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Indonesian House Speaker Setya Novanto sits on a wheelchair as he is escorted by investigators and aides upon arrival at Corruption Eradication Commission office in Jakarta, Indonesia late Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Indonesia's anti-graft commission arrested the top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money. (AP Photo)
November 19, 2017 - 8:49 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's anti-graft commission has arrested the speaker of the country's Parliament who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money. Attempts to question Setya Novanto took an unexpected twist on Thursday night when he...
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A Japanese driver's damaged vehicle is placed at a police station in Naha, Okinawa, southern Japan Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Police on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with the small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle. (Kazuki Sawada/Kyodo News via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 8:36 pm
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a Japanese man. Media reports say police on the southern Japanese island arrested the 21-year-old Marine on suspicion of negligent...
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Former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera celebrates the first official results that place him in first place in the elections, in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Pinera will likely face presidential candidate for the Nueva Mayoria coalition Alejandro Guillier in a Dec. 17, runoff. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
November 19, 2017 - 7:59 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera held a big lead late Sunday in returns from Chile's presidential election, buoyed by support from Chileans who hope the former president can resuscitate a flagging economy, though he didn't get enough votes to avoid a runoff. With just...
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German chancellor and chairwoman of the Christian Democratic party, CDU, Angela Merkel arrives for exploratory talks with the Free Democrats, FDP, and the Greens in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 5:58 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany faces the possibility of new elections after the small Free Democrats pulled out of talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and the Greens, saying late Sunday that the parties were unable to develop an acceptable framework for moving...
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German Chancellor and chairwomen of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, center, walks in lobby of the representation of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg during exploratory talks on a coalition between the CDU, the Christian Social Union (CSU), the German Liberal Party (FDP) and the Green Party in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 19, 2017 - 5:25 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The latest on efforts by German political parties to form a coalition government (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Talks over forming the framework for a new German government have broken down after the Free Democrat party pulled out of discussions with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
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FILE - A Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 file photo of an activist holding a banner reading: "For him impunity, for her a life sentence" during a protest in Paris. Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet provoked consternation by suggesting a legal minimum age of 13 for sexual consent "is worth considering." Activists protested in Paris to demand that the age of consent be set at 15. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
November 19, 2017 - 5:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — France is in a bind over where seduction ends and sexual harassment begins. Since the allegations of rape and sexual harassment emerged against Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, the country synonymous with love has been stumbling as it addresses the issue of sexual harassment...
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FILE - A Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 file photo of Moroccan women filling up containers with water from a hose, in Zagora, southeastern Morocco. Experts blame poor choices in agriculture, growing populations and climate change for the water shortages in towns like Zagora, which has seen repeated protests for access to clean water in recent weeks. Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede Sunday Nov. 19, 2017 as food aid was being distributed in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. (AP Photo/Issam Oukhouya, File)
November 19, 2017 - 4:56 pm
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said. The crush took place in Sidi Boulalam as a local association was handing out food at a local weekly "souk," or market,...
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November 19, 2017 - 3:35 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's socialist leader has been elected as the leader of a new center-left alliance. With the counting almost complete, the 53-year-old Fofi Gennimata, a former Athens governor and minister, leads with 57 percent Sunday. Her runoff rival, 38-year-old Nikos Androulakis, a...
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Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, left, speaks as Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, right, listens during a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Saudi Arabia is asking fellow Arab nations to take a “serious and honest” stand against Iran, saying that showing leniency toward Tehran will only encourage it to press on with its “aggression“ and "meddling" in the internal affairs of Arab countries. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
November 19, 2017 - 3:14 pm
CAIRO (AP) — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, saying Tehran was destabilizing the region. They said they planned to "brief" the U.N. Security...
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Disappointed Zimbabweans watch a televised address to the nation by President Robert Mugabe at a bar in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has baffled the country by ending his address on national television without announcing his resignation. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 19, 2017 - 2:57 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Zimbabwe's state-run broadcaster says President Robert Mugabe "has not resigned," confirming the baffled reactions of a nation that watched his mumbling address on TV. Many Zimbabweans are outraged. "...
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