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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, a Christie's employee displays an 18.96-carat fancy vivid pink diamond during a preview at Christie's in Geneva, Switzerland.  Christie's sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction Tuesday, Nov. 13 for more than $50 million including fees, saying it's a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond. Christie's said that renowned jeweler Harry Winston was the buyer. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP, file)
Pink diamond sells for more than $50M, setting world recordChristie's has sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction for more than $50 million including fees, saying it's a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond
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Christie's sells 'Pink Legacy' diamond for over $50 million, setting a record per-carat price for a pink diamondChristie's sells 'Pink Legacy' diamond for over $50 million, setting a record per-carat price for a pink diamond
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Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drillThe Norwegian Defense Ministry says it is aware that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed the GPS signal during a recent, large NATO drill in Norway
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Premier: Romania ready for EU presidency amid EU criticismRomania's prime minister dismisses suggestions that the country is not prepared to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union next year
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Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage arrives at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, Nov.13, 2018. British and Irish media say U.K. and EU negotiators have reached an agreement on a proposed Brexit deal to resolve the main outstanding issue of the Irish border. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
UK Cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit dealAfter months of stalled talks, false starts and setbacks, negotiators from Britain and the European Union have struck a proposed divorce deal to provide for the U.K.'s smooth exit from the bloc
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FILE - In this Friday, March 23, 2018 file photo, protesters hold a banner reading "I do care about it" during an anti-government protest march in Bratislava, Slovakia. Slovakia’s President has condemned a move by the country’s police that has started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption. President Andrej Kiska called the police questioning an intimidation. The organizers said they didn’t do anything wrong and announced more protests for Friday, Nov. 16. The protests were triggered by the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. (Marko Erd/TASR via AP, file)
Slovak president condemns questioning of protest organizersSlovakia's president has condemned a move by the country's police, which started questioning the organizers of recent massive anti-government protests over allegations of staging a coup and corruption
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 file photo, Nikola Gruevski, former country's Prime Minister and now a lawmaker of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, looks on in Macedonian Parliament in the capital Skopje. Macedonia says the country will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former prime minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption. The ministry responded nearly five hours after Gruevski announced he was in Budapest in a Facebook post on Tuesday, Nov. 13 as police continued searches in the capital Skopje to try and locate him. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file)
Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime ministerAuthorities say Macedonia will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption
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WHO official predicts 6 more months battling Ebola in CongoThe emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health facilities have become "major drivers" of the current, deadly transmission
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, left, welcomes US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, November 13, 2018. (Lajos Soos/MTI via AP)
US says Europe needs diversity from Russian energy suppliesU.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says Europe needs to diversify its energy supplies to cut its dependency on Russia
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This undated photo provided by the Greek Ministry of Culture on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, shows remains of walls and floors, probably from houses, from the lost ancient city of Tenea. The ministry said Tuesday archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of the city that, according to tradition, was first settled by Trojan war captives after the Greek sack of Troy. (Greek Culture Ministry via AP)
Greek authorities say lost ancient city of Tenea is locatedGreece's culture ministry says archaeologists have located the first tangible remains of a lost ancient city that, according to tradition, was first settled by Trojan war captives after the Greek sack of Troy
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a Libya conference in Palermo, Italy, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation started meetings in Sicily Monday, as Italy encourages a political settlement that could bolster the fight against Islamic militants and stop illegal migrants from crossing the Mediterranean to Europe's southern shores. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
UN heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conferenceThe U.N. envoy for Libya said Tuesday he was encouraged by support from Libyan factions and the international community for a national conference planned for January to chart a path to greater stability and elections in the lawless country
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Britain's Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Esther McVey arrives for a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The Latest: UK Cabinet to discuss draft Brexit dealBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's office has confirmed that the Cabinet will meet Wednesday to consider a draft divorce deal with the European Union
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Czech government to face no-confidence vote over PM scandalThe coalition government of Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a no-confidence at the opposition request after allegations that his son was deliberately kept abroad so he wouldn't face questions about alleged fraud charges that Babis faces
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Polish financial regulator resigns after bribery reportThe head of Poland's financial regulatory body resigned following a report alleging that he had sought a multimillion dollar bribe from the owner of a troubled bank
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Johann Rehbogen, a 94-year-old former SS enlisted man, who is accused of hundreds of counts of accessory to murder for alleged crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp, waits for the beginning of the third day of his trial at the regional court in Muenster, western Germany, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (Guido Kirchner/pool photo via AP)
Former SS guard testifies he was aware of camp conditionsA 94-year-old former SS guard says he was aware of the terrible conditions endured by prisoners in the Stutthof concentration camp but did not take part in atrocities against them
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