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Counting of votes begins in the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Official counting began Saturday in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The Latest: Irish minister New abortion law to come soonIreland's Minister for Children and Youth Affairs says she is grateful and emotional over with the apparent decision of voters to repeal the constitutional ban on abortions.
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Debris and sea foam litter a beach after Cyclone Mekunu in Salalah, Oman, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula on Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain, cutting off power lines, officials said. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missingCyclone Mekunu has battered arid Oman and Yemen, causing five deaths and leaving more than 30 missing on the island of Socotra
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
A woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, in Dublin, Ireland, Friday May 25, 2018. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ireland: Anti-abortion group calls vote result 'a tragedy'Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deathsCongo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths, as vaccinations continue
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Activists march toward the Unification Bridge, which leads to Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, during the 2018 DMZ Women Peace Walk in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, May 26, 2018. South Korea on Saturday expressed cautious relief about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following a whirlwind 24 hours that saw Trump canceling the highly-anticipated meeting before saying it's potentially back on. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival effortsSouth Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Colombia's former President Alvaro Uribe stands between Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for Democratic Center party, right, and his running mate Martha Lucia Ramirez during a campaign rally in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Colombians will go to the polls on May 27 for a first round presidential election. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartelsNewly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia's presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation's then-powerful drug cartels
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2017, file photo, trucks cross the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju. U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. But despite a recent warming in ties, Beijing's influence over its neighbor may be overstated. (AP Photo/Helene Franchineau, File)
Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North KoreaPresident Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A guard stands at the entrance of the north tunnel at North Korea's nuclear test site shortly before it was to be blown up in a media tour of dismantling the test site, at Punggye-ri, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. (APTN via AP)
Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A woman photographs a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose.  (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion banIreland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion after emotional debate
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Police forensic officers work around the scene of an explosion at a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, on Friday, May 25, 2018. An explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant where children were present for family parties at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding over a dozen people, Canadian police said.   (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurantCanadian police are hunting for two people after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A woman places flowers by a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose.  (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion banA second exit poll conducted by a major Irish television station also suggests a strong win for the "yes" forces seeking a repeal of a constitutional ban on abortions in Ireland
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2014 file photo, Venezuela's then Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez speaks during a press conference backdropped by an image of independence hero Simon Bolivar, in Caracas, Venezuela. Ramirez, Venezuela's former oil czar, said on Friday, May 25, 2018, that crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro’s re-election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse acceleratingVenezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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