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Pence tells Israel US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:05
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Monday told Israel's parliament that the U.S. Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule, receiving a rousing ovation as he pledged to barrel ahead with a plan that has set off weeks of unrest and thrown U.S. peace efforts into disarray. 2018-01-22T03:52:00-05:00 2018-01-22T08:52:22-05:00
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The Latest: In Israel, Pence calls Iran nuke deal 'disaster'

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:52
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 2018-01-22T03:43:00-05:00 2018-01-22T08:43:30-05:00
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Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:38
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Intense clashes erupted Monday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of the Ankara offensive aimed at ousting the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia from the area, the militia and a war monitoring group said. 2018-01-22T03:30:00-05:00 2018-01-22T08:30:26-05:00
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The Latest: In Israel, Pence calls Iran nuke deal 'disaster'

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 14:24
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local): 2018-01-22T03:21:00-05:00 2018-01-22T08:21:34-05:00
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Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:30
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Spain's prosecutors Monday asked the country's Supreme Court to issue a European arrest and extradition order against Catalonia's fugitive former leader after he arrived in Denmark. 2018-01-22T02:19:00-05:00 2018-01-22T07:19:31-05:00
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50 years after key Vietnam battles, Mattis seeks closer ties

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — A half-century after the Tet Offensive punctured American hopes of victory in Vietnam, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting the former enemy in search of a different kind of win: incremental progress as partners in a part of the world the Pentagon has identified as vital for the United States to compete with China and Russia. 2018-01-22T02:10:00-05:00 2018-01-22T07:10:50-05:00
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Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:14
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding U.S. Navy Seals who tracked and killed the al-Qaida leader. 2018-01-22T00:38:00-05:00 2018-01-22T05:38:58-05:00
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Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar likely delayed

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:02
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that they are being forced to return, Bangladesh said Monday. There was no immediate confirmation from Myanmar. 2018-01-22T01:50:00-05:00 2018-01-22T06:50:27-05:00
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'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:02
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang's top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics. 2018-01-22T01:53:00-05:00 2018-01-22T06:53:43-05:00
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Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:02
LONDON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has become the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the new American embassy in London, a building that President Donald Trump derided for its cost and location. 2018-01-22T01:55:00-05:00 2018-01-22T06:55:06-05:00
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Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:07
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel recounted on Monday the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long weekend standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. 2018-01-22T01:03:00-05:00 2018-01-22T06:03:19-05:00
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Tillerson tours new London embassy derided by Trump

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:07
LONDON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has become the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the new American embassy in London, a building that President Donald Trump derided for its cost and location. 2018-01-22T00:53:00-05:00 2018-01-22T05:53:12-05:00
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S. Koreans burn Kim's photo as N. Korean band leader passes

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:27
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Conservative South Korean activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's extremely popular girl band passed them Monday during a visit to Seoul amid a flurry of cooperation agreements between the rivals ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South. 2018-01-22T00:16:00-05:00 2018-01-22T05:16:57-05:00
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Rohingya Muslim refugee return to Myanmar delayed

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:58
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The gradual repatriation of more than 680,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, scheduled to begin Tuesday, has been delayed amid widespread fears that refugees would be forced to return, a Bangladesh official said Monday. 2018-01-21T23:46:00-05:00 2018-01-22T04:46:24-05:00
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'Executed' North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:31
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang's top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics. 2018-01-21T23:19:00-05:00 2018-01-22T04:19:43-05:00
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Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:04
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel are recounting the ordeal of the deadly, 13-hours-long standoff that claimed 18 lives, including 14 foreigners. 2018-01-21T22:53:00-05:00 2018-01-22T03:53:11-05:00
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Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:37
JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has kicked off a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. 2018-01-21T22:33:00-05:00 2018-01-22T03:33:37-05:00
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Philippine volcano explodes, authorities raise alert level

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:37
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano exploded thunderously Monday, sending a huge gray column of lava fragments, ash and steam into the sky and prompting authorities to warn that a violent eruption may be imminent. 2018-01-21T20:56:00-05:00 2018-01-22T01:56:59-05:00
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The Latest: Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:23
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on the preparations for repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar (all times local): 2018-01-21T21:26:00-05:00 2018-01-22T02:26:26-05:00
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Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurts

AP - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:13
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year's presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet. 2018-01-21T22:01:00-05:00 2018-01-22T03:01:32-05:00
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