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Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, speaks during an economic forum in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email sent to Congress. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
US military planes land near Venezuela border with aidThe U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro
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Pro independence demonstrators hold photos of imprisoned and exiled pro-independence political leaders, during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Thousands of Catalan separatists are marching in Barcelona to proclaim the innocence of 12 of their leaders who are on trial for their role in a failed 2017 secession bid. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Does Catalan crisis threaten to make Spain 'ungovernable'?The secession crisis festering in Spain's northeastern corner of Catalonia has spread to the political heart of the European Union nation
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Former Vice President Joe Biden delivers his speech during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Democratic activist offers 2020 advice to BidenA Democratic activist in South Carolina says she thinks the "window is narrowing" for former Vice President Joe Biden to enter what's already a crowded field of candidates in the 2020 White House race
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Bulgarian nationalists march in honor of pro-Nazi generalBulgarian nationalists have marched through the country's capital to honor a World War II general known for his anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi activities
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2011 file photo, Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico speaks to supporters in Chicago. Reform has long been a dirty word among Chicago politicians, who have well-known reputations for throwing contracts to favored businesses and dealing in patronage. But after the 2014 murder of a black teenager by a police officer and corruption charges filed against a powerful alderman, the word is now on the lips of the 14 candidates running for mayor. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Reform, once avoided, now embraced in Chicago mayor's raceOnce a dirty word in Chicago, 'reform' is now on the lips of the city's 14 mayoral candidates
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Turkmenistan to open vet clinic despite harsh animal viewsThe president of Turkmenistan, a country criticized for allegedly exterminating stray dogs and cats, has ordered the establishment of a national veterinary clinic for domestic animals
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United States Vice President Mike Pence briefs the media during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
The Latest: Kerry 'ashamed' Pence didn't note climate changeFormer U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he's ashamed that Vice President Mike Pence didn't mention climate change at an international security conference and is vowing to help make it a voting issue
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2018 file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announces that the Cleveland Cavaliers will host the 2022 NBA All Star game during a news conference in Cleveland. The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. The Basketball Africa League, a new collaboration between the NBA and the sport's global governing body FIBA, was announced Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
NBA, FIBA announce plans for pro league in AfricaThe NBA and FIBA are bringing a pro league to Africa, set to begin play in January
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Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clashA top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia
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A Russian Emergency employee tries to get inside the collapsed building of the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Russian emergency authorities say several floors of a university building in Russia's second-largest city have collapsed. There was no immediate information on casualties. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. PetersburgPart of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties
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FILE - In this Monday, April 18, 2005 file photo, U.S. Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick attends a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. On Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 the Vatican announced Pope Francis defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.  (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, files)
The Latest: US Catholic group wants others held accountableA U.S. lay Catholic group wants those who "looked the other way" as Theodore McCarrick rose to cardinal's rank even despite abusing others be held accountable
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Police: Aurora gunman's firearm owner's ID card was revoked in 2014 after fingerprinting found Mississippi convictionPolice: Aurora gunman's firearm owner's ID card was revoked in 2014 after fingerprinting found Mississippi conviction
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