Supporters of Shiite Houthi rebels attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen.

Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

Heavy airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen's capital on Tuesday, striking Sanaa's densely populated neighborhoods in apparent retaliation for the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Shiite rebels who control the city.

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FILE - This Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, file image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

Cathay Pacific crew witnessed North Korea missile test

The crew of a Cathay Pacific flight saw what it believes was North Korea's latest missile test last week, the second airline to report sighting it.

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A wooden boat is left after being washed ashore in Tsuruoka, Yamagata prefecture, northern Japan Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.

More NKorean 'ghost boats,' bodies wash up on Japan's shores

Three bodies of people believed to be North Koreans were recovered in northern Japan on Monday, two days after authorities found a dilapidated empty boat, coast guard officials said.

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FILE - This Oct. 16, 2017 file photo shows the wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after a car bomb which killed her, next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta.

Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist's car bomb killing

Ten Maltese suspects were arrested Monday over the car bomb slaying of a prominent investigative journalist, the prime minister and other authorities said, about six weeks after the assassination that shocked Malta and drew European Union pressure to ensure rule of law here.

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, greets British Prime Minister Theresa May prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.

EU, UK leaders fail to get Brexit deal, remain optimistic

The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of their divorce, as agreement on how to maintain an open Irish border after Brexit slipped out of the negotiators' grasp.

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A view of a flooded area at Ferras village at Vlora district, 120 kilometers (75 miles) southwest of the capital Tirana, after non-stop rain caused Vjosa riverbanks to burst in the south of the country, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. At least one person has died

Rain slows in Albania but agricultural land still underwater

Albanian authorities say that despite less rainfall and lower river levels, thousands of homes and scores of schools have been damaged, and agricultural land is still submerged.

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Brandenburg state Interior Minister Karl-Heinz Schroeter is surrounded by media during a news conference in Potsdam, eastern Germany, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. German authorities said the suspicious package containing nails that led to a bomb scare on a Chris

Germany: Suspicious package part of extort plot aimed at DHL

A suspicious package containing nails that led to a bomb scare at a Christmas market in Germany was part of a blackmailing plot against a delivery company, German authorities said Sunday.

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Waiving Argentine flags, relatives of crew members of the missing ARA San Juan submarine march through the streets of Mar del Plata, Argentina, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. The relatives protested the navy's decision to end the rescue operation for 44 crew membe

Argentina checking another deep-water object in sub search

Argentina's navy says it's trying to make a visual inspection of another object that registered on a sonar search for remains of a submarine that vanished 18 days ago with 44 crew members aboard.

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Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, center, a prominent Vietnamese blogger, stands trial in south central province of Khanh Hoa, Vietnam.

Vietnam court upholds jail term for blogger; US protests

A Vietnamese appeals court upheld a blogger's 10-year prison sentence for Facebook posts alleged to be anti-state propaganda, her lawyer said Thursday, in the second tough sentence imposed on dissidents in a week that drew a rebuke from the U.S government.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle smile as they arrive at the Nottingham Contemporary to attend a Terrence Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair, in Nottingham, England.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle greet fans in English city

Chanting "Harry, Harry!" and "Meghan, Meghan!" hundreds of people lined the streets of a central English city Friday to welcome Britain's Prince Harry and his American fiancee, actress Meghan Markle.

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Yolanda Mendiola, mother of crew member Leandro Cisneros of the missing ARA San Juan submarine, holds a photos of her son, outside the navy base in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. The sign reads in Spanish:

Missing sub crew families ask Argentina to continue rescue

Families of 44 crew members aboard a submarine that has been lost for 16 days in the South Atlantic demanded Friday that Argentina reverse its decision to stop looking for survivors.

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Slobodan Praljak brings a bottle to his lips, during a Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. Praljak yelled,

Dutch autopsy shows dead war criminal had cyanide in system

A former Croatian general who died after swallowing a liquid at a war crimes hearing in the Netherlands had cyanide in his system, Dutch prosecutors said after an autopsy was performed Friday.

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Pope Francis gestures as he visits the National Martyrs' Memorial of Bangladesh in Savar, outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Pope demands 'decisive measures' to resolve Rohingya exodus

Pope Francis demanded Thursday that the international community take "decisive measures" to resolve the causes of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar, breaking his recent silence over what the United Nations has declared to be a textbook case of "ethnic cleansing."

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This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Ko

What North Korean photos say about new ballistic missile

North Korea released dozens of photos Thursday of the Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile it claims can reach any target in the continental United States.

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A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting with a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched it

Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a sick puppy'

President Donald Trump can't resist taking a dig at North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even when selling tax reform. After calling the Republican tax plan "rocket fuel" for the American economy, Trump digressed with an aside on "Little Rocket Man," calling Kim "a sick puppy."

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Saudi Press Agency, British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Saudi King Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. May traveled to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night to meet the king and his assertive 32-year-old son, Crown Prince Mohammed

Britain's May in Saudi Arabia after surprise stop in Iraq

 British Prime Minister Theresa May traveled to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday night and met King Salman and his assertive 32-year-old son who now stands next in line for the throne, capping a day that saw her make a surprise visit to Iraq.

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Mahboobeh Zeinali, who is HIV-positive, attends an acting class at Reviving Values aid group institute in Tehran, Iran. “Everybody has a very bad attitude toward this disease,” she says. “They even think if they wash their hand where I do they can be infe

Iran challenges taboos as HIV infections from sex rise

In a square in a poor eastern Tehran neighborhood known for its drug addicts and dealers, psychologist Atefeh Azimi draws another drop of blood from a worried passer-by's finger.

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RETRANSMISSION WITH TRANSLATION - A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting North Korea's missile launch at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea.

NKorea launches ICBM in possibly its longest-range test yet

After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, a presumed intercontinental ballistic missile that could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for the media in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London.

Spring wedding at Windsor Castle for Prince Harry and Markle

It will be a spring wedding on the glorious grounds of Windsor Castle for love-struck Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at the Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.

Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

A Malaysian doctor testified Monday at the trial of two young women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader that the victim's pupils contracted and his underwear was soiled with feces, both signs of poisoning.

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In this Monday Dec. 11, 2017, photo released by Rocket Lab, Shaun D'Mello, vice president of launch operations, waits on the launch pad as the

New Zealand space launch scrubbed from remote launch site

A space launch was scrubbed Tuesday from a remote launch site in New Zealand after an engine glitch caused engineers to abort the flight.

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In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, fire burns canyons and ridges above Bella Vista Drive near Romero Canyon as the fight to contain a wildfire continues in Montecito, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017.

Crews gain on huge California fire but wind threat remains

After announcing increased containment on one of the biggest wildfires in California history, officials warned that communities remain at risk and the threat could increase as unpredictable winds whip up again.

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