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In this Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 image made from a video provided by Westpac Little Ripper, a yellow flotation device is dropped from a flying drone toward two teenagers caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast. A flying drone has dropped the flotation device to the pair in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. They were about a kilometer (0.6 mile) from lifeguards who were about to start training with the new drones, equipped with a camera, rescue gear and six rotors. (Westpac Little Ripper via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 10:48 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. Monty Greenslade and Gabe Vidler got into trouble on Thursday at Lennox Head, 750 kilometers (470...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 18, 2018 - 8:59 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 climbed 0.3 percent to 23,836.84 and South Korea's Kospi was flat at...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2006, file photo, Korea's flag-bearers Bora Lee and Jong-In Lee, carrying a unification flag lead their teams into the stadium during the 2006 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Turin, Italy. When athletes of the rival Koreas walked together behind a single flag for the first time since their 1945 division at the start of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on the wave of reconciliation mood following their leaders’ first-ever summit talks. Eighteen years later, now, the Koreas are pushing to produce a similar drama during the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics. But they haven’t generated as much enthusiastic supports as they had both at home and abroad. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)
January 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on a wave of hope for reconciliation following their leaders' first-ever summit talks...
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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
January 18, 2018 - 6:29 pm
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town. Then after landing, Francis came to...
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Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, poses for a photo at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Galperin said the discovery of a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security was remarkable, explaining that she could think of only one other example where researchers were able to pin state-backed hackers to a specific building. "We were able to take advantage of extraordinarily poor operational security," she said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 18, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday. Mobile security firm...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Deputy assistant to President Trump, Sebastian Gorka talks with people in the Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House complex in Washington, USA. According to Hungary's 444.hu website, Thursday Jan. 18, 2018, Hungarian police have an outstanding arrest warrant for Sebastian Gorka, issued in September 2016 for unspecified weapons or ammunitions charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, FILE)
January 18, 2018 - 4:37 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to U.S. President Donald Trump. The warrant issued in September 2016 is for unspecified weapons or ammunitions charges. It remained posted Thursday...
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French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May look at two Royal Air Force planes as they perform a fly past ahead of the start of an Anglo-French summit at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, Camberley England , Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union. But President Emmanuel Macron also delivered a firm message: the U.K. cannot keep coveted...
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French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May look at two Royal Air Force planes during a fly past ahead of the Anglo-French summit at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, Camberley, England, Thursday Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 18, 2018 - 12:44 pm
CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The Latest on the meeting Thursday between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 6:40 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says Britain and France have signed a treaty to improve the management of their common border...
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FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress and sex-symbol Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris, France, as part of the 20th anniversary of her foundation for animal rights, the Brigitte Bardot Foundation. Bardot says most actresses are "hypocritical" and "ridiculous" in protesting sexual harassment because, she said, many of them "tease" producers to land film parts. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File)
January 18, 2018 - 11:56 am
PARIS (AP) — Former French actress and sex symbol Brigitte Bardot says most actresses who have protested sexual harassment are "hypocritical" and "ridiculous" because many of them "tease" producers to land film parts. The star of "And God Created Woman" says many actresses have come out with sexual...
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Venezuelan Bolivarian Police set up a check-point outside the morgue, where the body of the late, rebel police officer Oscar Perez is being held in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Perez was among seven who died fighting against police and soldiers Monday in a small mountain community outside of Caracas, according to Interior Minister Nestor Reverol. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 18, 2018 - 11:52 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top official's claim that Venezuelan opposition leaders helped reveal the hideout of a rebel police officer who was later killed by security forces stalled talks Thursday on resolving the country's deep political and economic crisis. Opposition politician Luis Florido...
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