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Pope warns against devil in visit to violence-wracked Mexico
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) -- Pope Francis urged Mexicans to shun the devil and resist the temptations of wealth and corruption Sunday as he celebrated an open-air Mass for hundreds of thousands of people in this drug- and violence-riddled city on the outskirts of Mexico's capital....

The Latest: Pope urges making Mexico 'land of opportunity'
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):...

Seoul: N. Korea used money from joint factories for weapons
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea channeled about 70 percent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's tiny elite, South Korea said Sunday....

Central African Republic voters seek leader to end chaos
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify a tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left untold thousands dead and forced nearly 500,000 people to flee to neighboring countries....

Putin, Obama discuss Syria, Ukraine
MOSCOW (AP) -- Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama have held a telephone conversation about the Syrian war and the unresolved conflict in Ukraine....

Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria for 2nd day
BEIRUT (AP) -- Turkey shelled positions held by a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government, whose forces are advancing against insurgents in the same area under the cover of Russian airstrikes....

Brazil's Zika-related abortion debate sparks backlash
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Before her son was born, Danielle Alves didn't know Luiz Gustavo would have microcephaly, a condition that has left the 3-year-old so disabled he can't walk, talk or eat without help....

US pushing Albania to enact judicial, legislative reforms
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday pushed Albania to enact a major package of judicial and legislative reforms, backed by U.S. money that also is intended to help the Balkan nation take in Iranian refugees from Iraq....

Love in the time of militias: Valentine's Day in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Baghdad is plastered with Valentine hearts and roses, and newly engaged Nour and Ahmed are out and about, enjoying a rare lull in violence in the Iraqi capital but wondering how long it will last....

2 people missing as weather causes havoc in Spain, Portugal
MADRID (AP) -- Rescue services are searching for two missing people after heavy rainfall and strong winds damaged buildings and blocked roads in northern Spain and Portugal....

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