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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the test site of a new tactical weapon in his first public "field inspection" since last year, hailing it as a "display of our rapidly-growing defense capabilities," state media said on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: LGBT community members and activists demostrate in front of the Supreme Court of Justice, to demand for same-sex marriage, in San Jose, Costa Rica August 4,2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have the right to get married by mid-2020, the nation's constitutional court has ruled, a first for socially conservative Central America.

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U.S. President Donald Trump points to the crowd after delivering remarks at an event for "supporting veterans and military families" at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. President Donald Trump didn't make it to this week's summit of Asian nations in Singapore, but his influence was still keenly felt among the leaders who gathered in the city.

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Rohingya refugees are reflected in rain water along an embankment next to paddy fields after fleeing from Myanmar into Palang Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a news conference at Downing Street in London, November 15, 2018. Matt Dunham/Pool via Reuters

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.

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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal/File Photo

The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.

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A personnel from National Transportation Safety Board examines debris from Lion Air flight JT610 at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

An Indonesia man, whose son was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed last month, has sued Boeing Co alleging that a defect in the design of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft caused it to crash.

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FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft is seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018.    REUTERS/Axel Schmidt/File Photo

The U.S. Defense Department has delivered a report to Congress detailing implications of Turkey receiving 100 F-35 fighter jets, five people familiar with the report said, removing a key hurdle to concluding the deal.

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FILE PHOTO: U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo

The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist, NBC News reported on Thursday.

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A migrant woman and a girl, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, sit in a bus while the bus stop for them to get food and water from a store on a highway in Culiacan, Mexico November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Demonized by U.S. President Donald Trump and exhausted after a harrowing journey, migrants from Central America in a caravan now face a new threat: open hostility from some Mexicans.

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FILE PHOTO: The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks next to his deputy Josh Frydenberg during a news conference in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018.   REUTERS/David Gray

Australia's treasurer on Friday said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had a history of anti-Jewish statements, in an escalating war of words over the possibility Australia might move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.

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The United States remains confident that promises made by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit will be fulfilled, a U.S. State Department spokesman said on Thursday, after North Korea said it successfully tested a new tactical weapon.

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New Zealand police and customs officials said on Friday they seized 190 kg (420,000 pounds) of cocaine with a street value of up to NZ$36 million ($25 million) that arrived in Auckland in a shipment of bananas, the country's largest-ever drug bust.

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A girl lays her face on the coffin of Misael Paiz, 25, below his photos inside his family home at a wake in Aguacate, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The 911 emergency call came in to the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson station around midnight.

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Two Argentine citizens with suspected links to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia were arrested on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit due to take place in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, Argentina's security ministry said in a statement.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May pauses during a news conference at Downing Street in London, Britain November 15, 2018. Matt Dunham/Pool via Reuters

The British Conservative Party's deal with Northern Ireland's DUP on Brexit is over unless Prime Minister Theresa May is replaced with a new leader, the Daily Telegraph reported.

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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un tours a factory in Sinuiju, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) July 2, 2018. REUTERS/KCNA/File Photo

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon, calling it "another display of our rapidly-growing defense capabilities to the whole region," North Korean state media said on Friday.

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Mexico's highest court on Thursday overturned a contentious new security law aimed at regulating the long-time use of the military against drug cartels, a day after the president-elect's team said it was impossible to pull troops from the streets.

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Christian Democratic Union (CDU) candidates Friedrich Merz, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Jens Spahn arrive at a regional conference in Luebeck, Germany, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

The three candidates competing to succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU) agreed on Thursday to revive their party's fortunes by cutting taxes and reducing Germany's dependence on the United States for defense.

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The U.S. military will withdraw hundreds of troops focused on counterterrorism operations in Africa over the next several years to support the Pentagon's increased focus on countering threats from China and Russia, officials said on Thursday.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a constructions site of Yangdeok, in this undated photo released on October 31, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the test site of a new tactical weapon in his first public "field inspection" since last year, hailing it as a "display of our rapidly-growing defense capabilities," state media said on Friday.

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FILE PHOTO: LGBT community members and activists demostrate in front of the Supreme Court of Justice, to demand for same-sex marriage, in San Jose, Costa Rica August 4,2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have the right to get married by mid-2020, the nation's constitutional court has ruled, a first for socially conservative Central America.

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U.S. President Donald Trump points to the crowd after delivering remarks at an event for "supporting veterans and military families" at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. President Donald Trump didn't make it to this week's summit of Asian nations in Singapore, but his influence was still keenly felt among the leaders who gathered in the city.

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Rohingya refugees are reflected in rain water along an embankment next to paddy fields after fleeing from Myanmar into Palang Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo

China supports the Myanmar government's efforts to protect domestic stability and approach to resolving the Rohingya issue, Premier Li Keqiang told the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence offered a strong rebuke.

Brexit3 hours ago

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a news conference at Downing Street in London, November 15, 2018. Matt Dunham/Pool via Reuters

Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union on Thursday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.

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FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal/File Photo

The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials on Thursday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.

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A personnel from National Transportation Safety Board examines debris from Lion Air flight JT610 at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo

An Indonesia man, whose son was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed last month, has sued Boeing Co alleging that a defect in the design of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft caused it to crash.

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FILE PHOTO: A Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft is seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018.    REUTERS/Axel Schmidt/File Photo

The U.S. Defense Department has delivered a report to Congress detailing implications of Turkey receiving 100 F-35 fighter jets, five people familiar with the report said, removing a key hurdle to concluding the deal.

World News5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo

The Trump administration is exploring possible ways to remove U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, to convince Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi journalist, NBC News reported on Thursday.

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A migrant woman and a girl, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, sit in a bus while the bus stop for them to get food and water from a store on a highway in Culiacan, Mexico November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Demonized by U.S. President Donald Trump and exhausted after a harrowing journey, migrants from Central America in a caravan now face a new threat: open hostility from some Mexicans.

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FILE PHOTO: The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks next to his deputy Josh Frydenberg during a news conference in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018.   REUTERS/David Gray

Australia's treasurer on Friday said Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had a history of anti-Jewish statements, in an escalating war of words over the possibility Australia might move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.

World News23 minutes ago

The United States remains confident that promises made by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit will be fulfilled, a U.S. State Department spokesman said on Thursday, after North Korea said it successfully tested a new tactical weapon.

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New Zealand police and customs officials said on Friday they seized 190 kg (420,000 pounds) of cocaine with a street value of up to NZ$36 million ($25 million) that arrived in Auckland in a shipment of bananas, the country's largest-ever drug bust.

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A girl lays her face on the coffin of Misael Paiz, 25, below his photos inside his family home at a wake in Aguacate, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The 911 emergency call came in to the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson station around midnight.

World News4 hours ago

Two Argentine citizens with suspected links to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia were arrested on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit due to take place in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, Argentina's security ministry said in a statement.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May pauses during a news conference at Downing Street in London, Britain November 15, 2018. Matt Dunham/Pool via Reuters

The British Conservative Party's deal with Northern Ireland's DUP on Brexit is over unless Prime Minister Theresa May is replaced with a new leader, the Daily Telegraph reported.

World News5 hours ago

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un tours a factory in Sinuiju, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) July 2, 2018. REUTERS/KCNA/File Photo

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon, calling it "another display of our rapidly-growing defense capabilities to the whole region," North Korean state media said on Friday.

World News5 hours ago

Mexico's highest court on Thursday overturned a contentious new security law aimed at regulating the long-time use of the military against drug cartels, a day after the president-elect's team said it was impossible to pull troops from the streets.

World News5 hours ago

Christian Democratic Union (CDU) candidates Friedrich Merz, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Jens Spahn arrive at a regional conference in Luebeck, Germany, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

The three candidates competing to succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU) agreed on Thursday to revive their party's fortunes by cutting taxes and reducing Germany's dependence on the United States for defense.

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The U.S. military will withdraw hundreds of troops focused on counterterrorism operations in Africa over the next several years to support the Pentagon's increased focus on countering threats from China and Russia, officials said on Thursday.

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