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A sailor has been rescued after being adrift in Caribbean for 24 days

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Elvis Francois, 47, told Colombian authorities that he had survived off a bottle of ketchup, garlic powder and Maggi cubes.

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Protesters from Peru's Andes descend on the country's capital to demand leader resign

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The protests are against President Dina Boluarte and in support of predecessor Pedro Castillo, whose ouster last month cast the nation into political chaos. At least 53 people have died.

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A new program lets private citizens sponsor refugees in the U.S.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The State Department program, dubbed the Welcome Corps, would give Americans a role in resettling thousands of refugees who arrive every year.

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'A Room With a View' actor Julian Sands is missing after he went on a hike

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Search and rescue crews looked for Sands in the area of the San Gabriel Mountains, but had to suspend the ground search because of trail conditions and avalanche risks.

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The husband of a missing woman sought info on dismembering a body, prosecutors say

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

At a hearing, lawyers said that in the days after his wife's disappearance, Brian Walshe did searches on "dismemberment and best ways to dispose of a body" and "hacksaw best tool to dismember."

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A shooter kills a family, including a teen mother holding her baby, in California

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The attack early Monday morning in central California took place at a home linked to drugs and guns. "None of this was by accident," a sheriff said. "It was deliberate, intentional and horrific."

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A polar bear kills a woman and a boy in a remote Alaska village

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

A polar bear entered the remote northwestern village of Wales and chased multiple people before being fatally shot by a local resident, according to the Alaska State Troopers.

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Derek Chauvin's lawyer asks a Minnesota appeals court to toss his murder convictions

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Chauvin is currently serving concurrent state and federal sentences in an Arizona prison. The three-person Court of Appeals says it will issue its opinion within 90 days.

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Ukraine's interior minister is among the dead as his helicopter crashes at a school

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Authorities say 14 people died, including one child, along with 25 people who were injured, including 11 children. Officials initially said the death toll was even worse.

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Nobel winner Maria Ressa and her online news outlet are cleared of tax evasion

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The Nobel Peace Prize winner and her news company were cleared of tax evasion charges she said were among many legal cases used by ex-Philippine President Duterte to try to muzzle critical reporting.

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A University of Alabama basketball player has been charged with murder

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Crimson Tide forward Darius Miles and another man have been charged in the fatal shooting of Jamea Harris, 23, near campus. Fourth-ranked Alabama says Miles is no longer on the team.

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China's economic growth falls to 3% in 2022 but slowly reviving

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

The world's No.2 economy grew by 3% in 2022, less than half of the previous year's rate, official data showed Tuesday as China faced pressure from anti-virus controls and a real estate slump.

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China records 1st population fall in decades as births drop

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

China has announced its first population decline in decades as what has been the world's most populous nation ages and its birthrate plunges.

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Boris Johnson lands a deal to write memoir of his turbulent time as prime minister

Monday, January 16, 2023

It will be a prime ministerial memoir "like no other," publisher HarperCollins said. The former U.K. leader's time in office began with a vow to "get Brexit done" and ended in scandal and resignation.

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Germany's defense minister steps down after a string of widely criticized missteps

Monday, January 16, 2023

Christine Lambrecht said "media focus on my person" had clouded the debate about Germany's security policy. Her exit comes as Berlin faces mounting pressure to step up military aid to Ukraine.

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The Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida has died at age 95

Monday, January 16, 2023

"Lollo," as she was lovingly nicknamed by Italians, achieved international stardom during the 1950s and was dubbed "the most beautiful woman in the world" after the title of one of her movies.

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Death toll in Russian strike on Ukrainian building up to at least 35

Monday, January 16, 2023

The death toll from the weekend Russian missile strike in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro has risen to at least 35, an official said Monday, as rescuers continue searching for more victims.

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Flight data, voice recorders retrieved from Nepal crash site

Monday, January 16, 2023

A spokesman for Nepal's Civil Aviation Authority says a flight data recorder and a cockpit voice recorder have been retrieved from the site of the crash that killed at least 68.

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Kabul's mannequins hooded and masked under Taliban rules

Monday, January 16, 2023

Under the Taliban, the mannequins in women's dress shops across the Afghan capital are a puzzling sight, their heads sometimes covered in silk, cloaked in cloth sacks or wrapped in black plastic bags.

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Expanded U.S. training for Ukraine forces begins in Germany

Monday, January 16, 2023

The U.S. military's new, expanded combat training of Ukrainian forces began in Germany on Sunday. Until now the Pentagon had declined to say exactly when the training would start.

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