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Locals get a glimpse of Pope Francis from a tree top during a tribute to the Virgen de la Puerta at the Plaza de Armas in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin AmericaPope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital
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North Korean Hyon Song Wol, center, head of North Korea's art troupe, arrives at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. The head of a hugely popular girl band arrived in South Korea on Sunday across the rivals' heavily fortified border to check preparations for a Northern art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. (Korea Pool Photo via AP)
Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. KoreaHead of popular North Korean girl band arrives in South Korea amid Olympic cooperation
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A man lights a barricade during clashes in the Policarpo Paz Garcia neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and are protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
Protesters, police clash at roadblocks in HondurasClashes have broken out in Honduras as demonstrators protesting President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election blocked roads in several locations and police moved into to break up the barricades
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Policemen block the main road near the Intercontinental Hotel after a deadly attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. An Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capitalAn Afghan official says that a group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital Kabul
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A dove that was released on the arrival of Pope Francis roosts on a section of a red carpet at the airport in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis travelled to an area of northern Peru that is frequently hit by "El Nino" storms and was inundated in 2017 by flooding that killed more than 150 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stopPope Francis is denouncing femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset
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Romanian riot police run to prevent protesters from blocking a main boulevard during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Romanians on Saturday protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption, briefly scuffling with riot police as they massed in University Square. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Tens of thousands stage anti-corruption protest in RomaniaTens of thousands of Romanians have protested against legislation passed by Parliament which critics say will make it harder to prosecute crime and high-level corruption
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inspects a military honour guard before addressing his supporters in Usak, western Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive, codenamed operation "Olive Branch", against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin, in northwest Syria . A military statement says the operation launched Saturday aims to protect Turkey's borders, "neutralize" Syrian Kurdish fighters in the enclave and to save the local population from their "pressure and oppression." (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish jets bombard Kurdish-run city of Afrin in SyriaTurkish jets have bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria, as Turkey promised to expand its military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State group
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2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed and in good condition, police say
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Pope Francis celebrates a seaside Mass on Huanchaco Beach, near the city of Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis travelled Saturday to northern Peru, a region still reeling from devastating floods nearly a year ago. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abusePope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse has implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying his words were "a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse."
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Latest: Tillerson speaks to Turkey, Russia diplomatsU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken to the top Russian and Turkish diplomats about Turkey's military operation against the Kurdish-held Syrian enclave of Afrin
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France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures, during his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EUFrench President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's market
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Gunmen Storm Afghan Hotel 2 Days After US WarningGuests were forced to flee as gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and opened fire Saturday night, the BBC reports. Najib Danish, spokesperson for Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, tells Reuters the approximately four attackers also included suicide bombers. Afghan Special Forces responded to the attack and killed at least two...
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