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A staff adjusts the Japanese flag prior to a joint press conference of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Tokyo, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc are meeting in Tokyo, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growthTrade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc have geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative at a meeting in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership
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Wild week over Brexit leaves British politics in crisis modeThe question of Britain's departure from the European Union has divided the country and left its democratic system battered, if not broken
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FIEL - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, ailing radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, center, arrives for medical treatment at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. A lawyer for the ailing radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers said Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, the Indonesian government will release him from prison next week. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)
Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalismLawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he renounce radical beliefs
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Police remove yellow vest demonstrators staging a sit-down protest in Souillac, southern France, ahead of French President Emmanuel Macron' s visit, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Macron is meeting Friday with about 600 mayors and local officials in Souillac, a small town in southwestern France, as part of a national "grand debate".(AP Photo/Fred Scheiber)
French yellow vest protests planned despite Macron outreachYellow vest groups plan protests in several French cities despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger
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Suspected Muslim rebels storm Thai temple, kill 2 monksPolice say gunmen presumed to be Muslim insurgents have stormed a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand, killing two monks and wounding two others in what may be an effort to torpedo peace talks between the government and Muslim separatist groups
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Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversyDespite multiple hurdles, the third annual Women's March is returning to Washington
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti poses for a photo in front of a sprawling downtown Los Angeles landscape. The Democratic mayor, who has said he will soon decide whether to enter the 2020 White House contest, would anchor his candidacy to the idea that local government is where things get done in America, in contrast to the turmoil and vast political divide in President Donald Trump's Washington. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
Los Angeles teachers' strike shows Garcetti risks in '20 bidA Los Angeles teachers strike is highlighting political risks for Mayor Eric Garcetti as he ponders a run for president
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Man charged with murder in death of Israeli in AustraliaA 20-year-old man has appeared in an Australian court charged with murder and rape in the death of an Israeli student in the city of Melbourne
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., meets with residents at the Pierce Street Coffee Works cafe, in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Advocates for gender equality are gearing up for at least four women to compete for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Number of 2020 bids by women buoys gender equality advocatesAdvocates for gender equality are gearing up for at least four women to compete for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in 2020
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U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., meets with residents at the Pierce Street Coffee Works cafe' in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Sen. Gillibrand is on a weekend visit to Iowa, after announcing that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for President of the United States in 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Gillibrand, in Iowa, highlights family, children issuesGillibrand highlights family, children issues as she introduces herself to Iowa Democrats
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Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversyDespite government shutdowns, inclement weather and ideological schisms, the third annual Women's March is returning to Washington
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels hold up their weapons as they attend a gathering to show their support for the ongoing peace talks in Sanaa, Yemen. U.N. experts say fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels' warU.N. experts say fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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