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Countries detail plans after adopting UN migration accord

Delegates to a U.N. conference are laying out commitments to fight illegal people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate on safe, orderly and humane migration

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Report: Iran sentences rights lawyers to 6 years in prison

Iranian media are reporting that two human rights lawyers have been sentenced to six years in prison

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

France counts costs of protests, new measures

The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion)

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: EU chief says no room to renegotiate Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain but says elements of the Brexit deal could still be clarified

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Normalcy restored in Egyptian Sinai city, but danger lurks

Egypt's military shows off normalcy in a northern Sinai Peninsula city as evidence an all-out offensive against Islamic militants in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula has succeeded

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meeting

The investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom large over the network's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday.

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Asian shares mixed on concerns over trade, economic outlook

Asian markets mixed on concerns over US-China trade row, economic outlook

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capital

An Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has struck a security convoy on the outskirts of Kabul, killing four security forces

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available

New Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Christmas tree farmers combat popularity of artificial trees

Christmas tree farmers nationwide are fighting back against the growing popularity of the artificial Christmas evergreen with a social media ad campaign

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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