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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last dictator" by the United States and the European Union. ...more

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The image of a woman escaping from a Sydney cafe where a gunman had taken 18 people hostage captured the terrifying drama that shook Australia last week. The siege ended 16 hours later when police stormed the cafe to free the captives, two of whom were ...more

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SEATTLE (Reuters) - Two U.S. border patrol agents shot a Canadian man brandishing a handgun near the border crossing between Detroit, and Windsor, Ontario, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. The man was shot when he refused to drop the ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.In the six dec ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China says it has told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea.</ ...more

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MADRID (Reuters) - Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the High Court of the Balearic Islands said on Monday, prolonging the embarrassment of the royal family which has sought t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.On Monday, lawy ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Many young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected Monday to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses.The Arizona Department of Transportation said it is anticipating a ru ...more

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In the Middle East and the wider region this past week, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in Peshawer, Pakistan, killing 148 people —most of them children — in what was one of the country's deadliest attacks in years. In the days that followed, families ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have the Senate majority now and are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill this January. But a much tougher election map two years from now could force the GOP back into the minority.</p ...more