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January 15, 2018 - 8:12 am
LONDON (AP) — An Irish nationalist lawmaker has resigned from Britain's Parliament after sparking outrage by appearing to mock a massacre carried out during Northern Ireland's decades of violence. Sinn Fein legislator Barry McElduff was shown in a Twitter video with a loaf of Kingsmill brand bread...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:11 am
LONDON (AP) — Virgin Trains will once again sell the Daily Mail newspaper after complaints about its decision to stop offering passengers the popular tabloid. Richard Branson said Monday he only learned of the decision not to sell the Daily Mail after it became a media issue last week. He says the...
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Iraqi security forces and civilians gather at the scene of a double suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Interior Ministry spokesman says a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad has killed and wounded civilians. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
January 15, 2018 - 7:26 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials said — the deadliest attack since last month's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group...
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January 15, 2018 - 7:16 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa summoned the United States' senior diplomat in the capital Pretoria on Monday over President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about African nations and Haiti. Trump has been accused of describing African nations as "shithole countries" during a meeting...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint statement after the exploratory talks between Merkel's conservative bloc and the Social Democrats on forming a new German government in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 15, 2018 - 6:53 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it will seek more detail on what the U.S. wants regarding the nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump demanded that European allies fix what he called "terrible flaws." Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, stressed Monday that...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2016 file photo, the motorcade carrying then U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine's Day 2018 after serving as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption. The hotel's website on Monday, Jan 15, 2018 showed bookings available beginning from Feb. 14. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool, File)
January 15, 2018 - 6:53 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption. The Ritz Carlton's...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, women's ice hockey players of South Korea, in white, and North Korea, in red, pose for a photo with International Ice Hockey Federation officials after their Ice Hockey Women's World Championship Division II Group A game in Gangneung, South Korea. North and South Korea agreed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in principle to field a joint women's ice hockey team during next month's Olympics in South Korea, and relayed their position to the International Olympic Committee. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
January 15, 2018 - 6:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea want to field a joint women's hockey team at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and have relayed their position to the International Olympic Committee, officials in Seoul said Monday. A joint team at the games in South Korea would require IOC approval. But if...
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In this image made from video, dark pyroclastic ash cloud rises from Mayon volcano after its eruption as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 340 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. More than 9,000 people have evacuated the area around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive. (AP Photo)
January 15, 2018 - 5:57 am
LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology increased the alert...
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In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 photo provided by China's Ministry of Transport, the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen partially sunk in the East China Sea off the eastern coast of China. The fire from the sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters. (Ministry of Transport via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 5:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — The fire from a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters. The spokesman, who identified himself only by his...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 file photo, people look at a display of Lego creations at Hamleys toy store during its grand opening in Beijing. Toy maker Lego is partnering with China’s internet giant Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children. The private company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, said Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 that the deal would combine Lego’s ability to create content with Tencent’s distribution reach. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, file)
January 15, 2018 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children. The privately-owned company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, said Monday that the deal would combine Lego's ability to create content with Tencent's...
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