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Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks upAfter facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding
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Smoke rises from a residential building that was hit by Israeli airstrikes, in Gaza City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza cease-fire dealIsraeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has abruptly resigned his post in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about early elections
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UK reverses delay to gambling machine reform after outcryThe British government says it will cut the maximum stake on electronic slot machines from 100 pounds ($130) to 2 pounds ($2.60) in April _ reversing an unpopular decision to delay the move
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FILE - In this March 8, 2018 file photo photo Volkswagen cars are pictured during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.  Germany's gross domestic product shrank in the third quarter of 2018, the first quarter-on-quarter decline since early 2015, which analysts said should be a wake-up call for Europe's largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 that GDP shrank by 0.2 percent in the third quarter, in figures adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar variations, largely due to foreign trade developments. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
Mass survey shows Germans are clinging to their carsGermany remains a nation of auto lovers, with use of car-sharing services, bikes and public transport on the rise mainly in large cities
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Italian Interior Minister and Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini speaks to reporters after the arrival of a group of refugees and asylum seekers in Pratica di Mare's military airport, near Rome, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. A group of 51 refugees and asylum seekers from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia and Cameroon, arrived in Italy from Niger, where they had been transferred to after being held in Libyan detention centers. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Italy's anti-migrant minister greets refugeesItaly's hard-line interior minister has welcomed 51 refugees and asylum-seekers who arrived in Italy after being detained in Libya and then airlifted out by the U.N. refugee agency
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Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential raceMadagascar's election officials say two former presidents are in a tight race with results in from 70 percent of the polling stations, indicating that a runoff election is likely in December
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Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fightingCameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West region
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Romania probes terror motive for rampage that injured 10Romanian prosecutors are considering terror charges for a 20-year-old man who injured 10 people with a knife and car
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French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech while President Donald Trump looks on before a lunch at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, as part of the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Jacques Demarthon/Pool Photo via AP)
France fires back at Trump's lack of "common decency"France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 file photo Black Swan cinematographer Matthew Libatique arrives before the 83rd Academy Awards, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Polish officials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer Matthew Libatique, has attacked paramedics and police who were called because he was drunk it was reported on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Libatique, 50, was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the 2010 film “Black Swan,” directed by Darren Afonofsky, and was the cinematographer for this year’s “A Star is Born,” directed by Bradley Cooper and co-starring Lady Gaga.(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Poland: Cinematographer charged in first responders' assaultOfficials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer has been charged in Poland after he allegedly attacked paramedics and police
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Calgary Residents on 2026 Olympics: That's a Hard No"Does Calgary really want the Winter Olympics? Does anyone?" That's the question posed by the New York Times on Monday, and it looks like the first question has just been answered. The AP reports that, in a nonbinding referendum held Tuesday, 56% of voters (more than 170,000 in all)...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while addressing ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN-Russia Summit Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Southeast Asian-centered trade deal set for further delaysSoutheast Asian nations push back agreement on a pan-Asian free trade deal to 2019
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