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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Hindu worshippers stand in queues outside the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. India's ruling party and the main opposition are both supporting a protest to keep females of menstruating age from entering the temple, in what some political observers say is a bid to shore up votes ahead of next year's general election. The country's Supreme Court had on Sept. 28, 2018, lifted the temple's ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender. (AP Photo/ Hareesh Kumar A S, File)
Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court rulingHindu priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from temple, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter
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Britain's Prince Harry, left, Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison, second from left, and Invictus Games representatives climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day four of their 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific. (AP Photo/Steve Christo, Pool)
Prince Harry raises Invictus Games flag over Sydney HarborPrince Harry has scaled the Sydney Harbor Bridge to raise a flag marking the arrival of the Invictus Games, his brainchild and the focus of his current royal tour of Australia and the South Pacific
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China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption chargesChina's former internet censor is standing trial over corruption allegations
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Former Prime Minister Najib Razak walks out of court room at Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Najib arrived at high court in support of United Malays National Organization's (UMNO) president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Zahid is expected to be charged with abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering of funds in his family-run welfare group. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Malaysia ex-Deputy PM charged with graft, money launderingMalaysia's former deputy PM charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year
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In this Aug. 4, 2016 photo, Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Three top Kandahar officials, including Raziq, were killed by their own guards Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, although a Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that U.S Gen. Scott Miller, commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was the target. Miller was unhurt but two U.S. troops were injured and evacuated. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Taliban attack kills Afghan officials, US general unhurtAfghanistan stunned by killings of senior Kandahar officials ahead of parliamentary elections; top US commander unhurt
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Honduran migrants walk past the National Palace as they leave Guatemala City at sunrise Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 as they make continue their way north toward the U.S.  Many of the more than 2,000 Hondurans in a migrant caravan trying to wend its way to the United States left spontaneously with little more than the clothes on their backs and what they could quickly throw into backpacks. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants, police mass in town on Guatemala-Mexico borderMembers of a 3,000-strong migrant caravan from Honduras have massed in a Guatemalan border town across the muddy Suchiate River from Mexico as U.S. President Donald Trump continues to threaten retaliation if they continue toward the United States
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In this Aug. 4, 2016 photo, Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Three top Kandahar officials, including Raziq, were killed by their own guards Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, although a Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that U.S Gen. Scott Miller, commander of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan was the target. Miller was unhurt but two U.S. troops were injured and evacuated. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials, US general unhurtAfghan guard kills Kandahar police and intelligence chiefs in attack on attendees at high-level security meeting before Saturday's parliamentary elections; top U.S. commander unhurt
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Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rightsAustralian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom
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In this September 2, 2018 photo, provided by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army Gen. Scott Miller, commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, delivers remarks during the Resolute Support mission change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghan officials said Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 that three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded two U.S. troops. A Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility for the attack tells The Associated Press that Miller, was the target. NATO officials say Miller escaped unharmed. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Sharida Jackson, via AP)
The Latest: UN Security Council condemns Afghan attacksThe U.N. Security Council has condemned several recent attacks in Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's parliamentary elections
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A Honduran migrant wearing a U.S. flag motif shirt, holds a sandwich at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for borderAs about 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention and pressure are turning to Mexico
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Protesters hold signs reading "deportation fake refugees" during a rally in front of the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. South Korean progressives on Thursday accused the government of caving into xenophobic sentiment by rejecting a plea for refugee status by hundreds of asylum seekers from war-ravaged Yemen whose arrival on a resort island earlier this year triggered outrage. (Kim Sun-woong/Newsis via AP)
Progressives say Seoul caved in denying asylum to YemenisSouth Korea's government is being accused of caving to xenophobic sentiment by rejecting refugee status for Yemenis who arrived on a tourist island earlier this year and sought asylum
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A Turkish police officer walks inside the property of the residence of the Saudi consul General Mohammed al-Otaibi as Turkish police conducted a search after the disappearance and alleged slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: UN expert: Government abductions are new worryThe Latest: A U.N. expert says the world is witnessing "a new and very worrisome practice" of governments abducting people in foreign countries using undercover operations, citing the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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