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Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald, centre, react with people from the "Yes" campaign as the results of the votes begin to come in the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at the RDS count centre, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. A leading anti-abortion group says Ireland’s historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat, as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country’s strict ban on terminations.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
The Latest: Irish PM plans to move quickly on legal abortionThe prime minister of Ireland says the repeal of a constitutional abortion ban is a historic day for his country and a great act of democracy
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A man from the "Yes" campaign poses for a photograph as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at the RDS count centre, in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday May 26, 2018. A leading anti-abortion group says Ireland’s historic abortion referendum has resulted in a "tragedy of historic proportions" in a statement that all but admits defeat, as two exit polls predict an overwhelming victory for those seeking to overturn the country’s strict ban on terminations. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in IrelandIrish voters _ young and old, male and female, farming types and city-bred folk _ endorse expunging abortion ban from their largely Catholic country's constitution by a two-to-one margin
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Putin and Abe discuss Kuril Islands, WWII peace treatyRussian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have met for talks in Moscow that included resolving a dispute over four Pacific islands and eventually signing a peace treaty
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In this combination photo, from left from Oct. 16, 20012, author Hilary Mantel, poses in London after being announced the winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, author Michael Ondaatje poses at Coach House Books in Toronto April 20, 1999 and author George Saunders of the United States poses in London with his book 'Lincoln in the Bardo' on Oct. 17, 2017. Britain's Hilary Mantel, Canada's Michael Ondaatje and American author George Saunders are among five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction, it was reported on Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis,  Kevin Frayer via Canadian Press/ Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Mantel, Saunders up for best-ever Booker Prize accoladeBritain's Hilary Mantel, Canada's Michael Ondaatje and American author George Saunders are among five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction
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Irish election official confirms landslide victory for abortion rights advocates as Ireland repeals constitutional ban.Irish election official confirms landslide victory for abortion rights advocates as Ireland repeals constitutional ban.
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Hundreds rally on Polish Mother's Day to support disabledHundreds of people have gathered in Warsaw on Mother's Day in Poland to show solidarity with parents of disabled children staging a sit-in inside parliament
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Albania opposition rallies, demands prime minister resignThousands of Albanian opposition supporters have held an anti-government protest calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama they accuse of links to organized crime
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World War I battle of Belleau Wood was turning point for USThe World War I battle of Belleau Wood pitted untested U.S. forces against the more-experienced Germans and became a defining moment in the conflict
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Spanish rescuers help 94 migrants crossing MediterraneanSpain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 94 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from African to European shores
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Struggling in parliament, German far right takes to streetsA German far-right party that swept into parliament last year on a wave of anti-migrant sentiment is staging a march Sunday through the heart of Berlin to protest against the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Spain: Police arrest 66-year-old suspected bank robberSpanish police say they have arrested a 66-year-old man suspected of robbing nine different banks in Spain in the past month
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EU budget chief warns new Italian government on debtThe European Union's budget commissioner says he hopes Italy's prospective new government will master a "big learning curve" and is cautioning that the eurozone's bailout fund wouldn't be able to stabilize the country
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A woman photographs a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose.  (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion banIreland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion after emotional debate
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A woman places flowers by a mural showing Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Indian dentist who had sought and been denied an abortion before she died after a miscarriage in a Galway hospital, with the word YES over it, in Dublin, Ireland, on the day of a referendum on the 8th amendment of the constitution. The referendum on whether to repeal the country's strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman's right to choose.  (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion banA second exit poll conducted by a major Irish television station also suggests a strong win for the "yes" forces seeking a repeal of a constitutional ban on abortions in Ireland
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2 major exit polls project that Irish voters have decided to repeal strict ban on abortions2 major exit polls project that Irish voters have decided to repeal strict ban on abortions
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