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Amid turmoil, Prince Andrew to step back from royal duties...

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Suu Kyi to lead Myanmar team contesting genocide court case

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November 20, 2019 at 7:11 pm | YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi will head the legal team contesting a genocide case filed against it in the International Court of Justice over the crackdown...

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Colombia ambassador criticizes State Department in recording

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November 20, 2019 at 6:54 pm | SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Colombia’s ambassador in Washington was embarrassed Wednesday by publication of a recording in which he trashes the State Department as a feckless institution...

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Missing activist found dead in Mexico’s troubled Guerrero

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November 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm | MEXICO CITY (AP) — A human rights activist was found dead in the mountains of the troubled southern state of Guerrero more than a month after he disappeared, authorities and fellow activists said Wed...

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Earthquake shakes Thailand, Laos, sways Bangkok high-rises

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November 20, 2019 at 5:55 pm | BANGKOK (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a border area between northern Thailand and Laos on Thursday morning, swaying Bangkok high-rises. Residents in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai felt a...

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Congress adopts bills to support human rights in Hong Kong

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November 20, 2019 at 5:47 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong following months of unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The House overwhelmingly approved t...

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Amid turmoil, Prince Andrew to step back from royal duties

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November 20, 2019 at 5:17 pm | LONDON (AP) — Following days of turmoil that have damaged the British royal family’s reputation, Prince Andrew announced Wednesday that he will step back from public duties “for the foreseeable futur...

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Andrew’s journey took him from ‘party prince’ to pariah

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November 20, 2019 at 4:25 pm | LONDON (AP) — Known for dating models and actresses, Prince Andrew earned a nickname as the “party prince.” But as charities and businesses sought distance from the scandal-tainted royal, some tabloi...

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It’s World Children’s Day and anniversary of child rights

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November 20, 2019 at 4:18 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It was World Children’s Day on Wednesday, and British teenage actress Millie Bobby Brown and former England soccer star David Beckham urged people everywhere to listen to youngs...

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