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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a state-of-the-nation address in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Putin sternly warns US against putting missiles in EuropePresident Vladimir Putin has sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets
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File -- In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017 photo German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets participate in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace during an air force exercise. Britain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, file)
Britain urges Germany to ease curbs on arms sales to SaudiBritain's top diplomat is demanding that Germany relax its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia because they are affecting UK sales of weapons to the oil-rich kingdom
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Reports: Russian medical aid arrives in VenezuelaRussian news agencies say a shipment of Russian medicine and medical equipment has arrived in Venezuela
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The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billionA Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities
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Pope Francis sits in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican during his weekly general audience, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Survivors of clergy abuse meet summit organizersA dozen survivors of clergy sexual abuse are meeting with organizers of Pope Francis' landmark summit on preventing abuse and protecting children
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South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN reportThe "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corruption, said the United Nations
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 file photo, European Parliament members attend a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels. Microsoft says it has detected hacking attacks aimed at European democratic institutions including think tanks and non-profit groups ahead of elections on the continent in May. The company said Tuesday, Feb. 19 that a group called Strontium targeted email accounts for more than 100 people in six European countries working for the German Council on Foreign Relations, the Aspen Institutes in Europe and the German Marshall Fund. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file)
Microsoft detects hacking targeting Europe democracy groupsMicrosoft detects hacking attacks aimed at European democracy groups ahead of May elections
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 29, 2015 file photo, a policeman stands guard at the site of a car bombing that killed Egypt's top prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, in Cairo. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 Egypt executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of Barakat, security officials said. The nine were found guilty of taking part in the bombing that killed Barakat, the first assassination of a senior official in Egypt in a quarter century. (AP Photo/Eman Helal, File)
Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutorEgyptian security officials say nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members have been executed after being convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor
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In this photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, visitors attend an exhibition by Russian artist Pavel Otdelnov in Moscow, Russia.  Pavel Otdelnov, a Russian artist who grew up in Dzerzhinsk, the center of the nation's chemical industries 355 kilometers (220 miles) east of Moscow, focused on the city, one of the most polluted in Russia, in his new 'Promzona' art show. (AP Photo/Ivan Kochkarev)
Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family historyA Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown
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Faeroes to close for tourists due to maintenanceThe Faeroe Islands, an 18-island archipelago midway between Iceland and Scotland, is closing for tourists for a weekend in April _ unless they want to help locals keep the rocky isles unspoiled
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A Refugee Mother's Anguish After Fire: 'All 7 Are Dead?'Friends say a family in Canada was set to move next week from the home they rented and head back to the district in Nova Scotia where they'd first landed as refugees from war-torn Raqqa, Syria, in 2017. Now the family of nine has been tragically reduced to two after...
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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters watch as an airstrike hits territory still held by Islamic State militants in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. By sundown, there was no sign of any civilians coming out. On the other side of the IS-held pocket, an airstrike was launched by the U.S.-led coalition, increasing the pressure on the militants holding out. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Civilians evacuated from last Islamic State holdout in SyriaTrucks carrying civilians leave last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria
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