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Mobster acquitted in murder of NYPD detective dies at 84

A mobster who was accused of killing an NYPD detective in 1986 but set free after four trials died at age 84 Friday in New York after an illness.

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Swiss resort cut off after new snow increases avalanche risk

Swiss authorities say a village near the famed Matterhorn peak is again cut off to road and rail traffic after new snowfall renewed the danger of avalanches.

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Macron shares African outrage on Trump's vulgar language

French President Emmanuel Macron says he shared the outrage of many African countries in response to President Donald Trump's disparaging comments about the continent.

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UN appeals for $3B in aid to war-battered Yemen

The United Nations and its partners have appealed for nearly $3 billion in aid to Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is at war with Iran-allied rebels known as Houthis.

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Spain: 2 migrants dead after boat sinks in Mediterranean

Spain's maritime rescue service says two migrants have died after their boat sank while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores.

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Report: Avalanche kills 2 soldiers, injures 7 in Turkey

A Turkish media report says Turkish troops conducting military operations in Turkey's southeast have been hit by an avalanche.

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Congo police fire tear gas to disperse demonstrators

Police in Congo have fired tear gas at demonstrators who marched after church services Sunday around the country to call for President Joseph Kabila to step down from power.

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Khe Sanh veterans recall Vietnam battle's start 50 years ago Sunday

Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the start of one of the most significant battles of the Vietnam War – the Battle of Khe Sanh.

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Pakistan police officer fired over killings is shot dead

Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot and killed a former police officer who was fired over the 2011 killing of five Chechen women in the southwestern city of Quetta.

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German Social Democrats debate coalition talks with Merkel

Germany's center-left Social Democrats are debating whether to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, and help break the political deadlock since September's election.

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The Latest: Jordan king tells Pence US must 'rebuild trust'

The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's Middle East tour (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Jordan's King Abdullah II is appealing to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" after the Trump administration's recent decision to designa

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Death toll in Prague hotel fire increases to 3

Officials say the death toll in a hotel fire in downtown Prague has increased to three after one of those injured died in a hospital.

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Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS

An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the Islamic State group.

Sport

Tom Brady's playing status unclear ahead of Sunday's AFC title game

Will quarterback Tom Brady be ready to play Sunday, when the New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship Game?

United States

Government shutdown to prevent US troops overseas from watching NFL playoff games

U.S. troops stationed overseas found out Saturday that the government shutdown might have an unexpected impact on them: It might block them from seeing telecasts of Sunday’s NFL conference championship games.

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Second day of global female empowerment marches scheduled

Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested.

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Florida rallies down the stretch, upsets Kentucky on the road

Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 on Saturday night.

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Lightning upended by Wild to begin long road trip as losing streak grows to 3

Zach Parise scored his first goal of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the suddenly sputtering Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.

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Kabul hotel attack leaves at least 5 civilians dead

At least five civilians have been killed and six other people have been wounded as an attack on a hotel in Afghanistan’s capital entered its 11th hour Sunday morning.

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Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital.

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5 killed as gunmen battle security forces at Kabul hotel

An Afghan official says at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and have been fighting security forces for 11 hours into Sunday morning.

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Idaho hands Lumberjacks 7th straight loss

Torry Johnson scored 25 points for NAU.

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Twi-lights: Bucks vs. 76ers

Check out highlights from the Milwaukee Bucks' 116-94 loss to Philadelphia

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Government shutdown to prevent U.S. troops overseas from watching NFL playoff games

U.S. troops stationed overseas slammed the government shutdown on Saturday after finding out that it might cause them to miss Sunday’s NFL conference championship games.

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