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Tugs manoeuvre the Kuzma Minin, a 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship, as attempts are made to refloat it after it ran aground off Gyllyngvase Beach in Falmouth, south west England, Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
Russian cargo ship runs aground off southwest EnglandA Russian cargo ship with 18 crew members on board has run aground off the coast of Falmouth, Cornwall, in southwest Britain, following bad weather
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9 migrants trying to reach UK rescued in English ChannelFrench officials say that nine migrants, including a woman and child, have been rescued off the coast of Dunkirk after two distress calls from their small boat as they tried to sneak to Britain
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Russian President Vladimir Putin makes an address during a meeting in the Russian Defense Ministry's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Putin said that new Russian weapons have no foreign equivalents, helping ensure the nation's security for decades to come. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin claims Russia's new weapons have no foreign equivalentPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia's new weapons have no foreign equivalents, helping ensure the country's security for decades to come
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AP PHOTOS: 2018 a year of discord in EuropeAP PHOTOS: 2018 a year of discord in Europe as Brexit looms, French streets erupt
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo Christian Democratic Union, CDU, chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during a party convention of the Christian Democratic Party CDU in Hamburg, Germany. The Washington-based Fulbright Association says its 2018 prize for international understanding will go to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The organization said Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 it had decided to award the prestigious prize to Merkel “for her remarkable, compassionate leadership and her strong commitment to mutual understanding, international cooperation and peace.”   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to receive Fulbright prizeThe Washington-based Fulbright Association says its 2018 prize for international understanding will go to German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Lithuania to buy floating liquefied gas terminalLithuanian lawmakers have voted to buy a floating liquefied natural gas terminal that has been providing gas to the Baltic nation as it tries to reduce its reliance on Russian energy.
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Organizers of Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention warn credibility of church in jeopardy, urge listening to victimsOrganizers of Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention warn credibility of church in jeopardy, urge listening to victims
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Residents react during a gathering in a central square of the eastern French city of Strasbourg, Sunday Dec.16, 2018 to pay homage to the victims of a gunman who killed four people and wounded a dozen more. The gathering was held in Kleber Square by a Christmas market and near where the gunman opened fire last Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
Terror charges issued in France's Christmas market attackA man suspected of supplying the gun that was used in the shooting attack that killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg was handed preliminary terror charges Monday, according to a judicial official close to the investigation
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Sun rays fall through the clouds over the banking district as a runner passes by in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Clouds grow over German economy after stocks hit bear marketWorries are growing about the strength of the German economy, Europe's largest, as business confidence slides and stock market enters bear market.
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FILE - This undated file photo released Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018, by Britain's Blackpool Police, shows an alleged thief bearing a striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer, who played the character Ross Geller on the TV show "Friends." A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance. Abdulah Husseni failed to appear in court in Blackpool, northwest England, on Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018, to face charges of theft and fraud. (Blackpool Police via AP, File)
Warrant issued for arrest of 'Schwimmer lookalike' suspectA British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance
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Scary stat: 90.5 percent of plastic is not recycledThe burgeoning crisis in plastic waste has won the attention of the Royal Statistical Society, which chose 90.5 percent _ the proportion of plastic waste that has never been recycled _ as its international statistic of the year
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, in London Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, for the House of Commons to make a statement on the EU Summit held recently in Brussels. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK to ramp up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasseThe British Cabinet is meeting to discuss ramping up preparations for Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal, after Prime Minister Theresa May postponed Parliament's vote on her divorce agreement until mid-January
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German high court throws out far-right complaint on migrantsGermany's highest court has thrown out complaints from the far-right Alternative for Germany party claiming Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to allow in hundreds of thousands of migrants were a constitutional violation
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Kremlin denies roiling US politics through social mediaThe Kremlin says new reports containing new claims of Russia's political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media are baseless
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Police forces secure the Champs-Elysees avenue, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 in Paris. The demonstrations against France's high cost of living _ sapped by cold weather, rain and recent concessions by French President Emmanuel Macron _ were significantly smaller Saturday than at previous rallies. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
French interior minister to meet police union repsFrance's interior minister is to meet with representatives of police unions, following complaints about working conditions and calls for a work slowdown over what unions say are strained resources after five straight weekends of sometimes violent protests
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