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China lifts Xi's status to most powerful leader in decades

AP - 11 min 45 sec ago
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party on Tuesday formally lifted Xi Jinping's status to China's most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his grip over the country while pursuing an increasingly muscular foreign policy and military expansion. 2017-10-23T23:30:00-04:00 2017-10-24T03:30:04-04:00
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Saudi Arabia opens major conference with eye on investment

AP - 11 min 45 sec ago
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has opened a major investment conference aimed at shining a spotlight on the country's efforts to diversify its revenue streams and overhaul its economy and society. 2017-10-23T23:21:00-04:00 2017-10-24T03:21:42-04:00
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New Zealand aims to go green with electricity, tree planting

AP - 11 min 45 sec ago
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's incoming government is hoping to make the nation greener by planting 100 million trees each year, ensuring the electricity grid runs entirely from renewable energy, and spending more money on cycle ways and rail transport. 2017-10-23T23:24:00-04:00 2017-10-24T03:24:20-04:00
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Women on trial visit scene of attack on North Korean scion

AP - 27 min 49 sec ago
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were taken back to the scene of the crime on Tuesday as their murder trial moved from the courtroom to the Malaysian airport for a three-hour inspection tour under heavy police guard. 2017-10-23T23:17:00-04:00 2017-10-24T03:17:20-04:00
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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong freed on bail pending appeal

AP - 55 min 49 sec ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's highest court freed pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law on bail Tuesday pending an appeal of their prison sentences after they were convicted of sparking massive protests in 2014. 2017-10-23T22:43:00-04:00 2017-10-24T02:43:51-04:00
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China lifts Xi's status to most powerful leader in decades

AP - 1 hour 7 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — The ruling Communist Party on Tuesday formally lifted Xi Jinping's status to China's most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his grip over the country while pursuing an increasingly muscular foreign policy and military expansion. 2017-10-23T22:35:00-04:00 2017-10-24T02:35:46-04:00
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China's Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution

AP - 2 hours 17 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping's rise to becoming the country's most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology. 2017-10-23T21:08:00-04:00 2017-10-24T01:08:24-04:00
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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong freed on bail pending appeal

AP - 2 hours 45 min ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's highest court freed pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law on bail Tuesday pending an appeal of their prison sentences after they were convicted of sparking massive protests in 2014. 2017-10-23T20:58:00-04:00 2017-10-24T00:58:19-04:00
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The Latest: Suspect in Kim murder emotional on airport visit

AP - 3 hours 25 min ago
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Malaysia of two women accused of killing North Korean ruler's half brother (all times local): 2017-10-23T20:18:00-04:00 2017-10-24T00:18:17-04:00
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Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

AP - 4 hours 34 min ago
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother toured the Malaysian airport Tuesday as participants in their murder trial visited the scene of the attack. 2017-10-23T19:12:00-04:00 2017-10-23T23:12:49-04:00
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Women on trial visit airport where Kim Jong Nam was attacked

AP - 4 hours 54 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The two women accused of killing the North Korean leader's half brother are touring at the Malaysian airport as participants in the murder trial visit the scene of the attack. 2017-10-23T18:41:00-04:00 2017-10-23T22:41:03-04:00
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Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

AP - 5 hours 29 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Monday it will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who perished with his crew while trying to chart the Northwest Passage through the Arctic in the 1840s. 2017-10-23T14:26:00-04:00 2017-10-23T18:26:52-04:00
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IS came with a hit list, left Syria town in a trail of blood

AP - 6 hours 39 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State militants came into the Syrian town with a hit list. By the time they left three weeks later, more than 70 civilians had been killed — shot or beheaded, their bodies dumped in farms and ditches. 2017-10-23T12:02:00-04:00 2017-10-23T16:02:35-04:00
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The Latest: IS militants came to Syrian town with hit list

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:34
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2017-10-23T12:25:00-04:00 2017-10-23T16:25:01-04:00
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Well-known Moscow journalist stabbed by attacker; in coma

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:33
MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists and opposition activists in Moscow. 2017-10-23T08:40:00-04:00 2017-10-23T12:40:31-04:00
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Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:10
LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Monday it will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who perished with his crew while trying to chart the Northwest Passage through the Arctic in the 1840s. 2017-10-23T09:01:00-04:00 2017-10-23T13:01:17-04:00
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Catalan parliament to respond to Spain's planned takeover

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:00
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional parliament plans to hold a debate this week on the Spanish prime minister's plan to take direct control of the region — a session many fear could lead to a vote declaring Catalan independence. 2017-10-23T09:12:00-04:00 2017-10-23T13:12:55-04:00
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UK's May says Brexit talks making progress; EU denies leak

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:00
LONDON (AP) — Giving an upbeat verdict on an inconclusive European Union summit, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday she has "a degree of confidence" that Brexit talks will be able to move to their decisive second phase by December. 2017-10-23T08:34:00-04:00 2017-10-23T12:34:12-04:00
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At least 67 bodies found after IS 'massacre' in Syria town

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:54
BEIRUT (AP) — The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in a central town in Syria that government forces retook from the extremists over the weekend, the Syrian government and activists said Monday. 2017-10-23T07:42:00-04:00 2017-10-23T11:42:57-04:00
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Philippines declares end to 5-month militant siege in Marawi

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:39
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. 2017-10-23T07:25:00-04:00 2017-10-23T11:25:34-04:00
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