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    US: Cuba's political prisoners are "affront" to democracy

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States says Cuba is jailing 130 political prisoners in a "blatant affront" to fundamental democratic freedoms, but the Cuban ambassador to the United Nations said Monday that the U.S. lacks the moral authority to teach other countries such lessons given what

  • Serb official denounces US ambassador over Kosovo
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    Serb official denounces US ambassador over Kosovo

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's pro-Russia defense minister denounced the U.S. ambassador to Serbia and suggested he should be thrown out of the country Monday for calling the former Serbian province of Kosovo a sovereign state.

  • Australia may move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
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    Australia may move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, is reported to be considering moving Australia’s Israel embassy to Jerusalem. Scott Morrison has flagged moving Australia’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, copying Donald Trump’s controversial proposal, in a shift that appears timed to coincide

  • The Latest: Report: Saudis ready to concede writer was slain
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    The Latest: Report: Saudis ready to concede writer was slain

    ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local):

  • England hands Spain its first home loss in 15 years
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    England hands Spain its first home loss in 15 years

    MADRID (AP) — It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting "Ole" at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players.

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    Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

    Johnny Miller is retiring as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports after three decades of giving viewers his unfiltered views.

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    Australia considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says he is open to relocating the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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    Pressure building on Vatican to give women vote at synod

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pressure is building on the Vatican to give women the right to vote during its big meetings of bishops, with petitions, protests and persuasion all giving religious sisters hope that they will have their votes heard along with their voices.

  • The Latest: Austria's Kurz sees border as Brexit 'tactic'
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    The Latest: Austria's Kurz sees border as Brexit 'tactic'

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):

  • Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound
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    Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-bound

    OCOTOPEQUE, Honduras (AP) — A caravan of hundreds of Honduran migrants crossed the Guatemalan border under a broiling sun Monday hoping to make it to new lives in the United States, far from the poverty and violence of their home nation.

  • Iceland seeks financial crash closure with last prosecution
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    Iceland seeks financial crash closure with last prosecution

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy threw the United States into an epoch-defining financial storm. Imagine 300 of them going bust at once.

  • Former swim champion Magnini's doping decision postponed
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    Former swim champion Magnini's doping decision postponed

    ROME (AP) — Two-time swimming world champion Filippo Magnini will have to wait longer to find out his fate in a doping case for which he risks a ban of eight years.

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    Chile says 2 US citizens, 1 Chilean gone missing found dead

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say two young Americans and a Chilean who went missing over the weekend have been found dead in a river estuary, the apparent victims of accidental drowning.

  • Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat
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    Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

    LONDON (AP) — Ecuador has formally ordered Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests if he wants to be reconnected to the internet, according to a memo published in a local media outlet Monday.

  • Greece: Molotov cocktails injure 4 police officers
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    Greece: Molotov cocktails injure 4 police officers

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say four police officers were injured when a police station in central Athens was attacked with Molotov cocktails.

  • Titans' offense struggling with extended touchdown drought
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    Titans' offense struggling with extended touchdown drought

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans made a coaching change after winning their first playoff game in 14 years to rev up Marcus Mariota and the offense.

  • Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe
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    Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probe

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors said Monday that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions.

  • West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports
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    West Coast military installations eyed for US fuel exports

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military installations or other federal properties to open the way for more U.S. fossil fuel exports to Asia in the name of national security and despite opposition from coastal states.

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    Top Asian News 9:24 p.m. GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea continued their push for peace Monday with high-level talks that resulted in a host of agreements, including a plan by the rivals for a groundbreaking ceremony this year on an ambitious project to connect their railways and roads. The agreements come amid

  • ‘Most cruel of cruelties’: father and son separated under Trump policy to be reunited
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    ‘Most cruel of cruelties’: father and son separated under Trump policy to be reunited

    Activists march as they protest to denounce the separation of children from their families at the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port of entry in Tornillo, Texas, on 6 October. A federal judge has ordered the immediate reunification of an asylum-seeking father and his two-year old son, who have

  • Elizabeth Warren's DNA release proves it: she's running for president
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    Elizabeth Warren's DNA release proves it: she's running for president

    More conclusively than it tells us anything about her genetic heritage, Senator Elizabeth Warren’s neatly choreographed release of her own DNA analysis makes one thing abundantly clear: she’s running for the White House in 2020. Technically it was released by her Senate campaign against the Republican

  • Trump praises Rick Scott as he tours hurricane damage in Florida
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    Trump praises Rick Scott as he tours hurricane damage in Florida

    Donald Trump flew to Florida on Monday to see first hand the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael, the storm that left at least 18 people dead and dozens more missing after slamming the Panhandle last week. Accompanied by the first lady, Melania Trump, the president said the government’s priority

  • Formula E CEO says Saudi race still planned to open season
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    Formula E CEO says Saudi race still planned to open season

    LONDON (AP) — The Formula E motorsport series is pressing ahead with plans to open its season in Saudi Arabia, even as global business leaders have suspended ties with the Gulf kingdom over the disappearance of a journalist.

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    Oil prices rise amid political uncertainties

    New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Oil prices rallied on Monday amid tensions over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist, which stoked crude supply worries. US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of the journalist

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    Oil prices rise amid political uncertainties

    New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Oil prices rallied on Monday amid tensions over the disappearance of a Saudi Arabian journalist, which stoked crude supply worries. US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he will send Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of the journalist