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A man, right, drapes the flag of New Caledonia on his shoulders as the French flag flies in the background as he and a woman line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Noumea, New Caledonia, as part of an independence referendum, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Voters in New Caledonia are deciding whether the French territory in the South Pacific should break free from the European country that claimed it in the mid-19th century. (AP Photo/Mathurin Derel)
November 04, 2018 - 5:39 am
NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) — The Latest on New Caledonia's independence referendum (all times local): 9:30 p.m. New Caledonian voters are supporting the "Non" vote against independence from France with more than half the votes now counted in the referendum on its future. The office of the French...
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A view of the flooded house where nine people lost their lives in Casteldaccia, near Palermo, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Italian state radio says a rain-swollen river in the countryside near Palermo, Sicily, has flooded a home, killing 9 people. It said one person survived the flood late Saturday night by clinging to a tree, and that the victims were from two families spending the weekend together. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 5:22 am
ROME (AP) — Rainstorms lashing Sicily have killed at least 10 people, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said before heading Sunday for the stricken Mediterranean island. State radio said nine of those victims were in a home that was flooded by a rapidly swelling river in the countryside near Palermo...
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Fallen trees by the hundreds caused by severe bad weather in recent days in the forest near Belluno, Veneto Region, northern Italy, are seen Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (Moreno Geremetta/ANSA via AP)
November 04, 2018 - 4:26 am
ROME (AP) — Italian state radio says a rain-swollen river in the countryside near Palermo, Sicily, has flooded a home, killing nine people. Heavy rains lashed Sicily, a southern Italian island, on Saturday, several days after storms ravaged much of northern Italy. State radio said one person...
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A man, right, drapes the flag of New Caledonia on his shoulders as the French flag flies in the background as he and a woman line up to cast their votes at a polling station in Noumea, New Caledonia, as part of an independence referendum, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Voters in New Caledonia are deciding whether the French territory in the South Pacific should break free from the European country that claimed it in the mid-19th century. (AP Photo/Mathurin Derel)
November 04, 2018 - 4:17 am
NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) — The Latest on New Caledonia's independence referendum (all times local): 8:05 p.m. First results are trickling in from the independence referendum in New Caledonia, with a village of about 600 people the first to declare, voting overwhelmingly against a split from...
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A woman prepares her ballot at a polling station in Noumea, New Caledonia, as part of an independence referendum, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Voters in New Caledonia are deciding whether the French territory in the South Pacific should break free from the European country that claimed it in the mid-19th century. (AP Photo/Mathurin Derel)
November 04, 2018 - 2:52 am
NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) — Voters have turned out in exceptional numbers in a referendum to decide whether the French South Pacific territory of New Caledonia should break free from the European country that claimed it in the mid-19th century. The territory's High Commissioner estimated that...
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Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, center right, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center left, ahead of intergovernmental consultations at the Belvedere Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Friday Nov. 2, 2018. Merkel is visiting Warsaw amid calls by Polish officials that Germany pay Poland billions of dollars for damage inflicted by the Nazis during World War II. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
November 04, 2018 - 2:46 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles are voting in local runoff elections to choose the mayors of several key cities, including Krakow and Gdansk, and more than 640 other towns and smaller localities. A first round on Oct. 21 saw the ruling populist Law and Justice party strengthen its showing in regional...
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A candle is placed on a tombstone in a field of graves belonging to WWI soldiers in the main cemetery in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London’s Westminster Abbey for a ceremony with the queen. But in Germany, there are no national commemorations planned for the centenary of the Nov. 11 armistice that brought an end to the bloody conflict that killed more than 2 million of its troops and left 4 million wounded. That’s because the armistice did not bring peace to Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
November 04, 2018 - 2:20 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London at a ceremony in Westminster Abby with Queen Elizabeth II. But while the leaders visit the capitals of Germany's...
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In this Oct. 26, 2018, photo, workers prepare a lawn outside the venue for the upcoming China International Import Expo in Shanghai. Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. (Chinatopix via AP)
November 03, 2018 - 8:38 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an "open for business" import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force. More than 3,000 companies from 130 countries selling everything from Egyptian dates to factory...
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Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, a ride on in the trunk of a taxi, in Acayucan, Veracruz state, Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (AP Photo / Marco Ugarte)
November 03, 2018 - 8:26 pm
ISLA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants from a 4,000-strong caravan winding its way through southern Mexico and toward the U.S. border splintered off on their own Saturday after broken promises of bus transportation. Patience appeared to be wearing thin among the exhausted...
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Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, wait for a ride in Donaji, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. The migrants had already made a grueling 40-mile (65-kilometer) trek from Juchitan, Oaxaca, on Thursday, after they failed to get the bus transportation they had hoped for. But hitching rides allowed them to get to Donaji early, and some headed on to a town even further north, Sayula. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 03, 2018 - 6:35 pm
ISLA, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico to the United States (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Members of the 4,000-strong caravan of Central American migrants winding their way toward the U.S. border lambasted Mexican officials for directing them...
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