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Colombia repatriates dead as airline's licensing questioned

RIO NEGRO, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia began repatriating the victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes on Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even one of the charter airline's executives said should never have been attempted due to concerns over a possible fuel shortage....
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Bodies of Brazil soccer team killed in plane crash head home

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) -- This Brazilian hometown of the soccer team whose dream season ended in tragedy this week prepared Friday for the sad return of so many whose lives were cut short on an Andes mountainside, hanging origami figures of peace in the team's green and white colors from the fence of the local soccer stadium....
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Libya's Tripoli sees worst militias clashes in 2 years

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- Clashes continued for the second day among heavily-armed militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, vying for power and control over the city, with one dislodging another in at least two posts, a five-star hotel and a barracks, in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence the city has seen in two years....
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Philippines President Duterte phones Trump

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late Friday and had a brief but "very engaging, animated conversation" in which both leaders invited each other to visit his country....
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Francois Hollande: A leader perhaps too 'normal' for France?

PARIS (AP) -- Francois Hollande has always been an unlikely French president, a guy proud to call himself "normal" and who ended up in the Elysee Palace almost by default....
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In Macedonia's fake news hub, teen shows AP how it's done

VELES, Macedonia (AP) -- On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case for why lying is more lucrative than the truth....
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Indonesia blasphemy protest draws 200,000; ends peacefully

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied peacefully in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest against its minority Christian governor, who is being prosecuted for alleged blasphemy....
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Adulation of Fidel Castro runs deepest in rural eastern Cuba

EL GUAYABO, Cuba (AP) -- The single dirt street in El Guayabo runs past a few dozen cinderblock homes, the medical clinic and the primary school to a grove of 76 trees planted to honor Fidel Castro on his 76th birthday....
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In remarkable shift, peace marks S. Korean uprising _ so far

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- When South Korean students protested in the 1960s and 1980s, blood flowed in the streets. In 2016, children launch flashing toys into the night air as entertainers lead a massive, docile crowd in popular sing-alongs....
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Death threats and abuse for woman leading Brexit court fight

LONDON (AP) -- Gina Miller is paying the price for going to court....
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