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Queen Elizabeth II makes first visit to London Fashion Week

Queen Elizabeth II makes first visit to London Fashion Week

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February 20, 2018 at 11:18 am

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has made her first visit to London Fashion Week to present an award recognizing British design excellence. The 91-year-old monarch gave out the first Queen Elizab...

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AP Top International News at 12:18 p.m. EST

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February 20, 2018 at 11:20 am | Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65...

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The Latest: Erdogan: Pro-Syrian forces pushed back in Afrin

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February 20, 2018 at 11:15 am | BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Turkey's president says Turkish artillery fire has pushed back a convoy of pro-Syrian government forces from an ...

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Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

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February 20, 2018 at 11:05 am | UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timefram...

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Ukraine's president signs bill on Russia-backed regions

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February 20, 2018 at 11:02 am | KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill aimed at reintegrating the territory in the country's east controlled by Russia-backed separatists. The bill passed las...

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Spanish court rejects rapper's freedom of speech argument

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February 20, 2018 at 10:59 am | MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who argued that his lyrics praising terror groups were protected by freedom of expression laws. The court ruled Tuesday t...

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Brazil's lower house approves military intervention in Rio

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February 20, 2018 at 10:59 am | SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's lower house approved a decree to put the military in charge of Rio de Janeiro's security forces early Tuesday as soldiers and police spread out throughout in the city to com...

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More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

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February 20, 2018 at 10:42 am | BEIRUT (AP) — Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region...

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Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

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February 20, 2018 at 10:31 am | LONDON (AP) — Oxfam's leadership apologized Tuesday for downplaying the significance of a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti as they were grilled by British lawmakers and sought to stem the tide of c...

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