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In this Dec. 11, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s border. But you wouldn’t know it by the schedule. Lawmakers are away until next week. The ball is in Trump’s court, both sides say.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
7-year-old in good health, border agents said; then she died7-year-old Guatemalan girl appeared healthy to Border Patrol agents; hours later she was dead.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, the container ship Maersk Emerald is unloaded at the Port of Oakland, Calif. China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto partsChina suspends tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following trade cease-fire with Washington
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Tributes are placed on a table in an apartment block in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Friday Dec. 14, 2018, where American student Sarah Papenheim lived. Papenheim, a 21-year-old psychology student at Erasmus University, was fatally stabbed at her home on Wednesday. Police say a 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in her death. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
Slain US student texted friend about roommate's threatAn American student who was fatally stabbed in her Netherlands apartment had texted her friend six days earlier, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, and KSF Commander Lt. Gen. Rrahman Rama, center, applaud after the Kosovo parliament approved the formation of an army in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Kosovo's parliament convened on Friday to approve the formation of an army, a move that has angered Serbia which says it would threaten peace in the war-scarred region. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Serbia talks up armed intervention as Kosovo OKs new armySerbia threatened a possible armed intervention in Kosovo after the Kosovo parliament overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army
The Associated Press4 hours ago
An employee walks through a ransacked office of the non-governmental organization Popol Na Foundation, in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Nicaraguan police raided the offices of five nongovernmental organizations and Confidencial on Thursday, alleging that they participated in seeking the government's overthrow. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga)
Nicaraguan police raid NGO offices, seize recordsNicaraguan police raided the offices of five nongovernmental organizations and an independent media outlet, alleging that they sought the government's overthrow
The Associated Press6 hours ago
People gather to take part in the ecological organizations demonstration during the COP24 summit at the 'Spodek' multipurpose arena complex in Katowice, Poland, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Climate talks extended as island nations demand actionWeary officials from almost 200 countries faced another day of negotiations at the U.N. climate talks to bridge their last remaining differences as small island nations on Friday demanded an ambitious stance against global warming
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A member of the Caracas media union takes a selfie backdropped by the El Nacional newspaper printing room in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Venezuela's last nationally circulated, anti-government newspaper stopped publishing its print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages. El Nacional's final edition published Friday after 75 years in print. It will become an exclusively online publication. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela's El Nacional publishes last print editionVenezuela's last nationally circulated anti-government newspaper published its final print edition amid unrelenting government pressure and paper shortages
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols Sunland Park along the U.S.-Mexico border next to Ciudad Juarez. A 7-year-old girl who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father, died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday, Dec. 13. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
The Latest: Migrant girl's dad said she was ill on busA U.S. Border Patrol intake form obtained by The Associated Press says a 7-year-old girl who died in custody claimed "good health" when she was initially encountered by immigration authorities along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Un policía hace guardia en el exterior de la embajada de Canadá en Beijing, el 12 de diciembre de 2018. (AP Foto/Andy Wong)
Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policiesChina's detentions of Canadians worries executives, raises doubts about commitment to reform
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Soldiers patrol by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Friday, Dec.14, 2018. Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris' police chief said Friday that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital this weekend. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violenceFrench President Emanuel Macron is calling for calm as authorities prepare for a possible fifth straight weekend of violent protests on the streets of Paris
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A bullet hole is pictured after the gunman suspected of killing three people in an attack earlier this week was shot dead by police in Strasbourg, eastern France, Friday, Dec.14, 2018. The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
French hunt for possible accomplices of Strasbourg attackerFrench police have killed the man who they believed attacked Strasbourg's Christmas market but investigators kept digging Friday for possible accomplices in a city known for a high concentration of potential extremists
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, center, Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, left, and KSF Commander Lt. Gen. Rrahman Rama applaud after the Kosovo parliament approved the formation of an army in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Kosovo's parliament convened on Friday to approve the formation of an army, a move that has angered Serbia which says it would threaten peace in the war-scarred region. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo armySerbia's president has denounced the United States for its support of a Kosovo army and praised allies Russia and China for their opposition to the move
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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