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In this Feb. 16, 2019 photo, guests wait for groom Juan Jose Pocaterra and his bride Maria Fernanda Vera to arrive to their destination wedding in Acarigua, Venezuela. The wedding guests included wealthy landowners, opposition politicians and a former student leader who nearly lost an eye during an anti-government protest. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
March 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
ACARIGUA, Venezuela (AP) — It was the sort of celebration that's become rare in troubled Venezuela: a lavish destination wedding of two young entrepreneurs at a dude ranch on the country's vast tropical plains, a region known for its rugged cowboys on horseback rounding up cattle — and where camps...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk participate in a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. European Union leaders gathered again Friday after deciding that the political crisis in Britain over Brexit poses too great a threat and that action is needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
March 25, 2019 - 11:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says she doesn't have enough support to put her European Union divorce deal to a new vote in Parliament. May told Parliament Monday she regrets that Britain isn't set to leave the EU on March 29 as...
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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stand in formation at a ceremony to mark their defeat of Islamic State militants in Baghouz, at al-Omar Oil Field base, Syria, Saturday, March 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
March 25, 2019 - 10:52 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the nearly five-year campaign against the extremist group. The administration affiliated with the Kurdish-...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 23, 2019 file picture, anti-globalization activist Genevieve Legay, 73, lies unconscious after collapsing on the ground during a protest in Nice, southeastern France, as part of the 19th round of the yellow vests movement. Genevieve Legay was waving a rainbow flag marked "Peace" and a yellow vest when riot police carrying shields suddenly pushed toward the group of a few dozen protesters Saturday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)
March 25, 2019 - 10:52 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron said in a newspaper interview Monday he hoped a 73-year-old yellow vest protester who suffered serious head injuries after being charged by police in Nice gains "wisdom" over the incident. Anti-globalization activist Genevieve Legay remained...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan walk past an honor guard upon their arrival at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport near Paris, France, Monday, March 25, 2019. Chinese President Xi Jinping is on a 3-day state visit in France where he is expected to sign a series of bilateral and economic deals on energy, the food industry, transport and other sectors. (Philippe Lopez/Pool Photo via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 10:48 am
PARIS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was expected to sign multibillion-dollar deals Monday on energy, the food industry, transport and other sectors as well as a bilateral statement on climate change during a state visit to France. Xi was being welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron at...
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Former regional Catalan President Carles Puigdemont carries yellow bags with books of Catalan authors, as he arrives at the prison in Neumuenster, Germany, March 25, 2019. Carles Puigdemont donates 100 books of Catalan authors in German translation for the prison library, where he was imprisoned a year ago. (Carsten Rehder/dpa via AP)
March 25, 2019 - 10:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — The former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to drop off a donation of books. Puigdemont's visit to the prison in Neumuenster on Monday came a year after he was arrested in Germany's far...
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Pope Francis prays inside the shrine containing a small house traditionally venerated as the house of Mary, and believed miraculously transplanted from the Holy Land inside the Basilica of Our Lady of Loreto, in central Italy, where Francis is paying a one-day visit, Monday, Mar. 25, 2019. The pope chose Loreto to sign the Post-Synodal Exhortation of last October's Synod of Bishops. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
March 25, 2019 - 10:30 am
LORETO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis traveled Monday to a major Italian pilgrimage site dedicated to the Virgin Mary to sign a new document dedicated to today's youth. Francis celebrated Mass in Loreto's cathedral and then signed the document, which will be officially released on April 2. The text,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, Aquarius the vessel of NGOs, SOS Mediterranee and MSF drifts in the international waters north of Libya. Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey _ and especially in Libya _ with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
March 25, 2019 - 10:06 am
PARIS (AP) — Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey — and especially in Libya — with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants. The graphic study released...
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March 25, 2019 - 10:05 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian prosecutors say they have questioned opposition Democratic Party leaders about suspicious spending abroad of $650,000 during parliamentary elections two years ago. A statement by the Tirana prosecutor's office on Monday said Democrats' leader Lulzim Basha and three...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, Aquarius the vessel of NGOs, SOS Mediterranee and MSF drifts in the international waters north of Libya. Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey _ and especially in Libya _ with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)
March 25, 2019 - 10:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey — and especially in Libya — with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women. That's according to a study released Monday by the Women's Refugee Council that is based on dozens of interviews...
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