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People sing Venezuela's national anthem during an event to swear in nurses, doctors, professionals and others, as the group that will help with the arrival and distribution of humanitarian aid in Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The first of three C-17 cargo planes has flown from Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida and landed in the town of Cucuta.(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
US military planes land near Venezuela border with aidThe U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro
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United States Vice President Mike Pence briefs the media during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts EuropeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn lengthy applause for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and her support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran
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In this Nov. 13, 2018 photo, James Grein tells the audience gathered at the Silence Stops Now rally, at MECU Pavilion in Baltimore, that he was sexually abused for years by ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Pope Francis has defrocked McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Grein, the son of a family friend of McCarrick's, had testified to church officials that, among other abuses, McCarrick had repeatedly groped him during confession. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP, File)
Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abusePope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the highest-ranking prelate ever to be so punished for sexual abuse
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A model Wears a creation by designer House of Holland at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Checks, tie-dye, baby dolls: It's all at London Fashion WeekLondon Fashion Week is picking up pace with Alexa Chung, Jasper Conran and other designers offering catwalk shows to be followed by the House of Holland and Simone Rocha
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Festival director Dieter Kosslick, left, on the occasion of his eighteenth and final Berlinale, and jury president Juliette Binoche at the award ceremony of the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins top prize at Berlin Film FestIsraeli director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, has won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award
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A man holds a flare as people take part in the "Lukov March," staged by the far-right Bulgarian National Union, in Sofia, Bulgaria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Bulgarian nationalists have marched through Sofia, the country's capital, to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities. The annual Lukov March, staged by the far-right Bulgarian National Union, attracted hundreds of dark-clad supporters who walked through downtown Sofia holding torches and Bulgarian flags and chanting nationalist slogans. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Bulgarian nationalists march in honor of pro-Nazi generalBulgarian nationalists have marched through the country's capital to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities
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Nigerians play the board-game Ayoayo over beers at a street-side bar in the predominantly-Christian neighborhood of Sabon Gari in Kano, northern Nigeria Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa's largest democracy for calm. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Nigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delayNigeria's candidates blame each other in surprise vote delay over 'very trying circumstances'
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes United States Vice President Mike Pence, left, for a bilateral meeting during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resistsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States
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A U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter walks outside a mosque in a village recently retaken from Islamic State militants near Hajin, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US-backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is nearA commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province
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Pro independence demonstrators march waving esteladas or independece flags, during a demonstration supporting the imprisoned pro-indenpence political leaders in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Hundred of thousands of Catalan separatists are marching in Barcelona to proclaim the innocence of 12 of their leaders who are on trial for their role in a failed 2017 secession bid. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Does Catalan crisis threaten to make Spain 'ungovernable'?The secession crisis festering in Spain's northeastern corner of Catalonia has spread to the political heart of the European Union nation
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Turkmenistan to open vet clinic despite harsh animal viewsThe president of Turkmenistan, a country criticized for allegedly exterminating stray dogs and cats, has ordered the establishment of a national veterinary clinic for domestic animals
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Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clashA top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia
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