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A loyal National Guard soldier looks out to the street from behind his base's wall after an apparent mutiny by some of his fellow guards in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. The disturbance started after a group of men dressed in military fatigues and carrying assault weapons published a series of videos on social media saying they won't recognize President Nicolas Maduro's government. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela's invigorated opposition take streets in key testVenezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro
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South Korea human rights body to investigate abuse in sportsSouth Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after several female athletes said they'd been raped or assaulted by their coaches
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Australia asks about dual citizen reported missing in ChinaThe Australian government says it is seeking information about a Chinese-Australian writer who has been reported missing in China
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FILE - In this June 1, 2002, file photo, then Malaysian King Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail, right, and Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, pray during the Trouping the Colors in conjunction with Malaysia King's official birthday anniversary at the Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sultan Muhammad V shocked the nation by announcing his abdication in January 2019, days after returning from two months of medical leave. The 49-year-old sultan from eastern Kelantan state only reigned for two years as Malaysia's 15th king and didn't give any reason for quitting. (AP Photo/TehEng Koon, File)
A look at Malaysia's monarchy before sultans pick next kingA look at Malaysia's monarchy before royal sultans choose the next king amid a reassertion of political influence for constitutional head of state
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'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nomineesPictures about individuals and families confronting social and historical tumult are this year's Oscar nominees for best foreign-language film
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at a parole office with a security guard in Vancouver, British Columbia. China on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite the top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing’s relations with Ottawa. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with CanadaChina demands U.S. drop request for Canada to extradite top Huawei executive
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Murdered Toddler's Mom 'Disgusted' Over One Oscar NodIn 1993, her 2-year-old son was abducted from a shopping center, tortured, and murdered—by two 10-year-old boys. On Tuesday, a film about those two boys was nominated for an Oscar. Now Denise Fergus, the mother of victim James Bulger, says she is "disgusted" over Detainment 's nomination for best...
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center, stands with his Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez before giving his annual address to the nation to members of the Constitutional Assembly inside the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
The Latest: Maduro fires back at US after criticism by PenceVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a close review of the country's relationship with the United States in answer to stinging condemnation from the Trump administration
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Russian National Anti-doping Agency RUSADA head Yuri Ganus smiles during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.  World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) forgave Russia on Tuesday for its tardiness in turning over lab data, but they are still analyzing what it says are vast amounts of data from lab servers and equipment, data which until recently was sealed off by Russian law enforcement. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Doping agency forgives Russia, but says more work neededThe World Anti-Doping Agency forgave Russia for its tardiness in turning over lab data, and then raised the specter of an Olympic ban if that data is found to have been tampered with
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He Saved Hemingway's Life at 18. Now He Has a NameErnest Hemingway made it out of World War I only because a soldier was "blown to bits," as the Telegraph puts it. Now you have Fedele Temperini to thank in part for classics like For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea . Researchers have identified the...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday Jan.22, 2019. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
Singer Chris Brown released in Paris after rape complaintParis prosecutors say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people have been released from police custody after a woman filed a rape complaint against them
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Romania president: plan to invalidate graft cases not legalRomania's president says a government decree that could invalidate hundreds of corruption cases involving senior officials is 'crassly unconstitutional'
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