business community despite frequently saying he doesn...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, a worker holds dried cacao seeds at a plantation in Cano Rico, Venezuela. A paper published Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 says tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from a South American archeologic site estimated to
AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos
October 29, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New research strengthens the case that people used the chocolate ingredient cacao in South America 5,400 years ago, underscoring the seed's radical transformation into today's Twix bars and M&M candies. Tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from an archaeological site in...
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