A black urn containing the ashes of slain Gdansk city Mayor Pawel Adamowicz placed in a niche at the city's basilica following his funeral attended by Poland's and European dignitaries, at St. Mary's Basislica in Gdansk, Poland, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019

Archbishop calls for unity at slain Polish mayor's funeral

A Catholic archbishop and other speakers at the funeral Saturday of slain Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz urged an end to the political and social divisions in Poland, targeting some of their comments at the country's ruling right-wing party.

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President Donald Trump walks on the South Law upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after attending the casualty return at Dover Air Force Base, Del., for the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in S

Trump expected to float 'Dreamers' for border money proposal

Seeking a shutdown solution, President Donald Trump was expected to announce Saturday that in exchange for money for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall he was open to trading temporary protections for young people brought to America illegally as children. 

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Britain's Prince Philip waves to the public as he leaves after attending a Christmas day church service in Sandringham.

Britain's Prince Philip, 97, recovers after Land Rover crash

Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was recovering at the royal Sandringham estate after the Land Rover he was driving rolled over on its side in a collision with another vehicle.

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North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, right, prepares to leave the Beijing International Airport in Beijing.

US and North Korea to hold talks on 2nd Trump-Kim summit

 High-level talks aimed at finalizing a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are planned for this week in Washington, U.S. officials said Thursday.

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FILE - This Dec. 29, 1968 photo made available by NASA shows the large moon crater Goclenius, foreground, approximately 40 statute miles in diameter, and three clustered craters Magelhaens.

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry.

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Supporters of Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro display a giant banner of him on his inauguration day in Brasilia, Brazil.

Brazil's Bolsonaro makes stumbling start as president

A few days after being inaugurated, new Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced a tax increase, only to have his chief-of-staff say hours later that the boss "had been wrong."

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Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire arrives at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest

A prominent Zimbabwe pastor and activist who faces a possible 20 years in prison on a subversion charge said Thursday it is "heartbreaking" to see the new government acting like that of former leader Robert Mugabe, as alarm grew about a violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic rise in fuel prices.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May.

May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal.

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Unidentified women console each other at the scene of a violent attack early Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe ta

Kenya says gunmen are killed in hotel attack; 14 victims die

All the gunmen who staged a deadly attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi were killed, Kenya's president said Wednesday, declaring an end to the brazen overnight siege that underscored the ability of al-Shabab extremists to strike despite military setbacks.

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In this frame grab from Iranian state TV, a video, a rocket carrying a Payam satellite is launched at Imam Khomeini Space Center, a facility under the control of the country's Defense Ministry, in Semnan province, Iran.

Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

An Iranian satellite-carrying rocket blasted off into space Tuesday, but scientists failed to put the device into orbit in a launch criticized by the United States as helping the Islamic Republic further develop its ballistic missile program.

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Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun makes a public statement in Toronto.

Saudi teen says wants to work for freedom for women

A Saudi teen whose flight from her allegedly abusive family captured global attention said Tuesday she wants to work in support of freedom for women around the world for years to come.

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U.S.-bound migrants walk along the roadside as they leave San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

New migrant caravan sets out from Honduras for US

Hundreds of Hondurans trekked out of a violent northern city Tuesday, part of a new caravan of migrants hoping to reach the United States or Mexico, following in the path of another group last year that U.S. President Donald Trump turned into a hot political issue during the U.S. midterm elections.

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Civilians who had been hiding in buildings flee under the direction of a member of security forces at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya.

Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role

Militants stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables and offices in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group. Witnesses reported seeing several bodies.

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In this image taken from a video footage run by China's CCTV, Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg attends his retrial at the Dalian Intermediate People's Court in Dalian.

China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

 A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on Monday in a drug smuggling case as tensions heightened between the two countries over Canada's arrest last month of a top Chinese technology executive.

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Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex visit Tomorrow’s Women Wirral.

Baby boy or girl? It seems Harry and Meghan don't know yet

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have apparently chosen not to learn the gender of the baby they are expecting this spring.

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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday Jan. 14, 2019, en route to New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump promotes his trade policies to farmers after AF1 delay

President Donald Trump on Monday left a city shut down by a funding dispute with Congress and the year's first snowfall to promote his trade policies and the new farm law at a farm convention in Louisiana.

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Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican.

Pope to parents: It's OK to fight, just not in front of kids

Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice Sunday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children.

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FILE - In this file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA Dec. 16, 2018, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, meets with Sudan's President Omar Bashir in Damascus, Syria.  Assad has survived years of war and millions of dollars in money

Arab nations inch toward rehabilitating Syria's Assad

He has survived eight years of war and billions of dollars in money and weapons aimed at toppling him. Now Syrian President Bashar Assad is poised to be readmitted to the fold of Arab nations, a feat once deemed unthinkable as he forcefully crushed the uprising against his family's rule.

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French riot police take positions in the city center during a yellow vest demonstration in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. The French Interior Ministry says about 32,000 people have turned out in yellow vest demonstrations across Fran

French yellow vest protests hit 9th week, clash with police

Thousands of yellow vest protesters marched Saturday through Paris and other French cities for a ninth straight weekend to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies, and repeated tensions broke out with police.

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President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, but accepts Trump's

President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and, relying on what he called his pen and his phone, used executive powers to enact his agenda, including protecting millions of young immigrants from deportation.

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FILE - This Sept. 9, 2015, file photo shows Mungau Dain in Venice, Italy. Dain had never considered acting before he starred in the Oscar-nominated film “Tanna.” He got the role because his elders decided he was the best-looking guy in their traditional v

Humble Pacific island movie star Mungau Dain dies in mid-20s

Mungau Dain had never considered acting before he starred in the Oscar-nominated film "Tanna." He got the role because his elders decided he was the best-looking guy in their traditional village on the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. They would later describe him as their answer to Brad Pitt.

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Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York.

Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a "concern of the greatest magnitude."

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