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December 07, 2018 - 10:39 am
PARIS (AP) — France mobilized tens of thousands of police officers and made plans to shut down beloved tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre on the eve of anti-government protests that authorities feared could be even more violent than ones that have crippled the country for...
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December 07, 2018 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, officials familiar with the plans said. Two administration officials confirmed Trump's plans Thursday. A Republican...
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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets the crowd at the end of his inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.
AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo
December 02, 2018 - 10:16 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador used his first full day in office Sunday to double down on promises to deploy Mexico's military for public security to address a key concern: stemming rampant violence and rising murders. Speaking before rows of generals at a sun-drenched...
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 01, 2018 - 11:50 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting Saturday between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the...
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G-20 Summit
AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan
December 01, 2018 - 11:11 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leaders of the world's top economies agreed Saturday to repair the global trading system as they closed a Group of 20 summit that saw the Trump administration at odds with many allies over the Paris accord on climate change and issues like migration. The joint...
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Voters line up at a ballot station to vote for the city mayor in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (AP Photo)
November 24, 2018 - 10:33 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Voters in Taiwan passed a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman, a setback to LGBT couples hoping their island will be the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits. The vote on Saturday, organized...
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Leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum economies pose for photos before their meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
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November 18, 2018 - 11:24 pm
By Brad Lendon and Kelly Murray (CNN) -- For the first time in its 25-year history, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ended Sunday with its leaders failing to agree on a formal joint statement. All 21 APEC leaders at the annual meeting in Papua New Guinea were in agreement except China,...
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(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
November 11, 2018 - 10:43 pm
IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Local Mexican officials again helped thousands of Central American migrants find rides Sunday on the latest leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. At a toll plaza to the west of the central Mexico city of Queretaro, where the group spent Saturday night, police...
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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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(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
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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