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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown has begun. So has the finger-pointing.

President Donald Trump says Democrats wanted to give him "a nice present" to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration.

He says Democrats "could

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PARIS (AP) — French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced that Paul Bocuse, the world-famous master of French cuisine, has died at the age of 91.

Collomb tweeted Saturday that "Mister Paul was France. Simplicity and generosity. Excellence and art de

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony.

A total of 12 North Korean women

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):

7:35 a.m.

President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the government shutdown — tweeting that they wanted to give him "a nice present" to mark the one-year

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Gabon says a major trafficking ring that smuggled six tons of ivory out of the country in 2017 has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers of forest elephants in the Central African country.


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LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules.


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CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn amped up her Olympic preparations by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin on Saturday.

The American clocked 1 minute, 36.48 seconds on the sun-drenched Olympia delle Tofane course for a 0.92-second

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and both Korean teams will march together in the opening ceremony.

IOC President Thomas Bach says the North Koreans will compete in five

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shores.

The service says two boats were intercepted by its search craft Saturday morning. One

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local):

2:05 p.m.

The Islamic State group has announced the death of Denis Cuspert, the German-born rapper who went by the name Deso Dogg before giving up the

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