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Opposition leader Henrique Capriles shows a ballot during a symbolic referendum in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than 100 days of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 16, 2017 - 10:44 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis and an opposition referendum on government plans to rewrite the constitution. (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The chief prosecutor's office said a woman has been killed and four people wounded in shooting that erupted after...
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Government opponents protest in front of the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, July 16, 2017, to protest the latest changes in legislation that reorganized the judiciary. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
July 16, 2017 - 12:48 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of government opponents gathered in Warsaw and other cities in Poland on Sunday to protest the latest changes in legislation that reorganized the judiciary. The legislation that was adopted last week has drawn condemnation from European Union politicians and from...
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July 16, 2017 - 10:44 am
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — City officials of Georgia's largest public beach are considering new fireworks restrictions after being bombarded with complaints during the Fourth of July holiday. The Savannah Morning News reports the city council on Tybee Island is considering a ban on people shooting...
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ADDS IDS - In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. The photo shows, from left to right, Liu Hui, younger brother of Liu Xia, Liu Xia and Liu Xiaoxuan, younger brother of Liu Xiaobo holding his cremated remains. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 3:11 am
SHENYANG, China (AP) — China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. The government of the city of Shenyang in northeastern...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to federal, state and local law enforcement officials about sanctuary cities and efforts to combat violent crime, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 12, 2017 - 7:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he is not likely to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick said during a hearing on Wednesday that he was "...
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July 12, 2017 - 7:11 am
VARNELL, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia city has voted to disband is police department. Media outlets report that Varnell Mayor Anthony Hulsey reinstated Police Chief Lyle Grant on Tuesday morning. However, in a special meeting later that day, the city council voted 3-1 to dissolve the police department "...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, arrives for a press conference after the presentation of Paris 2024 Candidate City Briefing for International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members, at the SwissTech Convention Centre, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 8:00 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — After Los Angeles and Paris laid out their Olympic hosting plans Tuesday, their mayors said they could work together on a deal to ensure both cities host a Summer Games soon. Both cities used 45 minutes of videos and speeches, including French President Emmanuel Macron...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, internally displaced people flee fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants on a road in eastern Mosul, Iraq. 3,351,132 _ The number of Iraqis across the country who remained displaced by violence in the fight against IS as of June 30, according to the U.N. migration agency. As Iraqi forces have retaken territory from the militants, more than 1,952,868 people have been able to return home. Of those still displaced, the vast majority are from Nineveh province, where Mosul is located. Some 700,000 are sheltering in camps, while the rest are living with extended family or in rented housing.(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
July 11, 2017 - 7:52 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq after the prime minister declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A female Sunni lawmaker in Iraq says that uprooting Islamic State group's ideology is the key for a peaceful future in Mosul,...
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Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi addresses forces from a small base on the edge of Mosul's Old City, where heavy clashes have been underway for days, Monday, July 10, 2017. Al-Abadi returned to Mosul Monday and declared victory against the Islamic State group in the northern city following nine months of grueling urban combat. (Iraqi Prime Minister's Media Office via AP)
July 11, 2017 - 6:06 am
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Sporadic clashes continued Tuesday in Mosul, a day after Iraq's prime minister declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group and at least one airstrike hit the Old City neighborhood that was the scene of the fierce battle's final days. A plume of smoke rose into the air...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, internally displaced people flee fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants on a road in eastern Mosul, Iraq. 3,351,132 _ The number of Iraqis across the country who remained displaced by violence in the fight against IS as of June 30, according to the U.N. migration agency. As Iraqi forces have retaken territory from the militants, more than 1,952,868 people have been able to return home. Of those still displaced, the vast majority are from Nineveh province, where Mosul is located. Some 700,000 are sheltering in camps, while the rest are living with extended family or in rented housing.(AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
July 11, 2017 - 5:40 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq after the prime minister declared "total victory" over the Islamic State group in Mosul (all times local): 12:35 p.m. An Iraqi Shiite politician has warned that defeating the Islamic State group in Mosul doesn't mean that "terrorism" is finished...
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