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FILE - In this Oct.5, 1960 file photo, French actress Danielle Darrieux poses outside the Irving Thalberg Building in Hollywood, Calif. Darrieux, a prolific French actress whose movie and theater career spanned eight decades, has died. She was 100. (AP Photo/Frank Filan, File)
French actress Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100Beloved French actress Danielle Darrieux has died at age 100
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Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy listens to lawmakers during a parliamentary session at the parliament in Madrid, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. About 50 Spanish and Catalan party lawmakers held up posters in the parliament demanding the release of two pro-Catalonia independence movement leaders, describing them as political prisoners. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Spain ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bidSpain's government immediately rejects threat by Catalonia's leader to explicitly declare independence unless talks are held, calling a special Cabinet session for the weekend to activate measures to take control of the region's semi-autonomous powers
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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters talks to media on Thursday, October 19, 2017, in Wellington, New Zealand. Peters announced he was backing the Labour Party in a coalition government that would be led by Jacinda Ardern. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Ardern to lead New Zealand liberal governmentJacinda Ardern will be New Zealand's next prime minister and hopes to take the country on a more liberal path following nine years of rule by the conservatives.
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Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, centre, is questioned by journalists as he leaves the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.  Rajoy on Wednesday urged Catalonia's leaders to back down from their bid to gain independence for the region, a day ahead of a central government deadline that could significantly deepen the country's political crisis. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: Pro-secession Catalan groups call more protestsCivil society groups in Catalonia are calling for new protests over the jailing of their pro-independence leaders by Spanish authorities
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Pro-EU supporters hold European Union flags with a Union flag across the street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
The Latest: UK Labour leader Corbyn urges Brexit progressBritain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is meeting senior European Union figures in Brussels to urge progress in Brexit talks _ and scold Prime Minister Theresa May's government for the lack of movement
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Rights group chides Poland for 'harassment' of protestersAmnesty International has issued a report alleging that Poland's authorities have used surveillance, prosecutions and harassment _ and excessive force in rare cases _ against peaceful anti-government protesters since 2016
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Kenya police disperse demonstrators despite court orderA witness says police used tear gas and fired rifles to disperse demonstrators preparing to protest police killings of opposition supporters
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People hold candles and signs during a vigil outside of EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 for journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers, was killed Monday when a bomb exploded in her car. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignationThe sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for the prime minister's resignation, saying in a Facebook post that he should show political responsibility for "failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms.''
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This image provided by Chris Allen shows the view in Havana, Cuba, from his hotel room - room 1414 - at Hotel Capri in April 2014. Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke of invisible attacks hitting a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before. The tourist from South Carolina had cut short his trip to Cuba two years earlier after numbness spread through all four of his limbs, just minutes after he climbed into bed at the same hotel. Those weren’t the only parallels in Allen’s recounting, which put him in a growing list of Americans with no government connections, asking the same alarming but unanswerable question: Were we victims, too? (Chris Allen via AP)
As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?Chris Allen's mysterious illness on a private 2014 visit to Havana illustrates how profoundly damaging the Cuba mystery has been for two long-estranged neighbors that only recently sought to patch up their relationship
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New Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in MarrakechThe Yves Saint Laurent museum has opened its doors to the public in Marrakech, the Moroccan city beloved by the fashion designer, less than three weeks since the inauguration of a Paris-based museum also dedicated to him
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Kurdish female militia vows to keep fighting Islamic StateA Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group says it will continue the fight to liberate women living under the extremist group's brutal rule
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Armored Personnel Carriers are positioned near the bullet-riddled "I Love Marawi" landmark sign, center, at the "Main Battle Area" where pro-Islamic group militants are making a final stand amid a massive military offensive of Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Two days after President Rodrigo Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi city, the military announced the killing of more suspected militants in the continuing military offensive. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
5 months of Marawi siege reveals Philippine city in ruins5 months of Marawi siege reveals southern Philippine city in ruins and smoke smoldering from damaged houses
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