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Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

AP

December 15, 2018 at 2:08 am

SYDNEY (AP) Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement is reached between Israel and the Palestinian...

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Rajapaksa set to quit as Sri Lanka's premier to end crisis

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December 14, 2018 at 8:29 pm | COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) A Sri Lankan lawmaker said that disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign Saturday to end the country's political crisis. The pro-Rajapaksa lawmaker, Lakshma...

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May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

AP

December 14, 2018 at 11:08 am | BRUSSELS (AP) British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit deal Friday, after the European Union rebuffed her request to sweeten the divorce agreement so she c...

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Macron urges calm; Paris police brace for more violence

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December 14, 2018 at 10:39 am | PARIS (AP) Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France's president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers ...

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Dutch court upholds maximum sentence for cyberbully

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December 14, 2018 at 7:40 am | THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) A Dutch appeals court has upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world. Amster...

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Kosovo parliament votes to form new army, angering Serbia

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December 14, 2018 at 6:02 am | PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) Kosovo's parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, angering Serbia which talked up the possibility of an armed intervention in response. NATO's ch...

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Prosecutor: 7 held in Strasbourg shooting investigation

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December 14, 2018 at 5:00 am | STRASBOURG, France (AP) Investigators looking into the Strasbourg attack are trying to establish whether the main suspect was helped by accomplices while on the run, Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz sai...

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Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

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December 13, 2018 at 6:37 pm | STRASBOURG, France (AP) The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhun...

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Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the world

AP

December 13, 2018 at 5:54 pm | TORONTO (AP) First U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two ...

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