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Paris mayor fires back at Trump for insulting her cityParis Mayor Anne Hidalgo has pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light in a speech
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A patient from the Nise da Silveira Mental Health Institute wears an octopus costume during the institute's carnival parade, coined in Portuguese: "Loucura Suburbana," or Suburban Madness, in the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Patients, their relatives and institute workers held their parade one day before the official start of Carnival. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's Carnival kicks off with parades and street partiesRevelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during the first of five official days of Carnival celebrations
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 2017. The Iraqi security forces advance comes as part of a major assault that started five days earlier to drive Islamic State militants from the western half of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq strikes IS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western MosulIraq's air force has hit Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time as Iraqi forces pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban area held by the militant group in Iraq
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This image released by the Thiqa News Agency, burned motorcycles and car that damaged after a suicide attacker blew his small pick-up truck outside a security office in Sousian village, about 8 kilometers (5 miles) north of al-Bab, Syria, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. A car bombing north of a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from the Islamic State group killed several people, mostly civilians who had gathered trying to go back home, Turkey's news agency and Syrian activists said. (Thiqa News Agency, via AP)
The Latest: Syrian opposition says leading fight upon terrorA Syrian opposition official says rebel forces are leading the fight against terrorism in Syria as representatives of the warring parties meet in Geneva in a fresh quest for a political solution to the conflict
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Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian townItaly is promising all be ready for the G-7 summit, to be held in the stunning setting of Sicily in late May, even as construction awaits its start
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file picture, journalists walk at the damaged ancient site of Nimrud, which was destroyed by the Islamic State militants, some 19 miles (30 kilometers) southeast of Mosul, Iraq. At a two-day UNESCO conference, Iraqi officials are asking for money and expertise to reclaim the cultural heritage that is on the verge of complete destruction by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
IS stashed treasures in trenches, smashed walls to shockFor the roomful of archaeologists, scholars and Iraqi cultural officials on Friday, each neighborhood conquered in Mosul brought them one step closer to learning the fate of the ancient sites and artifacts seized by the Islamic State group
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A Syrian man who was wounded at a blast in Al-Bab, a town in northern Syria, is wheeled at the hospital in Kilis, southeastern Turkey, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. A car bomb went off Friday north of the town, that was controlled by Islamic State militants since late 2013 and was just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters, killing dozens of people, mostly civilians who gathered seeking to return to their liberated area, Turkey's news agency and Syrian opposition said. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Attacks near Syria town captured from IS kill 60Syrian activists and a Turkish officials say a car bomb north of a town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from Islamic State militants has killed 60 people, mostly civilians and two Turkish soldiers
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In this Oct. 5, 2016 photo, a man wearing an oversized Donald Trump head protests outside the still under construction Trump International Hotel and Tower, during demonstration in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The 69-story tower has drawn praise for its sleek, twisting design. Prices for the condominiums have set records. But the politics of President Donald Trump have caused such outrage that the mayor won’t attend the Feb. 28 grand opening and has lobbied for a name change. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)  /The Canadian Press via AP)
Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn't warmA gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower that rises above the Vancouver skyline has divided a city famous for its natural beauty and diversity
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UN report indicates Iran is honoring its end of nuke dealThe U.N. agency tasked with monitoring Iran's nuclear deal with six world powers has issued a report that indicates Tehran is honoring its end of the deal
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Leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech laying out the plan for the party following the Brexit vote in June 2016, in London, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Corbyn's Labour party had mixed fortunes overnight with the results of two special elections, one Labour held, and one they lost to the ruling Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK Conservatives embarrass Labour Party by winning seatBritain's governing Conservative Party dealt a humiliating blow Friday to the opposition Labour Party and its struggling leader Jeremy Corbyn by winning a parliamentary seat in a special election
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A newly born baby Indian rhino stands by its mother Manjula in their enclosure at the zoo in Plzen, Czech Republic, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The baby was born on Feb. 5, 2017, and is yet to be named. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech zoo welcomes baby Indian rhinocerosA zoo in the Czech Republic has welcomed a new baby rhinoceros
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - The July 8, 2013 file picture shows the BND monitoring base in Bad Aibling, near Munich, Germany. German weekly Der Spiegel reported Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader,File )
Report: German spy agency targets foreign reporters' phonesGerman weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance
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