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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Singapore, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Pence is Singapore to attend the 33rd ASEAN summit. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, Pool)
Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya 'without excuse'US Vice President Pence says Myanmar's handling of Rohingya was 'without excuse,' but Suu Kyi rebuffs criticism
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Calgarians votes in a plebiscite, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Calgary, Alberta, on whether the city should proceed with a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Majority of Calgary voters say 'no thanks' to 2026 OlympicsA majority of Calgary voters are saying "no thanks" to a potential bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics, and while the vote is nonbinding, the future of the bid appears bleak
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks with students about her upcoming book "Becoming" during a roundtable discussion at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, on Monday, Nov 12, 2018, in Chicago. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP)
Michelle Obama begins arena tour in talk with OprahFormer first lady Michelle Obama officially starts her national and international tour to promote her new book, 'Becoming,' by sitting for a conversation with Oprah Winfrey at the home arena of the Chicago Bulls
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Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg (9) fires the puck to score against the San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
Thornton's 400th goal lifts Sharks past Predators 5-4Joe Thornton broke a third-period tie with his 400th goal, Joe Pavelski scored twice and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Nashville Predators 5-4 after squandering a three-goal lead
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People look at their cell-phone in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.  Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concernsAsian shares are mostly lower after the steepest drop in in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street
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FILE - In this photo taken Aug. 20 2018 Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., speaks at a rally against a proposal by state water officials to increase water flows for the lower San Joaquin River to protect fish, at the Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif. Denham is being challenged by Democrat Josh Harder for the California 10th Congressional District seat in the November election. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. DenhamDemocrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt
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Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Warriors suspend fiery Green 1 game for detrimental conductThe Golden State Warriors don't expect Draymond Green's latest dustup with Kevin Durant to become a long-term issue for the two-time defending NBA champions
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A portion of a once-classified CIA report that disclosed the existence of a drug research program dubbed "Project Medication" is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug that might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. After months of research, the agency decided that a drug called Versed, a sedative often prescribed to reduce anxiety, was “possibly worth a try.” But in the end, the CIA decided not to ask government lawyers to approve its use. The American Civil Liberties Union fought in court to have the report released.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detaineesCIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel
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A security official stands guard outside a perimeter fence for a secured area ahead of the APEC Economic Leaders' Week Summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New GuineaAfter decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it
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A Sri Lankan man walks past a banner carrying portraits of newly appointed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, left, his brother Gotabhaya and president Maithripla Sirisena, second left, outside the supreme courts complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Sri Lanka is in the midst of a political crisis set off by the president's decisions to remove the South Asian island nation's prime minister, dissolve Parliament and call snap elections. The banner reads" We welcome the leader who brought life to people" in Sinhalese. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Chaotic Sri Lankan Parliament rejects president's chosen PMSri Lanka's Parliament has passed a no-confidence vote against the government headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa, a former strongman hastily sworn in as prime minister last month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A former dock facility is shown with old transfer bridges, with "Long Island" painted in large letters at Gantry State Park in the Long Island City section of Queens, N.Y., Tuesday Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. Amazon announced Tuesday it has selected the Queens neighborhood as one of two sites for its headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Amazon's NYC home in 'opportunity zone' for Trump tax breakAmazon's new home in New York City is in an 'opportunity zone' offering developers a big tax break. But is it deserved?
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FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio attends a joint hearing on, "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Frustration and finger-pointing spilled over at a private meeting of House Republicans late Tuesday, Nov. 13, as lawmakers sorted through an election that cost the majority and began considering new leaders. The speaker’s gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy, an ally of President Donald Trump, is poised to be minority leader. But he faces a challenge from Jordan of the conservative Freedom Caucus. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Trump ally Kevin McCarthy hopes to lead shrunken House GOPSpeaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus
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