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Police attempt to keep rival Brexit protest groups from clashing in central London, Sunday Dec. 9, 2018.  The "Brexit Betrayal Rally" led by English far-right activist Tommy Robinson and UK Independence Party, UKIP,  leader Gerard Batten, protesting for a split from Europe, and a Pro-Europe anti-fascist counter-demonstration both marched in central London. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
UK leader warns of 'uncharted waters' if Brexit deal nixedBritain's Parliament resumes debate on Monday, a day before a crucial vote on whether to accept or reject a Brexit deal
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legsIn Gaza protests, Israeli troops confronting Palestinian demonstrators aim for one place more than any other: the legs
The Associated Press7 hours ago
For Palestinian children in Gaza, an education in conflictFor some of the Palestinian children drawn into Gaza protests, an education in conflict translates into life-long injuries and trauma
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Taliban kill 8 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpointAn Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in the western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan soldiers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Afghanistan suspends soccer officials amid abuse allegationsAfghan authorities have suspended the head of the soccer federation and five other senior officials amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse of female athletes
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Armenians fill their ballot papers at a polling station during an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests against his predecessor's power grab that forced the politician to step down. (Vahan Stepanyan/PAN Photo via AP)
Armenia election expected to consolidate premier's powerArmenians are casting ballots in an early parliamentary election that is expected to further consolidate the power of the nation's new prime minister
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan camp shows migrant challengesAs Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement next week, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery and unsanitary conditions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Whether a president can be prosecuted remains in disputeAn open question: Can a president be prosecuted or must he leave office first?
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - This Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, CCTV file image released by New Zealand Police shows 22-year-old English tourist Grace Millane in central Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand police said Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018  that they believe the 22-year-old British tourist who has been missing for a week was murdered, and they will lay charges against a man they detained earlier in the day for questioning.  The image was captured on Saturday night, about 7:15 p.m. and is the last known sighting of Millane, whose 22nd birthday was the next day. (NZ Police via AP, File)
New Zealand police find body they believe is British touristNew Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Today in History - Sunday, December 09 2018
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, U.S. swimmer Michael Andrew celebrates on the podium after winning the men's 50m freestyle final during the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Tokyo, . Three Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an anti-trust suit in California challenging governing body FINA’s control of organizing competitions, it was announced Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. The legal action by Hungarian great Katinka Hosszu and Americans Tom Shields and Michael Andrew follows Switzerland-based FINA shutting down an independent meet in Italy with threats to ban competitors.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, file)
Swimmers hit world body FINA with California antitrust caseThree Olympic and world champion swimmers have filed an anti-trust suit in California challenging governing body FINA's control of organizing competitions
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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