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ORRR-DUHHH: Britain Parliament speaker seeks to calm debateJohn Bercow, the speaker of Britain's House of Commons, plays a big role in shaping the raucous Brexit debate and sometimes sounds like a headmaster trying to get unruly pupils to behave
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The flag of the city of Gdansk flies at half-staff over Gdansk, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Flags flew at half-staff and people signed condolence books at municipal buildings across Poland and in diplomatic missions abroad on Tuesday as the nation mourned the stabbing death of the popular liberal mayor of Gdansk. (AP Photo/Wojciech Strozyk)
Mayor's killing in Poland sparks anger against hate speechPoles are condemning the power of hate speech to trigger real-life violence after the slaying of a popular liberal mayor, with many calling for stronger actions against those who threaten others
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's Questions time in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019.  In a historic defeat for the government Tuesday, Britain's Parliament discarded Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal to split from the European Union, and May now faces a parliamentary vote of no-confidence later Wednesday. (House of Commons/PA via AP)
The Latest: UK's May looks to rivals for Brexit's Plan BBritish Prime Minister Theresa May says she has started meeting leaders of opposition parties about Brexit and called for politicians to "put self-interest aside" and find a consensus on Britain's path out of the European Union
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This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi at studio in Tehran, Iran.  The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with anything.  Hussein Hashemi says she was detained Sunday,  Jan. 13, 2019, as she was leaving St. Louis for Denver. He says she had filmed a Black Lives Matter documentary in St. Louis after visiting family in New Orleans.  (Press TV via AP)
American anchor for Iranian TV is arrested on visit to USProminent American-born news anchor for Iranian state television arrested during US visit
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Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackersPolice in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed
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Jose Borja carries his dog "Reina" to another, nearby home after his was flooded with sewage water in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. In the middle of an intense pestilence, workers, police and soldiers struggled to clean up after a flood of sewage water was brought on by the obstruction of a huge pipe. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Unbearable stench: Giant sewage spill befouls Peru's capitalAmid an unbearable stench in Peru's capital, thousands of workers, police and soldiers are struggling to contain and clean up a flood of sewage that has caused a health emergency in one of Lima's most populous districts
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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks outside 10 Downing street in London, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. May's government survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday called after May's Brexit deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament to remain in office _ but barely in power, as she battles to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, delivers his speech during a parliamentary session in Athens, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Greek lawmakers geared up Wednesday night for a confidence vote in the left-wing government, which lost its parliamentary majority after its coalition partner walked out to protest a deal normalizing relations with neighboring Macedonia. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greek PM survives confidence vote after coalition collapseGreece's left-wing prime minister narrowly wins confidence vote days after coalition collapse
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Russia to Japan: Time to 'Accept the Results of WWII'World War II ended in 1945, and in the decades since, Japan and Russia have never signed a peace treaty to formally end hostilities. That's partially because the two countries have been in a territorial dispute over islands—known as the Southern Kuriles or Kuril Islands in Russia and the...
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Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Global Chiefs of Mission Conference "One Team, One Mission, One Future" at Department of State on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington. Pence is claiming that the Islamic State "caliphate has crumbled" and the militant network "has been defeated." But his comments Wednesday in a speech at the State Department came shortly after the U.S. military said American service members were among those killed during an explosion during a routine patrol in Syria.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blastThe U.S. military says two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends a parliamentary session in Athens, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Greece's prime minister is defending his deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia ahead of a confidence vote in parliament after his governing coalition collapsed over the agreement. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
The Latest: Greek PM Tsipras survives confidence voteGreece's left-wing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has narrowly won a confidence vote in parliament days after the governing coalition collapsed
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Children use a deserted market stall into an exercise bench as business came to a standstill on the third day of protests over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Streets are deserted in Harare on Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot woundsThe Latest: Zimbabwe doctors' rights group reports 68 gunshot wounds in crackdown on protests
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