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Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

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November 17, 2019 at 8:44 pm

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who att...

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3rd record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain

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November 17, 2019 at 8:35 pm | VENICE, Italy (AP) — Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a series of weather woes, from rain-swollen rivers to high win...

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Hong Kong police storm university held by protesters

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November 17, 2019 at 6:08 pm | HONG KONG (AP) — Police breached a Hong Kong university campus held by protesters early Monday after an all-night siege that included firing repeated barrages of tear gas and water cannons. Anti-...

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The Latest: Hong Kong police enter campus held by protesters

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November 17, 2019 at 3:19 pm | HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6 a.m. Hong Kong police have stormed into a university campus held by protesters after an all-night standoff. F...

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Rebuffed by US, migrants dwell in lawless Mexican state

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November 17, 2019 at 10:36 am | NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the United States to a...

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Bolivia’s crisis exposes old racial, geographic divides

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November 17, 2019 at 6:40 am | LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia’s increasingly violent political crisis is exposing historical racial, ethnic and geographic divides that many thought had been overcome after 14 years of rule by the A...

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Bolivian interim leader meets UN envoy amid violence fears

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November 16, 2019 at 9:12 pm | SACABA, Bolivia (AP) — A U.N. envoy met with Bolivia’s interim president Saturday to find a way out of the country’s political crisis while the world body expressed concern the situation could “spin ...

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US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by N Korea

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November 17, 2019 at 5:00 am | BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint military exercise in an “act of goodwill” toward North Korea. Th...

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Protests grip major Iran cities over gas prices; 1 killed

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November 16, 2019 at 11:58 am | DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Protesters angered by Iran raising government-set gasoline prices by 50% blocked traffic in major cities and occasionally clashed with police Saturday after a night...

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