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Chinese flock to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year
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President Barack Obama says one improvement he'd like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the WiFi system
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Germany's Merkel in Turkey for talks over migrants
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe
Timing is everything: Obama's budget same day as NH primary
Obama's final budget coming out on New Hampshire primary day, likely getting little attention
Elizabeth Warren's hard choice in Democrats' White House run
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North Korea's new satellite flew over Super Bowl site
North Korea now has two satellites in orbit and one of them passed over the Super Bowl just after the game ended
Storm prompts German cities to scrap Carnival parades
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Australian freed by jihadis arrives in Burkina Faso capital
Australian woman seized by al-Qaida militants arrives in Burkina Faso after release while her husband remains a hostage
Russia's central bank revokes licenses of 2 banks
Russia's Central Bank has withdrawn the licenses from two of the country's banks as part of a larger effort to consolidate the banking sector
Survivors pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake
Two survivors _ one found shielded under the body of her husband _ were pulled out alive from a toppled high-rise apartment building on Monday, two days after...
Asian stock markets inch higher in holiday-thinned trading
Asian stock markets crept higher Monday in thin holiday trading, with gains kept in check as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data...
Controversial minister to become Australia's rights envoy
The Australian government says the immigration minister who began the controversial policy of sending asylum seekers to Pacific island detention camps will...
After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire
Marco Rubio's uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the...
Nominees for Myanmar's next president to be known March 17
The chairman of Myanmar's parliament says the nominees for the country's next president and two vice presidents will be known on March 17