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Senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad (right) and Hamas' representative, Saleh al-Arouri, kissed after signing a reconciliation deal Thursday in Cairo. (Associated Press)

Egypt moves Palestinians toward reconciliation, pressuring Israel on broader peace deal



A pro-Maduro council relocated more than 200 polling places for Venezuleans, many of them city residents who were forced to travel to remote "barrios" to vote. However, the move, seen as an oppressive tactic, only strengthened the resolve of many to vote. (Associated Press)

Venezuela officials say ruling party wins majority of 23 governors’ offices







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FILE - In this July 12, 2017 file photo, former state Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, speaks after completing his paperwork to run for state treasurer, in Baton Rouge, La. The major candidates vying to be Louisiana's next state treasurer are spending their final day ahead of Saturday's election trying to drum up interest for a low-interest race. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File)

Candidates try to draw interest for weekend election

- Associated Press
















FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The Associated Press has obtained a recording of what some U.S. Embassy workers heard in Havana, part of the series of unnerving incidents later deemed to be deliberate attacks.   (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

Dangerous sound? What Americans heard in Cuba attacks

- Associated Press

In this image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children. U.S. officials said Pakistan secured the release of Coleman of Stewartstown, Pa., and her husband, who were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and then were held by the Haqqani network. Coleman was pregnant when she was captured. The couple had three children while in captivity, and all have been freed, U.S. officials said.  (Taliban Media via AP)

Caitlan Coleman rescue: Parents of freed Afghanistan hostage are angry at son-in-law

- Associated Press

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