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In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018 photo, supporters of Spain's far-right Vox party, wave Spanish flags as they celebrate the results during regional elections in Andalusia, in Seville, Spain. The Socialists won just 33 seats in the Andalusia legislature, compared to 47 in 2015. The party could lose control of Spain's most populated region for the first time in 36 years if parties on the right can agree to form a government. The anti-immigrant, extreme right Vox party won 12 seats - its first in any Spanish legislative body. (AP Photo/Gogo Lobato)
December 03, 2018 - 4:56 am
MADRID (AP) — A regional election in Spain saw a surge of support for a far-right party and dealt a major setback for the ruling Socialists, whose prime minister said Monday that he will defend democracy from fear. The anti-migrant, anti-feminist and euroskeptic Vox party won 12 seats Sunday in the...
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Demonstrators run by a burning barricade near the Arc de Triomphe during a demonstration Saturday, Dec.1, 2018 in Paris. Paris police say at least 63 people have been arrested in violent clashes between protesters and police amid nationwide demonstrations against rising taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
December 01, 2018 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local): 8:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is denouncing violent protesters who attacked police and vandalized a Paris monument, promising they will be "held responsible for their acts." Macron said Saturday that the...
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November 30, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration can't withhold over $29 million from six states and New York City in a clash over their immigration policies as "sanctuary" jurisdictions, a federal judge said Friday in the latest of several similar rulings around the country. Friday's decision involves...
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A Vatican Swiss guard stands beside a giant screen broadcasting Pope Francis as he delivers his message during an audience with Sardinian volunteers, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 30, 2018 - 12:15 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has made more progress in its path to greater financial transparency by securing approval to join the European banking system that harmonizes electronic payments across the continent. With the endorsement of the European Council, the Vatican City State and Holy See...
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A man wears a surgical mask, used by some migrants to protect against getting or spreading the infections rampant in their close living quarters, inside a sports complex sheltering more than 5,000 Central Americans, in Tijuana, Mexico, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. As Mexico wrestles with what to do with the thousands of people camped out in the border city of Tijuana, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government signaled Tuesday that it would be willing to house the migrants on Mexican soil while they apply for asylum in the United States, a key demand of U.S. President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
November 29, 2018 - 7:07 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about unsanitary conditions at the sports complex in Tijuana where more than 6,000 Central American migrants are packed into a space adequate for half that many people and where lice infestations and...
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FILE - This undated photo released by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office, shows Jessica Jauch. A federal judge in northern Mississippi ruled on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, that Choctaw County and Sheriff Cloyd Halford liable for jailing Jauch for 96 days without seeing a judge in 2012. The judge is setting a trial in 2019 to determine damages, but the county and Halford are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking to get the case thrown out. Jauch was cleared of a drug charge after a police video showed she had committed no crime. (Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 5:05 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — There are two remaining questions left for a Mississippi woman who sued over being jailed 96 days without seeing a judge: Will the U.S. Supreme Court get involved, and if not, how much will she get paid? U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock on Tuesday ruled that Choctaw County...
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International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach delivers a speech during the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) general assembly in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 29, 2018 - 12:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — After finding it difficult to sell the 2026 Winter Olympics, the IOC finally has two countries that are all in: Sweden and Italy. It's Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the self-described capital of Scandinavia, up against a joint Italian bid of Milan — a global fashion capital— and...
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In this Nov. 22, 2018, photo, Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador listens during a meeting in Mexico City. Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
November 28, 2018 - 9:41 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Migrants, trade, crime, the border wall: The challenges to the modern U.S.-Mexico relationship have perhaps never been as stark and divisive as they are now, at a critical juncture for both countries. With a new president preparing to take power in Mexico City this weekend and...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2013 file photo, OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. A panel of federal judges will decide whether lawsuits filed on behalf of babies born to opioid-addicted mothers should be separated from a larger federal case. Lawyers representing the babies and their guardians say babies have been harmed directly by the opioid industry, unlike local governments, hospitals and other entities. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
November 28, 2018 - 7:54 pm
The long-running federal court case seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for the nation's opioid crisis has a new complication: How does it deal with claims covering the thousands of babies born to addicts? Attorneys representing the children and their guardians want their claims separated from...
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November 28, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements. Called "Today In," the service shows people information from their towns and cities from such sources as...
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