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Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza speaks during a meeting with the diplomatic corps at his offices in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Venezuela's government is energetically rejecting US President Donald Trump's talk of a "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis, calling it the most-egregious act of belligerence against the country in a century and a threat to Latin America's stability. The picture at the background is the Venezuelan hero Simon Bolivar (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government energetically rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of a potential "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis on Saturday, calling it the most egregious act of belligerence against Venezuela in a century and a threat to...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, Amr Moussa, the chairman of Egypt's 50-member panel tasked with amending its Islamist-drafted constitution, listens during an interview with The Associated Press at the Shoura Council in Cairo. The head of the panel that drafted Egypt’s 2014 constitution, possibly the most progressive in the country’s history, has denounced calls to amend the charter, saying parliament should focus instead on implementing it. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
August 12, 2017 - 1:35 pm
CAIRO (AP) — The head of the panel that drafted Egypt's 2014 constitution, possibly the most progressive in the country's history, has denounced calls to amend the charter, saying parliament should focus instead on implementing it. In a carefully-worded statement Saturday, Amr Moussa was apparently...
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August 12, 2017 - 1:29 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed Saturday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from...
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Residents look out from their balconies during clashes between police and protesters in the Mathare area of Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Kenyan police opened fire to disperse opposition protesters throwing rocks who had blocked roads with burning barricades, a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 12, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support. A young girl was killed by a stray bullet, nine...
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46-year-old Manthala weeps as she hears the news of the death of her one-month-old son Roshan at Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Parents of at least 35 children who have died in the state-run hospital over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the lack of a sufficient oxygen supply in the children's ward. District Magistrate Rajiv Rautela said Saturday that the deaths of the children being treated for different ailments were due to natural causes. He denied that an insufficient oxygen supply led to their deaths. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
August 12, 2017 - 12:44 pm
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the lack of a sufficient oxygen supply in the children's ward. District Magistrate Rajiv Rautela said Saturday that the...
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Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza speaks during a meeting with the diplomatic corps at his offices in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Venezuela's government is energetically rejecting US President Donald Trump's talk of a "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis, calling it the most-egregious act of belligerence against the country in a century and a threat to Latin America's stability. The picture at the background is the Venezuelan hero Simon Bolivar (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 12, 2017 - 12:40 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The government of Colombia is also rejecting President Donald Trump's suggestion of a possible "military option" to resolve the deepening crisis in Venezuela. The Foreign Ministry says in a statement...
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Residents look out from their balconies during clashes between police and protesters in the Mathare area of Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Kenyan police opened fire to disperse opposition protesters throwing rocks who had blocked roads with burning barricades, a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 12, 2017 - 12:38 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support. A young girl was killed by a stray bullet, nine...
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Lee McClenny, center, Chargé d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas speaks with two protocol officers of Venezuelan Foreign Minter office upon his arrival for a meeting with Venezuela's Foreign Ministry Jorge Arreaza in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. President Donald Trump's talk of a "military option" in Venezuela risks alienating governments in Latin America that had overcome their reluctance to work with the immigrant-bashing Republican leader and adopt a common, hard line approach to isolating the country's socialist government. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 12, 2017 - 12:25 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Venezuela's government is energetically rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of a potential "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis, calling it the most egregious act of...
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Deputy Foreign Minister Faysal Mekdad speaks to the AP at his office in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Mekdad says an international chemical weapons team will visit Damascus in the coming days vowing to facilitate its mission to uncover who used chemical weapons in the country earlier this year. (AP Photo)
August 12, 2017 - 12:20 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An international chemical weapons delegation will visit Syria in the coming days and Damascus will facilitate its mission to uncover who used chemical weapons in the country earlier this year, a Syrian official said Saturday. Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said the...
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A man brandishing a "panga" machete challenges police near a burning barricade during clashes between police and protesters in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Police opened fire to disperse opposition protesters throwing rocks who had blocked roads with burning barricades, a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
August 12, 2017 - 12:19 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's election (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Witnesses say Kenyan police officers harassed and physically assaulted at least four journalists covering protests over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. The witnesses say the journalists were tear-gassed and...
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