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FILE - This combination of file photos shows director Roman Polanski at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, on May 27, 2017, left, and Polanski at a Santa Monica, Calif., courthouse on Aug. 8, 1977. Los Angeles police are investigating allegations that Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. Although the allegations are so old criminal charges cannot be brought, detectives may be able to use evidence they collect to aid in the prosecution of other cases. The 84-year-old has been a fugitive since he fled to France in 1978 on the eve of sentencing in an unrelated case for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl. (AP Photo/Files)
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US commander orders new probe into Somalia raidThe head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers his speech in the opening session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Extraordinary Summit in Istanbul, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries met in Istanbul to discuss the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Erdogan_ term president of OIC, the umbrella organisation of 57-members, has been vehemently critical of the U.S. move and said the leaders would relay a "strong message." (Emrah Yorulmaz/Pool Photo via AP)
Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediatorPalestinian leader calls on U.N. to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator, suggests he might not cooperate with any Trump efforts to broker Israeli-Palestinian deal
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Princess Margaret of Hohenzollern, daughter of former Romanian King Michael I, cries next to his coffin, at Bucharest's Henri Coanda airport, outside Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Former King Michael, who ruled Romania during WWII, has died on Dec. 5, aged 96, in Switzerland and will be buried this weekend. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Romania: Applause greets ex-king's coffin at Royal PalaceA coffin carrying the body of Romania's late King Michael I has arrived at the Royal Palace in Bucharest, where it was met by applause and will lie in state ahead of his funeral
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British Prime Minister Theresa May attends the plenary session of One Planet Summit, in Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris, France, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will rev up the Paris climate accord that U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected. (Etienne Laurent/Pool Photo via AP)
The Latest: UK lawmakers defeat government on Brexit billBritish lawmakers have delivered a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement with the European Union
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Congo court sentences 12 to life for gang-raping childrenCongo court sentences 12 for gang-raping dozens of children as young as 11 months old
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Swedish air defense practice for the first time against attack helicopters as part of the military exercise Aurora 17 on the Swedish island Gotland. Sweden says it is establishing the nation’s first new military regiment since World War II, a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland (Anders Wiklund/ TT via AP)
Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea islandSweden says it is establishing the nation's first new military regiment since World War II _ a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland
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UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' liversA British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations
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Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocideNew Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocide that killed over 800,000
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John Villar speaks during an interview at his office in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. In the last month, John Villar has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife’s medication and paid the employees of his startup business in Venezuela - all in bitcoin. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculationAs inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks during the closing news conference following the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's Extraordinary Summit in Istanbul, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Muslim nations of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation are rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and appear set to counter it with a declaration of east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: White House says it's still seeking Mideast dealThe White House says President Donald Trump "remains as committed to peace as ever" after the Palestinians said they would no longer accept a U.S. role in the peace process with Israel
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From left, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore, Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra and Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou arrives for a group photo during conference to support the fight against Jihadist in the African Sahel region at the Chateau of the La Celle Saint-Cloud, west of Paris, France, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Presidents, princes and diplomats are in France to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to counter the growing Jihad threat in the Sahel region. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool)
African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meetNew African anti-jihadi force gets millions after French meeting; 'We need to win the war'
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