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Goshi Hosono, right,  of the Party of Hope, speaks during a TV interview while watching the ballot counting of a general election Sunday Oct. 22, 2017 in Tokyo. (Fumine Tsutabayashi/Kyodo News via AP)
Japanese PM Abe appears headed to impressive election winJapan's ruling coalition appears headed to an impressive win in national elections, in what would represent at least a partial comeback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Egypt sentences 11 to death over attacks on policeAn Egyptian criminal court has confirmed death sentences for 11 men and handed down life sentences to 14 others over charges including attempted murder of policemen
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Leader of the Northern League party Matteo Salvini talks with reporters as he arrives at a polling station for casting his ballot in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct.22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italy's 2 richest regions seek more powers from RomeVoters in the wealthy northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto head to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome
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Undated photo issued Sunday oct. 22, 2017, by Henry Aldridge and Son Actioneers, showing Alexander and Mary Holversson posing together.  A handwritten letter on embossed Titanic stationery written by Alexander Oskar Holverson while aboard the doomed RMS Titanic, on April 13, 1912 a day before the ship sank has sold Saturday Oct. 21, 2017, for 126,000 pounds (dlrs US 166,000) at auction in England. (Henry Aldridge and Son Actioneers via AP)
Letter penned a day before Titanic sank sold at UK auctionA letter written by one of the Titanic's passengers a day before the ship sank has sold for 126,000 pounds ($166,000) at an auction in England
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UK woman dies in Rhone boating accident in southern FranceAn Englishwoman has died in a rare boat accident on the Rhone river in southern France
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This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Omar field, Syria’s largest oil field, from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists and for now keeping the area out of the hands of pro-government forces. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
US-allied force takes Syria's largest oil field from ISThe U.S.-led coalition says allied fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces
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Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive regionRegional officials in Ethiopia confirmed 11 people were killed in clashes in the restive Oromia region on Saturday as the country continues to experience massive anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council with Saudi King Salman and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
US pushes Saudi Arabia, Iraq on united front to counter IranU.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is pressing Saudi Arabia and Iraq to form a united front to counter Iran's growing assertiveness in the Middle East
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Women in their costumes of the region drink liqueur as they are sitting in a horse-drawn carriage during the traditional Leonhardi pilgrimage in Warngau, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. The annual pilgrimage honors St. Leonhard, patron saint of the highland farmers for horses and livestock. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Bavarian town honors horses' patron saint in processionTownspeople and farmers in the small Bavarian town of Warngau have donned traditional costumes for their annual procession in horse-drawn carriages to a local church in honor of St. Leonard, considered the patron saint of horses and livestock
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Leader of the Northern League party Matteo Salvini talks with reporters as he arrives at a polling station for casting his ballot in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct.22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
The Latest: Italy's 2 richest regions see votes as historicVoters in the wealthy northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto head to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Candidates at the upcoming presidential elections pose for cameras ahead of the TV debate at the public TV, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Slovenia, the Alpine home country of Melania Trump, is holding a presidential election Sunday that incumbent President Borut Pahor _ a former fashion model, like the U.S. first lady _ is favored to win. Eight other candidates are vying for the largely ceremonial, but still influential head of state post. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Slovenians choose president as Pahor seeks re-electionSlovenians vote in a presidential election with polls predicting an easy win for the incumbent Borut Pahor, a veteran politician and former fashion model known for his use of the social media
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Forensic police work on the main road in Bidnija, Malta, which leads to Daphne Caruana Galizias house, looking for evidence on the blast that killed the journalist as she was leaving her home, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Caruana Galizia, a harsh critic of Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat, and who reported extensively on corruption on Malta, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Rally in Malta for slain reporter unites political foesA rally in Malta to demand justice for an anti-corruption reporter murdered with a car bomb is bringing together many of the island nation's bitterly feuding politicians
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