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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raises his hand during a parliamentary session at the Lower House in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Abe and his chief spokesman have declined to say if Abe nominated President Donald Trump for a Nobel Peace prize. Speaking in parliament on Monday, Abe said the Nobel committee has never in a half-century disclosed the identity of the person or groups behind such nominations. He said, “I thus decline comment.”(Kyodo News via AP)
Abe mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace PrizeJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize
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Australia blames state actor for hacking political partiesAustralia's prime minister says a "sophisticated state actor" is behind a cyberattack on Parliament's computing network that affected the networks of major political parties
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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 they will commit a "crime against humanity" if they block entry of U.S. aid that is being channeled through rivals of socialist President Nicolas Maduro
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FILE - In this May 18, 2012, file photo a television photographer shoots the sign outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. A parliamentary committee report published Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, has recommended that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook to better control harmful or illegal content. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulationA parliamentary committee report is recommending that the United Kingdom government increase oversight of social media platforms like Facebook
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FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington. The State Department says Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn her name from consideration on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassadorThe State Department says Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration.
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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 militia fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says the militants are preventing more than a thousand civilians from leaving the tiny patch of land where the extremists are pinned down on the banks of the Euphrates River
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A model wears a creation by Burberry at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
Burberry catwalk showcases streetwear, elegant classicsVictoria Beckham doesn't need celebrities at her fashion shows since her A-list family provides more than enough star power
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Yellow vest protesters march during a protest in Paris, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. French yellow vest protesters are marking three months since the kickoff of their anti-government movement, as anti-Semitic remarks by some demonstrators have raised national concern about the movement's ascendant radical fringe. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism joltParis judicial authorities have opened an investigation into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest
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Libyan authorities help free 14 kidnapped Tunisian workersTunisia's government says Libyan authorities helped free 14 Tunisian workers who were kidnapped by an armed group near Libya's capital
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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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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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Russian flag hung on church in UK city where ex-spy poisonedOfficials in the English city where a former Russian double agent was poisoned with a nerve agent last year have denounced the placing of a huge Russian flag on the city's cathedral
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