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Balinese traditional guards called "pecalang" patrol a normally busy toll road during the "Nyepi" or the Day of Silence in Badung, Bali, Indonesia, March 17, 2018 in Badung regency, Bali, Indonesia. Indonesia's normally bustling Bali has shut down social media, turned away flights and shuttered all shops for a Day of Silence that marks New Year on the predominantly Hindu island. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)
Streets deserted, airport closes for Bali's Day of SilenceNormally bustling Bali has shut down social media, turned away flights and shuttered all shops for a Day of Silence that marks New Year on the predominantly Hindu island
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FILE - In this Nov. 2014 file photo, Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam. The Vatican said Friday March 16, 2018, it had convicted the suspended Guam archbishop, who was accused of sexually abusing minors, financial mismanagement and other charges, but didn't say exactly what crimes he had committed. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)
Vatican convicts ex-Guam archbishop accused of abuseThe Vatican on Friday has removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial
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FILE- In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreground, speaks as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, and Karen Kerrigan, President and CEO, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, listen during a meeting in Washington. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is warning Trump against slapping big tariffs on Chinese imports. “Simply put, tariffs are damaging taxes on American consumers,’’ Donohue said in a statement. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump's possible China tariffs bring loud protests _ in USPresident Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, and that has industry groups and some lawmakers up in arms _ in the U.S
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Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi, and Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, center right, meet with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Defense Minister Marise Payne, center left, in Sydney, Friday, March 16, 2017. Indonesian foreign and defense ministers are meeting with their Australian counterparts for formal discussions ahead of the ASEAN Special Summit. (William West/Pool Photo via AP)
Southeast Asian leaders to sign security agreement in SydneySoutheast Asian leaders will sign an agreement on regional cooperation against violent extremism as the risk from returning foreign fighters grows with Islamic State group militant losses in the Middle East.
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In this Thursday, March 15, 2018 photo, U.S. army photographer Ron Haeberle, left, speaks to a Vietnamese TV host about the photos of My Lai massacre he took in My Lai, Vietnam. More than a thousand people are marking 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre, using the event to talk of peace and cooperation instead of hatred. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
My Lai ceremony highlights peace, but dark memories recalledTalk of peace dominated the 50th anniversary commemoration of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, but the audience included survivors and a former U.S. Army photographer who had darker tales to share
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Pentagon: No survivors in American helicopter crash in IraqPentagon says all seven service members aboard American helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed
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FILE - In this March 11, 2018 file photo, police stand in front of a mosque that was attacked overnight in Berlin. German Muslim associations are asking for greater solidarity from officials and the general public over a series of attacks against mosques Thursday, March 15, 2018. Several recent attacks on Turkish-backed mosques in Germany have been blamed on Kurdish groups angered by Turkey’s offensive in northern Syria. However, far-right extremists are suspected in many other attacks, including a threatening letter containing white powder that prompted the evacuation of the Central Council of Muslims’ offices Wednesday.  (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)
German minister questions Islam's place in the countryGermany's new interior minister is positioning himself to the right of Chancellor Angela Merkel on migration, telling a newspaper that Islam is not part of Germany
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Rwandan tax body to auction off assets of jailed govt criticRwanda's Revenue Authority says it will put assets belonging to the family of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame's government up for auction to pay off a debt to the tax body _ a move the family calls politically motivated.
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian civilians with their belongings as they flee from fighting between the Syrian government forces and rebels, near Hamouria in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Friday, March. 16, 2018. The government offensive has pushed further into eastern Ghouta, chipping away at one of the largest and most significant opposition bastions since the early days of the rebellion, communities where some 400,000 people are estimated to be holed up. (SANA via AP)
In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks as more people fleeAirstrikes in Syria killed over 100 people as civilians filed out of besieged areas, weary, wounded, and hungry, for the second straight day
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Poland's top horse show goes to Warsaw for national ceremonyPoland's agriculture authorities say that a renowned Arabian horses show will be moved this year from its home in eastern Poland to Warsaw for ceremonies marking 100 years of Poland's independence
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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, center, leaves EU headquarters in Brussels after a meeting with European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem, Saturday, March 10, 2018. The EU is still seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
EU releases list of US products that could face tariffsThe EU has published a list of U.S. products it plans to introduce duties on if the 28-nation bloc is not exempted from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs
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15 killed in Kenya floods, scores of families displacedKenyan officials said Friday that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in both urban and rural areas
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