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Christ statue in Peru damaged by fire days before pope visit

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 01:00
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A giant Christ statue in Peru's capital that was donated by a construction company at the center of Latin America's largest corruption scandal was damaged Saturday in a fire, days before Pope Francis is set to arrive in the South American nation. 2018-01-13T07:31:00-05:00 2018-01-13T12:31:09-05:00
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Czech president leads voting, but will face runoff election

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 20:00
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of a presidential election Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences. 2018-01-13T14:07:00-05:00 2018-01-13T19:07:38-05:00
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Czech president leads voting, but will face runoff election

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:00
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman failed to win re-election during the first round of a presidential election Saturday and will face a runoff in two weeks against the former head of the country's Academy of Sciences. 2018-01-13T10:07:00-05:00 2018-01-13T15:07:43-05:00
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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. 2018-01-13T11:19:00-05:00 2018-01-13T16:19:16-05:00
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South Africa's new party leader targets 'billions' in graft

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The new leader of South Africa's ruling party vowed Saturday to crack down on the corruption that has weakened the African National Congress in a new push to end inequities that haunt the nation more than 20 years after the end of white minority rule. 2018-01-13T02:27:00-05:00 2018-01-13T07:27:52-05:00
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Trump's nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to counter Russia

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. 2018-01-13T03:24:00-05:00 2018-01-13T08:24:12-05:00
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Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 08:00
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth. 2018-01-13T00:57:00-05:00 2018-01-13T05:57:12-05:00
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Diplomats scramble to contain outrage over Trump's remarks

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — American diplomats scrambled Friday to salvage their nation's bonds with Africa, Haiti and even the celebrated "special relationship" with Britain after President Donald Trump, in the span of a few hours, deeply offended much of the world with the most undiplomatic of remarks. 2018-01-12T12:55:00-05:00 2018-01-12T17:55:34-05:00
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African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist'

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The African group of ambassadors to the United Nations has issued an extraordinary statement condemning the "outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks" by President Donald Trump and demanding a retraction and apology. 2018-01-12T23:04:00-05:00 2018-01-13T04:04:51-05:00
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Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers' crosshairs

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:00
PARIS (AP) — The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said in a report Friday. 2018-01-12T16:40:00-05:00 2018-01-12T21:40:23-05:00
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Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa at an Oval Office meeting held on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history. 2018-01-12T10:57:00-05:00 2018-01-12T15:57:59-05:00
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Who'd prefer their country to Trump's US? Norwegians would

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:00
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth. 2018-01-12T10:34:00-05:00 2018-01-12T15:34:01-05:00
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'Reprehensible and racist:' Trump's remarks outrage Africans

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for. 2018-01-12T08:35:00-05:00 2018-01-12T13:35:12-05:00
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Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa at an Oval Office meeting held on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history. 2018-01-12T08:35:00-05:00 2018-01-12T13:35:31-05:00
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Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:00
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they were segregated in the stands from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section." 2018-01-12T09:56:00-05:00 2018-01-12T14:56:45-05:00
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Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump used a vulgar remark to describe the country on the eve of the anniversary of the 2010 earthquake, one of the deadliest disasters in modern history. 2018-01-12T07:00:00-05:00 2018-01-12T12:00:23-05:00
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The Latest: El Salvador protests reported Trump remark

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 2018-01-12T07:39:00-05:00 2018-01-12T12:39:01-05:00
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Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for. 2018-01-12T06:10:00-05:00 2018-01-12T11:10:20-05:00
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The Latest: Senegal's leader says Africa merits respect

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti (all times local): 2018-01-12T06:02:00-05:00 2018-01-12T11:02:35-05:00
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Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africans were shocked on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. But it wasn't what people had hoped for. 2018-01-12T04:51:00-05:00 2018-01-12T09:51:28-05:00
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