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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, a resident stands on the roof of her house amidst flooding brought about by Typhoon Mangkhut which barreled into northeastern Philippines during the weekend and inundated low-lying areas in its 900-kilometer wide cloud band, in Calumpit township, Bulacan province north of Manila, Philippines. With global temperatures rising, superstorms taking their deadly toll and a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal, leaders at this year’s U.N. General Assembly are feeling a sense of urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, file)
September 23, 2018 - 12:33 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Global temperatures are rising. Superstorms are taking their deadly toll. There's a year-end deadline to firm up the Paris climate deal. So leaders at this year's U.N. General Assembly are feeling some urgency to keep up the momentum on combating climate change. That's why they'll be...
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FILE -- In this Thursday, April 14, 2016 photo, from left, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Horst Seehofer, Chairman of the German Christian Social Union and Andrea Nahles, Chairwomen of the German Social Democrats, address the media during a press conference in Berlin. The leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition were trying Sunday to resolve a standoff over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief and stabilize their six-month-old alliance. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 23, 2018 - 12:22 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition were trying Sunday to resolve a standoff over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief and stabilize their six-month-old alliance. The center-left Social Democrats want Hans-Georg Maassen removed for...
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September 23, 2018 - 9:51 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president. The Sunday decision by the Minya Criminal Court included a life sentence for Mohammed Badie, the spiritual guide of...
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September 23, 2018 - 9:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group has rejected a deal reached this month between Russia and Turkey to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region vowing not to withdraw from the area. Horas al-Din, Arabic for Guardians of Religion, called the deal to establish the zone by Oct. 15 a...
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September 23, 2018 - 9:33 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president says he won't vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country's name to "North Macedonia." Macedonians will vote next weekend on a proposal to change the country's name, ending a long-running dispute with neighboring Greece, which...
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Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs up gesture as he arrives for an interview by BBC TV journalist Andrew Marr, in Liverpool, England, Sunday Sept. 23, 2018. The Labour Party is holding its annual party conference in Liverpool, which is due to decide on decisive issues like whether to back a new Brexit referendum on the country's departure from the European Union. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 9:25 am
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Britain's Labour Party may hold the fate of Brexit in its hands — if only it can decide what to do. With the U.K. and the European Union at an impasse in divorce talks, many Labour members think the left-of-center opposition party has the power — and a duty — to force a...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. On Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in Iran, and Giuliani declared that the Iranian government would be toppled. From Saturday’s attack in Ahvaz to America resuming sanctions despite Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, pressure on Tehran is rising and its leaders are growing more combative toward the West. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 23, 2018 - 9:22 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in New York to declare that the government would be toppled. "I don't know when we're going to...
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Maldivians queue up at a polling station during presidential election voting day in Male, Maldives, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. Huge crowds flocked to closely guarded polling stations on Sunday to vote in the Maldives' third multiparty presidential elections, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
September 23, 2018 - 8:30 am
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A raid on the opposition's main campaign office and the specter of U.S. sanctions on government officials were not deterring thousands of people from heading to the polls Sunday to vote in the Maldives' presidential election, widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's...
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Jack Maloney poses in front of the grain bins on his Little Ireland Farms in Brownsburg, Ind., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Maloney, who farms about 2,000 acres in Hendricks Count, said the aid for farmers is "a nice gesture" but what farmers really want is free trade, not government handouts. American farmers will soon begin getting checks from the government as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
September 23, 2018 - 8:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving checks from the federal government as part of a billion-dollar bailout to help those experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. But even farmers poised for big payouts worry it...
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A tattoo artist tattooes a visitor at the fourth edition of the Montreux Tattoo Convention in Montreux, Switzerland, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Over 150 tattoo artists from 22 couttries gather for 3 days in Montreux. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
September 23, 2018 - 5:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — Tattoo fans around the world may be wondering just where their favorite artists are. Wonder no longer: Tattoo experts from 22 countries are showing off their skills at a convention in the Swiss lakeside city of Montreux. The Montreux Tattoo Convention, which opened on Friday and ends...
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