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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador receives the presidential sash from Porfirio Munoz Ledo, president of the Congress, during the inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
December 01, 2018 - 1:37 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took the oath of office Saturday as Mexico's first leftist president in over 70 years, marking a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. In his first speech to Congress, Lopez Obrador pledged "...
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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador receives the presidential sash from Porfirio Munoz Ledo, president of the Congress, during the inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
December 01, 2018 - 1:33 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took the oath of office Saturday as Mexico's first leftist president in over 70 years, marking a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. In his first speech to Congress, Lopez Obrador pledged "...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump talk with Argentina's President Mauricio Macri and his wife Juliana Awada as they arrive at the Teatro Colon to join other heads of state for the G20 leaders dinner, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 01, 2018 - 1:13 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Leaders of the Group of 20 agreed Saturday to fix the world trading system after difficult, all-night talks in the Argentine capital, but only 19 of them agreed to support the Paris accord on fighting climate change with the United States the lone holdout. The...
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Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, left, receives the presidential sash as Porfirio Munoz Ledo, president of the Congress, looks on during the inaugural ceremony at the National Congress in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
December 01, 2018 - 12:40 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took the oath of office Saturday as Mexico's first leftist president in over 70 years, marking a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. Lopez Obrador pledged "a peaceful and orderly transition...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 1991, file photo, President George H.W. Bush gestures during a joint news conference with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, at the Soviet Embassy in Madrid. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
December 01, 2018 - 12:04 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday expressed his "deep condolences" to the family of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and all Americans following his death. Gorbachev worked closely with Bush to bring an end to the Cold War in the late 1980s and 1990s, and lauded...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, then Presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives at the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Mexico gets not just a new president on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018; the inauguration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marks a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization.(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
December 01, 2018 - 11:33 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Saturday. The inauguration of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marks a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. Mexico long had a closed, state-dominated economy, but...
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China's President Xi Jinping, left, enters for the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Heads of state from the world's leading economies were invited to the Group of 20 summit to discuss issues like development, infrastructure and investment, but those themes seem like afterthoughts, overshadowed by contentious matters from the U.S.-China trade dispute to the conflict over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
December 01, 2018 - 11:07 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, their table talk will undoubtedly have a global impact. What they agree on — or don't — will determine whether stock markets rise or fall, whether the world economy gets some...
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, watches President Donald Trump, right, walk past him as they gather for the group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations are meeting in Buenos Aires for two days starting today.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
December 01, 2018 - 9:53 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Russia is putting on a brave face after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly junked a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It's all about internal U.S. politics and "anti-Russian hysteria," Russian officials shrug. But Trump's snub was a clear kick to Putin...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, then Presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrives at the National Auditorium in Mexico City. Mexico gets not just a new president on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018; the inauguration of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador marks a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization.(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
December 01, 2018 - 9:29 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Saturday. The inauguration of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will mark a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization. Mexico long had a closed, state-dominated economy,...
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December 01, 2018 - 8:53 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — One hundred and twenty-five women and girls have been raped, whipped and clubbed in attacks so shocking that some aid workers in South Sudan say they are left speechless. Doctors Without Borders on Saturday said the "dramatic increase" in sexual violence occurred over 10...
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