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Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades

Mexico has posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with a record 29,168 murders in 2017.

January 21, 2018 2:40 pm


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Jordan's king delivers pointed public remarks to Pence in wake of Jerusalem decision

In pointed public remarks, Jordan's King Abdullah II told Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday that he had repeatedly warned Washington...

January 21, 2018 11:00 am


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Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people.

January 21, 2018 9:40 am


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Swiss resort cut off after new snow increases avalanche risk

Swiss authorities say a village near the famed Matterhorn peak is again cut off to road and rail traffic after new snowfall renewed the...

January 21, 2018 9:30 am


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Avalanche kills 5 soldiers, injures 7 in Turkey

Officials say soldiers conducting military operations in Turkey's southeast have been hit by an avalanche. At least five soldiers died and...

January 21, 2018 9:30 am


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Pence meets with Egyptian leader

CAIRO – Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against Mideast terrorism on...

January 21, 2018 1:00 am


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'This year it's about strength'

Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump’s views...

January 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Pope calls on Peruvians to protect women

TRUJILLO, Peru – Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most...

January 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Turkish forces hit Kurds in Syria

KOCABEYLI, Turkey – Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep...

January 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Pope: Amazon 'heart of church'

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru – From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their...

January 20, 2018 1:00 am


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French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

French President Emmanuel Macron hints at Britain negotiating a unique relationship with the EU.

January 20, 2018 9:09 am


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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes compete.

January 20, 2018 8:39 am


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Paul Bocuse, a master of French cuisine, dies at 91

The master chef defined French cuisine for nearly half a century and put it on tables around the world.

January 20, 2018 8:30 am


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Pence's Mideast trip still on as government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he's visited a million times in his...

January 19, 2018 5:30 pm


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Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the...

January 19, 2018 2:30 pm