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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool).
S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest requestSouth Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power
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Police officers escort remain supporters dressed up in Alice in Wonderland themed costumes and with a white German Shepherd dog named "Alba White Wolf" away from an area television broadcasters use on College Green in London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May was photographed signing the letter delivered to EU Council President Donald Tusk that will trigger Brexit — a process Britain says is irreversible. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 yearsBritain files for divorce from the European Union, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism _ or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead
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Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost
Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN expertsCongo's government said it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave Monday after disappearing more than two weeks ago
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Scottish UKIP member David Coburn, left, holds a Brisith flag as h celebrates the official triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk has received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)
The Latest: Ambassador says UK will remain key world playerThe Latest: Britain's U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft says the United Kingdom may be leaving the European Union but it isn't leaving Europe and will remain a major player on the world stage including at the United Nations
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US ambassador to UN calls Congo government 'corrupt'The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the U.N. is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo and she calls for a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation
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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens at right as the committee's Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperationThe top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee say they will steer clear of politics in probing Russian interference in last year's presidential election
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A federal policeman takes a break from inspecting houses during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in BaghdadIraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15
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First lady Melania Trump speaks before presenting the 2017 Secretary's of State's International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
First lady helps present courage awards to 13 womenMelania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of adversity, a group she praised as "true heroes."
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace dealArab leaders relaunch peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood
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US official: 6 fired from Afghanistan embassy for drugsSix people working at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, visits a living quarters of a military base on Franz Josef Land archipelago in Arctic Russia, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Russia has sought to strengthen its foothold in the Arctic amid intensifying rivalry for the region's rich natural resources between polar countries. (Yekaterina Shtukina/Pool Photo via AP)
Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presencePresident Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the oil-rich region
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Leader of the ALDE Guy Verhofstadt speaks during a media conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
Top EU Brexit official says Brexit would stun ChurchillThe European Parliament's top Brexit official thinks Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher would not look kindly on Prime Minister Theresa May turning over the hourglass on her country's withdrawal from the European Union
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