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Colombian police stand on the Colombian side of the Tienditas International Bridge, which is blocked with a cargo trailer, a fuel tanker and fencing, placed by Venezuelan authorities to block humanitarian aid from entering, on the outskirts of Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela on Jan. 23 with the backing of the U.S. and most South American and European nations, announced that humanitarian aid will enter Venezuela on Saturday, Feb. 23, the day after Richard  Branson's concert at the same site.  (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Venezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling Richard BransonVenezuela's Maduro to throw concert rivaling fund-raiser planned by Virgin Group's Richard Branson
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President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami, Fla., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Maduro says Trump sounds almost Nazi-likeRejecting Trump's criticism, Venezuela's Maduro accuses Trump of sounding almost like a Nazi
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FILE - In this May 12, 2005 file photo, inmates have their meal in the mess hall at the Islas Marias federal prison island, located 90 miles south of Mazatlan, Mexico.  President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 that he will close the famed island penal colony and will have it converted into a cultural and environmental education center. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region's lastMexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie "Papillon."
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, a woman browses her smartphone as she walks by a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. China’s government has accused Washington of trying to block its industrial development after Vice President Mike Pence said Chinese tech giant Huawei and other telecom equipment suppliers are a security threat. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China accuses US of trying to block its tech developmentChina accuses the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging Chinese mobile network equipment poses a cybersecurity threat
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrives before President Donald Trump speaks to a Venezuelan American community at Florida Ocean Bank Convocation Center at Florida International University in Miami, Fla., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, to speak out against President Nicolas Maduro's government and its socialist policies. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump pleads with Venezuela's military to back GuaidoTrump pleads with Venezuela's military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido, issues dire warning if they don't
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Indian policemen pay homage during the wreath-laying ceremony of their colleague in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Tensions escalated in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants.(AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Tensions rising after Kashmir attack as gunbattle kills 9Tensions escalate in disputed Kashmir and in Hindu-majority India after last week's deadly suicide bombing; 9 killed in Kashmir gunbattle
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda , left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, talk after a group photo during a two-day international conference on the Middle East, at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland. An off-hand comment by Netanyahu in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust looks to overshadow a summit of central European leaders this week in Israel. Poland’s abrupt decision Sunday to downgrade its participation in the Visegrad conference suddenly cast a pall gathering. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summitPoland has pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis."
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Teen Wakes From Coma to Find She Gave Birth to Surprise BabyEbony Stevenson, 18, was suffering from headaches, then started having seizures on the bathroom floor in early December. The UK college student's mother called emergency services—and within three hours, she had her granddaughter in her arms, despite both herself and her daughter having no idea the teen was pregnant....
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Abe Cites Nobel Policy in Not Answering Question on TrumpDid Japanese PM Shinzo Abe nominate President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in advance of the Jan. 31 deadline? Abe isn't saying, though he wasn't entirely silent on the topic. He was asked about it in Parliament Monday, days after Trump asserted that Abe nominated him and had given...
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Nigerian soldiers block the road leading to the entrance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party headquarters where Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari holds an emergency meeting with senior members of the party in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday Feb. 18, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Nigeria's president tells security forces to be 'ruthless'Nigeria's leader tells security forces to be 'ruthless' against anyone trying to disrupt vote
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Spot Where Caesar Was Murdered to Open to PublicIn 2012, researchers pinpointed the location where Julius Caesar was murdered—but the spot was accessible only to a colony of cats. That'll change come late 2021 thanks to the high-end jeweler Bulgari, which is funding the restoration of the Rome site known as Largo Argentina. The AP reports the...
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A model wears a creation by Erdem at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London showThe final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favorite theme, sensuality
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