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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
China stock slump weighs on global marketsEuropean stock markets were weighed down Thursday by the earlier slump in China's main stock market to its lowest level since September. Trading levels were relatively modest though with U.S. markets closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 2nd right, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, center, and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani walk after a news conference in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The presidents of Turkey and Iran have hailed their trilateral talks with Russia on Syria's future as critical for restoring peace in the war-torn nation. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: Turkey says Syrians must negotiate Assad futureTurkish party official: Ankara made clear to Russia, Iran its reservations about Syria's Assad remaining president
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Bavarian governor and chairman of the Christian Social party, CSU,  Horst Seehofer, second right,  leaves the presidential residence Bellevue palace after a meeting with German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP)
Pressure grows on German Social Democrats in govt impassePressure growing on German Social Democrats in government impasse
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Bread made of insects to be sold in Finnish supermarketsOne of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91Russell Westbrook scored a season high 34 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Golden State Warriors 108-91
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Report: Barton said he'd go to Capitol Police over photoA published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior
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FILE - In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Franken has spent much of his nine years as senator trying to shed his funnyman image and digging into issues. That rising trajectory has been interrupted by allegations that he forcibly kissed one woman and squeezed another’s buttocks without their permission. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
For Franken, a rising trajectory, and then the accusationsThe rising trajectory of Minnesota Democrat Al Franken has been abruptly interrupted by allegations of sexual misconduct
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In this Nov. 3, 2017 photo, a newly arrived Rohingya family settles in at Kutupalong refugee camp, Bangladesh. Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.Myanmar announced the agreement but provided no details on how many Rohingya refugees would be allowed to return home or how soon that might happen. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when the army began what it called "clearance operations" following an attack on police posts by a group of Rohingya insurgents. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Myanmar, Bangladesh sign agreement on Rohingya refugeesMyanmar and Bangladesh have signed an agreement covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state
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A supporter of Zimbabwe's President in waiting Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile", raise a stuffed crocodile in the air as they await his arrival at the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Mnangagwa has emerged from hiding and returned home ahead of his swearing-in Friday. Crowds have gathered at the ruling party's headquarters for his first public remarks. Mnangagwa will replace Robert Mugabe, who resigned after 37 years in power when the military and ruling party turned on him for firing Mnangagwa and positioning his wife to take power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: UK's minister for Africa visiting ZimbabweThe Latest: UK's minister for Africa visiting Zimbabwe at 'absolutely critical moment'
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An anti Brexit, pro European Union campaigner waves flags near Parliament in London, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.  Britain's Treasury chief has little room to maneuver Wednesday as he reveals his spending plans to a nation bracing for the shock of Brexit. While Philip Hammond is promising to tackle a bleak economic outlook "head on," a slowing economy and stubborn deficit mean there is little money available to increase spending in the face of demands from teachers, firefighters, the National Health Service and the military.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
EU officials say UK Brexit stance chaotic in leaked documentA leaked Irish government document says European officials see Britain's performance in Brexit negotiations as confused and chaotic
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Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano of Japan waits for the start of the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
UN chief nuke inspector: Iran complying with nuclear dealUN chief nuke inspector says Iran is complying with nuclear deal; Trump has disagreed
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The motorcade of President Donald Trump arrives at at the Trump International Golf Club, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colorsPresident Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I've done
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