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German Christian Democratic Party, CDU, chairwoman and Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters the in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
October 29, 2018 - 3:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel set off Monday on what could be a three-year countdown to the end of her leadership of Germany, a stint that has made her the European Union's longest-serving leader and a key figure in facing the continent's many crises. Merkel announced that she will give up the...
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A member of Indonesian Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) inspects debris believed to be from Lion Air passenger jet that crashed off Java Island at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana
October 29, 2018 - 7:08 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers in inflatable boats retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea on Monday after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff, killing all 189 people on board...
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October 28, 2018 - 11:07 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's Lion Air said Monday it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra. A search and rescue effort has been launched for the Boeing 737-800 plane which departed Jakarta about 6.20 a.m. for Pangkal Pinang. "We can confirm that...
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October 28, 2018 - 10:11 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian officials, foreign archaeologists and restoration specialists attended the reopening ceremony of the Syria's National Museum in the heart of Damascus on Sunday, more than six years after the prominent institution was shut down and emptied as the country's civil war...
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October 27, 2018 - 7:01 pm
ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — More than a hundred Mexican federal officers carrying plastic shields abandoned a blockade they had formed on a bridge Saturday, allowing a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants to advance toward the United States. The officers ended the standoff after...
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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
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Hadas Kuznits
October 27, 2018 - 5:56 pm
ISRAEL (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting has had an impact on the Jewish community here in America, but what about the Jewish community in Israel? News of the shooting reached retired police colonel David Doryon, in Israel, just as shabbat was coming to an end. "My first thought...
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Gaza Rockets
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October 26, 2018 - 8:53 pm
By Oren Liebermann, CNN (CNN) -- Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Friday evening, triggering red-alert sirens across the Gaza periphery into the early morning hours. More than a dozen rockets were fired from Gaza, many of which were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial...
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Migrants travel on a cattle truck, as a thousands-strong caravan of Central American migrants slowly makes its way toward the U.S. border, between Pijijiapan and Arriaga, Mexico, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd
October 26, 2018 - 5:36 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Among the thousands of mostly Honduran migrants in the caravan walking through southern Mexico, there are also Guatemalans. Though not as big a group, they too have plenty of reasons to leave home. While Honduras and El Salvador have been riven by street gang violence, in...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, The Salisbury Cathedral 1215 copy of the Magna Carta is installed in a glass display cabinet marking the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215, in Salisbury, England.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE
October 26, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — An American tourist from Louisiana helped stop a hammer-wielding thief who unsuccessfully tried to steal the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral, working in tandem with a church employee to prevent the man from escaping. Matthew Delcambre, of New Iberia, Louisiana, told The Associated...
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Members of the media report near Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
October 26, 2018 - 3:12 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Friday intensified its demands for Saudi Arabia to extradite 18 suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a call that is likely to be met with resistance from the kingdom and could escalate tensions between the U.S.-allied regional powers. Khashoggi's...
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