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Israel's Gantz to meet Trump before peace plan unveiling

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January 25, 2020 at 11:47 am

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief political rival confirmed Saturday he has accepted President Donald Trump's invitation to Washington, and will meet the president be...

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French doctor: Virus from China seems less serious than SARS

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January 25, 2020 at 11:39 am | PARIS (AP) — The lead doctor treating two Paris hospital patients for the new virus in China said Saturday that the illness appears less serious than comparable outbreaks of the past and that the cha...

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AP Top International News at 1:40 p.m. EST

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January 25, 2020 at 10:50 am | Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan...

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Lebanese protesters rally downtown despite enhanced security

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January 25, 2020 at 11:32 am | BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Lebanese gathered outside Beirut's central government building Saturday to reject the newly formed Cabinet. Protesters breached tight security around the building, removing ...

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Cardinal at center of 2 Popes storm doubles down on celibacy

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January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am | VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican cardinal at the center of a storm over a book about celibacy and the Catholic priesthood is denouncing the “brutality” of criticism directed at him and his collaborator,...

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Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

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January 25, 2020 at 10:50 am | BEIJING (AP) — China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain a...

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Trump envoy hails deal to resume Serbia-Kosovo rail service

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January 25, 2020 at 10:45 am | BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo said Saturday that an agreement to resume railway service between the two Balkan rivals is important for both...

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Death toll stands at 22 from Turkey earthquake; 1,200 hurt

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January 25, 2020 at 10:19 am | ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 22 on Saturday as rescue crews searched for people who remained trapped under the rubble of collaps...

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Vatican urges visiting Iraqi president to protect Christians

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January 25, 2020 at 9:45 am | VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Saturday urged Iraqi President Barham Saleh to guarantee the safety of Christians and ensure they have a future place in the war-battered country. Saleh met wit...

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