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Nicaragua: New talks explored but opposition sets conditionsNicaragua says it has held talks on restarting a long-stalled dialogue following political violence that left more than 300 dead last year, but opposition groups and civil society are demanding a raft of preconditions
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Mitch Hungerpiller of Birmingham, Ala., who invented a computerized system to automate the processing of returned mail, visits the Supreme Court in Washington, on Feb. 14, 2019, where his decade-long fight with the post office over patent infringement will be heard. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail caseThe Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up a case involving an Alabama man who developed a way to process undeliverable mail
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Suspect in killing of 4 hostages during standoff has diedAuthorities say a 34-year-old man who killed four people during a hostage situation inside a Mississippi home has died at a hospital
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A Humvee drives in a village recently retaken from Islamic State militants by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Baghouz, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Islamic State militants are preventing more than 1,000 civilians from leaving a tiny area still held by the extremist group in a village in eastern Syria, a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Syrian militia fighting the group said Sunday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
'Taking their last breath': IS hides among Syrian civiliansThe U.S.-backed Syrian militia fighting the Islamic State group in its last toehold in Syria says there are over 1,000 civilians trapped in the tiny area and that the militants are preventing them from leaving
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El Salvador arrests ex-soldier in slaying of US advisersEl Salvador police say they've arrested a man convicted of participating in the 1981 killing of two American labor advisers and the head of the country's land reform agency _ a case that shook U.S. relations with the Central American nation
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Former governor spent $22K on Trump hotel stays: reportDocuments obtained by a Maine newspaper show that the state's former Republican governor and his staff spent at least $22,000 in public money at a hotel owned by the family of President Donald Trump
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US immigration officials detain 2 bankers wanted in EcuadorU.S. immigration authorities have detained two brothers from Ecuador wanted in the South American country for allegedly stealing millions of dollars from a now-defunct bank
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Groups: ICE detainees in Boston jail go on hunger strikeDozens of people detained by federal immigration officials are on a hunger strike at a Boston jail
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, United States Vice President Mike Pence, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United State Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, from left, stand on a podium at a conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. A two-day security conference in Warsaw was supposed to be a crowning achievement for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stamping a seal on his long-held goal of pushing his behind-the-scenes ties with Arab leaders into the open. Instead, the publicity-seeking Israeli leader made one embarrassing misstep after another, distracting attention from his main mission and sending his aides into a nonstop cycle of damage control. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensionsPoland's prime minister cancels attendance at meeting in Israel amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., cooks dinner at her home in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Gillibrand isn’t just embracing her role as a mother on the campaign trail, she's running on it. She opens her stump speech declaring she will “fight for your children as hard as I would fight for my own.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
'Carer-feeder': Gillibrand plays up motherhood in 2020 raceAs she cranks up her presidential campaign, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand isn't trying to hide her working-mom juggle -- she's running on it
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York. Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website now shows Weiner is in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. It’s not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he’s currently staying. The bureau, federal court in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t immediately comment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prisonDisgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts
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Venezuelan women shout slogans against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in La Parada, near Cucuta, Colombia, on the border with Venezuela, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. As part of U.S. humanitarian aid to Venezuela, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla, is visiting the area where the medical supplies, medicine and food aid is stored before it it expected to be taken across the border on Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Marco Rubio warns Venezuelan soldiers to let aid enterU.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is warning Venezuelan soldiers that they would commit a "crime against humanity" if they block the entry of U.S. aid that is being channeled through rivals of socialist President Nicolas Maduro
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