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In this Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, file photo, Palestinians inspect a vehicle that was destroyed in an Israeli raid that killed seven Hamas Palestinian militants, including a local Hamas commander, late Sunday, east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip. (AP Photo/Adel Hana, File)

Palestinians offer new details of Israel’s botched Gaza raid

- Associated Press

The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention. So when strangers drove through town, suspicious Hamas security men stopped the van and questioned those inside.

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, walks past reporters at the Capitol after a classified briefing by CIA Director Gina Haspel to the House leadership about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the involvement by the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

After Khashoggi murder, Senate debates US role in Yemen

- Associated Press

The Senate is debating a resolution calling on the U.S. to pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure that has won new support in the aftermath of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, speaks to Kuwaiti Ambassador to the United Nations Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi during a Security Council meeting on Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

US urges UN to ban Iran nuclear missiles, keep arms embargo

- Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to again ban Iranian ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and to maintain an arms embargo that is scheduled to be lifted in 2020 under the landmark Iran nuclear deal.

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested

- Associated Press

The Central African Republic's top soccer official was arrested Wednesday in France on a warrant alleging he is responsible for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by a mainly Christian militia when he was its senior leader.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session, at parliament in London, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. May has confirmed there will be a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party, in Parliament Wednesday evening, with the result expected to be announced soon after.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

UK's Theresa May: Quiet, steely vicar's daughter

- Associated Press

She is a quiet, determined vicar's daughter who rose to the heights of British political power by outmaneuvering better known, more outspoken men.

Polish PM survives confidence vote that he called for

Associated Press

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's conservative government easily survived a confidence vote in parliament Wednesday that the leader had unexpectedly asked for earlier in the day.

Supporters hold a sign outside British Columbia Supreme Court during the third day of a bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, in Vancouver, on Tuesday December 11, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Trump comments upend US approach to Huawei, trade talks

- Associated Press

The United States and China have taken pains this week to emphasize that their trade talks are entirely separate from the U.S. case against a top Chinese technology executive. But with a few words, President Donald Trump obliterated the distinction.

The undated artist rendering provided by ESa shows the Sentinel-5P satellite which is the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere. It carries the Tropomi instrument to map a multitude of trace gases and aerosols that affect the air we breathe and our climate. (ESA via AP)

Eyes in the sky capture carbon, other climate culprits

- Associated Press

A growing fleet of satellites is monitoring man-made greenhouse gas emissions from space, spurred by the need to track down major sources of climate changing gases such as methane and carbon dioxide.