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Rescuers searching for victims of Iran building collapse

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescue teams worked overnight to try and reach trapped firefighters and other victims after a commercial building collapsed and killed at least 30 firefighters….

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Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) —  Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African officials said….

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Search continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews are continuing the painstaking search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche….

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Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki's died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule on a major corruption case that could implicate high-ranking politicians in several Latin American countries….

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Farmers battered by Thailand floods find a golden upside

BANG SAPHAN, Thailand (AP) — Nature regularly taunts the farmers of Thailand by flooding their fields, but this time she's tossed some of them a potential safety net: the chance to pan for gold….

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Timing of Mexico drug lord’s extradition seen as political

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. marks the end of an era in which he was Mexico's most notorious drug cartel boss and, for some, the stuff of folk legend….

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Japan PM pledges ‘unchanging’ allegiance to US under Trump

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with incoming U.S. President Donald Trump….

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Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday….

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Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel, trapping more than 30 people inside. Two bodies were recovered, but the search for survivors was hampered by heavy snowfall and fears the buildings would collapse….