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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, a staff member moves bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center in Wuhan, China, where some people infected with a new virus are being treated. The new virus comes from a large family of coronaviruses, some causing nothing worse than a cold. Others named SARS and MERS have killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks
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4 aid workers for French charity disappear in BaghdadFour aid workers for a French Christian charity have disappeared in Baghdad
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France confirms 3 cases of virus from China, 1st in EuropeFrance has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States
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Rescue workers search on a collapsed building after a 6.8 earthquake struck Sivrice town in Elazig in eastern Turkey, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 rocked eastern Turkey on Friday, causing some buildings to collapse and killing at least 14 people, Turkish officials said.(IHA via AP)
At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern TurkeyTurkish officials say at least 18 people have been killed in an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 that shook the country's east, injuring more than 500 and leaving some 30 trapped in toppled buildings
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UN Pleads for Help Amid 'Devastating' Locust InvasionLast month, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization reported on the plague of locusts that had overtaken Somalia and Ethiopia, and now a new East African nation is being beleaguered by the bugs. The FAO says Kenya is also dealing with an "unprecedented" and "devastating" number of desert locusts,...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a visit to an anti-narcotics police base in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Ivan Valencia)
Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week to meet with presidentSecretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment
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Fire kills 11 youths hunting animals in field in Venezuela Venezuelan authorities say 11 young people, mostly teenagers, who were hunting small animals died in a fire that swept through a sugarcane field
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In this picture taken Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, spiritual indigenous guide Mariano Condori Flores stands outside San Francisco Church during the Three Kings Day celebrations in La Paz, Bolivia. A symbiotic relationship has formed over time and it allows Catholics and Pachamama believers to maintain both systems, Condori Flores said. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Bolivia religious debate: The Bible vs Andean earth deityA religious debate pitting the Bible against the Andean earth deity called the Pachamama is happening in Bolivia as the South American country navigates a future without ousted President Evo Morales
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 file photo, Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, arrives at Greece's supreme court in Athens. Greece's justice minister has signed an order on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, for bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik to be extradited to France - concluding an international legal battle surrounding the Russian former cryptocurrency trading platform operator. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, file)
France charges bitcoin expert Vinnik with money launderingFrench investigators are questioning a bitcoin fraud suspect after he was extradited from Greece
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during as he reviews border wall prototypes, in San Diego, as Rodney Scott, the Border Patrol's San Diego sector chief, listens. The Trump administration has named Rodney Scott the new head of the U.S. Border Patrol. Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Scott has been a member of the Border Patrol for 27 years. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Career Border Patrol official picked to lead agencyThe Trump administration has named a 27-year Border Patrol veteran to lead the agency
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Italy: Anti-Semitic scrawl on Nazi camp survivor's doorAnti-Semitic writing has been scrawled on the door of a now-deceased member of the Italian anti-Fascist resistance who survived a Nazi concentration camp
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Russian court imposes fines on 2 Jehovah's WitnessesA court in northern Russia has fined two Jehovah's Witnesses convicted of extremism related to their membership of the religious group, Russian media reported
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