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Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the media, in London, Saturday Nov. 16, 2019, following a Labour Party meeting to finalise the party manifesto for their policy ahead of the upcoming General Election. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for voters and political parties as the UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Dominc Lipinski/PA via AP)
Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote questionsA senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in Britain raise serious questions about the security of next month’s general election
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, a Belarus Army serviceman casts his ballot during an early election at a polling station in Minsk, Belarus, ahead of the parliamentary election to be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Belarus vote set to extend control of strongman Lukashenko The national elections commission in Belarus says more than a third of the country’s voters cast early ballots in the country’s parliamentary elections, raising concerns that the results will be manipulated
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Italy's team manager Gianluca Vialli is seen in St. Mark's Square during a solidarity visit to Venice following the exceptional high water that brought the city to its knees, in Venice, northern Italy, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Four days ago, the Italian lagoon city experienced its worst flooding in more than 50 years. (Andrea Merola/ANSA via AP)
Venice braces for another exceptional tide, tourists fleeVenetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records
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A Sri Lankan polling officer returns to a counting center carrying a ballot box following the close of the presidential election in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Polls closed Saturday evening after a day of voting for Sri Lanka’s next president, an election marred by shots fired at a convoy of Muslims heading to cast their ballots in what some called a coordinated effort to disenfranchise the minority group. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Former Sri Lankan defense chief wins presidential voteSri Lanka’s ruling party presidential candidate has conceded defeat to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, marking the return of a family revered by the Sinhalese Buddhist majority but feared by minorities
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In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei talks to clerics during his Islamic thoughts class in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Iran's supreme leader on Sunday backed the government's decision to raise gasoline prices and called angry protesters who have been setting fire to public property over the hike "thugs," signaling a potential crackdown on the demonstrations. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
Iran supreme leader warns ‘thugs’ amid gas price protestsIran’s supreme leader backs government over fuel price hikes, calls those setting fire to public property ‘thugs’
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U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, right and South Korea defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo, left attend a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Mark Esper and his South Korean counterpart announced Sunday that US and South Korea are postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)
US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by N KoreaThe United States and South Korea are postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative
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A protestor prepares to fire a bow and arrow during a confrontation with police at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong officer hit by arrow; police fire water cannonsA Hong Kong police officer has been hit in the leg by an arrow as authorities used tear gas and water cannons to try to drive back protesters occupying a university campus and surrounding streets
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FILE- In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew leaves King Edward VII hospital in London after visiting his father Prince Philip.  Prince Andrew says in a BBC interview scheduled to be broadcast Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, that he doesn’t remember a woman who has accused him of sexually exploiting her in encounters arranged by Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew has made similar denials for years but has come under new pressure following Epstein’s arrest and suicide last summer. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in interview Britain’s Prince Andrew is questioning the authenticity of a photograph of him posing with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein
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Sub That 80 Americans Died on Found After 75 YearsA determined American explorer has discovered a submarine lost for 75 years—and the final resting place of 80 American servicemen. Tim Taylor, who runs a project dedicated to finding the 52 US submarines lost in action during World War II, says his team has found the USS Grayback off...
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Trump Sent This Guy on a 'Secret Mission,' Sources Say"Parnas." Adjust cufflink. "Lev Parnas." Yes, the Soviet-born businessman and Rudy Giuliani associate apparently thought he was on a secret mission for President Trump to persuade Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden. "Parnas viewed the assignment as a great crusade," one of two Parnas confidants tells...
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Water starts rising again in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. High tidal waters returned to Venice on Saturday, four days after the city experienced its worst flooding in 50 years. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Young Venetians volunteer after flood of their lifetimesAs soon as waters receded from this week’s devastating flood, about 50 young Venetians wearing rubber boots and gripped by a sense of determination showed up at the city’s Music Conservatory to help save precious manuscripts
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Tourists take pictures of the Peace Palace, rear, which houses the International Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, where Gambia filed a case at the United Nations' highest court accusing Myanmar of genocide in its campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority. A statement released Monday by lawyers for Gambia says the case also asks the International Court of Justice to order measures "to stop Myanmar's genocidal conduct immediately." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Myanmar rejects court probe into crimes against RohingyasMyanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into crimes committed against the Rohingya Muslim minority
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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