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FILE - This Aug. 2, 2005 file photo shows the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The property is owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp. U.S. authorities said Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Sand's Corp is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the company's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China. (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta, File)
Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probeBillionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to end a more than five-year federal corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China
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FILE-  In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki attends a session of the Supreme Court in Brasilia, Brazil. Zavascki's son said that his father was on a plane that crashed off the coast of the city in Rio de Janeiro, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crashA Brazilian Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling the country has died in a plane crash, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Soldiers leave the airport after the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department announced Guzman was handed over to U.S. authorities for transportation to the U.S. on Thursday, the last day of President Barack Obama's administration and a day before Donald Trump is to be inaugurated. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)
Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in recent yearsTop Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo released by Mexico's federal government, Mexico's drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman stands for his prison mug shot with the inmate number 3870 at the Altiplano maximum security federal prison in Almoloya, Mexico. According to Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Guzman was extradited to the United States on Thursday, Jan. 19 2017. (Mexico's federal government via AP, File)
A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old drug warA look at key dates in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, a player holds a selection of playing cards, during a game, in Coventry. Bridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain. The Court of Appeal in London on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 upheld an October 2015 ruling backing Sport England’s refusal to put bridge in the same category as badminton, billiards and ballroom dancing. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP, File)
UK court rejects bid for bridge to be recognized as sportBridge players who want the card game recognized as a sport have lost their latest legal bid in Britain
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This image made available by the Italian Guardia di Finanza finance police shows the avalanche inside the Rigopiano Hotel, near Farindola, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy.  (Guardia di Finanza/ANSA via Finance Police)
Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotelRescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel and trapped more than 30 people inside
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Visitors arrive for a party at a nightclub in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.  Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, people gathered at a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for TrumpTwenty-four hours before Donald Trump was to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration
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A Gambian soldier smiles as people cheer in Serrekunda, Gambia, Thursday Jan. 19, 2017, after watching Adama Barrow be sworn in as Gambian President on a television broadcast from the Gambian Embassy in Dakar, Senegal. Former President Yahya Jammeh's mandate expired on Thursday after he lost elections in December, prompting Senegalese troops to enter the country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Regional troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh to goRegional troops charged into neighboring Gambia to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of stepping down
The Associated Press5 hours ago
French military: Death toll in Mali base attack rises to 77The death toll in a suicide attack on a Mali army camp in the African country's north has risen to 77, a French military spokesman said Thursday
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UN adopts resolution backing Gambia's new President BarrowThe UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution expressing "full support" to Gambia's new President Adama Barrow and calling on ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, condemning his attempts to usurp power
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This image taken from video released by Qatar's Al-Jazeera televison broadcast on Friday Oct. 5, 2001 is said to show Osama bin Laden, the prime suspect in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S., at an undisclosed location. Al-Jazeera did not say whether the image was taken before or after the Sept. 11 attacks or how they obtained it. The Obama administration is releasing the last of three installments of documents belonging to Osama bin Laden that were found in the terrorist’s secret compound in 2011. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera via APTN)
Osama bin Laden worried that Iran put tracking chip in sonsSecluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons _ according to a document that's among the latest batch of materials seized in a 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Lawmakers of the main opposition Republican People's Party and their leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, second right, cast their votes as Turkey's parliament debate proposed amendments to the country's constitution that would hand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive powers, in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Legislators on Wednesday resume their deliberations on the proposed amendments which last week resulted in brawls between ruling and opposition party lawmakers. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Turkish lawmaker chains self to rostrum, sparks new brawlA Turkish legislator handcuffed herself to parliament's rostrum to protest reforms that would give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan new executive powers
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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