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Etienne Noel, the lawyer for accused pedophile Vincent Leroyer, consults his phone during a break on the second day of the former swimming champion's trial in Bordeaux, southern France, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Leroyer, the ex-manager of one of France's most successful ice hockey clubs, is on trial for child rape and sexual abuse and faces up to 20 years imprisonment (AP Photo/John Leicester)
France: Ex-champ swimmer admits 'shame' at child rape trialA court in southwest France has heard how a French former swimming champion who went on to manage one of France's most successful ice hockey teams wormed his way into the trust of admiring families to sexually abuse their children
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil, participates in a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Merck to ship 120,000 more Ebola vaccine dosesDrugmaker Merck says it will ship another approximately 120,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to Congo by the end of next month amid the second deadliest outbreak in history.
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
A worker dusts a wooden chair being made for Pope Francis that will be placed on an altar where he will give Mass on World Youths Day, at the studio of carpenter Hernan Guardia in Los Pozos, Panama, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. The Argentine pontiff will visit Panama Jan. 23-27. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
'The whole world will see it': Crafting the papal chairCraftsmen in Panama have built a towering cedar chair for Pope Francis to use when he arrives this week to preside over World Youth Day
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Police officers examine a car in the driveway to the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 after a man rammed the car into a metal barrier protecting the driveway. The man was driving the wrong way and hit a policeman who was trying to stop him before ramming into the barrier. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Car hits Polish policeman, rams into presidential palacePolish officials says a car driving the wrong way down a street has struck a policeman near the president's headquarters and then sped off and rammed into a metal barrier protecting the driveway of the building
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
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
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Spanish government loses vote with budget fight loomingThe Spanish government lost a vote in the Parliament to change regulations for housing rentals on Tuesday, dealing the ruling Socialists a setback as they try to cobble support to pass a national budget
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures while speaking as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, looks at him during a joint news conference following their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The Kremlin talks focused on a decades-long territorial dispute between the two nations. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)
Russia, Japan make no visible progress on territorial spatThe leaders of Russia and Japan have acknowledged that settling a decades-long territorial dispute poses a daunting challenge but vowed to continue negotiations
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Anti-government demonstrators protest against the re-election of President Evo Morales, outside the Supreme Electoral Tribunal office, in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Morales is marking 13 years as president on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Bolivia's Morales marks 13 years in power, seeks new termBolivian President Evo Morales is celebrating his 13 years in office amid controversy over whether he should be allowed to run again
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
'Roma,' 'Cold War' among foreign-language Oscar nomineesFilms from Mexico, Poland, Lebanon, Japan and Germany are competing in the Academy Awards race for best foreign-language film
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Anti-government protesters clash with security forces as they show support for a mutiny by a National Guard unit in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Venezuela's government said Monday it put down the mutiny. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
The Latest: Pence calls Maduro a 'dictator' in video messageU.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Venezuelans have the "unwavering support" of the United States in their effort to restore democracy to their country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers. The attacks took place Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a regional government plan to regulate the ride-hailing services. One group reportedly smashed a car's windows while the driver was inside. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Spain: Taxi drivers threaten to take strike to French borderTaxi drivers striking to demand tighter regulations for companies using ride-hailing apps are blocking traffic for another day in Spain's two major cities and threatening to take their protest to the French border
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept.21, 2018 file photo, singer Chris Brown performs during Philipp Plein's women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy. Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
Singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaintTwo police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown is in custody in Paris along with two other people after a woman filed a rape complaint
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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