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Demonstrators stand behind a burning bin during clashes, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Marseille, southern France. The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Macron addresses France amid protests; is it too late?French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership
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S. Korea charges 4 with illegally importing N. Korean coalSouth Korean prosecutors have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, 2nd left, and Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, center, chair the opening session of a UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Dec.10, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
The Latest: Refugee group backs emphasis on migration causesThe Norwegian Refugee Council says a nonbinding international deal on migration "recognizes the rising threats of disaster displacement and impacts of climate change and brings hope for the people affected."
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FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo,  UK's Union Flag, left, and the EU flag, flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. The European Union's top court ruled Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Top EU court rules UK can change mind over BrexitThe European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed
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FILE - In this Monday, April 4, 2016 file photo, smoke rises as people flee their homes during clashes between Iraqi security forces and members of the Islamic State group in Hit, Iraq, 85 miles (140 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq.Iraq on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 celebrated the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
Iraq marks anniversary of victory over Islamic StateIraq is marking the anniversary of its costly victory over the Islamic State group, which has lost virtually all the territory it once held but still carries out sporadic attacks
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In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'In Zimbabwe's worst currency meltdown in a decade, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
World shares fall after China protests Huawei exec's arrestWorld shares fall after China protests arrest of Huawei executive
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Israel accepted into global financial watchdog groupIsrael accepted as a member in a global money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog group
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence, left, attends a meeting with Georgia opposition leaders in Tbilisi, Georgia. Chief of Staff to the Vice President, Nick Ayers, is right. Ayers, President Donald Trump's top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, is no longer expected to fill that role, according to a White House official. The official says that Trump and Ayers could not agree on Ayers' length of service.  (Zurab Kurtsikidze/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staffTrump looking at several candidates for chief of staff after top pick dropped out of the mix
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., talks to media during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nadler, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee says he believes it would be an "impeachable offense" if it's proven that President Donald Trump directed illegal hush-money payments to women during the 2016 campaign. But Nadler, who’s expected to chair the panel in January, says it remains to be seen whether that crime alone would justify Congress launching impeachment proceedings. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Top House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail for TrumpTop House Democrats are raising the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women
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Rail strike leads to traffic jams in GermanyGerman train workers have gone on strike, leading to cancellations in the country's long-distance and commuter rail system and making tens of thousands of employees and school children late
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Local activists raise their fists outside Charlottesville General District Court after a guilty verdict was reached in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr., in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Fields was convicted of first degree murder in the death of Heather Heyer as well as nine other counts during a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville . (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Jury to recommend sentence for white nationalistThe same jury that convicted a man of first-degree murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally will now decide his punishment
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