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Uber Boat service
Uber
February 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats. The ride-hailing company launched its Uber Boat service in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Sunday. Uber customers can now book boats between three...
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers a statement.
Andrea Comas/AP
February 04, 2019 - 8:27 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A key group of European Union countries endorsed Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president on Monday, piling the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro to resign and let the country hold a new presidential election. Maduro, for his...
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Pope Francis and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan exchange gifts at the Vatican in September 2016.
Claudio Peri/AP via CNN
February 03, 2019 - 4:06 pm
By Delia Gallagher and Sarah El Sirgany, CNN (CNN) -- Pope Francis has arrived in the United Arab Emirates, making him the first pontiff to visit an Arab Gulf state. In a video address from the Vatican on Thursday, Francis said the trip marks "a new page in the history of relations between...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File
February 03, 2019 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In the same Brooklyn courthouse where jurors have heard testimony about Mexican politicians protecting Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's drug empire, a former Mexican state attorney general pleaded guilty last month to taking bribes from narcotraffickers. The juxtaposition underscored a...
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Kenneth Toft-Hansen of Denmark, center, celebrates on the podium after winning the final of the "Bocuse d'Or" (Golden Bocuse) trophy, in Lyon, central France, ahead Sebastian Gibrand of Sweden, left, who finished second, and Christian Andre Pettersen, rig
AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani
February 03, 2019 - 10:13 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Nordic nations have swept the top four prizes at the world's most prestigious culinary competition in France, beating Gallic gourmet chefs at their own game with Northern European simplicity and local ingredients. Team Denmark took the gold medal at the biennial Bocuse d'Or...
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Peter Biar Ajak has been in a South Sudanese prison since July 28, 2018
Aaron Spence/Free Peter Biar
Tim Jimenez
February 01, 2019 - 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Peter Biar Ajak, one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," who resettled in Philadelphia in 2001 and graduated from Central High School and La Salle University, has been in a South Sudanese prison for six months with no end in sight. He now has a new attorney who is trying to...
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Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 01, 2019 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is pulling the plug on a decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia, lifting what it sees as unreasonable constraints on competing with a resurgent Russia and a more assertive China. The move announced Friday sets the stage for delicate talks with U.S...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Bangladeshi garment workers vandalize a vehicle during a protest in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:29 pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 5,000 Bangladesh workers who demanded higher wages have been fired by factory owners, and hundreds face police charges in the world's second-largest garment export industry after China, an activist said Thursday. Kalpona Akter of the Bangladesh Center for Worker...
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Participants hold pictures of deceased Kim Bok-dong, one of former South Korean sex slaves who were forced to serve for the Japanese military in World War II, during a weekly rally near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.
AP Photo/Lee Jin-man
January 31, 2019 - 10:05 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul for the funeral of a South Korean woman forced as a girl into a brothel and sexually enslaved by the Japanese military in WWII. The mourners, dressed mostly in black on a bitterly cold morning and...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2015 file photo, federal agents enter an upscale apartment complex where authorities say a birth tourism business charged pregnant women $50,000 for lodging, food and transportation, in Irvine, Calif.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File
January 31, 2019 - 8:21 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Dongyuan Li's business was called "You Win USA," and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship. Over two years, the now-41-year-old raked...
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