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2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in less than 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South....

Pope heads to Chile indigenous area after churches burned
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Looking to put Chile's sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South American nation: the plight of the indigenous Mapuche and their long-running conflicts with government authorities....

Optimism in Iraq fuels revived interest in vintage cars
BAGHDAD (AP) -- When Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of eastern Mosul a year ago, Nashwan Shakir Mahmoud raced back to his home, hoping that his red and white 1955 Chevrolet coupe had survived three years of war and upheaval....

Argentines try to understand why the pope won't return home
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....

Myanmar army enjoys popularity surge amid Rohingya crackdown
BANGKOK (AP) -- Activist Nyo Tun spent 10 years as a political prisoner locked away by Myanmar's military in the notorious Insein prison, where he endured beatings and other cruelty for his efforts to bring democracy....

'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants
MIAMI (AP) -- The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?...

Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'
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 sole pathway to Palestinian statehood....

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) -- A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia....

Macron visits Calais to preview toughened migrant policies
CALAIS, France (AP) -- President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to Calais, the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanctions for security forces who overstep the rules....

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