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This image made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations command shows a North Korean soldier, second right, running from a jeep and later shot by North Korean soldiers at right. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesOn a cold, gray afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Members of the media watch proceedings in the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, as they wait for the verdict to be handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
The Latest: UK says war criminals can't outrun justiceBritish Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the genocide conviction of Ratko Mladic shows that "those who perpetrate atrocities cannot outrun justice"
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FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters, east of the Korean Peninsula. A similar type of the U.S. Navy plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
The Latest: Navy says 8 people recovered in good conditionThe U.S. Navy says eight people recovered from the crash of a transport aircraft in the Pacific are in good condition and the search continues for three others
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
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US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescuedEight people aboard a Navy plane that crashed Wednesday in the Pacific have been recovered in good condition and a search continues for three other missing personnel
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Hope dwindles for families of lost Argentina submarine crewArgentine families of 44 crew members aboard a missing submarine are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen
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In this photo supplied by South African Communication and Information Services (GCIS), Angolan President Joao Lourenco, left, and his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma, meet in Luanda, Angola, Tuesday, Nov. 21 2017.  Zuma is in Angola as head of the inter-governmental organization SADC (Southern African Development Community) to discuss the situation in Zimbabwe. (Elmond Jiyane, GCIS, via AP)
Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South AfricaAngola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa
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Blocks are placed on a property adjacent to Alternative for Germany lawmaker Bjoern Hoecke’s home in the village of Bornhagen, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The Center for Political Beauty, a group of artists,  said Wednesday they have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end its tradition of acknowledging the country’s Nazi past.  (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
Artists troll German nationalist with Holocaust memorialA group of artists have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end the decades-long tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talks to reporters during the daily media briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, in Washington. The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, Nov. 22, putting more pressure on the country's military to halt a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in MyanmarThe United States is declaring the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing."
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa returns home to cheersZimbabwe's incoming leader Mnangagwa emerges from hiding, returns home to cheers
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 photo, World War II veteran Kenneth F. Lincoln, 90, points to himself in a photo at his North Attleborough, Mass., home, that was taken when he was serving in the U.S. Navy and fighting a large fire that broke out among straw huts in Rabat, Morocco in the summer of 1946. Lincoln is finally getting the military decoration he earned for fighting the blaze, and will receive a Moroccan award for meritorious conduct on Sunday in North Attleborough. (AP Photo/ Jennifer McDermott)
World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades agoA 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2017 file photo, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a conference in Paris. Le Pen, says that the party's long-time bank, Societe Generale, has closed its accounts in what amounts to a "banking fatwa" to suffocate it. She said that a legal complaint would be filed against Societe Generale, one of France's largest banks, as well as against HSBC, her personal bank which also allegedly shut her out. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
French far-right chief says party's bank shuts down accountsMarine Le Pen, head of France's far-right National Front, says that the party's long-time bank, Societe Generale, has closed its accounts in what she says amounts to a "banking fatwa" to suffocate it
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Police: arm found at sea carries hallmark of submarine caseCopenhagen police say the arm found in the sea south of the Danish capital, was held down "with plastic strips and pieces of pipes" like what was found on the legs of Swedish journalist who went missing after a trip on a private submarine in August
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