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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017 file photo, migrants sit on the ground next to Spanish police officers after storming a fence to enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spain. Increased controls on migration flows in Turkey and Libya, together with political and social instability in northern Morocco, are pushing record numbers of migrants and asylum-seekers through the hazardous Western Mediterranean passage into Europe. (AP Photo/Jesus Moron, File)
Migrants shift to old, risky route to Spain and EuropeRecord numbers of migrants and asylum-seekers are making it from North Africa to Spain as other Mediterranean Sea routes are foreclosed
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Former Premier Silvio Berlusconi attends 'L'aria che tira' tv show at La 7 studios, in Rome, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Berlusconi can’t run for office because of a tax fraud conviction, but three-time former Premier is once playing king-maker on the Italian political scene ahead of the upcoming March 4 general election. (Ettore Ferrari/ANSA via AP)
Top Italian criminal lawyer to run as candidate for LeagueOne of Italy's top criminal defense lawyers to run for anti-migrant, right-wing League party in upcoming vote
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The Latest: Trump offers support for PA House candidatePresident Donald Trump is offering enthusiastic support for a Republican congressional candidate in Pennsylvania
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Dozens of ex-US envoys to Africa urge Trump to reconsiderDozens of former US envoys to Africa urge Trump to reconsider view of the continent
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Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortionTrump administration creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion
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White House chief of staff John Kelly stands to leave after appearing on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evolutionary process that this president's gone through" on issues ranging from Afghanistan to his promised Southern border wall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
The Latest: Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget dealPresident Donald Trump says a children's health insurance program shouldn't be part of a short-term budget deal
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German lawmakers vote to install anti-Semitism commissionerGerman lawmakers have voted to install a commissioner who would coordinate government activities against anti-Semitism
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Report: HHS to Offer 'Conscience Protections' for Medical StaffA planned Health and Human Services initiative would offer "conscience protections" for medical workers, and women's and LGBT rights advocates are teaming up with doctors' groups to push back against it before it's even announced. It appears a new civil rights division within the HHS would offer protections for doctors,...
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Crew members Paula Podest and Carlos Ciufffardi kiss before journalists after being married by Pope Francis during the flight between Santiago and the northern city of Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying these two flight attendants from Chile’s flagship airline during the flight. The couple had been married civilly in 2010, however, they said they couldn’t follow-up with a church ceremony because of the 2010 earthquake that hit Chile. (Vincenzo Pinto, POOL via AP)
Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to PeruPope Francis is wrapping up his Chile visit by meeting Thursday with members of Chile's booming immigrant community
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Protesters with a Ukrainian national flag burn tires while clashing with police during a rally outside the Supreme Rada in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.  At least one policeman has been injured and several protesters have been detained during scuffles outside the Ukrainian parliament to protest a new law governing the areas in the country's east under separatist control. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
Ukraine passes bill to get occupied regions back from RussiaThe Ukrainian parliament has passed a bill referring to the regions in the country's east controlled by Russia-backed separatists
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