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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington. No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says that's what Americans can expect if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China. Pascal Clivaz, deputy director-general of the Switzerland-based Universal Postal Union, said on Friday, Oct. 19 the agency reached out quickly to U.S. officials after receiving a letter from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week announcing Washington's plan to pull out of the union in a year if the treaty isn't renegotiated. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)
Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leavesA top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China
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Princess Represents Herself in Divorce CaseTessy Antony—aka Princess Tessy of Luxembourg—represented herself in a London court Thursday during proceedings related to her divorce from Prince Louis of Luxembourg, the Times reports. The prince and the princess, both 32, ended their marriage in 2017. Thursday's proceedings centered on how money should be split between...
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Sylvia Earle of the US gestures after receiving Princess of Asturias Award for Concord 2018 from Spain's King Felipe VI at a ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain, Friday Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese, marine biologist Sylvia A. Earle and reporter Alma Guillermoprieto were awarded Friday Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prizes
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Indian women mourn the death of a relative, victim of a train accident, outside a hospital in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 deadA speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, photo, a man rides his motorbike in front of campaign posters for parliamentary candidates, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghans will return to the polls on Saturday, hoping to bring change to a corrupt government that has lost nearly half the country to the Taliban. In the eight years since Afghanistan last held parliamentary elections a resurgent Taliban has carried out near-daily attacks, seizing large swathes of the countryside and threatening major cities. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Stakes high in Afghan election as US seeks peace pactStakes in Afghanistan's parliamentary polls have never been higher coming days after a brazen insurgent attack killed a powerful police commander exposing a harrowing lack of security 17 years since a US-led coalition drove the Taliban from power.
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'Severe' Turbulence Leaves 15 Passengers InjuredThere's turbulence, and then there's turbulence . Passengers and crew aboard Aerolineas Argentinas Flight 1303 experienced the latter Thursday during a flight from Florida to Argentina, the Miami Herald reports. Fifteen of the 192 passengers on board were injured, suffering "blows or bruises due to the sudden movements" during the "severe"...
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Reports: Dozens killed or wounded in east Syria airstrikesSyrian state media and a war monitor say airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition on a town held by the Islamic State group killed and wounded dozens
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Activists listen to legislators during a session in which the Integral law for Trans People will be voted, in Montevideo, Uruguay, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The proposed law project has already been approved in the Senate. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Uruguay passes law granting rights to trans peopleUruguay's Congress has approved a law that guarantees rights to the South American country's transgender community
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Albert Stankowski, director of the Warsaw Ghetto Museum, stands in front of the former hospital that will house the museum which is under creation and scheduled to open in 2023, in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday Oct. 19, 2018. The project, first announced earlier this year, took a key step forward on Friday when Stankowski and a government official signed an agreement on a 30-year lease for the buildings that will house the museum. (AP Photo/Vanessa Gera)
Poland hands over site of future Warsaw Ghetto MuseumA museum dedicated to the Jews who suffered in the Warsaw Ghetto during Nazi Germany's wartime occupation of Poland has come closer to reality with a key handover ceremony
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at the DC CyberTalks conference, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddlingA Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion
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Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Tarek William Saab speaks during a interview with the Associated Press at his office in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Saab said he is investigating the police officers who failed to keep safe an opposition politician who plunged from the 10th-floor of a high-security building even as he rejects calls for an independent probe into what authorities contend was a suicide. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuela's prosecutor rejects calls for independent probeVenezuela's chief prosecutor said he is investigating police officers who failed to keep safe an opposition politician who plunged from the 10th floor of a high-security building, even as he rejected calls for an independent probe into the death
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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong departs at the end of an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at TrumpEuropean and Asian leaders have pledged their support for free trade at a meeting that underscored trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump
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