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Nov 15, 2018

UN says 8 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels
The United Nations says eight U.N. peacekeepers and at least 12 Congolese soldiers were killed in a joint military operation against rebels in Congo's northeast, which is facing a deadly Ebola outbreak, the U.N. Security Council said late Thursday

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Nov 15, 2018

North Korea says it has tested ‘ultramodern tactical weapon'
North Korean media says leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of "a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," though it didn't describe what the weapon was

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Nov 15, 2018

Mexico's president elect reaches out to business elite
Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has formed a business advisory council including some of the country's biggest names, especially in media

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Nov 15, 2018

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go
Bangladesh's plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar were scrapped because no one wanted to return to the country that has been accused of driving out hundreds of thousands by ethnic cleansing

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Nov 15, 2018

More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay
More buses of exhausted Central Americans in a caravan of asylum seekers have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where they're coming to grips with the likelihood they may be on this side of the frontier for an extended stay

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Nov 15, 2018

NKorea says it has tested new "high-tech tactical" weapon
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon

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Nov 15, 2018

Mexico's high court tosses law on policing by military
Mexico's Supreme Court has invalidated a controversial law signed last year that created a legal framework for the military to work in a policing role in much of the country

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Nov 15, 2018

Students fill streets of Colombia capital in education march
Thousands of students have disrupted life in Colombia's capital with amid nationwide demonstrations called to press demands for President Ivan Duque to increase education spending

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Nov 15, 2018

Justice Dept. brings hate-crime charges against man accused of shooting black customers at Kentucky Kroger
The charges carry a possible death sentence, though the department has not yet decided whether to seek that penalty.

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Nov 15, 2018

UN committee criticizes human rights violations in Iran
A U.N. committee has approved a resolution urging Iran to stop its widespread use of arbitrary detention and expressing serious concern over its "alarmingly high" use of the death penalty

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Post urges independent probe in columnist slay
The Washington Post says neither Saudi Arabia nor the United States is doing enough to get to the bottom of what happened to columnist Jamal Khashoggi

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Nov 15, 2018

Technology companies, banks lead rebound for US stocks
A rebound in technology companies and banks helped reverse an early slide for U.S. stocks Thursday, breaking a five-day losing streak for the market

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Nov 15, 2018

Key UN committee condemns North Korea's rights violations
A key U.N. committee has adopted a resolution condemning North Korea's "longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights."

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Nov 15, 2018

In El Salvador, where abortion is illegal, a rape survivor who gave birth faces trial for attempted abortion
Imelda Cortez faces up to 20 years in prison if she is convicted.

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Nov 15, 2018

Creation of Space Force will carry price tag in the ‘single digit' billions, top Pentagon official says
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan pushes back against Air Force analyses that put the cost at $13 billion over five years.

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Nov 15, 2018

Creation of Space Force will carry price tag in the ‘single-digit' billions, top Pentagon official says
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan pushed back against Air Force analyses that put the cost at $13 billion over five years.

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Nov 15, 2018

Can Brexit be stopped? A guide for those just waking up to Britain's political nightmare
Let's start at the beginning.

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Nov 15, 2018

Can Brexit be stopped? A guide for those just waking up to Britain's political nightmare.
Let's start at the beginning.

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Nov 15, 2018

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos
Prime Minister Theresa May is defying mounting calls to quit or change course over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor will seek the death penalty against five men suspected of killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the U.S. slapped sanctions on 17 Saudi officials in the toughest action it has taken against the kingdom since the slaying

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Nov 15, 2018

Afghan election, Taliban talks may be on collision course
Amid fears that ethnic tensions could erupt, some urge putting peace first.

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Nov 15, 2018

Greece: Bailout lenders agree to scrap 2019 budget cuts
Greek officials say lenders have agreed to scrap a major round of government funding cuts planned for next year after the country outperformed budget targets set to help protect public finances

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Nov 15, 2018

Navy SEALs and Marine Raiders face murder charges in death of Special Forces soldier
The four elite service members are accused of strangling Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar last year in Mali.

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Albania: Fugitive pol used Hungary embassy's car
Police say a fugitive politician from Macedonia left Albania on Sunday evening in a vehicle belonging to the Hungarian Embassy in Albania

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Nov 15, 2018

Thousands demand resignation of Czech PM over fraud scandal
Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis over a fraud scandal

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Nov 15, 2018

Technology companies lead afternoon rebound for US stocks
U.S. stocks are recovering from an early slide, placing the market on course to break a five-day losing streak

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Nov 15, 2018

Italy's church acknowledges looming tax bill after ruling
Italy's Catholic Church says it will open talks with the government to respond to a European Court of Justice ruling that says Italy has the right to recover millions of euros in property taxes

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Nov 15, 2018

Brazil ex-minister: Loss of Cuban doctors will hurt millions
A former Brazilian health minister who helped create a program that brought Cuban doctors to underserved areas is warning that millions could be left without access to physicians due to the end of the program

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Nov 15, 2018

Report: Airstrikes on IS-held area in Syria kill at least 18
Syria's state news agency and a war monitor say airstrikes on an area controlled by the Islamic State group have killed at least 18 people

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Nov 15, 2018

Argentina detains 12 in bomb attacks ahead of G20
Argentine officials say they've arrested 12 presumed anarchists in connection with two homemade bomb attacks two weeks before world leaders gather in Buenos Aires for the Group of 20 summit

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Nov 15, 2018

Israeli elections seem likely after Lieberman's resignation
Israel's defense minister resigns in one-sentence letter to Netanyahu, paving path toward early elections

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Nov 15, 2018

UN says 7 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebels
The United Nations says seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a joint military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the country's northeast, which is also facing a deadly Ebola outbreak

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Nov 15, 2018

UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo
UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo

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Nov 15, 2018

May vows Brexit will happen despite wave of resignations over her plan to exit E.U.
The shock resignation of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab could lead to a Conservative Party challenge of May's leadership.

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Nov 15, 2018

May vows to see Brexit through, despite wave of resignations and party acrimony
The prime ministers was on the defensive in a day that began with the resignation of her Brexit minister.

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Nov 15, 2018

UK's May vows to resist leadership challenge over Brexit, saying ‘Am I going to see this through? Yes.'
UK's May vows to resist leadership challenge over Brexit, saying ‘Am I going to see this through? Yes.'

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Nov 15, 2018

The 2018 Oxford Word of the Year isn't nice, it's toxic
What single word best captures the tone of the past year? Oxford Dictionaries says it's "toxic."

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Nov 15, 2018

Canada's physician-assisted suicide law faces criticism over restrictions
Critics say the legislation forces patients to make a cruel choice: forgo the death they want and prolong their suffering or end their lives before they want to.

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Nov 15, 2018

‘The right time to die': Canada's law allowing physician-assisted suicide faces criticism over restrictions
Critics say the legislation forces patients to make a cruel choice: forgo the death they want and prolong their suffering or end their lives before they want to.

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi killing
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 charged with ordering, killing Saudi writer Khashoggi

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Nov 15, 2018

Militant or poet? US sanctions Hezbollah leader's son
The son of Lebanon's Hezbollah leader designated by the U.S. State Department this week as a "global terrorist" is a poet and music lover who moves around without security and whose role within the group is shrouded in secrecy

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Nov 15, 2018

U.S. imposes sanctions on 17 Saudis allegedly involved in the killing of journalist
A Treasury statement says the 17 people "targeted and brutally killed" Jamal Khashoggi.

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Nov 15, 2018

Denmark, citing human rights, withholds some aid to Tanzania
Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Treasury hits 17 Saudis with economic sanctions
U.S. Treasury Department adding economic sanctions to the travel bans already in place against 17 Saudis accused of taking part in the October slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi

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Nov 15, 2018

Aging Japan needs new blood. But a plan to allow more foreign workers sparks concerns.
The government says it's not immigration, since the workers can't stay. Critics say it's immigration by stealth — and not adequately planned for.

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Nov 15, 2018

U.S. sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Treasury Department statement says all 17 people designated "targeted and brutally killed a journalist."

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Nov 15, 2018

U.S. announces sanctions against 17 Saudis for alleged roles in killing of Jamal Khashoggi, including senior aide to crown prince
The officials sanctioned included Saud al-Qahtani, a senior aide to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Treasury Department said all of those sanctioned were "part of the planning and execution" of the operation that led to Khashoggi's death. The Treasury announcement followed the release in Riyadh of a statement saying 11 people had been […]

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Nov 15, 2018

Retailers, homebuilders lead early slide in US stocks
U.S. stock indexes are moving lower in early trading, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day

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Nov 15, 2018

Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin has briefly talked with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence about issues that will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump

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Nov 15, 2018

Italy's bishops respond to long-ignored clergy sex abuse
Italy's Catholic bishops are declaring a new era of transparency and truth about clergy sex abuse, as awareness of the scandal that has convulsed much of the world begins to take hold in a country where it was long ignored

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Nov 15, 2018

Former Nazi guard testifies he wasn't involved in killings
A former Stutthof concentration camp guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder has testified he was aware that inmates were dying but says he didn't know they were being killed

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Nov 15, 2018

School children among 40 injured in head-on crash of buses
Police say 40 adults and children have been injured, five of them "very seriously," in a head-on collision involving two public buses in southern Germany

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Saudi diplomat says prince not linked to murder
Saudi Arabia's top diplomat says crown prince had "absolutely" nothing to do with Khashoggi killing

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Nov 15, 2018

Correction: Uruguay-G20 Summit-US story
Correction: Uruguay-G20 Summit-US story

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Nov 15, 2018

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says ‘no one wants to go'
The head of Bangladesh's refugee commission says plans to start the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return

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Nov 15, 2018

German woman charged with Islamic State membership
Federal prosecutors say they've charged a 26-year-old German woman with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations she joined the extremist Islamic State

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Nov 15, 2018

Brazilian gets life in prison for Spanish family slayings
A judge in Spain has sentenced a Brazilian man to life imprisonment for the gruesome slayings of his aunt, uncle and two young cousins

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Nov 15, 2018

Greece says about 74,000 asylum-seekers now in the country
Greek authorities say about 74,000 asylum-seekers are now living in the country, and efforts are underway to expand housing for them and improve conditions at island camps for migrants who arrive by sea

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Nov 15, 2018

Report details damage to ancient Yemeni archaeological sites
A prominent Yemeni rights group has documented heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites from the fighting and airstrikes over the past four years

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Nov 15, 2018

Navalny's arrests politically motivated, European court says in landmark ruling
The ruling energizes domestic opposition to Vladimir Putin, although Kremlin is unlikely to heed it.

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Nov 15, 2018

Kick out May? Approve her plan? Some scenarios for what might be next for Brexit Britain.
The resignation of Theresa May's Brexit minister threw her government into jeopardy on Thursday.

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Nov 15, 2018

Dump May? Approve her plan? Some scenarios for what might be next for Brexit Britain.
The resignation of Theresa May's Brexit minister threw her government into jeopardy on Thursday.

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Nov 15, 2018

Theresa May vows Brexit will happen despite a wave of resignations over her plan to exit the European Union
The shock resignation of Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab could lead to a Conservative Party challenge of May's leadership.

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Nov 15, 2018

With pushes, kicks and shoves, Sri Lanka's Parliament descends into chaos
The brawl came as the turmoil in Sri Lanka reached a critical stage, leaving it unclear who is prime minister.

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia distances crown prince from killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The public prosecutor indicted 11 people in the killing but said no links to the powerful crown prince.

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Nov 15, 2018

Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discord
Global stocks are mostly higher, but European markets are down as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal.

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Nov 15, 2018

Report: Yemen's war has left parts of ancient sites in ruins
Yemeni rights group documented war's heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites over past 4 years

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Turkey slams Saudi indictments on Khashoggi
The Latest: Turkey unhappy with Saudi indictments in Khashoggi's killing, says suspects should be tried in Turkey

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Nov 15, 2018

Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in Afghanistan
Pakistan's Foreign Ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for five suspects in killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The public prosecutor indicted 11 people in the killing but said no links to the powerful crown prince.

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Nov 15, 2018

Veterans aren't getting their GI Bill payments — because VA's 50-year-old computer system broke
Thousands of veterans using the GI Bill have been put under financial strain after VA's computer systems buckled under complex new rules.

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Nov 15, 2018

Hungary: No help given Macedonia ex-leader to leave homeland
The Hungarian government says it did not assist the fugitive former prime minister of Macedonia in leaving his homeland

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Nov 15, 2018

Bangladesh says plans to begin repatriation of Rohingya scrapped after officials unable to find anyone willing to go
Bangladesh says plans to begin repatriation of Rohingya scrapped after officials unable to find anyone willing to go

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi's killing
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 charged with ordering, killing Saudi writer Khashoggi

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Nov 15, 2018

US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region
Singaporean prime minister says US, China rivalry proving awkward for Asia-Pacific region

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Nov 15, 2018

European court: Russia's arrests of Navalny were political
The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Russian authorities' arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically motivated

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Nov 15, 2018

2 Chilean tourists jailed to 2 years for killing Malaysian
Two Chilean tourists accused of killing a man in Malaysia have been sentenced to two years in prison after they pleaded guilty to a reduced charge not amounting to murder

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Nov 15, 2018

After a century, U.S. is returning pillaged Philippine church bells
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis formally announced that the Balangiga Bells will be returned to the Philippines, raising the prospect of a Duterte visit to Washington.

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Nov 15, 2018

After a century, the U.S. returns pillaged Philippine church bells
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis formally announced that the Balangiga Bells will be returned to the Philippines, raising the prospect of a Duterte visit to Washington.

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Nov 15, 2018

The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry ‘awkward'
Singapore leader says China-US rivalry for influence in Southeast Asia ‘awkward' for Southeast Asia

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Nov 15, 2018

Rights group: Activist seized in Cairo resurfaces in Sudan
Watchdog: Sudanese opposition activist abducted in Egypt, returned to Sudan in operation coordinated by security services

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Nov 15, 2018

Putin: Japan may review Soviet proposal on disputed islands
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has signaled readiness to discuss a Soviet-era proposal on settling a decades-old territorial dispute

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Nov 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia releases findings of Khashoggi inquiry, seeks death penalty for five people it says who ordered the journalist's death
The country's public prosecutor said that 11 suspects had been indicted in the case. Turkish officials have said Jamal Khashoggi's Oct. 2 killing, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, was ordered by the highest levels of the Saudi government. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Nov 15, 2018

EU divorce deal in peril after two UK Cabinet ministers quit
Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, have resigned in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament

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Nov 15, 2018

Israel-Hamas fighting erupted just as negotiations advanced. What started it, and why does it matter?
Short-term Israeli military supremacy sets back long-term strategic goals.

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Nov 15, 2018

Attackers target church in Ukraine amid religious split
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church says unknown attackers hurled Molotov cocktails at the landmark St. Andrew's Church in the capital Kiev and assaulted a priest

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Nov 15, 2018

Wife of Malaysian ex-leader hit with 2 new graft charges
The wife of Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with seeking and receiving bribes related to a 1.25 billion ringgit ($299 million) solar energy project, in addition to earlier graft charges brought against her last month

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Nov 15, 2018

Global stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval
Asian stocks higher after British Cabinet endorses Brexit deal but pound falls following minister's resignation

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Nov 15, 2018

Britain's Brexit secretary resigns over Theresa May's plan to exit European Union
The shock resignation comes just before May must defend the plan before a hostile Parliament.

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Nov 15, 2018

Heat waves caused by climate change could impair male fertility across generations, scientists warn
A study using beetles showed that successive heat waves can virtually sterilize males.

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Nov 15, 2018

In El Salvador, where abortion is illegal, a rape survivor who gave birth faces trial over alleged attempt to end pregnancy
Imelda Cortez faces up to 20 years in prison if she is convicted.

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Nov 15, 2018

Britain's Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigns, throwing Theresa May's government in jeopardy
In his statement Raab said he could not implement the deal to exit the European Union presented by May that will be debated in front of Parliament. He said the deal "presents a very real threat to the integrity" of Britain and gives the E.U. "a veto over our ability to exit." This is a […]

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Nov 15, 2018

Analysis: Can Brexit be stopped? A guide for those just waking up to Britain's political nightmare.
Let's start at the beginning.

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Nov 15, 2018

The U.S. considered denouncing Myanmar for ‘crimes against humanity.' It didn't happen.
The State Department documented atrocities in Myanmar but left out a legal determination that critics say blunted its impact. This week's talks in Singapore reflected the same stance.

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Nov 15, 2018

China says foreign concerns over Muslim rights unwarranted
China says 15 foreign ambassadors exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about the incarceration of hundreds of thousands of members of the country's Muslim minorities in re-education camps

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Nov 15, 2018

Chechen leader's Instagram back on, then gets blocked again
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has regained access to his popular Instagram account — only to lose it a day later

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Nov 15, 2018

Rohingya tell Bangladesh officials: ‘We won't go' to Myanmar
About 1,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have demonstrated at a camp in Bangladesh against plans to repatriate them to Myanmar, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year

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Nov 15, 2018

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators
South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reduction agreements with North Korea

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Nov 15, 2018

An Irish teenager said she was raped. Then her lacy underwear was used against her.
"You have to look at the way she was dressed," Elizabeth O'Connell, the defendant's lawyer, said in court. "She was wearing a thong with a lace front.

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Nov 15, 2018

Israeli elections more likely after Lieberman's resignation
Resignation of Israel's defense minister, in one-sentence letter to Netanyahu, opens path to early elections

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