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In challenge to Trump, women protesters swarm streets across U.S

WASHINGTON Hundreds of thousands of women, many with husbands, boyfriends and children in tow, filled the streets of several major U.S. cities on Saturday in an unprecedented wave of mass protests against President Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. | Video

British missile test malfunctioned last year off U.S. coast - Sunday Times

LONDON A test firing of an unarmed British nuclear Trident missile from a submarine off the coast of Florida malfunctioned last June, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.

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Analysis - As nuclear loss grows, Toshiba needs chip investors, soon

TOKYO With mounting writedowns from its nuclear business, Japan's Toshiba Corp is looking to sell part of its core semiconductors business, a world No.2 in the flash memory chips used in smartphones.

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Trump plans to meet with May, Mexico's Pena Nieto - White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing U.S. allies concerned about how his presidency will affect their relationships with Washington.

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French far-right leader Le Pen calls on Europeans to 'wake up'

KOBLENZ, Germany French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of Americans and the British and "wake up" in 2017, at a meeting of right-wing leaders aiming to oust established parties in elections this year. | Video

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Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals

LONDON/VIENNA Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. | Video

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Sixteen dead, many Hungarian teenagers, in Italy bus accident - police

VERONA, Italy/BUDAPEST At least 16 people were killed and dozens injured, after a bus carrying Hungarian students crashed and burst into flames in northern Italy, authorities said on Saturday. | Video

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France's Hollande criticizes protectionism as 'worst response'

SANTIAGO France's President Francois Hollande on Saturday criticized protectionism and with his Chilean counterpart said that Europe would look to strengthen ties with Latin America, speaking a day after U.S. President Donald Trump took office.

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Merkel vows compromise with U.S. on trade, military spending

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Saturday to seek compromises on issues like trade and military spending with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding she would work on preserving the important relationship between Europe and the United States.

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Gambia's former leader Jammeh flies into exile in Equatorial Guinea

BANJUL Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh on Saturday flew into exile in Equatorial Guinea after stepping down under pressure from West African nations to accept that he lost a December election to President Adama Barrow, mediators said.

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