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Poland's President Andrzej Duda, left, hands new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki the document of his appointment as head of government at a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Morawiecki is to focus on developing Poland's economy and improving the government's image abroad. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland's new prime minister sworn in with old CabinetPoland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has been officially sworn into office along with the Cabinet members who served under his predecessor
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These Avocados Are Missing Something. Don't Worry, It's GoodWho knew whipping up guac could be such dangerous business? A British retailer, apparently, as it has just introduced a pitless avocado to the masses to prevent the injury known as "avocado hand." The Guardian reports on Marks & Spencer's limited-edition cocktail avocado, a variety grown in Spain and usually...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, prior to their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Declaring a victory against "terrorists" in Syria, Putin earlier on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.(Pool Photo via AP)
Russian and Turkish presidents meet in AnkaraRussian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Ankara to meet with the Turkish president, following visits to Syria and Egypt.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians hold up a banner with portraits of U.S. president Donald Trump, right, with his face painted as a clown and his wife Melania, left, with Arabic words that read: "rein your husband in, model!" during a march in a street, in response to a call by Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to IsraelTens of thousands of people have attended a Hezbollah rally, where the militant group's leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of fighting in Syria's civil war
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Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witnessA Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist
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Daredevil Dies in 62-Story FallHe was famous on social media, then went silent. Now Wu Yongning's fans have learned why he stopped posting in November. The BBC reports that the Chinese daredevil, known for posting videos of himself at the top of tall buildings scaled without safety devices, is confirmed to have died in...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, U.S President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron after a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron announced a competition for the grants hours after Trump declared he would withdraw the U.S. from the global accord reached in Paris in 2015 to reduce climate-damaging emissions. Macron is unveiling the winners Monday Dec.11, 2017 evening ahead of a climate summit. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plansThe European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could contravene some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact on international trade."
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The British and EU flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
UK leader says there's new optimism in Brexit talksBritain's Prime Minister Theresa May says there's new optimism in Brexit talks
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In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 photo released by Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames advance on homes off Shepard Mesa Road at 5:45 Sunday morning in Carpinteria, Calif. A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through canyons and down hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from water-dropping aircraft saved several homes as unpredictable gusts sent the blaze churning deeper into foothill areas northwest of Los Angeles that haven't burned in decades. New evacuations were ordered in Carpinteria, a seaside city in Santa Barbara County that has been under fire threat for days. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)
Firefighters protect coastal California towns as blaze ragesFirefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to employees of Rostec Corporation during an awarding ceremony at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside in Moscow, Russia. The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Putin declares victory on visit to air base in SyriaRussian President Vladimir Putin has declared victory against "terrorists" in Syria during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial pullout of Russian troops
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, the car that was driven into a pedestrian-only square seriously injuring a woman near an outdoor skating ring near the Sondrio market, Italy, before crashing into a pillar. Italian media say an Italian man who drove the car had been aiming to kill.  (Carlo Orlandi/ANSA via AP)
Man who hit pedestrians in Italy aimed to killItalian prosecutors say an Italian man who drove his car last week into pedestrians near a Christmas market had been aiming to kill.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian waits for the start of a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the Europa building in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the European Union on Monday to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump's unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital met with widespread condemnation and triggered clashes in the Palestinian territories. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU rebuffs idea of recognizing Jerusalem as Netanyahu visitsIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging the EU to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital triggered clashes in the Palestinian territories
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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