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How A Priest Convinced Robert Mugabe To Step Down

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North Korea's Prisons 'As Terrible Or Even Worse' Than Nazi Camps

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Brexit Is One Step Closer As EU Agrees To Talk About U.K. Trade

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The leader of the Austria's far-right Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache (left), and the leader of Austria's conservative People's Party, Sebastian Kurz, hold a joint press conference in Vienna on Saturday. Roland Schlager/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amsterdam's 'Night Mayor' On The Nightlife Balancing Act

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U.K. Makes Progress In Brexit Plans

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Haitians Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Valuable Fabric

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Britain Gets OK To Start Negotiating Exit With European Union

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China's Import Policies Are Affecting U.S. Recycling Companies

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Hurricane Irma significantly damaged nearly 90 percent of government buildings and the island's electricity infrastructure. Now 87 percent of the island's power has been restored. Garson Kelsick/AP hide caption

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The Justice Department has charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud and money laundering. She allegedly converted money from credit cards into cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and transferred it abroad in support of ISIS. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Tillerson Travels To U.N. To Discuss Issues Involving North Korea

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British Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach salutes an honor guard during during an official welcoming ceremony in Ankara, Turkey in February. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Tax Overhaul Progresses, Tillerson On North Korea

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