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People place candles as they mourn the mayor of Gdansk, Pawel Adamowicz in Gdansk, Poland, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The popular liberal mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday from stabbing wounds during a charity event the previous evening by an ex-convict who stormed onstage and said it was revenge against the country's main opposition party. (AP Photo/Wojciech Strozyk)
Polish parliament honors slain Gdansk mayor with prayerPolish lawmakers have paid respects to the popular mayor of Gdansk, who was slain by an ex-convict with a grudge
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A woman walks toward her car in a parking lot in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. An automotive group says vehicle sales in Malaysia last year has rebounded after two years of consecutive contraction thanks to a three-month tax holiday but growth is likely to remain flat this year amid uncertainties over government policies. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seenMalaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Pope Francis arrives in the Paul VI hall on the occasion his weekly general audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope to attend all sessions of high-stakes abuse summitPope Francis has confirmed he will attend all sessions of his high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit next month that will include plenary meetings, witness testimony and a penitential Mass
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Takeaways: AG nominee assures, frustrates Mueller defendersTakeaways: Nominee for attorney general, William Barr, assures and frustrates defenders of special counsel
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Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven attends a press conference after his meeting with the Speaker of the parliament Andreas Norlen, in Stockholm,  Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.  The Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Riksdagen will Monday present a proposal to the Riksdag for a candidate for Prime Minister. (Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency via AP)
Sweden looks set to end deadlock, keep Lofven as premierA left-wing party in Sweden says it won't oppose caretaking Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in attempting to form a center-left government after a four-month deadlock to form a coalition
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
UN says Yemen's warring parties meeting in JordanUN says Yemen's warring sides meeting in Jordan to work out details of prisoner exchange deal from last month
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A computer screen shows news about Brexit with British Prime Minister Theresa May as a broker watches his screens at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeatBritish Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier speaks during a debate on Brexit at the European Parliament, Wednesday, Jan.16, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern France. Barnier says the bloc is stepping up preparations for a chaotic no-deal departure of Britain from the bloc after the rejection of the draft withdrawal deal in London left the EU "fearing more than ever that there is a risk" of a cliff-edge departure. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
EU leaders plead with UK to get its act together on BrexitEU leaders are pleading with Britain to finally get its act together, end internal strife and come up with a realistic plan to leave the bloc
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Judge hears major Puerto Rico debt restructuring caseDozens of protesters crowd outside a federal courthouse in Puerto Rico as judge prepares to hear a major debt restructuring case that critics say will only further indebt the U.S. territory if approved
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FILE - In this March 19, 2018, file photo, newly-appointed officials take the oath of office during a plenary session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. A new defense intelligence assessment lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries that Beijing could decide it has the ability to attack Taiwan and win. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
US assessment raises concerns over China attacking TaiwanUS defense assessment links China's growing military to concerns it might seek to reassert its control over Taiwan
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
In life and death, fight against India joins Kashmir teensThe anti-India unrest in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir has claimed the life of the youngest militant, a 14-year-old soccer player who was fatally shot fighting troops alongside his 16-year-old friend
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
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