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Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera celebrates the first official results that place him in first place in the elections, in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Pinera will likely face presidential candidate for the Nueva Mayoria coalition Alejandro Guillier in a Dec. 17, runoff. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 19, 2017 - 8:59 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera held a big lead late Sunday in returns from Chile's presidential election, buoyed by support from Chileans who hope the former president can resuscitate a flagging economy, though he didn't get enough votes to avoid a runoff. With just...
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In this Tuesday, July 18, 2017 photo, Indonesian House Speaker Setya Novanto waves at reporters after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia. The top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalized after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as another tactic to avoid arrest. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
November 19, 2017 - 8:51 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's anti-graft commission has arrested a top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money. Attempts to detain Setya Novanto took an unexpected twist on Thursday night when he was hospitalized after...
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address the media during a news conference about the results of their exploratory talks on a coalition of their parties in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 19, 2017 - 8:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new elections. Merkel told reporters that the...
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November 19, 2017 - 8:09 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier, despite strong growth in exports to China, the U.S. and the EU, as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged. Customs figures released Monday showed imports rose almost 19 percent from the same month a...
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Former Chilean President and current presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera waves to supporters with his wife, Cecilia Morel, and granddaughter after casting his vote during presidential elections in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 19, 2017 - 7:53 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera easily led in returns for Chile's presidential election Sunday, buoyed by support from Chileans who hope the former president can resuscitate a flagging economy, though he wasn't getting enough votes to avoid a runoff. With 85 percent...
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A participant wears a mask as he runs during the Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the men's and women's elite categories, respectively. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
November 19, 2017 - 7:42 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — People breathing New Delhi's acrid air for the past month have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange. But even as the polluted air threatens health, India seems to be...
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German chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party, CDU, Angela Merkel arrives for exploratory talks with the Free Democrats, FDP, and the Greens in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:58 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany faces the possibility of new elections after the small Free Democrats pulled out of talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and the Greens, saying late Sunday that the parties were unable to develop an acceptable framework for moving...
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German Chancellor and chairwomen of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, center, walks in lobby of the representation of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg during exploratory talks on a coalition between the CDU, the Christian Social Union (CSU), the German Liberal Party (FDP) and the Green Party in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 19, 2017 - 6:25 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The latest on efforts by German political parties to form a coalition government (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Talks over forming the framework for a new German government have broken down after the Free Democrat party pulled out of discussions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
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FILE - A Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 file photo of an activist holding a banner reading: "For him impunity, for her a life sentence" during a protest in Paris. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet provoked consternation by suggesting a legal minimum age of 13 for sexual consent "is worth considering." Activists protested in Paris to demand that the age of consent be set at 15. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 19, 2017 - 6:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — France is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been stumbling as it addresses the issue of sexual harassment...
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FILE - A Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 file photo of Moroccan women filling up containers with water from a hose, in Zagora, southeastern Morocco. Experts blame poor choices in agriculture, growing populations and climate change for the water shortages in towns like Zagora, which has seen repeated protests for access to clean water in recent weeks. Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede Sunday Nov. 19, 2017 as food aid was being distributed in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. (AP Photo/Issam Oukhouya, File)
November 19, 2017 - 5:56 pm
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a local association was handing out food at a local weekly "souk," or market,...
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