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    PM May meets senior ministers to discuss Brexit divorce bill offer

    Prime Minister Theresa May met with senior members of her ministerial team on Monday to discuss their response to European Union demands for more detail on how much Britain is willing to pay as part of its Brexit divorce package. The EU told May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock

  • Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions
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    Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terrorism, triggers sanctions

    By Jeff Mason and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile

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    Alabama inmate escapes custody for 2nd time in under 30 days

    Authorities say an Alabama inmate who has escaped custody for the second time in less than a month is considered armed and dangerous. Shane Anthony Vernon, 27, escaped on Sunday around 2:30 p.m., news outlets quoted Coosa County Sheriff Terry Wilson as saying. The sheriff's office told local news

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    Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

    Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago. It says witnesses and the plane's data recorder show Halladay was flying as low as 11 feet (3.3 metres ) above

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    Liberia electoral commission says fraud claims lack evidence

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's electoral commission said on Monday that claims of fraud brought by a presidential candidate in last month's election did not have sufficient evidence, delivering a preliminary conclusion of an investigation. "According to the hearing officer, the Liberty Party

  • Sounds detected in undersea area where Argentine sub went missing
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    Sounds detected in undersea area where Argentine sub went missing

    By Walter Bianchi and Maximiliano Rizzi MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine authorities were analyzing sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday as they searched for a navy submarine that went missing five days ago after reporting an electrical malfunction

  • MBTA awards $723M contract to modernize fare collection
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    MBTA awards $723M contract to modernize fare collection

    The board overseeing the nation's fifth-largest transit agency has approved a $723 million overhaul of its fare collection system that will phase-out the CharlieCard and allow riders to board trains, trolleys and buses with the tap of a credit card or smartphone. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation

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    Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in Afghanistan

    The International Criminal Court prosecutor asked judges Monday to authorize an investigation into reported human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including allegations of rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against humanity by the Taliban and war crimes by Afghan security forces. The

  • US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected
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    US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

    President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. Trump said

  • Bartiromo says comments about Trump taken out of context
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    Bartiromo says comments about Trump taken out of context

    Fox News' Maria Bartiromo said Monday she was taken "wildly out of context" with her on-air claim that there had been no sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump. Bartiromo said Monday that she was aware of women — more than a dozen — who had made accusations against

  • New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence
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    New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

    A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator. Lindsay Menz told CNN last week for a report broadcast

  • New study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not water
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    New study: Streaks on Mars sign of flowing sand, not water

    A new study suggests that dark streaks on Mars are signs of flowing sand — not water. Monday's news throws cold water on 2015 research that indicated these recurring slope lines were signs of water currently on Mars. The space agency's top Mars scientist, Michael Meyer, says the latest study

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    Egypt's Sisi to meet Lebanon's Hariri on Tuesday - Egypt presidency

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanese prime minister on Nov. 4, on Tuesday evening, the presidency said on Monday. Sisi and Hariri's meeting will address the "latest developments in the region and developments of the Lebanon

  • 'This is crazy': Former AP reporter remembers Manson trial
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    'This is crazy': Former AP reporter remembers Manson trial

    LOS ANGELES — The first time I saw Charles Manson being led into a courtroom in 1969 at the old Los Angeles Hall of Justice, I was shocked — not because of the mythology that preceded him, but because of just how small he was.

  • USA's Tillerson and Saudi crown prince discuss terrorism by phone
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    USA's Tillerson and Saudi crown prince discuss terrorism by phone

    RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday to discuss regional security, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The two discussed "ways to combat terrorism" and "coordination of efforts to reinforce security

  • Charles Manson, whose brutality made him face of evil, dead
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    Charles Manson, whose brutality made him face of evil, dead

    Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after masterminding the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday night after nearly a half-century in prison. Manson died of natural

  • Lebanon's Hezbollah denies sending weapons to Yemen
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    Lebanon's Hezbollah denies sending weapons to Yemen

    By Ellen Francis and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Monday his Iran-backed group had not sent any weapons to Yemen and denied that it was behind the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh from Yemeni territory held by Tehran-allied Houthi forces. In a

  • Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny
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    Shootings put semi-automatic rifles ads under new scrutiny

    The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. The ad campaigns by major gun makers did not pause after mass shootings at a Las Vegas country music concert and a Texas

  • DUP says Northern Ireland will leave EU on same terms as rest of UK
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    DUP says Northern Ireland will leave EU on same terms as rest of UK

    By Ian Graham BELFAST (Reuters) - The head of the Democratic Unionist Party said on Monday Northern Ireland would leave the EU on the same terms as the rest of the United Kingdom, rebuffing a suggestion from the bloc that the region remain subject to some of its rules. Brussels has said it will not

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    3 dead after medical helicopter crash in eastern Arkansas

    A pilot and two medical personnel were killed when a medical helicopter that was flying to a hospital in eastern Arkansas crashed in a rural area Sunday night. Pafford Air One says the helicopter had been flying from Pine Bluff to a hospital in Helena-West Helena.

  • Models, politicians remember late designer Alaia in Tunisia
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    Models, politicians remember late designer Alaia in Tunisia

    SIDI BOU SAID, Tunisia — Models, government ministers, relatives and friends have attended the funeral in Tunisia of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, a native of the North African country who won international acclaim.

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    Camera operator dies in Ghana on set of Netflix drama

    Agent Sarah Prince said Monday that Mark Milsome died in Ghana over the weekend while filming a night-time stunt sequence for the thriller. Prince said Milsome was "an incredibly humble and talented man. Written by Hugo Blick, the war-crimes thriller is due to be broadcast by the BBC in Britain

  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment
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    Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

    Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for what they hope is a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more street demonstrations even as he ignores calls to resign. While there is a national consensus that the 93-year-old president should

  • Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down
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    Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down

    Germany, Europe's largest economy and anchor of stability, is facing the prospect of months of political uncertainty after Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were unable to form a coalition with two smaller parties, raising the likelihood of new elections. Merkel said Monday that she was

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    New York Times reporter suspended in harassment probe

    The New York Times says it has suspended White House reporter Glenn Thrush while it investigates charges that he made unwanted advances on young women while he worked as a reporter at Politico and the Times. Laura McGann, a Politico colleague of Thrush's, wrote on Vox on Monday that Thrush kissed