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Brexit, migrants and taxing Google _ big stakes at EU summit

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 06:32
BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit is Europe's big worry but isn't the only global problem that the leaders of 28 EU nations are trying to resolve at their latest summit. 2017-10-19T20:19:00-04:00 2017-10-20T00:19:03-04:00
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Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 06:04
BEIJING (AP) — In this summer's "Wolf Warrior II," Chinese action star Wu Jing portrays a tough super-patriot who rescues both fellow countrymen and oppressed Africans with help from the People's Liberation Army. 2017-10-19T19:55:00-04:00 2017-10-19T23:55:48-04:00
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 04:58
NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. 2017-10-19T18:51:00-04:00 2017-10-19T22:51:54-04:00
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 03:21
NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. 2017-10-19T17:03:00-04:00 2017-10-19T21:03:20-04:00
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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 03:06
NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. 2017-10-19T16:52:00-04:00 2017-10-19T20:52:09-04:00
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Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 02:26
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — A Baghdad court issued an arrest warrant for the vice president of Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region on Thursday for saying that Iraqi forces had "occupied" the disputed province of Kirkuk this week. 2017-10-19T16:18:00-04:00 2017-10-19T20:18:25-04:00
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Merkel: EU to cut aid to Turkey over democratic backsliding

AP - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:56
BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said early Friday that European Union leaders have agreed to reduce financial assistance for helping Turkey get ready for possible EU membership due to that country's violations of the rule of law and human rights. 2017-10-19T15:37:00-04:00 2017-10-19T19:37:12-04:00
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Venezuela opposition shows evidence of tampered vote count

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:38
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition is presenting what it says is the first hard evidence of possible ballot tampering in Sunday's contested gubernatorial elections. 2017-10-19T13:27:00-04:00 2017-10-19T17:27:01-04:00
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CIA head: NKorea months from perfecting nuclear capabilities

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities. 2017-10-19T12:41:00-04:00 2017-10-19T16:41:23-04:00
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US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:02
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before. 2017-10-19T11:56:00-04:00 2017-10-19T15:56:26-04:00
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Spain set to strip Catalonia of powers over independence bid

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:34
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The crisis over Catalonia's quest for independence escalated Thursday, as Spain's central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of some of its self-governing powers after its leader refused to abandon secession. 2017-10-19T11:25:00-04:00 2017-10-19T15:25:50-04:00
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CIA head: NKorea months from perfecting nuclear capabilities

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:06
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities. 2017-10-19T10:51:00-04:00 2017-10-19T14:51:07-04:00
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US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:52
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen's phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana's Hotel Capri. Allen's friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before. 2017-10-19T10:39:00-04:00 2017-10-19T14:39:57-04:00
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Russia's Putin: Trump's foes have blocked his agenda

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:39
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia remains open to cooperation with Washington even though President Donald Trump's political foes in the U.S. have tried to prevent him from fulfilling his campaign promises. 2017-10-19T10:32:00-04:00 2017-10-19T14:32:08-04:00
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British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of high honor

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:10
LONDON (AP) — The British Film Institute stripped disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of its highest honor Thursday, saying his alleged "appalling conduct" stands in opposition to the organization's values. 2017-10-19T09:52:00-04:00 2017-10-19T13:52:45-04:00
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Tillerson off to Mideast, South Asia with eye on Iran, Iraq

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to the Middle East, South Asia and Europe this week on a diplomatic mission focused on conflicts in Iraq and Syria and blunting Iranian influence in the region, the State Department said Thursday. 2017-10-19T08:01:00-04:00 2017-10-19T12:01:46-04:00
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US envoy: Hamas must disarm to join Palestinian government

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:32
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy said on Thursday that if Hamas wants to play a role in any Palestinian government, it must renounce violence and commit to negotiations with Israel — demands the Islamic militant group has always rejected. 2017-10-19T09:14:00-04:00 2017-10-19T13:14:36-04:00
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The Latest: Putin: Trump's foes have blocked his agenda

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:32
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on President Vladimir Putin at a foreign policy forum (all times local): 2017-10-19T08:40:00-04:00 2017-10-19T12:40:58-04:00
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Spain set to strip Catalonia of powers over independence bid

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:17
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The crisis over Catalonia's quest for independence escalated Thursday, as Spain's central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of some of its self-governing powers after its leader refused to abandon secession. 2017-10-19T08:58:00-04:00 2017-10-19T12:58:55-04:00
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The Latest: Putin says Russia will adhere to arms treaty

AP - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:54
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on President Vladimir Putin at a foreign policy forum (all times local): 2017-10-19T07:45:00-04:00 2017-10-19T11:45:44-04:00
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