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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, file photo. Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom casts his vote at a polling station during presidential election day in Male, Maldives. The Maldives' top court has dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election results. The Election Commission had declared opposition alliance candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih the winner of the Sept. 23 election against President Yameen Abdul Gayoom. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
Maldives' top court dismisses outgoing president's petitionThe Maldives' top court has dismissed the outgoing president's petition seeking an annulment of last month's presidential election results
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People check voting lists during the first round of the local elections in at a voting station in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party, whose policies have drawn massive street protests and repeated clashes with its European Union partners, faces a major test of support in Sunday's local elections, the first in a string of votes that can strengthen or chip its firm grip on power.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling conservativesPolish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders
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British Prime Minister Theresa May walks off the podium after a media conference during an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. EU leaders met for a second day on Thursday to discuss migration, cybersecurity and to try and move ahead on stalled Brexit talks. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'A leading lobby group for British businesses says a majority of firms are ready to put in place contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating activities overseas, by Christmas if there is no greater clarity over Brexit
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Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 132Seventeen people have been killed and at least 132 others injured when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route
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President Donald Trump dismbarks from Air Force One, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Washington returning from a campaign rally in Elko, Nev. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Britain backing Trump on US-Russia arms treatyBritain's defense secretary says his country stands "absolutely resolute" with the United States as President Donald Trump says he'll pull out from a landmark arms control agreement with Russia
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A woman cleans her house after heavy rain in the village of Campillos, Spain, where heavy rain and floods have caused severe damage and the death of a firefighter according to Spanish authorities Sunday, Oct. 21 2018.  Emergency services for the southern region of Andalusia say that the firefighter went missing when his truck overturned on a flooded road during heavy rains that fell through the night, and his body was found after a search Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Javier Fergo)
Spanish firefighter dies as flash flooding hits southSpanish authorities say a firefighter has died while emergency services respond to flooding caused by heavy rains in southern Spain
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Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in GermanyGerman police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle
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Ferry collides with yachts, runs aground near Isle of WightA ferry has collided with at least two yachts and ran aground while trying to berth at a harbor on the Isle of Wight off southern England
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UK defense minister backs Trump move to exit nuclear pactBritain's defense secretary says the U.K. stands "absolutely resolute" with the United States as President Donald Trump announced he will pull out from a landmark arms control agreement with Russia
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 file photo, Feyisa Lilesa, right, and Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia stand in front of the Tower Bridge in London. The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line has returned from exile, after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 comes several months after a reformist new prime minister took office and announced sweeping reforms. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exileEthiopian marathoner who made anti-government gesture at Rio finish line returns from exile
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1 migrant dead, 200 others climb fence into Spanish enclaveSpanish authorities say one migrant has died and 200 others have entered Spain when a large group of migrants attacked a fence separating Spain's North African enclave of Melilla from Morocco
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept 9, 2018 file photo, a health worker sprays disinfectant on his colleague after working at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo.  Congo’ military said Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, that rebels attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, leaving 13 civilians dead and abducted a dozen children, which could force crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended in the area.(AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE)
Congo rebels kill 13, abduct kids in Ebola outbreak regionCongo rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreak
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