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A visitor looks at a map of North Korean towns at the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no real talks without the involvement of the other countries that fought the 1950-53 war, and especially the United States. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking pointSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons
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Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, speaks with his grandson and bodyguard Raul Dominguez Castro Espin, during the start of two-day session of the legislature, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Legislators erupted in applause Wednesday morning as Castro entered the hall in a dark suit, accompanied by Miguel Diaz-Canel, his expected successor. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's presidentA 57-year-old bureaucrat has replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states
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UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widelyThe World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.
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German chancellor  Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron deliver statements after their visit to the reconstruction site of the Berlin palace, Thursday, April 19, 2018.   (Kay Nietfeld/Pool Photo via AP)
Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reformsGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin
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People lay wreaths and flowers  during state ceremonies in homage to the victims and fighters of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, on the 75th anniversary of the start of the revolt, in front of the Monument to the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw GhettoPolish and Jewish leaders extolled the heroism and determination of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters as the Polish capital held commemoration on the 75th anniversary of the ill-fated rebellion
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In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day legislative session in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The Cuban assembly selected the 57-year-old First Vice President as the sole candidate to succeed Castro on Wednesday, in a transition aimed at ensuring that the country's single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it. (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP)
The Latest: Cuba's new president vows socialist continuityPresident Mario Diaz-Canel has made his first speech as Cuba's new head of state with a pledge to continue the socialist revolution led by his predecessors Fidel and Raul Castro
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Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to policeA 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany
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Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an optionThe Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions
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FILE - In this Friday, March 16, 2018 file photo, Greek police officers in plain clothes escort two of the eight Turkish servicemen, right and third right, to the appeal court in Athens. Greece's highest court on Thursday April 19, 2018 has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of one of eight Turkish servicemen who have applied for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, file)
Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylumGreece's highest court has approved the release from custody of one of eight Turkish servicemen who have applied for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup in the neighboring country
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Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portraitFormer Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined
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This Oct. 16, 2017,  photo shows the California National Guard deployed near Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border Tuesday, April 17, 2018, even as Brown said he was nearing agreement on joining the president's mission and that his troops were "chomping at the bit ready to go." (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)
California reaches deal on National Guard border missionCalifornia has reached a deal with the U.S. government for the state's National Guard troops to head to the Mexico border to help fight gangs and drug and gun smugglers
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Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifactsEgypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
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