Ice castles turn farmland into winter wonderland

Thousands of people are flocking to a winter wonderland constructed from ice in New Hampshire
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Trump-Kim go one-on-one: Who will know what was really said?

Trump-Kim go one-on-one: Who will know what they really said?
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The Latest: UK Parliament votes to hold May to Brexit vow

Britain's Parliament has underscored Prime Minister Theresa May's promise to give lawmakers a vote on whether to delay Brexit rather than leave the European Uni
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Britain reaches WTO deal on govt contracts post-Brexit

Britain has struck a trade deal for a post-Brexit world, obtaining approval from other World Trade Organization members to stay part of a competitive market for
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UN chief: Human rights are losing ground in the world

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is denouncing a "groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance" and says human rights are losing ground in the world
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The Latest: Venezuela partially closes Colombian border

Venezuela's government is ordering the partial closure of its border with Colombia hours ahead of a U.S.-backed plan to deliver humanitarian aid over the object
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Verdict pending for Swiss veteran who joined anti-IS militia

A Swiss military official says a verdict is expected Friday in the trial of a former sergeant accused of jeopardizing Switzerland's standing as a neutral nation
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Report: Commercial flight fatalities tick up, but remain low

A leading airline trade group says fatal commercial fight accidents increased in 2018 from a record low set in 2017
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South Sudan rife with human rights abuses, says UN report

The "lawless" activities of South Sudan's national security and military intelligence risk turning the war-torn country into a police state run on fear and corr
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Semenya appeal case mixes science, sports, gender politics

Caster Semenya's running future will be decided by three judges starting next week in a landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics
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Keep the volume down! UN issues guidelines for audio devices

Two U.N. agencies want governments and makers of headphones, mobile phones and other audio devices to do more to keep down the volume they emit, amid concerns a
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UN agency cites refugee 'surge' from new South Sudan clashes

The United Nations refugee agency says 13,000 people have fled renewed fighting and violence in parts of South Sudan in recent days, many into neighboring Congo
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Hobart and William Smith Colleges announce new president

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have named Wesleyan University provost Joyce Jacobsen as president
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UN expert: Saudi Arabia undermined Khashoggi probe

A U.N. expert has concluded that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey's efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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Unblocking naked Venus: Facebook OKs museum nudes after all

Facebook said it mistakenly blocked a Swiss museum from using images of a topless marble Venus and a nude man rendered in bronze to promote an exhibit
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Statue of limitations? Facebook draws line over museum nudes

A Geneva art museum says Facebook prohibited it from promoting an upcoming exhibit with images of two statues, a half-naked Venus and a nude, kneeling man
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TABC high school basketball rankings

TABC high school basketball rankings
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What's on your mind? Facebook says nude statues shouldn't be

A Geneva art museum says Facebook prohibited it from promoting an upcoming exhibit with images of two statues, a half-naked Venus and a nude, kneeling man
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Rights groups urge UN to press China over Uighur detentions

Some leading advocacy groups are calling on the United Nations to take action to help prod the Chinese government to end the "mass detentions" of Muslim Uighurs
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Swiss museum laments Facebook ban of images of naked statues

A Geneva art museum says Facebook has banned use of images of a nearly-naked Venus statue and a nude, kneeling man that it had hoped to post on the social media
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Red Cross talks to US about risks of sending Venezuela aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross has talked to the United States about the risks of delivering humanitarian aid to Venezuela without the approval of
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Olympic champion among 12 Russian athletes guilty of doping

Twelve Russian track and field athletes, including 2012 Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov, have been found guilty of taking part in state-backed doping
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As Ebola outbreak marks 6 months, health centers a concern

As Ebola outbreak marks 6 months, infections related to health centers a concern
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Minnesota snow sculptors test limits with Trump piece

A Minnesota team won't be at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship this week after two of its proposed pieces _ including one depicting President Donald
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