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2 Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's visit during Olympics

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:00
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials from the two Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea's plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month's Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North's recent agreement to cooperate in the Games in a conciliatory gesture following months of nuclear tensions. 2018-01-14T19:18:00-05:00 2018-01-15T00:18:18-05:00
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Thai junta boss eyes staying on with little stopping him

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:00
BANGKOK (AP) — When Prayuth Chan-Ocha seized control of Thailand in a military coup, he vigorously denounced politicians as responsible for the country's ills and positioned himself and his fellow generals as the cure. 2018-01-14T15:08:00-05:00 2018-01-14T20:08:40-05:00
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2 Koreas discuss Northern art troupe's visit during Olympics

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:00
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials from the Koreas met Monday to work out details about North Korea's plan to send an art troupe to the South during next month's Winter Olympics, as the rivals tried to follow up on the North's recent agreement to cooperate in the Games in a conciliatory gesture following months of nuclear tensions. 2018-01-14T16:35:00-05:00 2018-01-14T21:35:33-05:00
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France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 22:00
PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? 2018-01-14T11:00:00-05:00 2018-01-14T16:00:27-05:00
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Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway in Turkey

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:00
ISTANBUL (AP) — A commercial airplane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously Sunday off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the Black Sea. 2018-01-14T11:14:00-05:00 2018-01-14T16:14:25-05:00
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APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. 2018-01-14T09:47:00-05:00 2018-01-14T14:47:54-05:00
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Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:00
TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America's longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations, and one that periodically erupts in violence. 2018-01-14T07:27:00-05:00 2018-01-14T12:27:36-05:00
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APNewsBreak: US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugees

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization. 2018-01-14T08:42:00-05:00 2018-01-14T13:42:41-05:00
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France vs. fake news: An unwinnable battle?

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:00
PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? 2018-01-14T07:29:00-05:00 2018-01-14T12:29:57-05:00
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Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, killing at least 1

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:00
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said. 2018-01-14T06:54:00-05:00 2018-01-14T11:54:11-05:00
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Magnitude 7.1 quake hits off Peru, some damage reported

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, destroying adobe structures and killing at least one person, according to officials. 2018-01-14T03:04:00-05:00 2018-01-14T08:04:36-05:00
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Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off runway in Turkey

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00
ISTANBUL (AP) — A commercial plane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea. 2018-01-14T03:56:00-05:00 2018-01-14T08:56:19-05:00
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France vs. fake news: An unwinnable battle?

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00
PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? 2018-01-14T04:21:00-05:00 2018-01-14T09:21:18-05:00
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Turkey vows to attack Kurdish enclave in Syria within 'days'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:00
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says it will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days." 2018-01-14T02:01:00-05:00 2018-01-14T07:01:03-05:00
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Pope: It's a sin if fear makes us hostile to migrants

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:00
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is "legitimate," it's a sin if that causes hostility. 2018-01-14T01:12:00-05:00 2018-01-14T06:12:05-05:00
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7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Peru; tsunami threat

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:00
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, prompting a U.S. agency to issue a tsunami threat message for parts of the country and neighboring Chile. 2018-01-14T00:34:00-05:00 2018-01-14T05:34:33-05:00
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The Latest: Tsunami threat cancelled for Peru, Chile

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:00
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Peru earthquake (all times local): 2018-01-14T00:49:00-05:00 2018-01-14T05:49:14-05:00
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Tunisia, shaken by protests, marks 7 years since revolution

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 06:00
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia, shaken by days of nationwide unrest over price hikes, is marking seven years on Sunday since the North African nation drove out its long-time autocratic ruler. 2018-01-13T21:56:00-05:00 2018-01-14T02:56:36-05:00
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Turkey says it will oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, Syria

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 01:00
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president vowed to oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, northern Syria, on Saturday as Syrian rebels also said they are bracing for such an operation. 2018-01-13T08:57:00-05:00 2018-01-13T13:57:53-05:00
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Pakistan's Imran Khan talks US relations as elections loom

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 01:00
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should he become Pakistan's prime minister in elections later this year, but added "I would meet him." 2018-01-13T12:31:00-05:00 2018-01-13T17:31:05-05:00
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