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Nation Makes Stunning Gold Find. Or Does It?India has hit a gold motherlode of over 3,000 tons across multiple mines, worth about $167 billion—or it hasn't. Take your pick, based on the media report. The Deccan Herald and Hindustan Times are among outlets reporting that the Geological Survey of India (GSI), a federal mining ministry,...
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American-Style School Bus Haunts Prince AndrewPeek outside Buckingham Palace, and you'll see a yellow school bus—with an ad on the side that's hard to ignore, the Guardian reports. "If you see this man please ask him to call the FBI to answer their questions," reads the ad along with two photos of Prince Andrew....
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Former Greek economist politician Yanis Varoufakis speaks to crowds gathered at Parliament Square in London, protesting against the imprisonment and extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange  extradition, Saturday Feb. 22, 2020.  (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP)
Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearingHundreds of supporters of Julian Assange have marched through London to demand the British government's refusal to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to face spying charges in the United States
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Dancers from the Tom Maior samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo early Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during CarnivalA violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in a tasting room in Purcellville, Va. American dairy farmers, distillers and drug makers have been eager to break into India, but it look like they'll have to wait. Indian is the world’s seventh-biggest economy but it's also a tough-to-penetrate colossus of 1.3 billion people. Trade talks between the Trump administration and New Delhi were intended to forge at least a modest deal in time for President Donald Trump’s visit to India that begins Monday. But the talks appear to have fizzled for now. It's important to remember that Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are fierce nationalists who favor protecting their own producers over opening their markets to foreign competition. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as Trump visitsAmerican dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, but it looks like they'll have to wait
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Coronavirus Spikes in S. Korea, Hits Italy and IranAlmost 78,000 people around the globe have been hit with COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus , the AP reports, and South Korea is the latest nation to be slammed. Per CNN , more than 430 cases have been reported there as of Saturday, with two deaths so far; more than...
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Dr. Riek Machar, during swearing in ceremony in Juba, South Sudan Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. South Sudan opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war Saturday as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many observers prayed would last this time around. (AP Photo)
South Sudan's rivals form unity government meant to end warSouth Sudan has opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war with rival leaders forming a coalition government
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Police patrol outside the buildings at Arrowe Park Hospital, where passengers that have been repatriated to the UK from a cruise ship hit by the COVID-19 coronavirus in Yokohama, Japan, will be quarantined for 14 days to protect against the spread of the illness should any of them be infected, in Upton, England, Saturday Feb. 22, 2020.  The Diamond Princess cruise ship was stuck in quarantine off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, with 3,700 passengers and crew. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
Italy towns close down amid virus case clusters, 2 deathsA dozen Italian towns saw daily life disrupted after the deaths of two people infected with the virus from China and a pair of case clusters without direct links to the outbreak abroad
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In this Tuesday Feb. 18, 2020, photo, Burkina Faso paratroopers commando exercise under the supervision of Dutch special forces during U.S. military-led annual counterterrorism exercise in Thies, Senegal. More than 1,500 service members from the armies of 34 African and partner training nations have assembled for the Flintlock exercises in Senegal and Mauritania, the two countries in West Africa's sprawling Sahel region that so far have not been hit by violence from extremists linked to al-Qaida or the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Cheikh A.T Sy)
US leads training exercises in Africa amid focus on Sahel The U.S. military’s annual counterterrorism exercise in West Africa is occurring in the shadow of possible U.S. troop cuts at a time when extremist attacks have reached a worrying new level in the region
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Electoral officials count ballot papers at the end of Presidential Election in one of the polling stations in Lome, Togo Saturday, Feb. 22 2020. The West African nation of Togo is voting Saturday in a presidential election that is likely to see the incumbent re-elected for a fourth term despite years of calls by the opposition for new leadership. (Photo/ Sunday Alamba)
Togo election could see president extend family's long ruleThe West African nation of Togo is holding a presidential election amid concerns about how fair the vote will be and the likelihood the incumbent will win a fourth term
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A man holds up a poster during a solidarity rally In Hanau, Germany Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, three days after several people were killed in a shooting at the city. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany admits there's a far-right problem, but what to do? The rampage this week in Germany in which a gunman killed nine people with foreign backgrounds was the country's third deadly far-right attack in a matter of months
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Indian policemen walks past a hoarding welcoming U.S President Donald Trump, at the airport ahead of his visit in Ahmedabad, India, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. To welcome Trump, who last year likened Modi to Elvis Presley for his crowd-pulling power at a joint rally the two leaders held in Houston, the Gujarat government has spent almost $14 million on ads blanketing the city that show them holding up their hands, flanked by the Indian and U.S. flags. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
At Trump's India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his imageA festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad, in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting there on Monday with President Donald Trump, whom he's promised millions of adoring fans
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