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The theme of this year's International Women's Day, a holiday now more than a century old, is "Be Bold For Change." It's a message intended to push people toward concrete action on gender equality. Here are the stories of five women from around the world who are doing just that in their comm…

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President Donald Trump will be forced to deal with ongoing threats from North Korea as that country gains the ability to threaten the continental U.S. with a nuclear strike, an official said on Sunday, hours after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile into nearby seas.

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KABUL - A bomb-rigged vehicle exploded outside Afghanistan's Supreme Court in a suicide attack Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and wounding about 40 others, police and witnesses said. All the dead were believed to be civilians, mainly court workers.

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The North Carolina AIDS Action Network, the state’s only HIV/AIDS advocacy organization, will be celebrating World AIDS Day in a big way with a series of events across the state on December 1st and 2nd. The HIV/AIDS community designates December 1st as World AIDS Day every year to raise awar…

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NICE, France (AP) — A truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades drove onto a sidewalk for more than a mile, plowing through Bastille Day revelers who'd gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what some officials and eyewitnesses called a deliberate attack. Authorities said at least 75 people were killed.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are plunging in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy.

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LONDON (AP) — Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a project in continental unity designed half a century ago to prevent World War III.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities searched Wednesday for a man pictured at the Brussels airport with two apparent suicide bombers, amid growing suggestions that the bombings of the Brussels airport and subway were the work of the same Islamic State cell that attacked Paris last year.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Bombs exploded at the Brussels airport and one of the city's metro stations Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats.

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HAVANA (AP) — President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro tussled Monday over differences on human rights and democracy but pledged to keep working on a new path forward between their two countries in a stunning diplomatic display.

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HAVANA (AP) — Stepping into history, President Barack Obama opened an extraordinary visit to Cuba on Sunday, eager to push decades of acrimony deeper into the past and forge irreversible ties with America's former adversary.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The main fugitive from Islamic extremist attacks in Paris in November, Salah Abdeslam, has been arrested in Belgium's capital after four months at large, French police officials said Friday.

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government and the main umbrella for Syrian opposition and rebel groups announced on Tuesday they both conditionally accept a proposed U.S.-Russian cease fire that the international community hopes will bring them back to the negotiating table in Geneva for …