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In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, photo, vote counting takes place after polling station closed in Maputo, Mozambique. Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in the country that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in the southern African nation of nearly 30 million people. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
October 16, 2019 - 6:38 am
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Vote counting continues Wednesday in Mozambique's presidential and parliamentary elections, after isolated incidents of vandalism and violence tainted a generally peaceful night of tallying the ballots. One person was killed by police dispersing a crowd at a voting station...
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Britain's Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay gives evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee of lawmakers at parliament in London Wednesday Oct. 16, 2019. Barclay appeared before the government committee Wednesday to update lawmakers on progress of negotiations for Britain's EU withdrawal. (House of Commons via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 6:31 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 12:25 p.m. As Brexit negotiations continue, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says there is a pathway to a deal "but there are many issues that still need to be resolved." Varadkar, who spoke by phone...
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, photo, vote counting takes place after polling station closed in Maputo, Mozambique. Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in the country that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in the southern African nation of nearly 30 million people. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
October 16, 2019 - 6:28 am
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Vote counting continues Wednesday in Mozambique's presidential and parliamentary elections, after isolated incidents of vandalism and violence tainted a generally peaceful night of tallying the ballots. Local media report that one person was killed by police dispersing a...
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Britain's Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay gives evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee of lawmakers at parliament in London Wednesday Oct. 16, 2019. Barclay appeared before the government committee Wednesday to update lawmakers on progress of negotiations for Britain's EU withdrawal. (House of Commons via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 6:24 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay has told a parliamentary committee that the British government plans to comply with the law as it enters a delicate phase in the Brexit process. Barclay told the...
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Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
October 16, 2019 - 5:49 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for lifestyle and dietary changes to address the paradox of a world in which people suffer from malnutrition in some areas and obesity in others. In a message Wednesday for the U.N.'s World Food Day, Francis lamented the "distorted relationship between...
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The European Central Bank is seen next to the river Main in Frankfurt, Germany, late Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 16, 2019 - 5:47 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest rate since November 2016. Statistics agency Eurostat revised down the annual rate of consumer price inflation in September to 0.8% from its initial estimate of 0.9% as energy prices fell by more than initially thought...
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Policemen in riot gear move past a burning barricade during clashes with protestors in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Spain's Supreme Court on Monday convicted 12 former Catalan politicians and activists for their roles in a secession bid in 2017, a ruling that immediately inflamed independence supporters in the wealthy northeastern region. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 16, 2019 - 5:37 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain is on edge after two straight days of violent clashes in northeastern Catalonia between police and protesters who were angered by the Supreme Court's sentencing of nine separatist Catalan leaders to prison. Students in the restive region went on strike Wednesday and...
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Chinese investors react as they monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Asian shares were higher Wednesday after a gain on Wall Street boosted by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 16, 2019 - 5:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Wednesday after a Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies. France's CAC 40 was down nearly 0.2% in early trading at 5,691.75. Germany's DAX was unchanged at 12,629.82. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.3% to 7,189.08. U.S. shares were...
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In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Turkish artillery on Tuesday pounded suspected Syrian Kurdish positions near the town in northeast Syria amid reports that Kurdish fighters had retaken the town as Turkey pressed ahead with a military incursion that has drawn widespread condemnation. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 16, 2019 - 5:22 am
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey's president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria. Russia has moved quickly to further...
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, walks into Legislative Council in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. In chaotic scenes, furious pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong's leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives and clamored for her to resign after she walked out of the legislature on Wednesday and then delivered the annual address 75 minutes late via television. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
October 16, 2019 - 5:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Calling her "the mother of the mafia police," yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives Wednesday and then clamored for her resignation in chaotic scenes that caused her to walk out of the...
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