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FILE - In this Aug.29 1965, file photo, French actress Anna Karina embraces Italian producer Dino De Laurentiis at the end of a press conference on the Venice Lido on the French entry in the International Film Festival. Anna Karina, the French New Wave actress who became an icon of the cinema in the 1960s and was the muse of Jean-Luc Godard, has died aged 79, the French culture minister announced Sunday Dec. 15, 2019.(AP Photo/Mario Torrisi, File)
Anna Karina, the icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 79Anna Karina, the French actress who became a movie icon in the 1960s, has died
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Activist Says Expression's Meaning Was Lost in TranslationGreta Thunberg said, in issuing an apology, that she didn't intend to sound threatening when she called for holding leaders accountable by saying to "put them against the wall." Some people saw that as suggesting violence against those who don't act on climate change, CBS reports. The 16-year-old blamed her...
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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, arrives for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, to look at the Inspector General's report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., looks at his phone at left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Horse-trading Iran hawks seize on Pompeo's Senate interestLawmakers favoring a hard line against Iran have leveraged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in running for the Senate to win a key concession from the Trump administration that could help efforts to kill the nuclear deal with Tehran
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg participates in a news conference at the COP25 Climate summit in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Thunberg is in Madrid where a global U.N.-sponsored climate change conference is taking place. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
Greta Thunberg, German railway company in tweetstormClimate activist Greta Thunberg and Germany's national railway company created a tweetstorm after she posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a train surrounded by lots of bags
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, British actor Colin Firth and his wife Livia, pose for photographers upon arrival at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards in Milan, Italy.  A statement from their publicists says Colin and Italian eco-campaigner and film producer Livia Firth have separated after 22-years of marriage. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, FILE)
Oscar winner Colin Firth and wife split after 22 yearsOscar-winning British actor Colin Firth has split from his Italian film producer wife Livia Giuggioli after 22 years of marriage
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In this image made from video, masked protesters are seen at a shopping mall in Sha Tin district in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. Protesters were seen destroying some pro-China shops inside the mall, what led to minor scuffles with riot police and resulted in several arrests on Sunday.(AP Photo)
Police targets of both love and anger at Hong Kong ralliesSeveral thousand people have turned out in Hong Kong in an unusual display of support for the police force, criticized as abusive by the city's protest movement
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in north London, Saturday Dec. 14, 2019.  Corbyn has pledged to stand down from the party leadership following the collapse of the party vote in the recent general election and is under fire from within his own party. (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP)
No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with BrexitThere will be no letup for lawmakers weary after Britain’s bruising election campaign
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, U.S. Battle of the Bulge veteran Arthur Jacobson second right, speaks during a lunch in the dining room of the Remember Museum 39-45 in Thimister-Clermont, Belgium. In the bucolic, verdant hills which were once among the worst killing grounds of WWII Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz have shared coffee and cake with countless veterans, telling stories that span generations. Veterans of the WWII Battle of the Bulge are heading back to mark, perhaps the greatest battle in U.S. military history, when 75-years ago Hitler launched a desperate attack, deep through the front lines in Belgium and Luxembourg to be thwarted by U.S. military. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
75 years on, Battle of the Bulge memories bond people Memories are fading of the Battle of the Bulge and the sacrifice American soldiers made to rid Europe of Nazi armies
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In this photo taken Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019, a baby goat sit as the sheep take they food at 'Riverland' farm in Kampia village near Nicosia, Cyprus. Cyprus' halloumi cheese, with a tradition dating back some five centuries, is the island nation's leading export. It's goat and sheep milk content makes it a hit with health-conscious cheese lovers in Europe and beyond. It's added appeal is that unlike other cheeses, it doesn't melt when heated up. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
White gold: Cyprus' halloumi cheese entangled in politicsHalloumi cheese is the leading export of Cyprus
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A collapsed structure lies following an earthquake that struck Davao del Sur province, southern Philippines on Sunday Dec. 15, 2019. A strong quake jolted the southern Philippines on Sunday, causing a three-story building to collapse and prompting people to rush out of shopping malls, houses and other buildings in panic, officials said. (AP Photo/John Angelo Jomao-as)
Strong quake kills 1, collapses building in PhilippinesA strong earthquake has jolted the southern Philippines, leaving at least one person dead and causing a three-story building to collapse
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A visitor rests at the at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Sunday Dec. 15, 2019. Negotiators from almost 200 nations planned to gather for a final time at the U.N. climate meeting in Madrid early Sunday to pass declarations calling for greater ambition in cutting planet-heating greenhouse gases and in helping poor countries suffering the effects of climate change. But one of the key issues at the talks, an agreement on international carbon markets, has eluded officials even after the Chilean chair extended Friday's talks deadline to allow more time for negotiations. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon marketsMarathon climate talks have ended with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this photo taken Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, a volunteer chef serves free meals of the popular barbecue of Kabab, to Iraqi protesters at the center of Baghdad, Iraq.  In Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, there are the anti-government protesters demonstrating for a better future for Iraq, and there are the volunteers who feed them. From stuffed lamb and fish, to the giant pots of soups and rice to the plates of lentils and beans, there is no shortage of food to go around. Volunteers from the capital and southern provinces cook traditional dishes that reflect the country’s rich cuisine and bring protesters together.  (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Home-cooked food in Iraqi square brings protesters togetherThere are the anti-government protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, demonstrating for a better future for Iraq
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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