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An ambulance carries two former Khmer Rouge senior leaders into the courtroom before the hearings at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The U.N.-backed tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in the latest — and perhaps last — of such trials. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentencesThe tribunal that found two former Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide has sentenced them to life in prison
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A sheriff's deputy recovers the remains of a Camp Fire victim from an overturned car in Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missingAt least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing
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French Polynesian president acknowledges nuclear test liesFrench Polynesia's president says leaders in France's collectivity of islands in the South Pacific lied to the population over the dangers of nuclear testing
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South American circus lions still unsettled in South AfricaMore than two-dozen lions that were rescued from South American circuses and transferred to a South African big cat refuge could be on the move again after a legal dispute
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 file picture French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire speaks to reporters in Paris. France's finance minister is calling some British politicians "liars" who fooled voters into thinking leaving the EU would be in their interests. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
UK's May appeals to public on Brexit, braces for more blowsBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is appealing directly to voters to back her Brexit plan, as she waits to see whether rivals within her party have gained enough support to launch a leadership challenge
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Spat over WWII brothels shows Japan's trouble facing pastA journalist close to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has defended her view that South Korean women who were sent into Japanese WWII military brothels were not sex slaves, accusing a liberal-leaning newspaper of fabrication
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, the President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi waits for the beginning of a press conference following the meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany. Draghi warns that slowing world trade is proving to be a drag on the eurozone economy but says the current expansion remains “resilient” as consumers at home remain willing to spend and unemployment falls thanks to pro-business reforms. Draghi said in a speech Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Frankfurt that “there is certainly no reason why the expansion in the euro area should abruptly come to an end.” (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
Eurozone central banker suggests rates could stay low longerThe head of the European Central Bank indicated a first interest rate increase could be postponed if unexpected trouble strikes the 19 countries that use the euro as their currency.
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Employees look through damaged ballots at the Supervisor of Elections office during a recount, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recountBitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange greets supporters from a balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Justice Department inadvertently named Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal. Assange’s name appears twice in an August 2018 filing from a prosecutor in Virginia in a separate case involving a man accused of coercing a minor. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggestsUS court filing raises questions about whether the Justice Department has prepared charges under seal against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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FILE - In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a North Korean soldier, center top, looks at the southern side as three South Korean soldiers guard at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea. North Korea said Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, that it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegally entering the country recently, as the country's state media said leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a newly developed high-tech weapon in an apparent bid to employ pressure on Washington and Seoul. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weaponNorth Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon
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Environment Secretary Michael Gove leaves after a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Cabinet agrees draft Brexit deal with European Union after 'impassioned' debate. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The Latest: Environment Minister Gove won't quit over BrexitBritish Environment Minister Michael Gove has decided not to follow two other Cabinet ministers and resign over the Brexit deal with the European Union
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In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Khieu Samphan, left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, stands at the dock in a court room during a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. A U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia on Friday convicted the two most senior surviving leaders of the country's former Khmer Rouge regime of genocide and other crimes against humanity, sentencing them to life in prison. (Nhet Sok Heng/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP)
Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life termsThe last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes by an international tribunal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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