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Iraqi Prime Minister Celebrates Defeat Of ISIS, But Still Faces Pressure

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High school students use smartphones and laptops at a vocational school in Bischwiller, France, in September. The country's education minister said he will tighten the ban on phones for elementary and secondary school students, except for educational purposes and emergencies. Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An explosion tore through an Austrian gas pipeline hub at Baumgarten on Tuesday. At least one person was killed, and now onlookers fear the explosion could send shock waves through the European gas supply. Tomas Hulik/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian short track athletes, first row, and ice hockey players wearing sweatshirts with the words "Russia is in my heart" attend a Russian Olympic Committee meeting Tuesday. The Russian committee said it will support athletes who compete at the 2018 Winter Games despite a ban on the national team. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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Australian Town Misses Its Sesquicentennial By 3 Years

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Amid Opposition Boycott, Venezuela's Ruling Socialists Sweep Mayoral Races

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German City Bans Refugees From Settling There, Other Cities May Follow

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African migrants sitting in a shelter at the Tariq Al-Matar migrant detention center on the outskirts of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on Monday. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rahul Gandhi (center), the new president of the Indian National Congress, waves while being garlanded during a political rally at Chilloda village on Nov. 11. Gandhi takes over the party leadership this week from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who steps down after nearly two decades as the head of the party the Nehru-Gandhi family has dominated for 70 years. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis Suggests Translation Change To The Lord's Prayer

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An employee of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals holds bottles of albendazole, an anti-hookworm medication. Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Still No Clear Winner In Honduras Election

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News Brief: Outlook For Alabama, California Fires, Honduras Election

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Netanyahu Says Palestinians Need To 'Come To Grips With This Reality'

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