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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016, file photo, North Korean defectors prepare to release balloons carrying leaflets and a banner denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for North Korea's latest nuclear test, in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea. North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability, and South Korean officials say there's a chance the country will conduct its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an ICBM around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, April 25. The letters read "Let's punish Kim Jong-un and stop nuclear test. " (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up actNorth Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time
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Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman's appealFamily of British-Iranian woman detained in Iran says all efforts to appeal her 5-year prison sentence in court failed
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009, file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. The World Health Organization says three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with young children. WHO said Monday, April 24, 2017, that the vaccine has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives if used with existing measures. The challenge is whether impoverished countries can deliver the required four doses of the vaccine for each child. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)
3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine3 African countries chosen to test world's 1st malaria vaccine on young children
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Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centersIsrael indicts 18-year-old American-Israeli for bomb threats against Jewish community centers in US
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Lockerbie bomber's family launches new bid to clear his nameThe family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is launching a fresh effort to posthumously clear his name
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Israelis stand still next to their cars as a siren sounds in memory of victims of the Holocaust, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, April 24, 2017. Israel has come to a standstill as people stopped in their tracks for a two-minute siren that wailed across the country in remembrance of the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims. (AP Photo/ Sebastian Scheiner)
Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance DayIsrael stands still, siren wails across the country to remember the Holocaust's 6 million Jewish victims
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Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, addresses supporters after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election were announced at her election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politicsFrench voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election
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Vice President Mike Pence stands with his wife Karen as they pose for a photo with officials and U.S. service members during a refueling stop in Pago Pago, American Samoa, Monday, April 24, 2017. Pence stopped in American Samoa after leaving Australia en route to Hawaii. (AP Photo/Ken Thomas)
Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in American SamoaUS Vice President Mike Pence has thanked US service members for their sacrifices to the nation.
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Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10Militants ambush convoy of off-duty Iraqi soldiers near wester town, killing at least 10, wounding 20
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Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, addresses supporters after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election were announced at her election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politicsFrench voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election
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A demonstrator runs away from tear gas during clashes with police in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Protesters angry that far-right leader Marine Le Pen is advancing the French presidential runoff are scuffling with police in Paris. Crowds of young people, some from anarchist and "anti-fascist" groups, gathered on the Place de la Bastille in eastern Paris as results were coming in from Sunday's first-round vote. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: European stocks soar on French election resultEuropean stock markets have surged on the open as investors welcomed the result of the first round of the French presidential election
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An Afghan national Army stands guard at a checkpoint in the Kabul-Jalalabad highway on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Authorities on Saturday raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attackAfghan officials say the country's army chief and the defense minister have resigned following the weekend Taliban attack at a northern army base that killed more than 100 military and other personnel
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