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At least 2 killed in attack on Guatemala hospital

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At least two people were killed and five arrested early Wednesday when alleged gang members shot up one of the country’s largest hospitals to free a prisoner, officials said. Continue reading

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The Latest: Pence meets with Chilean president

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The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Latin America (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet after arriving in the country. Continue reading

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Pence won’t take questions from press in Chile

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Vice President Mike Pence’s isn’t expected to take questions from reporters after meeting with Chile’s president — even though Pence’s public schedule had listed a “joint press conference” with Michelle Bachelet (bah-cheh-LET’). Continue reading

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German pol slams Trump’s ‘downplaying of Nazi violence’

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A leading German politician has branded U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as “highly dangerous.” Continue reading

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Baby, 2 women among 13 killed by tree on Portuguese island

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A 12-month-old baby and two foreign women were among the 13 people killed when a huge oak tree crashed down on an outdoor religious festival in Portugal’s Madeira Islands, authorities said Wednesday. Continue reading

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The Latest: Kenya election official stopped flying to US

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The Latest on the reactions to Kenya’s elections (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Continue reading

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SKorean party calls for US to bring back tactical nukes

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A South Korean conservative party has called for the United States to bring back tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula to better cope against North Korean threats. Continue reading

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Iraqi Shiite cleric’s Saudi, UAE trips show Gulf realpolitik

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An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers’ deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ago and thought at times to have ties to Iran, has two new stamps in his passport — from the two fiercest Sunni critics of Tehran in the Gulf. Continue reading

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Young Afghans see opportunities dwindle as security worsens

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Sultan Hossaini sent three of his children from their rural home to the capital, Kabul, hoping they would gain degrees and employment in the new Afghanistan that was promised after the overthrow of the Taliban. Continue reading

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Violin-playing protester freed from jail in Venezuela

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A Venezuelan violinist who is a well-known face of protests against his country’s socialist government has been freed after more than two weeks in prison. Continue reading

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Mexico judge orders new probe in 2014 killings by soldiers

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A Mexican judge has ordered federal authorities to investigate whether army commanders played any role in the killing by soldiers of 22 suspected criminals at a warehouse three years ago, a case that became one of the country’s biggest scandals over al… Continue reading

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Palestinian leader sends greeting to North Korea

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The Palestinian president has wished North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “health and happiness” at a time of rising nuclear tensions with the U.S. President Mahmoud Abbas sent the greeting on Tuesday in honor of “Liberation Day,” when both North and South … Continue reading

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Congress leader says Brazil gov’t lacks votes to pass reform

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The head of Brazil’s lower house of congress says the government doesn’t have the votes to pass social security reforms that are key to President Michel Temer’s agenda — and possibly his survival in office. Continue reading

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UN set to remove final container holding Colombia rebel arms

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Seven thousand guns once carried by the guerrillas of Colombia’s largest rebel army are being removed from 26 demobilization sites around the South American nation. Continue reading

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US Army commander in Europe honored on Poland’s army day

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The Polish president has bestowed a high honor on the U.S. Army commander in Europe as Poland marked its Armed Forces Day with a military parade. Continue reading

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Pence expected to praise economic reforms in Argentina

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Vice President Mike Pence is in Argentina, where he’s expected to praise President Mauricio Macri’s economic reforms days after local midterm elections that were seen as a boost for Macri’s pro-business agenda. Continue reading

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The Latest: Trump congratulates Kenyan president on election

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The Latest on the reactions to Kenya’s elections (all times local): 1:10 p.m. United States President Donald Trump has congratulated Kenya’s president on his re-election and the country for conducting “a peaceful, fair, and transparent contest.” Continue reading

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Trump congratulates Kenyan president on winning re-election

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United States President Donald Trump has congratulated Kenya’s president on his re-election and the country for conducting “a peaceful, fair, and transparent contest.” Continue reading

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The Latest: Dead soldier’s kin thanks vet for returning flag

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6:00 p.m. Continue reading

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Taliban ‘open letter’ to Trump urges US to leave Afghanistan

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The Taliban have sent an “open letter” to President Donald Trump, reiterating their calls for America to leave Afghanistan after 16 years of war. Continue reading

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US vet returns dead Japanese soldier’s flag to grateful kin

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Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Continue reading

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Dubai billionaire seeks to sell Trump-branded villas abroad

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During recent trips to Croatia and Malta, a Dubai-based billionaire and business partner of the Trump Organization looked more like a head of state himself — mingling with government dignitaries, receiving a presidential reception and visiting the glittering Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading

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A look at North Korea’s past bluster and actual attacks

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North Korea has a long track record of issuing threats and ultimatums that don’t necessary lead to action. Continue reading

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Analysis: To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

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If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North’s seemingly endless bluffs. Continue reading

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The Latest: Moon says North Korea crisis must end peacefully

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The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Continue reading

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N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

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North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military’s plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People’s Army announced its preparing to create “enveloping fire” near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. Continue reading

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Argentina: Macri alliance bolstered by election

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The surprising success of Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s political coalition in key provinces in a primary election strengthens its position in October’s midterm legislative vote. Continue reading

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Americans sentenced in Panama for 5 murders

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A court in Panama has sentenced American William Dathan Holbert to 47 years in prison for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination. Continue reading

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The Latest: Germany urges freedom for Venezuela prisoners

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The Latest on Venezuela’s political crisis (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Germany is calling on Venezuela to release all political prisoners and end its forceful crackdown on the opposition. Continue reading

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Maduro supporters march in Venezuela against Trump

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Thousands of government supporters have taken to the streets of Venezuela’s capital to denounce President Donald Trump’s talk of a “military option” to resolve the country’s political crisis. Continue reading

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Holocaust memorial urges vigilance after US protests

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Israel’s official Holocaust memorial has expressed concern over the violence in Charlottesville, where far-right activists marched with Nazi flags and gave the Nazi salute, and where a counter-protester was killed over the weekend. Continue reading

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Mexico raids 31 hot spots, 10,000 gallons of illegal alcohol seized after Wisconsin woman’s death at posh resort

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Mexican regulators raided 31 hot spots in Cancun and Playa del Carmen this past weekend as part of a widening effort to crack down on illegal alcohol — a black market that came into the national spotlight after a Wisconsin woman’s alcohol-linked death… Continue reading

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German court orders sentence enforced in Chile abuse case

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A court in western Germany has ruled that a German man must serve the sentence of a Chilean court for his role in the sexual abuse of children at a secretive German colony in Chile. Continue reading

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The Latest: Pence draws attention to plight of Venezuelans

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The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Latin America (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Continue reading

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US medal dominance could reflect doping cleanup in track

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For years, athletes from the United States have quietly wondered how they might have fared if they had been competing on a level playing field. Continue reading

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Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

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The top U.S. military officer is warning during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the “full range” of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from North Korea. Continue reading

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Critiques fly as Tillerson struggles to define his mission

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In a wood-paneled stateroom in the Philippine presidential palace, Rex Tillerson sat across from a leader who boasts of hunting down drug dealers to personally kill. Continue reading

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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

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A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: … Continue reading

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Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

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Global warming is opening up the fabled Northwest Passage, a route through Arctic waters that’s closed to ships for most of the year. Continue reading

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Clerical abuse scandal hits Argentine president’s school

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Rufino Varela was a distraught, confused 12-year-old when he went looking for help from the school chaplain to tell him he’d been sexually abused by a mason at his family’s home. Continue reading

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At least 4 people shot, killed in Mexican resort of Acapulco

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At least four people have been shot and killed in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, which has become a hotspot in Mexico’s rising drug violence. Continue reading

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Will NKorea’s Kim pull the trigger? Possible signs to watch

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Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare suddenly and fade almost as quickly — but the latest escalation won’t likely go away quite so easily. Continue reading

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Renegade al-Shabab leader defects to government

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A renegade leader of Somalia’s Islamic extremist insurgents, al-Shabab, has surrendered to the government. Continue reading

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Citizens worried, but Seoul mum on Trump’s N. Korea threat

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When North Korea makes a threat, the government in Seoul usually vents its anger while South Koreans mostly shrug off what can seem like a daily barrage of hostility. Continue reading

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Devoutly Catholic Guam celebrates Mass amid N. Korea threat

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Across Guam — where nearly everyone is Roman Catholic — priests prayed for peace as residents of the U.S. Pacific island territory faced a missile threat from North Korea. Continue reading

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Pastor freed from North Korean prison arrives back in Canada

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A Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for more than two years in North Korea has arrived back home. Continue reading

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Analysis: Trump ‘military’ talk on Venezuela unnerves LatAm

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President Donald Trump’s talk of a “military option” in Venezuela risks alienating Latin American nations that overcame their reluctance to work with the Republican leader and had adopted a common, confrontational approach aimed at isolating President … Continue reading

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The Latest: Venezuela rejects Trump talk of military option

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The Latest on Venezuela’s political crisis (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Venezuela’s government is energetically rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of a potential “military option” to resolve the country’s political crisis, calling it the mos… Continue reading

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US diplomat arrives for expected rebuke from Venezuela

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The top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela has arrived to hear what is likely to be a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump’s talk of a “military option” to resolve the country’s political crisis. Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Jova forms west of Mexico, no threat to land

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A new tropical storm has formed off the west coast of Mexico, but forecasters say it does not pose an imminent threat to land. Continue reading

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