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Costa Rica's agent Edgar Ugalde Alvarez, second left, and Nicaragua's agent Mr. Carlos Jose Arguello Gomez, third from right, listen to the reading of the verdict of the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in two cases that will map out disputed maritime and land boundaries between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
February 02, 2018 - 6:12 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice has ordered Nicaragua to compensate Costa Rica for damage Nicaragua caused with unlawful construction work near the mouth of the San Juan River, in the court's first foray into assessing costs for environmental damage. Friday's order...
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Migrants carrying sticks march in the streets of Calais, northern France, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. French authorities say four migrants have been shot in the northern port city of Calais in a confrontation that police tried to stop. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 6:02 am
CALAIS, France (AP) — Police reinforcements arrived Friday in the French port city of Calais after clashes among migrants left 22 people injured, with the interior minister warning of more potential violence among those seeking to cross into Britain. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told reporters...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:55 am
GENEVA (AP) — About 90 people were feared drowned after a smuggler's boat mostly carrying Pakistani migrants capsized off Libya's coast early Friday, the U.N.'s migration agency said. Ten bodies have washed ashore near the Libyan town of Zuwara following the tragedy in the early morning, said...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file picture the Deutsche Bank headquarters are photographed in Frankfurt, Germany. The bank will announce the latest figures Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:54 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan says Germany's largest financial institution is making progress in its effort to cut costs and streamline operations - despite posting a third straight annual loss. Cryan said Friday that many important steps would take time to improve profits...
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip visit the Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, in Beijing, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May met Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a visit aimed at mapping out new trading arrangements following Britain's departure from the European Union. (Jin Liangkuai/Xinhua via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May insists Britain does not have to choose between frictionless trade with the European Union and the ability to forge new trade deals around the world. Speaking in Shanghai, May said "I don't believe that those are the alternatives." May's Conservative...
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February 02, 2018 - 5:29 am
SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (AP) — Residents of Sleepy Hollow, New York, say a retired New York Fire Department boat that responded to 9/11 is ruining their view of the Hudson River. Residents of the Westchester County village say the John D. McKean is blocking their views from their expensive waterfront...
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Migrants take a coffee and food provided by activists in Calais, northern France, Friday Feb.2, 2018. Police reinforcements are arriving in the French port city of Calais after clashes among migrants left 22 people injured, as the interior minister warned of a worrying spike in violence. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
February 02, 2018 - 5:22 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The U.N.'s migration agency says its partner agencies are reporting that 90 people are feared drowned after a smuggler's boat carrying mostly Pakistani migrants has capsized off Libya's coast. International...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Comey defended the agency Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, on Twitter, writing, "All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I wish more of our leaders would. " President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been attacking the FBI for its investigation of potential ties between Russia and Trump's 2016 campaign. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey has defended the agency on Twitter, writing, "All should appreciate the FBI speaking up. I wish more of our leaders would." President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been attacking the FBI for its investigation of potential ties...
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In this Feb. 1, 2018 photo, rescue workers prepare to rescue more than 900 miners from the Sibanye-Stillwater's Beatrix mine near Welkom, South Africa. The miners were brought to the surface Friday Feb. 2 2018 after a power failure, caused by a severe storm Wednesday had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface. (AP Photo)
February 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At least 900 miners who were trapped in a South African gold mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage have been safely evacuated. The Sibanye-Stillwater company, which manages the Beatrix mine in Free State province, said Friday that the miners will have medical tests...
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Restaurant workers and police stand following a rocket attack, fired from inside Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Kilis and the town of Reyhanli, both of which border Afrin, Syria, have been the target of multiple rocket attacks that have killed at least four people, including a teenage girl and injured dozens of others. Turkey launched a cross-border offensive into Afrin on Jan. 20 to clear the enclave of Syrian Kurdish militia which Ankara considers to be "terrorists." (Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 5:13 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media say nine people were wounded in a barrage of rockets fired at two border towns in Turkey across from the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin. The state-run Anadolu Agency says three rockets targeted the town of Reyhanli in Hatay province on Friday, hitting a house, a...
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