Britons expect Cameron to get poor EU deal - poll

LONDON - A clear majority of Britons do not expect Prime Minister David Cameron to get a good deal in his renegotiation of Britain's EU membership terms, according to a poll, adding to the pressure on him ahead of next week's meeting of leaders.

Syrian army gains ground around Aleppo, looks to Raqqa 1:34am GMT

MUNICH/BEIRUT Russia said on Saturday a Syria ceasefire plan was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes took rebel ground near Aleppo and set their sights on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa province. | Video

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Death toll at collapsed building in Taiwanese city reaches 114 as rescue efforts end

13 Feb 2016

TAIPEI The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit. | Video

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More than 5,000 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus - government

13 Feb 2016

BOGOTA More than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.

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Northeast U.S. in deep freeze, could break Valentine's Day records

13 Feb 2016

BOSTON, Mass A dangerous cold snap gripped the northeastern United States on Saturday, with temperatures in some areas set to fall below zero and Boston facing its coldest Valentine's Day in almost four decades.

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Pope presses Mexican president on corruption and drugs

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MEXICO CITY Pope Francis called on Mexico's government on Saturday to fight endemic corruption and drug trafficking and he then prayed with thousands before the icon that unites the country - the Virgin of Guadalupe. | Video

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Gloom returns for Man United, Chelsea crush Newcastle

13 Feb 2016

LONDON Manchester United missed the chance to steal a march on the Premier League's top four when an own goal by keeper David De Gea cost them a 2-1 defeat at Premier League strugglers Sunderland on Saturday.

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Pope decrys corruption and drug trade in Mexico

Pope Francis rails against political corruption and drug trafficking when he meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during his five-day tour of Mexico. Diane Hodges reports.

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