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An anti-government protester receives treatment after he was attacked by Hezbollah supporters, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. The violence came shortly after dozens of others, also wielding sticks, attacked a roadblock on a main Beirut thoroughfare set up by the protesters. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
October 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister resigned Tuesday, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut, torching tents, smashing plastic chairs and chasing away protesters. The...
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Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández, right, and running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, address supporters after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat at the end of election day in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
October 28, 2019 - 5:21 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Divisive Peronist leader and former Argentine President Cristina Fernández is once again in a top position of power, a development that rattled investors Monday even as financial experts said it was unlikely the economically troubled South American country would fully...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini addresses the audience during a high level conference about Venezuela migration crisis, in Brussels, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Hundreds of representatives from governments, international agencies and charity groups gathered in Brussels Monday for a "solidarity conference" to drum up support millions of Venezuelans who have fled the political crisis and to help neighboring countries that are taking them in. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 28, 2019 - 2:38 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and the U.N. refugee agency appealed Monday for support for millions of Venezuelans who have fled the political crisis, and for help to bolster the poverty-wracked country's neighbors as they strain under the burden of hosting most of them. The South American...
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Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández, right, and running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, address supporters after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat at the end of election day in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
October 28, 2019 - 1:48 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine former President Cristina Fernández, the divisive Peronist leader both loathed and loved in this economically troubled South American country, is once again in a top position of power, a development that rattled investors Monday even as financial experts...
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In this Sept. 25, 2019, photo houses in a Brandon, Miss., neighborhood are photographed. Many small companies tied to the housing market are seeing a slowdown in business, one that could continue into 2020. Reports on home sales, the remodeling market and sales of furniture and home furnishings show the spreading fallout from rising prices for houses and apartments. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
October 28, 2019 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Many small companies tied to the housing market are seeing a slowdown in business, one that's forecast to continue well into 2020. Reports on home sales, the home remodeling market and sales of furniture and home furnishings show the spreading fallout from rising prices for houses...
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Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández waves to supporters in front of a large image of his running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat at the end of election day in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
October 28, 2019 - 2:30 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Peronists celebrated their return to power after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat in a dramatic election that likely swung the country back to the center-left, saw the return of a divisive former president and threatened to rattle...
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Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández waves to supporters in front of a large image of his running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat at the end of election day in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Daniel Jayo)
October 28, 2019 - 2:24 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Peronists celebrated their return to power after incumbent President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat in a dramatic election that likely swung the country back to the center-left, saw the return of a divisive former president and threatened to rattle...
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Supporters of center-left Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, celebrate as they wait for election results outside their party's election headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Argentina faces a potentially sharp political shift on Sunday with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández favored to win an election dominated by frustration over an economic crisis that has eroded support for conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
October 27, 2019 - 11:14 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Conservative President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat in Argentina's election Sunday night, paving the way for the country's Peronist center-left to return to power under Alberto Fernández as frustrated voters rejected the incumbent's handling of a bruising economic...
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A supporter of center-left Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, holds up their photos outside her party's election headquarters where supporters wait for results in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Argentina faces a potentially sharp political shift on Sunday with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández favored to win an election dominated by frustration over an economic crisis that has eroded support for conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
October 27, 2019 - 10:26 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on Argentina's elections (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is congratulating her running mate, Alberto Fernández, before thousands of jubilant supporters in Buenos Aires. She presided over Argentina from 2007 to...
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Supporters of center-left Peronist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández and running mate, former President Cristina Fernández, celebrate as they wait for election results outside their party's election headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. Argentina faces a potentially sharp political shift on Sunday with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández favored to win an election dominated by frustration over an economic crisis that has eroded support for conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
October 27, 2019 - 10:01 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Conservative President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat in Argentina's election Sunday night, paving the way for the country's Peronist center-left to return to power under Alberto Fernández as frustrated voters rejected the incumbent's handling of a bruising economic...
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