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The Latest: Iowa man "mourning" after death of giant rabbitAn Iowa man getting a giant rabbit for his boss to show at the Iowa State Fair says "we're still in the mourning process" after hearing that the animal died en route
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Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threatsGaza's ruling Hamas movement says it will not be cowed by threatened funding cuts, signaling escalating tensions between the militant group and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
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A worker stands by a mocked coffin reading "Whirlpool killed 286 jobs in Amiens" at the Whirlpool home appliance factory, Wednesday April 26, 2017 in Amiens, northern France. Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has earlier upstaged centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron as she made a surprise campaign stop to the plant. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votesFar-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen turned an appliance factory into a battleground for France's blue-collar vote, upstaging rival Emmanuel Macron with a surprise campaign stop at the plant threatened with closure
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New South Sudan fighting displaces 25,000 peopleAt least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top UN official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on the town
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U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris Jr. testifies on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on North Korea. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
US ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capableAhead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, South Korea starts installing key parts of a contentious U.S. defense system against missiles from North Korea
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Pope Francis salutes at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter square at the Vatican, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talkPope Francis has warned the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in a TED talk urging the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 4th left, accompanied by, from left to right, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the Republican People's Party (CHP), Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Ismail Kahraman, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Turkish Constitutional Court Chairman Zuhtu Arslan and Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, Hulusi Akar, attend a ceremony as part of the 55th anniversary of the founding of Turkey's Constitutional Court, in Ankara, Turkey, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Legislators representing Europe's top human rights body, the Strasbourg-France-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on Tuesday voted in favour of re-opening monitoring procedures in Turkey in a move that reflects its strong concern over the functioning of democratic institutions in the country.(Press Presidency Press Service Pool Photo via AP)
Turkish opposition to challenge referendum at European courtTurkey's main opposition party says it will challenge the outcome of the April 16 referendum on expanding the president's powers at the European Court of Human Rights
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Death of giant rabbit adds to United Airlines woesUnited Airlines says a giant rabbit was alive when it arrived on a flight from London to Chicago, but died shortly after
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20 more deaths in volatile central Congo, UN mission saysThe U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo says at least 20 people have been killed as violence mounts in the country's center
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Bern museum awaits works from Gurlitt art collection in JuneSwitzerland's oldest art museum says it is expecting to receive within weeks about 200 works from a vast trove that a German collector had squirreled away for decades
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Brackla community centre in Bridgend, Wales. Tuesday April 25, 2017. Britain will hold a general election on June 8. (Rebecca Naden/PA via AP)
UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinnerBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is taking time out from her election campaign to meet the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator and head of the bloc's executive
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1 person dies in Kenya's primary electionsOne person has died and another was injured in hotly contested primary elections in the capital Nairobi, a Kenyan police official said Wednesday
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