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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....

'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants
MIAMI (AP) -- Nora Sandigo is an immigration activist in South Florida who has accepted responsibility for 1,250 children of migrants....

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....

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....

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 about 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....

AP Photos: Bulls pampered a year fight for a day in Nepal
TARUKA, Nepal (AP) -- The bulls have easy lives for most of the year. They don't pull plows or wagons. They are fed eggs, rice, corn and buttermilk....

Young Hong Kong activist sentenced to 3 months in jail
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Hong Kong court sentenced democracy activist Joshua Wong to three months in jail Wednesday in a contempt case stemming from the 2014 "Umbrella Movement" protests....

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman said....

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