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The Latest: Pope urges Davos forum to promote social justice
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):...

Dior gets surreal as stars talk Time's Up at Paris couture
PARIS (AP) -- Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri projected a ludic mood at the Rodin Museum as top actresses weighed in on the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment at the start of Paris couture week....

EU imposes sanctions on 7 senior Venezuelan officials
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union imposed economic and travel sanctions Monday against seven senior Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses or breaching the rule of law in the crisis-ridden country....

Head of Britain's army warns of eroding capability
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's army chief warned Monday that the country's ability to withstand attack and respond to threats is being eroded by a lack of investment in the military, increasing pressure on the government to boost defense spending....

Guards block French prisons as assault protest enters week 2
PARIS (AP) -- Protesting guards blocked dozens of France's 188 prisons Monday as a conflict triggered by inmate attacks entered its second week. Two new assaults over the weekend fanned the fervor....

Russian Orthodox bishop assails Putin, won't vote for him
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian Orthodox bishop has said that he wouldn't vote for President Vladimir Putin in March's election - an unprecedented show of dissent by a high-ranking clergyman in the church whose hierarchs have maintained warm ties with the Kremlin....

Suspect in London van attack on Muslims 'ticking time bomb'
LONDON (AP) -- A man accused of driving a van into worshippers near London's Finsbury Park Mosque became convinced that all Muslims were extremists or rapists in pedophile gangs, a prosecutor said Monday....