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U.K. mall introduces 'fast lane' to ease rage over slow walkers

Being stuck behind crowds of dawdlers when you’re in a hurry is one of the most annoying First World Problems there is. But now, a UK shopping center has launched a new strategy to help impatient shoppers avoid

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Why Trump's promise to move US embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial

President Trump could officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital before Christmas.   Like presidents before him, Trump expressed his support for Israel during his presidential campaign and said the

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The Latest: Ukrainian campaigner breaks free from arrest

MOSCOW –  The Latest on the arrest of Mikheil Saakashvili in Kiev (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner in Ukraine has broken free

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Germany offers money for migrants to go back home

Germany has come up with a novel way to thin the ranks of migrants who have sought asylum but been rejected: paying them to leave. The country, which has come under fire in some quarters for its acceptance of refugees

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Yemen's Saleh ruled by shifting alliances as nation crumbled

SANAA, Yemen –  Ali Abdullah Saleh survived for decades as Yemen's strongman, the master of shifting alliances, playing both sides — or flipping sides freely — in the multiple guerrilla conflic

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Venezuela's Maduro, under pressure from US sanctions, vows to launch cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Sunday his country would create a cryptocurrency called the “petro” as it faces a “financial blockade” in the midst of crippling U.S. sanctions. Maduro