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The Latest: IS announces death of German-born memberIS announces death of Denis Cuspert, German-born rapper who went by the name Deso Dogg before joining the militant group in Syria
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Rescue workers attend the scene after a bus, carrying mostly holiday-makers on a skiing trip, crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing some 11 passengers and injuring at least 44 others, in Eskisehir, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.  The bus was travelling from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa, when it crashed on a road in Eskisehir province early on Saturday, according to information from government's Ozdemir Cakacak.(DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44Turkish officials say a passenger bus, carrying mostly people going on a skiing trip, crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 people on board and injuring 44 others
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Turkish military 'retaliates' against fire from Syrian KurdsTurkey's military says it has retaliated against fire into Turkey from across the border in a Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria
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Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slayingSerbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans
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An Indian man inspects a house damaged allegedly due to firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Korotana village, in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Friday, Jan.19,2018. Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day Friday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Kashmir fighting escalates between India, PakistanIndian officials say a teenage boy and a soldier have been killed in firing by Pakistani troops along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon speaks at the Unification Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. South Korea has requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation over the weekend to prepare for a visit by an art troupe during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (Park Dong-joo/Yonhap via AP)
North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to SouthNorth Korea on Saturday proposed to send a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics.
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In this Jan. 18, 2018 file photo Martin Schulz, chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SPD, watches the plenary meeting of the German Bundestag in Berlin, Germany. Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a new government. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
Germany's Social Democrats consider opening govt talksLeaders of Germany's Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new government
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 file photo, President Jacob Zuma, looks on at the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg.  The leadership of the ANC is holding a key meeting amid media reports of talks about the removal of Zuma, whose scandal-plagued tenure has hurt the party's popularity and the economy. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
South Africa's president under pressure at key party meetingSouth Africa's scandal-plagued leader under pressure at key party meeting; some want his exit
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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (L'Osservatore Romano Vatican Media/Pool Photo via AP)
Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptialsA day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by marrying two flight attendants while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament
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FILE - In this Wednesday Oct. 4, 2017, photo, a woman points to two scares on her leg where two worms emerged, in Terekeka, South Sudan. A new report says the world is moving closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease, in which a meter-long worm slowly emerges from a blister in a person's skin. (AP Photo/Mariah Quesada, File)
World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm diseaseWorld moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease; 30 cases last year in Ethiopia, Chad
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In this undated handout photo released by the Russian Interior Ministry official website on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, a crocodile rests in a small pool of water dug in a concrete basement in St. Petersburg, Russia. Police were surprised to find the crocodile while detectives were looking for undeclared weapons in the house of a man involved in re-enacting historic military battles, according to local media. (Russian Interior Ministry Press Service via AP)
Russian police face the unexpected: crocodile in basementRussian police have had an unexpected encounter while searching a house in St. Petersburg _ a crocodile in the basement
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Police process suspected wildlife trafficker Boonchai Bach, right, a 40-year-old Thai of Vietnamese descent, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Bangkok, Thailand. During a press conference Saturday, police announced the arrest of Boonchai who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal wildlife trade for over the last decade. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife traffickingThai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia's illegal trade for over a decade
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