Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank pose for the media in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace after they announced their engagement in London.

UK's Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew, engaged

It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's nuptials.

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In this July 9, 2010 file photo, Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi is photographed in the Jamrud tribal area, Khyber region of Pakistan.

Doctor who aided hunt for bin Laden languishes, forgotten

Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years — since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding U.S. Navy Seals who tracked and killed the al-Qaida leader.

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Pope Francis touches his forehead as he talks with journalists during his flight from Lima, Peru, to Rome.

Pope apologizes to abuse victims, but defends Chilean bishop

Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof" to be believed, saying he realized it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended.

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In this photo from video by KDFW Fox4, law enforcement personnel gather outside the high school in Italy, Texas, following an active shooter incident at the school Monday morning, Jan. 22, 2018.

15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; boy, 16, arrested

A 15-year-old student in Texas was injured in a shooting in her high school cafeteria Monday morning and a 16-year-old boy, also a student at the school, was taken into custody, sheriff's officials said.

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People gather for a Women's March, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles.

Global female empowerment marches enter second day

Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested.

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North Korean Hyon Song Wol, center, head of North Korea's art troupe, arrives at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul.

North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South

The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation, triggering a media frenzy as she checked potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics.

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Rick Sanchez, of Miami, center, pauses for a moment of silence during a rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Miami.

Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delays

Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say.

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Pope Francis greets indigenous representatives in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to recognize the indigenous peoples living there as the primary forces in determining its future.

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This image taken from video shows an investigator photographing the scene near Raton, N.M., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, where a helicopter crashed late Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash

Andra Cobb was frantic when she called for help, telling an emergency operator that a helicopter she was riding in with her father, longtime partner and others had crashed in a remote part of New Mexico and that she was watching her "family burn."

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France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures, during his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris.

French president warns that UK can't keep full access to EU

French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules.

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Bishop Juan Barros, second from right, arrives to attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Maquehue Air Base in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Many Chileans are furious over Francis’ 2015 decision to appoint Barros, a bishop close to the

Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander

Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

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Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army, FSA, fighters tour in the Syrian town of Azez near the border with Turkey, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Friday in Ankara that his country is determined to carry out a military of

Turkey says no turning back from offensive in Syria

Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria, saying the offensive had "de facto" started with the sporadic Turkish military shelling of the area.

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A man walks his dog across the snow-covered beach while a cargo ship sits in the steaming fog of Lake Ontario in Toronto.

Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting.

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An agricultural building is collapsed during a heavy storm in Meimbressen, central Germany.

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least seven people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.

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Pope Francis marries flight attendants Carlos Ciuffardi, left, and Paola Podest, center, during a flight from Santiago, Chile, to Iquique, Chile.

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town.

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Pope Francis meets with Bishops at the Sacristy of the Cathedral of Santiago, Chile.

Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman said.

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Pictures of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are seen on a sign during a rally for a peaceful Winter Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

North Korea won't be dominating any medal counts when the Winter Olympics come to Pyeongchang in South Korea next month.

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Athletes from North and South Korea march together, led by a unification flag, during an opening ceremony for the 14th Asian Games in Busan, South Korea.

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said.

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Louise Anna Turpin, left, and David Allen Turpin.

No fire inspection records where 13 children held captive

City officials could find no records that the fire department conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents.

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Romanian Prime Minister designate Viorica Dancila, left, speaks to media next to Social democratic party leader Liviu Dragnea, in Bucharest, Romania.

Romanian president backs having 1st female prime minister

Romania's president on Wednesday proposed that a European member of Parliament be country's the next prime minister and potentially its first female leader.

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Region

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Addington School in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ardern announced on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 that she expecting her first child in June. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)

New Zealand prime minister announces she's pregnant

New Zealand's prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June. Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then opposition Labour Party last year.

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Washington.

As shutdown deal reached, Trump stays out of sight

As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight.

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