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A man talks to the crowd gathered as an Ingushetia flag is displayed, during a protest against the new land swap deal agreed by the heads of the Russian regions of Ingushetia and Chechnya, in Ingushetia's capital Magas, Russia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Ingushetia and the neighboring province of Chechnya last month signed a deal to exchange what they described as unpopulated plots of agricultural land, but the deal triggered massive protests in Ingushetia where it was seen by many as hurting Ingushetia’s interests. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev)
October 08, 2018 - 10:27 am
MAGAS, Russia (AP) — The regional leader in the Russian province of Ingushetia is defending a land swap that has triggered protests in the volatile North Caucasus region. Ingushetia's leader Yunus-Bek Yevkurov argued Monday that the deal he signed last month with the neighboring province of...
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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walk together before their meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Pompeo said that he and Kim made unspecified progress Sunday toward an agreement for the North to give up its nuclear weapons, though there was no immediate indication whether Pompeo had managed to arrange a much-anticipated second summit between Kim and President Donald Trump. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
October 08, 2018 - 6:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says it is working on plans to host North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Moscow. Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Monday that Putin extended an invitation to Kim last month to visit Russia, and that Moscow is working on the details of where...
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October 07, 2018 - 12:26 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived at the capital Kabul. An embassy statement confirmed Sunday that Khalilzad had arrived in Kabul as a part of a multi-stop visit to the region. The State Department had earlier announced...
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Leon Hakobian presents a temporary draft of a logo of the 'National Association Of Jews In the Alternative Fuer Deutschland' party prior to a press conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. The far-right Alternative for Germany party has announced it will create a Jewish section within the party, drawing widespread criticism by Jewish groups across the country. (Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa via AP)
October 07, 2018 - 10:19 am
BERLIN (AP) — Jewish members of the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, have met in the southwestern German city of Wiesbaden to create a Jewish section within the party — a move that drew strong condemnation from other Jews. Media reported that 19 people joined the new "Jews in the...
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October 06, 2018 - 3:44 pm
NEWRY, Maine (AP) — Baseball's fall classic focuses on an American pastime. A Maine ski resort has its own fall classic based on a Finnish tradition. More than 30 teams from Maine to California participated Saturday in the North American Wife Carrying Championship. The event at the Sunday River ski...
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October 06, 2018 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's one of the enduring mysteries of life in New York City: Just how many squirrels live in Central Park? There could soon be an answer. Counters started roaming the 840-acre park on Saturday for its first ever Squirrel Census . Organizers of the two-week count tell The New York...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, walks toward the stage to deliver his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. A French judicial official says Friday Oct.5, 2018 the president of Interpol has been reported missing after traveling to China. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
October 06, 2018 - 9:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Interpol has made a formal request to China for information about the agency's missing president, citing concerns for the well-being of the senior Chinese security official who seemingly vanished on a trip home. The Lyon-based international police agency says Saturday it used law-...
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Thousands of people take part in a protest accusing the authorities of a coverup after an unresolved death in March of a student in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Months-long protests over the death of 21-year-old David Dragicevic have posed a challenge to the government of Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik ahead of Sunday's election. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
October 06, 2018 - 8:56 am
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The protests he leads have drawn thousands of people for months and have become a symbol of resistance ahead of Bosnia's tense election on Sunday. But Davor Dragicevic says all he wants is justice for his son. When the body of 21-year-old David Dragicevic was...
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October 05, 2018 - 1:39 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida gas station owner has placed a sign in his store asking customers not to warm urine in the microwave. Parul Patel says he's become "sick and tired" of people walking into his BP gas station and On the Fly convenience store in Jacksonville to warm their containers...
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October 05, 2018 - 1:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The official overseeing the 369 million-pound ($483 million) restoration of Buckingham Palace says he is confident the decade-long project will be finished on time and on budget. Master of the Queen's Household Tony Johnstone-Burt said Friday that some "essential services" in Queen...
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