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In this photo provided Jan. 3, 2019, by China National Space Administration via Xinhua News Agency, the first image of the moon's far side taken by China's Chang'e-4 probe.
China National Space Administration/Xinhua News Agency via AP
January 03, 2019 - 7:12 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China's burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. Three nations — the United States, the former Soviet Union and more recently China — have sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon,...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
AP Photo/Richard Drew
December 26, 2018 - 4:43 pm
(AP) — U.S. stocks surged Wednesday, recovering all their losses from a Christmas Eve plunge and placing the market on track for its best day in nine months. Gains in technology companies, retailers, health care and internet stocks drove the broad rally, which gave the benchmark S&P 500 index...
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 A man walks past the day's losses, of Nikkei stock index, left, and of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, right, on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP
December 25, 2018 - 6:39 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's criticism of the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5 percent to 19,155.14...
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	Severomorsk, Russian Federation: A Russian submarine "Lipetsk" stands at Russia's Nothern Fleet base in the town of Severomorsk not far from the city of Murmansk, 19 April 2007
Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty via CNN
October 06, 2018 - 9:00 pm
By Ryan Browne EUROPE (CNN) -- America's most senior naval officer in Europe, Adm. James Foggo, said Friday that he was "concerned" about some of Russia's newer and more advanced fleet of submarines. "Russia is not 10 feet tall but they do have assets that keep me vigilant, concerned. One of them...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, migrants and members of the crew of the Aquarius rescue ship wave as they enter the harbor of Senglea, Malta.
(AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud, File)
September 02, 2018 - 7:09 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says people smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry their human cargo toward Europe as Libya's coast guard intercepts more and more boats carrying migrants, increasing the likelihood that those on board may die during the Mediterranean journeys. That's one...
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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.
Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP
August 27, 2018 - 11:55 am
By Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent's security shouldn't rely so much on the United States and could even include discussions with Russia. In a speech to...
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 In this file photo dated Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, a child receives a measles vaccination in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
AP Photo/Leo Correa, FILE
August 20, 2018 - 3:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died. The U.N. agency's European office said Monday more than 41,000 measles cases were reported in the region during the first half...
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People stand next to the fire before being evacuated at the village of Monchique, in southern Portugal's Algarve region, Sunday, Aug. 5 2018.
AP Photo/Javier Fergo
August 06, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal kept up their fight Monday against a four-day wildfire on the south coast that threatened to engulf a hillside town overnight, as sweltering weather continued in Europe. The Civil Protection Agency said 44...
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People crowd La Concha beach in the basque city of San Sebastian, northern Spain, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.
AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos
August 04, 2018 - 3:03 pm
By Joseph Wilson, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Residents and tourists in Portugal and Spain stayed in the shade or flocked to the beach Saturday as southern Europe sweltered in a heat wave that has produced near-record temperatures and threatens to stick around for days to come. The...
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A Kvikk Lunsj chocolate snack in Oslo, Norway, photographed Wednesday July 25, 2018, after the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg ruled that the Norwegian chocolate bar Kvikk Lunsj can still be sold throughout EU.
Fredrik Hagen/NTB Scanpix via AP
July 25, 2018 - 7:16 pm
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — KitKat is not getting its break. The maker of the chocolate bar has for 16 years tried to trademark its four-finger shape in the European Union, arguing that it is a distinctive feature that deserves protection — like Toblerone's pyramid blocks, which are trademarked. But a...
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