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From left, President of Iran Hassan Rouhani, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands at the start of the talks in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The presidents of Turkey and Iran have hailed their trilateral talks with Russia on Syria's future as critical for restoring peace in the war-torn nation. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 11:29 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria talks (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Turkey's president says trilateral talks with the leaders of Russia and Iran have critical importance for bringing peace to Syria. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaking after Wednesday's talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and...
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Officials prepare for a gathering outside the ruling party ZANU PF headquarters in Harare, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017 where returning recently fired vice president and now president elect, Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to address crowds of supporters. Mnangagwa has retuned to Harare to be sworn in as the country's new leader Friday, after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings again him Tuesday. (AP Photo/Christopher Torchia)
November 22, 2017 - 11:28 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6 p.m. A crowd has gathered in expectation of a speech by Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa after his return to the country. Hundreds of people are outside ruling party headquarters where Mnangagwa is...
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond waves and poses for the media as he holds up the traditional red dispatch box, outside his official residence 11 Downing Street, before delivering his annual budget speech to Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. As Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond reveals his budget to the nation, he is under pressure to ease austerity in spending plans but also needs to preserve the country's finances as Britain braces for the shock of leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief has outlined cautious spending plans to a nation bracing for the shock of leaving the European Union, amid a stream of worsening of economic forecasts that hampered room for giveaways. Philip Hammond revealed the deteriorating outlook in his annual budget...
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Supporters await the arrival in Harare, Wednesday Nov. 22 2017 for the arrival of Zimbabwe's recently fired vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwais is set to return Wednesday to be sworn in as the country's new leader after Robert Mugabe announced his resignation in the middle of impeachment proceedings again him on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 22, 2017 - 10:57 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 6 p.m. A crowd has gathered in expectation of a speech by Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa after his return to the country. Hundreds of people are outside ruling party headquarters where Mnangagwa is...
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This combination of images made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations Command shows a North Korean soldier running from a jeep and then shot by North Korean soldiers in Panmunjom, North Korea, before collapsing across the border in South Korea. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 10:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, gray day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom. His dark olive-green jeep speeds down a straight, tree-lined road, past drab, barren fields and, headlights shining,...
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November 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) — Argentine families of 44 crew members aboard a missing submarine are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen. The ARA San Juan has been lost in the South Atlantic for seven days. That's the number...
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In this photo supplied by South African Communication and Information Services (GCIS), Angolan President Joao Lourenco, left, and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, meet in Luanda, Angola, Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017. Zuma is in Angola as head of the inter-governmental organization SADC (Southern African Development Community) to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe. (Elmond Jiyane, GCIS, via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa. Joao Lourenco is to visit South Africa Thursday and Friday, after having already met with...
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Blocks are placed on a property adjacent to Alternative for Germany lawmaker Bjoern Hoecke’s home in the village of Bornhagen, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The Center for Political Beauty, a group of artists, said Wednesday they have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end its tradition of acknowledging the country’s Nazi past. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 10:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — A group of artists has erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end the decades-long tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past. The Center for Political Beauty, known for its provocative stunts, said...
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In this photo supplied by South African Communication and Information Services (GCIS), Angolan President Joao Lourenco, left, and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, meet in Luanda, Angola, Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017. Zuma is in Angola as head of the inter-governmental organization SADC (Southern African Development Community) to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe. (Elmond Jiyane, GCIS, via AP)
November 22, 2017 - 10:18 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa. Joao Lourenco is to visit South Africa Thursday and Friday, after having already met with...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, Elena Nikitina of Russia celebrates her bronze medal win during the women's skeleton competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The International Olympic Committee has banned four more Russians for doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, all competing in the sliding sport of skeleton and includes men’s gold medalist Alexander Tretyakov and women’s bronze medalist Elena Nikitina. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Two more Russian athletes were stripped of their Olympic medals from the 2014 Sochi Games on Wednesday, leaving the United States as the country with the most medals. Four Russians, all skeleton racers, were banned by the International Olympic Committee for doping, including men's...
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