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Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after the nationalist party was elected first time into the German parliament. Petry declared later that she won't be part of the party's faction and left the press conference after the statement. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
German parties holding first meetings after electionGerman parties' newly elected parliamentary groups are holding their first meetings after elections that left Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc weakened but still on top
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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the 86th Interpol General Assembly at Beijing National Convention Center in Beijing, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (Lintao Zhang/Pool Photo via AP)
China hosts Interpol meeting amid concerns over abuseChina is hosting an Interpol meeting amid concerns Beijing is using the police network to pursue political foes overseas
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In this image made from video, an Israeli security officer mans at the scene where a Palestinian attacker opened fire, in Jerusalem Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. A Palestinian attacker opened fire early Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence. (AP Photo)
Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near JerusalemIsraeli police, medical services: Palestinian attacker opens fire at entrance of settlement outside Jerusalem, killing 3 Israelis
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In this Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 photo released by the Saudi Culture and Information Ministry, the image of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are projected on the Kingdom Tower during National Day ceremonies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A new 62-page report by Human Rights Watch finds that despite Saudi Arabia's recent efforts toward reform, some state-backed clerics continue to "incite hatred and discrimination against religious minorities" while text books stigmatize minorities, particularly Muslim Shiites. (Saudi Culture and Information Ministry via AP)
Study finds Saudi government still tolerates hate speechHuman Rights Watch says Saudi government continues to tolerate hate speech by some clerics against minority groups
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FILE - In this July 8, 2017, file photo, Ivanka Trump listens during the Women's Entrepreneurship Finance event at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. It is no secret that the bulk of Ivanka Trump’s merchandise comes from China. But just which Chinese companies manufacture and export her handbags, shoes and clothes is more secret than ever, an Associated Press investigation has found. Since she took on her White House role at the end of March, 90 percent of the shipments of her merchandise do not include public disclosure of the companies that sent the goods to the U.S., data shows.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
In Ivanka's China, business ties shrouded in secrecyIt's more difficult than ever to map the supply chains of Ivanka Trump's brand, raising questions about who her company is doing business with in China
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Erupting volcano forces 6,000 evacuations on Vanuatu islandAn erupting volcano has forced 6,000 people to flee their homes on an island in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu
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In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 photo, Luna Zetina poses for a portrait outside the building felled by an earthquake as she waits for news of her cousin in Mexico City, Mexico. Zetina is working to share first hand information with family members about Angel Javier Saucedo, age 27, who was inside the office building at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan when the quake struck on Sept. 19. She said she also relays messages unrelated to her cousin to help overall communication efforts. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Mexican women show resolve in earthquake's aftermathWhen a magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico, toppling buildings and leaving hundreds trapped, Mexicans quickly mobilized a mammoth rescue operation of professionals and civilians
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A Kurdish policeman prepares to casts his ballot during the referendum on independence from Iraq in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Iraq's Kurdish region vote in a referendum on whether to secede from Iraq. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq's Kurds vote on independence, raising regional fearsIraqi Kurds have voted in a referendum on supporting independence, a move billed by the Kurdish leadership as an exercise in self-determination but viewed by Baghdad and regional powers as hostile
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Edgar Novoa a neighbor of the Narvarte neighborhood prays for the victims of last week's 7.1 magnitude earthquake in front where a building that collapsed used to be, in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Search teams were still digging through dangerous piles of rubble Monday, hoping against the odds to find survivors after the Sept. 19 quake. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Mexico still tallying the economic cost of big earthquakeMexican government officials are still calculating the economic losses of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in the capital, but for the manager of a downtown restaurant it is already all too clear
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People wait in line at a polling station at a primary school to vote in the Kurdish referendum on independence, in the disputed city of Kirkuk, Monday Sept. 25, 2017. Millions are expected to vote on Monday in Iraq's Kurdish-run provinces and disputed territories as Iraqi Kurds cast ballots in support for independence from Baghdad in a historic but non-binding vote. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
The Latest: UN regrets Iraq's Kurds went ahead with voteU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expressing regret that Iraq's Kurds have gone ahead with an independence referendum
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A rescue worker climbs out of a opening at the site of a collapsed building at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan streets in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, early Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. As rescue operations stretched into day 7, residents throughout the capital have held out hope that dozens still missing might be found alive. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
More buildings, perhaps lives at risk following Mexico quakeMexico City's mayor says as many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or with major damage nearly a week after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake collapsed 38 structures
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Residents at La Perla community in Old San Juan comfort one another as the community recovers from Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The island territory of more than 3 million U.S. citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico, while Trump tweets about debtThe U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck _ including "billions of dollars" in debt
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