Degas artwork stolen nine years ago found on bus near Paris

Les Choristes, stolen from a French museum in 2009, was discovered in the luggage compartment of a bus near Paris.

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16 women sentenced to death for joining ISIS

Iraqi courts have sentenced 16 Turkish women to death by hanging for their involvement in the ISIS.

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Despite U.N. call for ceasefire, witnesses in Syria say ground offensive continues

Witnesses said within minutes of a resolution being passed, warplanes were targeting residential neighborhoods, where civilians sheltered in basements.

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China sets stage for Xi to stay in office with proposed end to term limits

China’s official news agency says the ruling Communist Party has proposed removing a limit of two consecutive terms for the country’s president.

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North Korea condemns new U.S. sanctions, says blockade would be act of war

President Trump said Friday that the U.S. had leveled its “heaviest sanctions ever” against North Korea, targeting the regime’s shipping and trading abilities.

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IOC won’t lift Russia suspension for PyeongChang closing ceremony

The Russian athletes were punished by the IOC before these games in response to Russia’s alleged state-sponsored doping program.

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Highs and lows of the PyeongChang Olympics: Team USA soars — and stumbles

Here’s how the PyeongChang Games will be defined beyond the brilliance seen on the slopes and the ice.

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