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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, who was arrested in Moscow at the end of last year looks through a cage's glass as he speaks to his lawyer in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The lawyer for Paul Whelan who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on himThe lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Tuesday that his client was given a flash drive containing Russian "state secrets" before he was arrested, but did not know he had them and had not looked at them
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6 remain missing after Black Sea ship fireAmbulance crews on the Crimean Peninsula have transported a dozen survivors of a ship fire to hospitals while six of their crewmates have remained missing in the Black Sea
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures while speaking as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, looks at him during a joint news conference following their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The Kremlin talks focused on a decades-long territorial dispute between the two nations. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)
Russia, Japan make no visible progress on territorial spatThe leaders of Russia and Japan have acknowledged that settling a decades-long territorial dispute poses a daunting challenge but vowed to continue negotiations
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Italy's Salvini lashes out at Macron as 'terrible president'Italy's interior minister is calling the French leader Emmanuel Macron 'a terrible president' who 'talks a lot and achieves little'
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Britain's Prince William, left, and Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and natural historian, attend a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environmentBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country could allow more aggressive deforestation of the Amazon.
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German prosecutors drop decades-old Chilean murder caseGerman prosecutors say they've dropped their investigation on possible accessory to murder charges against a man for a crime allegedly committed in a secretive German colony in Chile more than four decades ago
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Etienne Noel, the lawyer for accused pedophile Vincent Leroyer, consults his phone during a break on the second day of the former swimming champion's trial in Bordeaux, southern France, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Leroyer, the ex-manager of one of France's most successful ice hockey clubs, is on trial for child rape and sexual abuse and faces up to 20 years imprisonment (AP Photo/John Leicester)
France: Ex-champ swimmer admits 'shame' at child rape trialA court in southwest France has heard how a French former swimming champion who went on to manage one of France's most successful ice hockey teams wormed his way into the trust of admiring families to sexually abuse their children
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Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, participates in a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Merck to ship 120,000 more Ebola vaccine dosesDrugmaker Merck says it will ship another approximately 120,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to Congo by the end of next month amid the second deadliest outbreak in history.
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Police officers examine a car in the driveway to the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 after a man rammed the car into a metal barrier protecting the driveway. The man was driving the wrong way and hit a policeman who was trying to stop him before ramming into the barrier. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Car hits Polish policeman, rams into presidential palacePolish officials says a car driving the wrong way down a street has struck a policeman near the president's headquarters and then sped off and rammed into a metal barrier protecting the driveway of the building
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FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers. The attacks took place Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a regional government plan to regulate the ride-hailing services. One group reportedly smashed a car's windows while the driver was inside. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Spain: Taxi drivers threaten to take strike to French borderTaxi drivers striking to demand tighter regulations for companies using ride-hailing apps are blocking traffic for another day in Spain's two major cities and threatening to take their protest to the French border
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Greek police seize big hoard of allegedly looted antiquitiesGreek police have confiscated over a hundred antiquities allegedly excavated by grave robbers, and arrested a man suspected of trying to sell them for 600,000 euros ($682,000)
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6 Kosovars jailed for joining terror groupsA Kosovo court on Tuesday convicted a man for participation in terror groups in Syria and jailed him for five years
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