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FILE - In this May 12, 2005 file photo, inmates have their meal in the mess hall at the Islas Marias federal prison island, located 90 miles south of Mazatlan, Mexico.  President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 that he will close the famed island penal colony and will have it converted into a cultural and environmental education center. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region's lastMexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie "Papillon."
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, a woman browses her smartphone as she walks by a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. China’s government has accused Washington of trying to block its industrial development after Vice President Mike Pence said Chinese tech giant Huawei and other telecom equipment suppliers are a security threat. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China accuses US of trying to block its tech developmentChina accuses the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging Chinese mobile network equipment poses a cybersecurity threat
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 file photo, Polish President Andrzej Duda , left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, talk after a group photo during a two-day international conference on the Middle East, at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland. An off-hand comment by Netanyahu in Warsaw about Poland and the Holocaust looks to overshadow a summit of central European leaders this week in Israel. Poland’s abrupt decision Sunday to downgrade its participation in the Visegrad conference suddenly cast a pall gathering. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)
Israeli leaders' Nazi comments derail European summitPoland has pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis."
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Teen Wakes From Coma to Find She Gave Birth to Surprise BabyEbony Stevenson, 18, was suffering from headaches, then started having seizures on the bathroom floor in early December. The UK college student's mother called emergency services—and within three hours, she had her granddaughter in her arms, despite both herself and her daughter having no idea the teen was pregnant....
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Demonstrators drag the body of a fellow protester toward police, as a form of protest after police shot into the crowd in which he died, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government's failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protestBusinesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations
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Abe Cites Nobel Policy in Not Answering Question on TrumpDid Japanese PM Shinzo Abe nominate President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize in advance of the Jan. 31 deadline? Abe isn't saying, though he wasn't entirely silent on the topic. He was asked about it in Parliament Monday, days after Trump asserted that Abe nominated him and had given...
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Nigerian soldiers block the road leading to the entrance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party headquarters where Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari holds an emergency meeting with senior members of the party in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday Feb. 18, 2019. Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Nigeria's president tells security forces to be 'ruthless'Nigeria's leader tells security forces to be 'ruthless' against anyone trying to disrupt vote
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Spot Where Caesar Was Murdered to Open to PublicIn 2012, researchers pinpointed the location where Julius Caesar was murdered—but the spot was accessible only to a colony of cats. That'll change come late 2021 thanks to the high-end jeweler Bulgari, which is funding the restoration of the Rome site known as Largo Argentina. The AP reports the...
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A model wears a creation by Erdem at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
Christopher Kane celebrates sensuality in London showThe final full day of London Fashion Week featured a stellar show by Christopher Kane, who embraced his favorite theme, sensuality
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Gavin Shuker speaks during a press conference to announce the new political party, The Independent Group, in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Seven British Members of Parliament say they are quitting the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism. Many Labour MPs are unhappy with the party's direction under leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran socialist who took charge in 2015 with strong grass-roots backing. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-SemitismSeven British lawmakers have quit the main opposition Labour over its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism, in the biggest shakeup in years to Britain's main political parties
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A view of the archeological site of Largo Argentina, in Rome, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. A complex of ancient temples linked to Julius Caesar’s murder will be opened to the public. The below-street-level temple ruins at Largo Argentina in the heart of downtown Rome is visible to pedestrians. But Rome’s mayor said Monday by late 2021, walkways will be constructed inside the site so that tourists can stroll through the ruins. Bulgari luxury goods maker is sponsoring the work. The area includes a stone podium that was part of the senate-meeting place where Caesar was slain in 44 B.C. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Ancient site linked to Caesar's murder to open to publicA complex of ancient temples linked to Julius Caesar's murder will be opened to the public
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Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, speaks during an economic forum in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email sent to Congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Trump to say Venezuela's move to democracy is 'irreversible'Trump to seek to rally support among the largest Venezuelan community in the U.S. for opposition leader Juan Guaido
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