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FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday, Jan. 18. 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
UK's Prince Harry, Meghan, abandon use of SussexRoyal brandPrince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have abandoned plans to use the "SussexRoyal" brand after they step back from royal duties
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FILE - This June 13, 2016 file photo shows Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in Florida. On Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, the FBI arrested U.S. federal narcotics agent Jose Irizarry and his wife, Nathalia Gomez Irizarry, at their residence in Puerto Rico, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the arrest. He has been charged with conspiring to launder money with the very same Colombian drug cartels he was supposed to be fighting. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartelA once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges he conspired to launder money with the same Colombian drug cartel he was tasked with fighting
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Defense cries foul over teens charged in Italy cop killingDefense lawyers in the case of two American teenagers accused of slaying an Italian police officer in Rome are complaining that some translations of conversations intercepted in the suspects' jail were botched
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Dominican government asks OAS to investigate e-vote failureGovernment officials announced Friday that they have asked the Organization of American States to investigate the failure of an electronic voting system some believe was tampered with in an incident that sparked protests and delayed municipal elections
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a campaign event at Valley High School in Santa Ana, Calif., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
2016 again? Russia back to stirring chaos in U.S. electionJust weeks into the 2020 election cycle, intelligence officials have concluded that Russia already is actively interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020, file photo, Syrian government helicopter is shot by a missile in Idlib province, Syria. Syria’s civil war has long provided a free-for-all battlefield for proxy fighters. But in its ninth year, the war is drawing major foreign actors into direct conflict, with the threat of all-out confrontations becoming a real possibility. (AP Photo/Ghaith Alsayed, File)
Syrian war pulls in major foreign actors, increasing tensionSyria’s civil war has long provided a free-for-all battlefield for proxy fighters
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FILE - In this June 23, 2010 file photo, international lawyer Robert Amsterdam speaks during a press conference in Tokyo. On Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, Amsterdam defended the decision of Amsterdam & Partners to represent Nicolas Maduro's Inspector General Reinaldo Muñoz, brushing aside calls from Florida Republican Sen. Rick Scott and others for lawyers to stay far away from Maduro’s “brutal regime.” (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Venezuela's Maduro taps DC firm to fight US sanctions A top official for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's government has hired a Washington law firm that also represents Turkey, taking over from another legal team that backed out last month following an outcry from critics who accused it of supporting a repressive regime
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People attend a commemoration in Kosice, Slovakia, Friday Feb. 21, 2020, to mark the second anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee. Jan Kuciak and Martina Kusnirova were shot dead in their home. The killings triggered major street protests and a political crisis that led to the dismissal of the national police chief and the government's collapse. (Roman Hanc/TASR via AP)
Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fianceeThousands of people have rallied in Bratislava and across Slovakia to mark the second anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee
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A yellow school bus with a message for the Britain's Prince Andrew, from US lawyer Gloria Allred, drives along The Mall towards Buckingham Palace in London Friday Feb. 21, 2020. Allred, who represents some of the accusers of Jeffrey Epstein, has been critical of the Prince Andrew for not speaking with the FBI about his former friend Epstein. Epstein died in a New York jail in August 2019 while he was awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. U.S. authorities ruled the death a suicide. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
School bus draped with message targets UK's Prince AndrewA yellow school bus with a banner depicting the face of Britain's Prince Andrew has driven past Buckingham Palace, urging him to testify in the investigation of the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein
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Reporters wait to visit the underground chamber where a 1.4-meter (55-inch) wide sarcophagus and what appears to be an altar, dating back to the 6th Century B.C., were found, during an unveiling to media, at the ancient Roman Forum, in Rome, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Archaeologists believe the underground shrine, who's finding was announced earlier this week, was dedicated to Romulus, the founder of the ancient city. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Roman Forum find could be shrine to Rome's founder, RomulusArchaeologists are exultant over what they recently dug up in the Roman Forum — convinced they've pinpointed the place dedicated some 2,600 years ago to Romulus, Rome's legendary founder
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Pompeo: This Deal May End 20 Years of ConflictA seven-day "reduction in violence" begins Friday in Afghanistan between US troops and the Taliban, a move the BBC notes is meant to lead to a more permanent ceasefire. "After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted . "This is...
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Treasures Abound on Canada's Legendary WreckWhen the flagship of a doomed 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage was discovered in Canada's Arctic in 2014, experts could hardly contain their glee at the thought of the artifacts lying in wait. They weren't disappointed. Some 350 items, including a 170-year-old wax seal boasting a fingerprint and...
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