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From left, second placed Thomas Fanara of France, winner Marcel Hirscher of Austria and third placed Alexis Pinturault of France celebrate on the podium of a men's World Cup Giant Slalom, in Alta Badia, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight yearMarcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead
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A woman feeds a baby prior to the start of an audience of Pope Francis with children and family from the dispensary of Santa Marta, a Vatican charity that offers special help to mothers and children in need, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cakeChildren who receive help at a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a cake on the eve of his 82nd birthday
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Croatia denies abusing migrants at Bosnian borderCroatian authorities are denying a report by an international watchdog group that the country's police are illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia
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Bomb kills 8 in Syrian town held by Turkey-backed forcesSyrian activists say a bomb blast in a northern town held by Turkish-backed opposition forces has killed at least eight people
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Moscow police arrest least 5 protesters near security officeA human rights activist says Moscow police have arrested at least five protesters at an unsanctioned rally outside the headquarters of the Federal Security Service (FSB), the successor agency to the KGB
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In this Dec. 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump holds a signed executive order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. A real estate investment firm founded by Jared Kushner is betting big on the Trump administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks. But it’s not that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the program seeks to revitalize. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poorOpportunity Zones were supposed to steer investment to overlooked, poverty-stricken areas. So far, investors are seeking to snag the tax breaks in places that already have plenty of investment
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Michal Kurtyka poses for a photo after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Nations at climate talks back universal emissions rulesNearly 200 countries at the U.N. climate talks have agreed upon universal, transparent rules on how nations can cut greenhouse gas emissions and curb global warming
The Associated Press1 hour ago
North Korean boys play snowball fight on Kim Il Sung Square as the Tower of The Juche Idea is seen in the background in Pyongyang, North Korea, where the winter season has started, on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Il's deathNorth Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Firefighters at Chester Zoo after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat enclosure of the zoo, in Chester, England, Saturday Dec. 15, 2018. The fire forced keepers to evacuate visitors and move animals away from the fire, with winds fanning flames in the inflatable roof of the building.(Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Frogs, fish and small birds die in English zoo fireChester Zoo says insects, frogs, fish and small birds perished in a fire that broke out in an enclosure devoted to exotic tropical habitats
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