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Swiss national Xavier Justo arrive at Anti Corruption Agency in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Justo, a whistleblower in the 1MDB case who met with new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad earlier this week, also turned up at the anti-graft agency Thursday just before Najib arrived. He didn't speak to reporters. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandalFormer Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for a second round of questioning this week over a massive graft scandal at a state investment fund he set up
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang walk past the People's Liberation Army honor guards during a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, May 24, 2018. The German Chancellor is on a state visit to China from May 24-25. (Wu Hong/Pool Photo via AP)
Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, techGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday stressed the importance of dialogue with China during a visit to Beijing that comes amid shared concerns over trade with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal
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FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on UkraineFBI has put a spoke in the wheel a major Russian hacking operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump will hold a roundtable discussion on Long Island on illegal immigration and gang violence that the White House is calling a "national call to action for legislative policy changes." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarksNorth Korea says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant"
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In this Saturday, May 12, 2018 photo, an anti-government protestor waves a Nicaraguan flag at a burning roadblock as protestors stand off with police in the Monimbo district of Masaya, Nicaragua. Protests began in April as students demonstrated against a social security reform. Many are now demanding that President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo leave office. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Cardinal: Nicaragua talks at impasse, suspended indefinitelyTalks between President Daniel Ortega's administration and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of deadly unrest broke down Wednesday after government opponents demanded earlier elections and changes in electoral laws
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FILE - The undated file photo shows Scotland's 23-mile long Loch Ness, home of the elusive monster, Nessie. In foreground is Urquhart Castle. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lives in the depths. Now the legend of "Nessie" may have no place to hide. Researchers will travel there next month to take samples of the murky waters and use DNA tests to determine what species live there. (AP Photo, File)
Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samplesLegend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples
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Protesters march towards the Presidential Palace to mark the anniversary of the siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants of Marawi city in southern Philippines, a year ago, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The May 23 siege that troops crushed in October killed more than 1,100 mostly militants, left the mosque-studded city's heartland in rubbles, gave President Rodrigo Duterte's his most serious crisis and reinforced Asian fears that the Islamic State group has gained a foothold in the region. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siegeThreats from Islamic extremists and unexploded bombs linger in the rubble of a southern Philippine city where militants began a disastrous five-month siege one year ago
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Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army postsSyrian government-run media outlet is reporting that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck Syrian army positions in eastern Syria near the front lines with the Islamic State group
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In this April 3, 2018 file photo, mountain climber Lhakpa Sherpa prepares to start her shift as a dishwasher at the Whole Foods Market in West Hartford, Conn. Lhakpa Sherpa scaled Mount Everest for the ninth time, shattering her own record for the most climbs by a woman. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File)
Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other womenThe most successful female Everest climber says after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams
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Saddam's Superyacht Gets a New UseSaddam Hussein's swanky superyacht , built for the Iraqi dictator in 1981 but never actually boarded by him, has a new use: It's a sailors' hotel, to be used by the sea pilots who guide shipping in and out of Iraq's port at Basra, many of whom live far from the...
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Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves after his meeting with France's President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron seeks to persuade Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants to discuss tax and data protection issues at a Paris meeting set to focus on how they could use their global influence for the public good. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech pushFrance's Macron takes on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, other tech companies in push for stricter rules on data privacy, taxes
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FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, licensed eel fishermen Jessica Card, left, and Julie Keene shine flashlights into the water on the banks of the Penobscot River after setting a net in Brewer, Maine. The Maine Department of Marine Resources said it is shutting down the fishery on Thursday, May 24, 2018, two weeks ahead of schedule, due to concerns about illegal sales. The elver fishery is tightly regulated to deter poaching because of the high value of the baby fish. They are selling for nearly $2,400 per pound at the docks. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal salesMaine authorities say they are shutting down the state's highly lucrative baby eel fishery early this year due to concerns about illegal sales
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