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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2013, file photo, Michael Spavor, center, an entrepreneur, is seen with former NBA star Dennis Rodman, left, on the arrival at the capital airport for a flight to North Korea, in Beijing, China.  A second Canadian man has gone missing in China and is feared detained in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei, Canadian authorities said late Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.  Canada's Global Affairs department identified its missing citizen as Spavor, an entrepreneur who is one of the only Westerners to have ever met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Spavor's disappearance follows China's detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing earlier this week.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the worldChina has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States
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French soldiers patrol in the streets following an attack killing three persons and wounding at least 13, in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootoutFrench authorities say the man suspected of killing three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died in a shootout with police
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Ho Ho No: Santa Claus Flips Out at Group of Kids"Santa Claus" went on a decidedly un-merry rant in England on Sunday, yelling and cursing at children at a local nonprofit group's event. The event, billed as a chance for kids to meet Santa, took place in the same building as an unrelated family-friendly rave, the Guardian reports. When a...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gather Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (John Thys, Pool Photo via AP)
EU leaders wary of May's plea for help selling Brexit dealBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has implored European Union leaders to help her sell the Brexit divorce deal at home, only to be told that the U.K. must stop making demands and come up with concrete proposals
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British prime minister seeks a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
The Latest: EU chief says May had no plan for help on BrexitEU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says British Prime Minister Theresa May filed to bring a clear plan for how the European Union should help her get the Brexit deal past her recalcitrant parliament
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Participants attend the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
UN climate talks inch forward, appear headed for overtimeEfforts to agree on the fine print of the Paris climate accord drew closer Thursday, three years after the landmark agreement on curbing global warming, but negotiators remained deadlocked on the thorniest issues and appeared set for overtime
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French police officers stand guard, in Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. A top French official says a suspect has been killed in a shootout with police in Strasbourg, but hasn't been confirmed as the alleged gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
The Latest: Man killed in Strasbourg was market shooterParis prosecutor formally identifies man killed in Strasbourg shootout as main suspect in Christmas market attack.
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In Historic First, Senate Invokes War Powers ActThe Senate on Thursday sent what the Washington Post described as a historic rebuke to the White House over Saudi Arabia. Actually, it delivered two rebukes. First, senators voted 56-41 to invoke the War Powers Act and demand that the US end its military support of the Saudi-led coalition in...
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Decorations made of El Nacional's journalists decorate a Christmas tree at the entrance of the newsroom, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Venezuela's last nationally circulated, opposition newspaper will stop publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages, editors said Thursday. Their final edition will run Friday after 75 years in print. It will become an exclusively online publication. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper to cease print editionVenezuela's last nationally circulated, anti-government newspaper says it will stop publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages
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Member of European Parliament Nigel Farage speaks with journalists in the press room at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is unitedUnlike the political chaos that has roiled Britain over Brexit, there has been no such squabbling among the 27 nations of Europe during the impending divorce
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Participants in U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming leave the venue at the end of the day's session in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
The Latest: Climate delegate: 'What's the point?' of talksThe head of the Maldives delegation to the U.N. climate conference is questioning the point of the yearly summits, saying they are "failing" to produce meaningful results
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Turkey conducts airstrikes against PKK targets in IraqTurkey's Defense Ministry says the military has conducted airstrikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq's Sinjar and Mount Karajak regions
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