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An Afghan security guard stands at the entrance gate of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Survivors of the Taliban attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel gave harrowing accounts on Monday of the 13-hour weekend standoff. The siege ended on Sunday with Afghan security forces saying they had killed the last of six Taliban militants who stormed the hotel in suicide vests late the previous night, looking for foreigners and Afghan officials to kill. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
US says multiple Americans among casualties in Kabul attackU.S. State Department says multiple American citizens are among the dead and wounded in the Taliban's 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in the capital Kabul over the weekend
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Members of the London Fire Brigade walk past a deserted Charing Cross railway station following a major gas leak in central London, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Firefighters have closed Charing Cross railway station in central London and evacuated the surrounding area after the discovery of a natural gas leak. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Gas leak repaired in central London after evacuationBritish officials say a leaky gas pipe has been repaired after shutting down parts of central London
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Fire trucks and ambulances are parked at a ski resort in Kusatsu, central Japan, after Mount Kusatsu-Shirane erupted Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A disaster official said the volcano erupted and caused avalanche near the ski resort. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
Skiers injured by flying rocks on Japanese volcanoTwelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Tourists Say They Ordered Steaks, Water, Got $1.3K BillFour Japanese tourists were reportedly taken to the cleaners by a Venice restaurant, and now authorities are looking into the meal. ANSA reports the tourists ordered four steaks and a platter of grilled fish—no wine, just mineral water. The spot near St. Mark's Square reportedly charged them $1,350...
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FILE - In this  Sept. 16, 2011 file photo, Egypt's then military ruler field marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, left, and Sami Annan, then Egyptian chief of staff of the armed forces, are surrounded by military policemen as they attend the funeral of Khaled Abdel Nasser, the son of Egypt's late president Gamal Abdel Nasser, in Cairo, Egypt. A senior Muslim Brotherhood leader has written an open letter to Annan, a retired Egyptian army general seeking to run for president, listing the outlawed group's conditions for supporting his candidacy against Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, a general-turned-president who has decimated the Brotherhood since removing it from power in 2013. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-generalEgypt's military arrests presidential hopeful and ex-military chief of staff, levels serious allegations against him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A billboard supporting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in the presidential election scheduled for March hangs in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.  El-Sissi is virtually guaranteed to win a second four-year term amid a heavy clampdown on dissent. Arabic reads, "So you can build it." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
The Latest: Egypt presidential candidate to assess statusA senior worker at the campaign of Egyptian presidential hopeful Khaled Ali says they are holding an emergency meeting to assess their position following the arrest of another hopeful
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Inventor 'tortured reporter' before killing her on subDanish inventor Peter Madsen tied and tortured Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August
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An Italian army helicopter lands during the evacuation of guests and tourists of the Langtauferer hotel in the Venosta valley, northern Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. About 75 tourists and hotel workers were being evacuated from a four-star mountainside hotel in northern Italy near the Austrian border after an avalanche overnight, the hotel manager said Tuesday as heavy snow caused disruption across the Alps. The Langtauferer Hotel, located near the Austrian border at 1,870 meters (6,135 feet) above sea level and some 100 kilometers (about 60 kilometers) northwest of Bolzano, was not directly hit, but was in an area of extremely high risk for further avalanches. (Italian Army via AP)
The Latest: French ski town reopening as snow subsidesFrench officials say that roads and ski slopes have reopened in the Chamonix ski resort on Mont Blanc and confinement orders have been lifted as an exceptional avalanche risk recedes
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Troubled French nuclear producer relaunches with new nameFrance's influential but troubled nuclear company Areva is seeking a new start with a new name
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FILE - In an April 29, 2006 file photo, Hugh Masekela performs during the 2006 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. A family statement issued on Twitter Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, says South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, 78, passed away in Johannesburg after a lengthy battle against prostate cancer. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)
South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78South African jazz trumpeter and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Poll: Deep partisan divide among Americans over IsraelA new opinion poll shows a significant gap between Republicans and Democrats in support for Israel, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seen as a divisive figure between the two camps
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont gives a statement to the media after a meeting with Danish members of the Parliament, at Christiansborg in Copenhagen, Denmark, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.  A small group of Danish lawmakers met Tuesday with Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont at Denmark's Parliament, saying that listening to him is the best way to understand what is going on in Spain's Catalonia region.(Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau via AP)
Catalan ex-leader says he's working to return homeFormer Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says he is working to return home to be re-elected as the regional president, but has stopped short of saying when and how
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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