International agreements

French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May look at two Royal Air Force planes as they perform a fly past ahead of the start of an Anglo-French summit at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, Camberley England , Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 18, 2018 - 11:20 am
CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop, with the U.K. promising to help boost border security in France and support French military missions as part of moves to bind the countries closer together after Brexit. The announcement came as U...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, poses while meeting with South Korean national short track skaters during a visit to Jincheon National Training Center in Jincheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad to South Korea as part of its delegation to next month's Winter Olympics, Seoul officials said Wednesday, the latest in a series of conciliatory gestures the North has abruptly taken recently following a year of heightened nuclear tension. (Ha Sa-hun/Yonhap via AP)
January 17, 2018 - 3:03 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said. The agreements still require...
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January 17, 2018 - 11:09 am
COLLEGE FOOTBALL-OBIT-HILINSKI Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski dies in apparent suicide PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police in Pullman, Washington. The 21-year-old was discovered in his...
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A group of nuns pose for a picture with an Argentine flag, after an encounter with Pope Francis at the Plaza de Armas in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 17, 2018 - 9:46 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has flown over the massive Andes cordillera, visited the poor in several slums and rubbed shoulders with presidents in six visits to Latin America. But in five years as pope, he has never returned home to Argentina. Resigned to that reality, tens of thousands of...
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A Rohingya boy looks up as others study Islam's holy book of Quran in a make shift Mosque at Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed that they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled from violence in Myanmar within two years, Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
January 16, 2018 - 7:55 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled from violence in Myanmar within two years, Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said a joint working group from the two...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in his pugnacious speech Sunday — a very public break with the 82-year-old's long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington's goodwill as the sole pathway to Palestinian statehood. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)
January 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in a pugnacious speech — a very public break with the 82-year-old's long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington's goodwill as the...
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)
January 15, 2018 - 2:21 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday for a fiery, invective-filled speech against President Donald Trump, in which he proclaimed the U.S. role as arbiter of the Mideast conflict over, attacked the administration's envoys and described Israel as a...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his annual roundup news conference summing up his ministry's work in 2017, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
January 15, 2018 - 11:18 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia spoke out strongly Monday against the U.S. push for modifying a nuclear agreement with Iran, while Germany said it would seek more detail on what the U.S. wants and analyze the situation with its European partners. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that Moscow won't...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and his wife Sarah, left, are greeted by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on their arrival at Palam airport in New Delhi Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived Sunday for his first visit to India to expand defense, trade and energy ties. (AP Photo)
January 15, 2018 - 4:12 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu in Hebrew and stressed the close friendship between the two leaders and their countries as officials from both sides signed several agreements Monday on defense, trade, energy and agricultural ties. The...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, in Morristown, N.J. Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his campaign promises, overhauling the country’s tax code, changing the country’s posture abroad and upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of immigrants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 15, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular stretch. But while he's fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...
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