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Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in Kashmir

AP - 34 min 38 sec ago
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day Friday. 2018-01-18T20:39:00-05:00 2018-01-19T01:39:58-05:00
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Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon

AP - 2 hours 11 min ago
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem. 2018-01-18T19:08:00-05:00 2018-01-19T00:08:48-05:00
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Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy

AP - 2 hours 11 min ago
HAVANA (AP) — On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change. 2018-01-18T19:03:00-05:00 2018-01-19T00:03:30-05:00
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In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches

AP - 2 hours 11 min ago
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — As he does during every papal visit, Pope Francis produced plenty of surprises in Chile: He married a couple during a flight, stopped his motorcade to help a fallen police officer and wept with victims of sex abuse by priests. 2018-01-18T19:11:00-05:00 2018-01-19T00:11:56-05:00
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Defense stymied as trial resumes Monday in N. Korean murder

AP - 2 hours 52 min ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader resumes Monday after a seven-week recess, with defense lawyers saying their efforts have been stymied by missing links. 2018-01-18T15:17:00-05:00 2018-01-18T20:17:33-05:00
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Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

AP - 3 hours 4 min ago
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. 2018-01-18T18:16:00-05:00 2018-01-18T23:16:35-05:00
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Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

AP - 4 hours 12 min ago
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. 2018-01-18T15:33:00-05:00 2018-01-18T20:33:34-05:00
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Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

AP - 6 hours 43 min ago
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. 2018-01-18T14:29:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:29:41-05:00
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Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

AP - 6 hours 43 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on a wave of hope for reconciliation following their leaders' first-ever summit talks. 2018-01-18T14:30:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:30:18-05:00
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Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

AP - 6 hours 57 min ago
LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday. 2018-01-18T13:02:00-05:00 2018-01-18T18:02:42-05:00
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Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

AP - 7 hours 11 min ago
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country. 2018-01-18T14:05:00-05:00 2018-01-18T19:05:29-05:00
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Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

AP - 7 hours 40 min ago
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. 2018-01-18T13:36:00-05:00 2018-01-18T18:36:04-05:00
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For Trump's security advisers, tempering an impetuous boss

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Tillerson's mission was delicate but not unfamiliar as he phoned President Donald Trump last week: Persuade the boss to curb his own impulses on yet another potentially explosive national security issue. 2018-01-18T10:25:00-05:00 2018-01-18T15:25:03-05:00
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Drought-stricken Cape Town tightens water restrictions

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:52
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African city of Cape Town announced new water restrictions Thursday to combat drought, saying it was looking more likely that it will have to turn off most taps on "Day Zero," or April 21. 2018-01-18T06:46:00-05:00 2018-01-18T11:46:23-05:00
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Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:38
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's president said Thursday he will sign the first death warrants in nearly two decades to create fear among criminals in the East African country, vowing to "hang a few." 2018-01-18T06:40:00-05:00 2018-01-18T11:40:22-05:00
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The Latest: In Peru's Amazon, long treks to see Pope Francis

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:38
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local): 2018-01-18T09:28:00-05:00 2018-01-18T14:28:04-05:00
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Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:12
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. 2018-01-18T09:05:00-05:00 2018-01-18T14:05:47-05:00
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Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:30
KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent attack tunnels from reaching southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave. 2018-01-18T08:13:00-05:00 2018-01-18T13:13:40-05:00
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Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:17
KISSUFIM, Israel (AP) — Massive earthworks and mounds of sandy soil line the Israel-Gaza border as the Israeli military forges ahead with an ambitious subterranean barrier to detect and prevent attack tunnels from reaching southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave. 2018-01-18T08:12:00-05:00 2018-01-18T13:12:34-05:00
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Syria threatens to down Turkish jets over its Kurdish region

AP - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:49
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria said on Thursday its air defense would shoot down any Turkish jets that carry out attacks within Syria, a stark warning as tensions soar over apparent preparations by the Turkish military to invade a northern Syrian Kurdish enclave. 2018-01-18T04:24:00-05:00 2018-01-18T09:24:45-05:00
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