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  • Philippines plans forced evacuations from volcano

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  • Pope slams fake news as satanic

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  • Brazilian court upholds guilty verdict for Lula

  • Turkey to widen Syria offensive

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  • U.S. takes aim at Russia over chemical weapons in Syria

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  • Sessions questioned in U.S. Russia probe

  • Trudeau puts women’s rights in Davos spotlight

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  • Senate approves Powell to follow Yellen

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  • Pence aiming to counter ‘propaganda’ at Games

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  • Pence: U.S. Embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

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  • N. Korea to hold military parade on eve of Games

  • Koreas to form unified ice hockey team

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  • Kim vows to make N. Korea ‘strongest nuclear power’

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  • Study: North Korea threats spark S. Korean arms sales

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  • FBI agent removed from probe

  • ABC suspends senior reporter

  • U.S. threatens to ‘utterly destroy’ N. Korean regime

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  • Trump appointment roils finance agency

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  • Chinese envoy wraps up trip to North Korea

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  • Bushes criticize Trump in new book

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  • Mattis backs Tillerson’s N. Korea strategy

  • Seoul: More N. Korea provocations in Oct.

  • U.S. prepared for military option

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  • U.S. slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks, 26 executives

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  • Pyongyang pursuing military ‘equilibrium’

  • Pyongyang stockpiling gas ‘for war’

  • S. Korea tests advanced air-launched missile

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  • U.S. sought speed in pursuit of latest N. Korea sanctions

  • U.S. calls for N. Korea U.N. vote on Mon.

  • Putin says progress on N. Korea not possible without dialogue

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  • Evangelical leaders stand by Trump

  • Kiev: N. Korean missile engine type made for Russia

  • Lack of real-world tests raises doubts on U.S. missile defense

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