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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, South African President Jacob Zuma, left, walks with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, during their meeting at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa, Zuma has called for restraint and calm‚ the unfolding political situation in neighbouring Zimbabwe. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
November 15, 2017 - 6:11 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on the military takeover in Zimbabwe (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The head of Zimbabwe's influential war veterans association says they stand with the army and that President Robert Mugabe should be recalled as president and ruling party leader. Victor Matemadanda...
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Staff at a car rental store clean up damage in front of a washed up vehicle following a powerful storm on the Greek island of Symi, on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Authorities declared a state of emergency on the east Aegean Sea island after the storm caused extensive flooding, road damage, and power outages. (Argiris Madikos /Eurokinissi via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 6:03 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods in the Greek capital's western outskirts Wednesday converted roads into raging torrents of mud and debris, killing at least five people and inundating homes and businesses. The fire department said another four people were reported missing by their families, and...
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November 15, 2017 - 6:01 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The film production company co-founded by Danish director Lars von Trier has launched an internal investigation after its former chief executive was accused of sexual harassment and overseeing a bullying workplace culture. Peter Aalbaek Jensen stepped down as Zentropa's...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, actors Owen Wilson, left and Julia Roberts pose for a portrait photograph while promoting the film "Wonder" in London. "Wonder" could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It's a thoroughly positive movie about the importance of kindness. Based on R.J. Palacio's best-selling kids' novel, the movie follows Auggie Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial deformity, as he takes his first anxious steps into an intimidating world. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2017 - 5:59 am
LONDON (AP) — "Wonder" could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It's a thoroughly positive movie about the importance of kindness. Based on R.J. Palacio's best-selling children's novel, the movie follows Auggie Pullman, a boy with a craniofacial deformity, as he takes his first...
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November 15, 2017 - 5:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales growth fell below 1 percent in October as demand for sedans contracted, an industry group said Wednesday. Sales rose 0.4 percent over a year ago to 2.3 million units, down from September's 4.1 percent growth, according to the China Association of Automobile...
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Russian lawmaker Leonid Levin, bottom, arrives to address the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Wednesday's move by the parliament's lower house is a rapid quid pro quo response after the Russian state-funded TV channel RT registered with the U.S. Justice Department as a foreign agent after pressure from the U.S. government. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
November 15, 2017 - 3:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a swift retaliation to the U.S. demands made to a Russian TV channel. The bill comes days after the Russian state-funded RT...
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People gather to celebrate the result of a postal survey calling for gay marriage right in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
November 15, 2017 - 2:59 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year, although the form any law would take and its allowances for religious objections sparked immediate, heated debate. The Australian Bureau of...
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In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, Song Tao, right, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Liaison Department, talks with a fellow attendee before the start of the opening session of China's 19th Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Following U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 that it is sending Song to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 15, 2017 - 2:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs. Song Tao, the head of China's ruling...
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People clean away debris in Sarpol-e-Zahab, Iran, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, after a powerful earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched an investigation into why government-built housing ordered by his hard-line predecessor collapsed while others withstood a powerful earthquake along the border with Iraq. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
November 15, 2017 - 2:50 am
SARPOL-E-ZAHAB, Iran (AP) — Survivors in Iran are awaiting badly needed aid, three days after a powerful earthquake along the Iraq border killed more than 530 people and left thousands injured. Many in the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e Zahab, home to half the casualties from the temblor, say they still...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2017, file photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #199 shows the scars on his back during an interview in London. He is one of more than 50 ethnic Tamil men seeking political asylum in Europe, after they were, they said, abducted and tortured under Sri Lanka's current regime. Sri Lanka's defense minister denied Tuesday, Nov. 14, that his country committed torture and rape of suspected rebels, as charged by more than 50 Tamil ethnic minority men. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
November 14, 2017 - 11:18 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sri Lanka's defense minister denied Tuesday that his country committed torture and rape of suspected rebels, as charged by more than 50 men of the island's Tamil ethnic minority who are seeking political asylum in Europe. Kapila Waidyaratne called the claims of...
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