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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks after winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to lawmakers from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement.

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FILE PHOTO: Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, January 14, 2019, in this handout picture received by Reuters January 15, 2019. Intermediate People's Court of Dalian/Handout via REUTERS

China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.

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Anastasia Vashukevich, a Belarusian model and escort who caused a stir last year after she was arrested in Thailand and said she had evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, is pictured at the immigration detention center before being deported in Bangkok, Thailand, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A model from Belarus who was arrested during a "sex training seminar" in Thailand and then claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump's election was deported on Thursday.

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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani shakes hand with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during their meeting in Doha, Qatar November 1, 2018.  REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon

Trade between Qatar and Turkey is expected to have hit $2 billion in 2018, a Turkish official said, up 54 percent from the previous last year and underscoring Ankara's solidified role as a top ally to Qatar amid a political rift in the Gulf region.

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An Israeli woman who was killed in the Australian city of Melbourne had been on the telephone to her sister when she was followed from public transport and attacked close to the university where she was studying, police said on Thursday.

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Sadhus or Hindu holy men leave after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, during "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Ash-smeared and dreadlocked Naga sadhus or Hindu ascetics, naked except for rosary beads and garlands and smoking wooden pipes, are a huge draw at the world's largest religious festival that began this week in India.

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A convoy believed to be carrying senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol leave upon his arrival at the international airport in Beijing, China January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

North Korea's top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency Yonhap said on Thursday.

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Two of the gunmen are pictured as they made their way into a hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, January 15, 2019, in this still image taken from a CCTV footage obtained by Reuters TV on January 16, 2019.    REUTERS/Reuters TV

Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of people into terrifying escapes, the government said on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during his end-of-year news conference in Rome, Italy, December 28, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A cheaper alternative project for a high-speed rail link between Italy and France "is not on the table", Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in an interview published in the La Stampa newspaper on Thursday.

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Zimbabwe Police officers are seen driving along the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Sixty-eight Zimbabweans have been treated for gunshot wounds, 17 of whom underwent emergency surgery, after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices, a doctors' group said on Thursday.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday try to break the impasse in Britain's political elite over how to leave the European Union by searching for a last-minute exit deal though there was so far little sign of compromise.

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Senior North Korean officials were passing through China, its foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday, amid reports that they were traveling to the United States for high-level talks.

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A second referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union would make sense, German Justice Minister Katarina Barley told a German broadcaster on Thursday, after British lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement.

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Britain cannot stay in the current customs union with the European Union because striking international trade deals after Brexit is a priority, the chairman of Theresa May's Conservative party said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before he meets U.S. political and military leaders during an unannounced visit to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost America's security, including by possibly deploying a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles.

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FILE PHOTO: Divers use a pulley to enter a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018.  REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Indian navy divers found the body of one of 15 miners who went missing in a flooded coal mine in a remote corner of the country more than a month ago, officials said on Thursday.

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Delaying a March 29 deadline for Britain's planned exit from the European Union only makes sense if London sets out plans on how to proceed after British lawmakers rejected the draft Brexit deal, German conservative Manfred Weber told German radio.

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A group of British tourists has been asked to leave New Zealand after they were reported for shoplifting, littering, threatening residents and causing chaos, an immigration official said on Thursday.

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Chinese national Cherry He Ting (L) teaches a student in a coffee shop in Bangkok, Thailand, November 18, 2018. Picture taken November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her masters thesis ahead of graduating from a Bangkok university, where she has studied for the past three and a half years.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits during a meeting with Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said al-Said (not pictured) at the Beit Al Baraka Royal Palace in Muscat, Oman January 14, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool  via REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Canadian counterpart expressed solidarity about the treatment of Canadians in China after Canada's arrest of Huawei Technologies Co <HWT.UL> chief financial officer, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks after winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to lawmakers from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement.

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FILE PHOTO: Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg appears in court for a retrial of his drug smuggling case in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, January 14, 2019, in this handout picture received by Reuters January 15, 2019. Intermediate People's Court of Dalian/Handout via REUTERS

China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.

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Anastasia Vashukevich, a Belarusian model and escort who caused a stir last year after she was arrested in Thailand and said she had evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, is pictured at the immigration detention center before being deported in Bangkok, Thailand, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A model from Belarus who was arrested during a "sex training seminar" in Thailand and then claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in U.S. President Donald Trump's election was deported on Thursday.

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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani shakes hand with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during their meeting in Doha, Qatar November 1, 2018.  REUTERS/Naseem Zeitoon

Trade between Qatar and Turkey is expected to have hit $2 billion in 2018, a Turkish official said, up 54 percent from the previous last year and underscoring Ankara's solidified role as a top ally to Qatar amid a political rift in the Gulf region.

World News27 minutes ago

An Israeli woman who was killed in the Australian city of Melbourne had been on the telephone to her sister when she was followed from public transport and attacked close to the university where she was studying, police said on Thursday.

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Sadhus or Hindu holy men leave after taking a holy dip at Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswati rivers, during "Kumbh Mela", or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, previously known as Allahabad, India, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Ash-smeared and dreadlocked Naga sadhus or Hindu ascetics, naked except for rosary beads and garlands and smoking wooden pipes, are a huge draw at the world's largest religious festival that began this week in India.

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A convoy believed to be carrying senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol leave upon his arrival at the international airport in Beijing, China January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

North Korea's top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency Yonhap said on Thursday.

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Two of the gunmen are pictured as they made their way into a hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, January 15, 2019, in this still image taken from a CCTV footage obtained by Reuters TV on January 16, 2019.    REUTERS/Reuters TV

Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of people into terrifying escapes, the government said on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during his end-of-year news conference in Rome, Italy, December 28, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

A cheaper alternative project for a high-speed rail link between Italy and France "is not on the table", Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in an interview published in the La Stampa newspaper on Thursday.

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Zimbabwe Police officers are seen driving along the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Sixty-eight Zimbabweans have been treated for gunshot wounds, 17 of whom underwent emergency surgery, after violent protests this week triggered by a steep rise in fuel prices, a doctors' group said on Thursday.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement following winning a confidence vote, after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday try to break the impasse in Britain's political elite over how to leave the European Union by searching for a last-minute exit deal though there was so far little sign of compromise.

World News25 minutes ago

Senior North Korean officials were passing through China, its foreign ministry confirmed on Thursday, amid reports that they were traveling to the United States for high-level talks.

World News30 minutes ago

A second referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union would make sense, German Justice Minister Katarina Barley told a German broadcaster on Thursday, after British lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement.

World News31 minutes ago

Britain cannot stay in the current customs union with the European Union because striking international trade deals after Brexit is a priority, the chairman of Theresa May's Conservative party said on Thursday.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before he meets U.S. political and military leaders during an unannounced visit to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, December 26, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost America's security, including by possibly deploying a new layer of space-based sensors to detect and track enemy missiles.

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FILE PHOTO: Divers use a pulley to enter a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018.  REUTERS/Anuwar Hazarika

Indian navy divers found the body of one of 15 miners who went missing in a flooded coal mine in a remote corner of the country more than a month ago, officials said on Thursday.

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Delaying a March 29 deadline for Britain's planned exit from the European Union only makes sense if London sets out plans on how to proceed after British lawmakers rejected the draft Brexit deal, German conservative Manfred Weber told German radio.

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A group of British tourists has been asked to leave New Zealand after they were reported for shoplifting, littering, threatening residents and causing chaos, an immigration official said on Thursday.

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Chinese national Cherry He Ting (L) teaches a student in a coffee shop in Bangkok, Thailand, November 18, 2018. Picture taken November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her masters thesis ahead of graduating from a Bangkok university, where she has studied for the past three and a half years.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits during a meeting with Sultan of Oman Qaboos bin Said al-Said (not pictured) at the Beit Al Baraka Royal Palace in Muscat, Oman January 14, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool  via REUTERS

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Canadian counterpart expressed solidarity about the treatment of Canadians in China after Canada's arrest of Huawei Technologies Co <HWT.UL> chief financial officer, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

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