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Iraqi officials raise toll to 25 killed in Baghdad bloodshed

Iraqi officials raise toll to 25 killed in Baghdad bloodshed

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December 07, 2019 at 4:13 pm

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters wielding a blood-drenched flag returned to Baghdad's central plaza on Saturday after a night of bloody attacks that left 25 people dead and more than 130 wou...

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Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

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December 07, 2019 at 4:05 pm | PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three people at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shoot...

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AP Top International News at 5:05 p.m. EST

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December 07, 2019 at 4:10 pm | Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference...

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North Korea says denuclearization not on negotiating table

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December 07, 2019 at 3:32 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that denuclearization has “already gone out of the negotiation table” and it does not need to have lengthy talks with the United States as the end-of-y...

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French protest retirement changes, travel disruptions abound

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December 07, 2019 at 3:01 pm | PARIS (AP) — Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists who joined a wave of protests against the government's overhaul of France's retirement system, as highway blockades and train ...

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Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

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December 07, 2019 at 2:54 pm | DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Princeton scholar held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges was freed Saturday as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a...

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Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians

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December 07, 2019 at 10:34 am | Port-au-Prince (AP) — The flaming barricades are mostly gone, protesters have largely dissipated and traffic is once again clogging the streets of Haiti’s capital, but hundreds of thousands of people...

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Evo Morales' party choosing candidates for Bolivia elections

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December 07, 2019 at 1:38 pm | LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — With its top leader absent, the party of Evo Morales gathered Saturday in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba to start choosing its candidates for new elections called after the re...

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Nobel literature winner dreams of a new narrative style

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December 07, 2019 at 1:36 pm | STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel Literature Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk says she thinks a new sort of fiction may be needed to counteract the modern era's tendency to isolate and divide people. In her Sat...

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