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Yupik the polar bear dies after 25 years in warm Mexican zoo

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November 14, 2018 at 4:44 pm

MEXICO CITY (AP) Yupik the polar bear died after spending more than 25 years in a barren enclosure at a warm Mexican zoo, and activists said Wednesday the zoo had resisted efforts to transfer her t...

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Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border

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November 14, 2018 at 4:41 pm | TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans arrived in Tijuana by the hundreds Wednesday, getting their first glimpse of the robust U.S. military presence that awaits them after...

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AP Top International News at 6:41 p.m. EST

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November 14, 2018 at 3:50 pm | May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain...

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Bangladesh official: Rohingya repatriation ready to begin

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November 14, 2018 at 4:34 pm | COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) Bangladesh authorities said they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar since la...

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Red Cross says conditions not right for Rohingyas to return

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November 14, 2018 at 4:16 pm | UNITED NATIONS (AP) The International Committee of the Red Cross says conditions are not right for Rohingya Muslim refugees to return safely to Myanmar from Bangladesh, where over 700,000 have soug...

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Cuba ends medical exchange program with Brazil

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November 14, 2018 at 3:40 pm | HAVANA (AP) Cuba said Wednesday that it is ending a program that sent thousands of government doctors to underserved regions of Brazil in exchange for hundreds of millions in badly needed hard curr...

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Marie Antoinette pearl pendant sells for record $32 million

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November 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm | GENEVA (AP) A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is callin...

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May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

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November 14, 2018 at 3:32 pm | LONDON (AP) In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May persuaded her fractious Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with the European Union on Thursday, a decision that triggers...

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German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

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November 14, 2018 at 3:26 pm | BERLIN (AP) German prosecutors said Wednesday they are seeking to lift the parliamentary immunity of a prominent far-right politician as part of a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations....

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