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Tentative Brexit Deal Keeps Border Porous Between Ireland, Northern Ireland

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News Brief: Trump Defends Saudi Arabia, Miss. Senate Runoff

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An Indian farmer burns rice stalks after harvesting the crop in fields on the outskirts of Amritsar in Punjab. Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will Persuade Rice Farmers In Punjab To Stop Setting Fires In Their Fields?

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A photo provided Nov. 14 shows migrants on board the container ship Nivin, which rescued more than 90 migrants from a raft in the Mediterranean more than a week ago. Many of those migrants refused to disembark in Libya; they were forcibly removed from the ship on Tuesday. AP hide caption

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President Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House on Tuesday. He said his administration would remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite the recent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Turkey. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Russian Police General Poised To Become Next President Of Interpol

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The rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by aid groups SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders, leaves the harbor of Marseille, France, on Aug. 1. The ship has been docked at Marseille since September, when it lost its registration, and Italian authorities are demanding its seizure. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with CDU General Secretary Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in Berlin last month. Kramp-Karrenbauer is among three leading candidates seeking to run the party next month. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Tentative Brexit Deal Is Unpopular Among The Public

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News Brief: Nancy Pelosi, Xi Jinping, Airbnb

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