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FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2007 file photo, Governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Riga, Latvia. Latvia's state broadcaster said Saturday Feb. 18, 2018, that the national anti-corruption agency raided the office and a property of the head of the country's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
Latvian banking chief won't resign, rejects bribes reportThe head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigation into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2014, file photo, the media attend a press briefing where Thai police display projected pictures of surrogate babies born to a Japanese man who is at the center of a surrogacy scandal during a press conference at the police headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand. Bangkok's Central Juvenile and Family Court on Tuesday gave Mitsutoki Shigeta sole legal custody of the children he fathered using Thai surrogate mothers, ruling that he's financially stable and showed his plans to care for them. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
Thai court gives Japanese man custody of 13 surrogate kidsA Thai court has granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a Japanese millionaire who is their biological father
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,  delivers a speech during the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
Police suspect Netanyahu associate of trying to bribe judgeIsraeli police suspect Netanyahu confidant of trying to bribe top judge to drop corruption case against Netanyahu's wife
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, rescue and search team members search for wreckage of a plane that crashed on Sunday in the Dena mountains in southern Iran, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. (Alireza Vasigh Ansari/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65Iranian state TV airs first images of site of airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65 people
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 24 , 2017 file photo, a bison stands among fir trees that have been logged, in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland. The European Union’s top advocate says Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe’s last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Adam Bohdan, File)
EU advocate says Poland broke law by logging in forestEuropean Union's top advocate says that Poland has infringed EU environmental law with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine Bialowieza Forest
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
This photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian paramedics treat an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
The Latest: Turkey says it will launch siege of Syrian cityThe Latest: Turkey's president says his forces battling in Syrian enclave will soon start besieging city of Afrin
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 7, 2016 file photo, Anna Gabriel, deputy of anti-capitalist Candidatura d’Unitat Popular (CUP) speaks wearing a t-shirt that reads in Catalan: “Without Fear, We disobey for the independence” during a debate of the plenary of the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. Anna Gabriel, the leader of the anti-establishment Catalan CUP party, is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probeA leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
David Davis says UK won't slash standards after BrexitBritain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2018 file photo, North Korea's Jin Ok (32), of the combined Koreas team, joins teammates Park Yoonjung (23), Park Ye-eun (11), Kim Selin (8), and Kim Heewon (12) during the third period of the classification round of the women's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. The Korean women’s hockey team coming together for the Pyeongchang Games helping countries separated for decades to come together -  if only for a few weeks of games - is a moment for history. Now only South Korea can decide if hockey fever takes root and the country becomes a regular on the international stage, or if all this effort was simply to put on a good show as Olympic hosts. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Joint Koreas hockey team ends historic Olympic run'An amazing group': Korean women's hockey team ends its historic Olympic run with a fifth straight loss, with thousands of fans shouting 'We are one' and waving a unification flag
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian paramedic, right, treats an injured man who was wounded by the shelling of the Syrian government forces, at a makeshift hospital, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98 people on Monday. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
Activists: 98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburbSyrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday
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Lawmakers to question Oxfam on handling of abuse scandalBritish lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work
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Prosecutors: German angered by immigration attacked refugeesProsecutors in southwest Germany say a man who attacked and wounded three migrants with a knife apparently acted because he was angry about the government's refugee policy
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