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Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6A teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher
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Protesters demonstrate against the Rev. Fernando Karadima, and his protege Juan Barros, bishop of Osorno, as Pope Francis rides past on his way to celebrates Mass at the Maquehue Airport in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Chile's church has yet to recover its credibility following the scandal over Karadima, Chile's most notorious pedophile priest. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slanderVictims of a notorious Chilean pedophile priest are outraged that Pope Francis accused them of slander
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In this Sept. 28, 2017, photo, a visitor walks past an illuminated photo showing Chinese President Xi Jinping surrounded by children at an exhibition highlighting five years of progress under Xi's leadership in Beijing. The birthrate in China fell in 2017 despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child familiesThe birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children
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Indian villagers look at a house damaged allegedly due to firing from the Pakistan side of the border, near Pindi in Arnia district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Thursday, Jan.18,2018. Indian officials say a teenage girl and a soldier have been killed by Pakistani troops firing along the volatile frontier in Indian-controlled Kashmir. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Tensions soar along Indian, Pakistan frontier in KashmirTensions between India and Pakistan soar along their volatile frontier in Kashmir as soldiers shell villages and border posts for third day
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announce their pregnancy with their first child to media at press conference in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Ardern announced that she is expecting her first child in June. (Greg Bowker/New Zealand Herald via AP)
New Zealand prime minister says she's pregnant, due in JuneNew Zealand's prime minister says she is expecting her first child in June; Jacinda Ardern says she'll take six weeks of leave after the birth and her partner will be a stay-at-home dad
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Osornos Bishop Juan Barros smiles as he leaves the altar after Mass was celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Many Chileans are furious over Francis' 2015 decision to appoint Barros, a bishop close to the Rev. Fernando Karadima, who the Vatican found guilty in 2011 of abusing dozens of minors over decades. Barros has always denied he knew what Karadima was doing when he was the priest's protege, a position that many Chileans have a hard time believing. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churchesIn Chile, Pope Francis was greeted with protests, threats and the burning of at least 11 churches _ hostility unheard of for a papal visit in modern times
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Tourists look at Amazonian indigenous people as they walk in downtown Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios province, Peru, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, one day ahead of Pope Francis' arrival to Peru's Amazon. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd).(AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching AmazonAfter lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that indigenous leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem
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Two unification flags are displayed wishing for reunification of the two Koreas on the wire fence at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, near the border with North Korea, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South KoreaAthletes from both Koreas marching behind one flag was an emotional moment at 2000 Olympics, but the plan to do so again isn't generating much enthusiasm among South Koreans for Games in their own country
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Pope Francis arrives to celebrates Mass at Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in ChileIt was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis as he celebrates the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight to northern Chile
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Romane Petit, center, and other protestors sit on a downtown street as they march in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delaysCommunity leaders and activists say thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. under a temporary protected status will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering them
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron during a media conference at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, in Camberley, England, after UK-France summit talks, Thursday Jan. 18, 2018.  The leaders announced that police and security services from France and England will open dialogue links to help combat extremism and terrorist threats. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)
UK and French leaders reach border deal, disagree on BrexitThe leaders of Britain and France have met to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union
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Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, poses for a photo at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Galperin said the discovery of a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security was remarkable, explaining that she could think of only one other example where researchers were able to pin state-backed hackers to a specific building. "We were able to take advantage of extraordinarily poor operational security," she said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agencyResearchers say major blunder has exposed global hacking operation tied to Lebanon's security agency
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