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Bethlehem
AP Photo/Nasser Nasser
December 25, 2018 - 10:01 am
Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years.
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Queen Elizabeth II
John Stillwell/Pool via AP
December 25, 2018 - 9:16 am
Queen Elizabeth II was cheered by onlookers when she and other senior royals arrived at a Christmas church service on the grounds of one of her country estates.
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Pope Francis
AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino
December 25, 2018 - 9:11 am
Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish for fraternity among people of different nations, cultures, faiths, races or ideas, describing the world's differences as a richness, not a danger, and championing the rights of religious minorities.
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Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the top Roman Catholic cleric in the Holy Land, and his entourage arrive at the Church of the Nativity, traditionally recognized by Christians to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, ahead of midnight Mass after he crossed an Israeli military checkpoint from Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Palestinians are preparing to host pilgrims from around the world in celebrating Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
December 24, 2018 - 6:06 pm
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pilgrims from around the world flocked to Bethlehem on Monday for what was believed to be the biblical West Bank city's largest Christmas celebrations in years. Hundreds of locals and foreign visitors milled in Manger Square as bagpipe-playing Palestinian Scouts paraded...
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Pet Store
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, file
December 24, 2018 - 9:43 am
Britain has banned third-party sales of puppies and kittens to protect the animals from exploitation.
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Indonesia Tsunami
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
December 24, 2018 - 9:32 am
Efforts to collect hundreds of bodies and save the injured were stepped up in Indonesia on Monday following the country's latest tsunami, as scientists collected evidence on how a volcanic eruption triggered the weekend tragedy.
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Indonesia Tsunami
AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago
December 23, 2018 - 11:58 am
An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed at least 222 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend. The waves smashed onto beaches at night without warning, ripping houses and hotels from their foundations in seconds...
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Passengers at Gatwick airport wait for their flights following the delays and cancellations brought on by drone sightings near the airfield, in London, Friday Dec. 21, 2018. New drone sightings Friday caused fresh chaos for holiday travelers at London's Gatwick Airport. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
December 22, 2018 - 8:01 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Gatwick Airport took strides toward running a full schedule Saturday as police questioned a man and a woman in connection with the drone intrusions that caused mayhem for tens of thousands of holiday travelers. Police said Saturday the suspects are a 47-year-old man and a 54-...
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Tour guide Rachid shows the sight Thursday Dec. 20, 2018, where he says one of the women where found in the murder of two Scandinavian hikers whose bodies were found at a camp in Morocco's High Atlas mountains, about 10 Km (six miles) from the remote village of Imlil, Morocco. The victims found Monday Dec. 17, are confirmed as Maren Ueland from Norway and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen from Denmark, and four suspects have been detained in connection with the deaths. (Hege Pauline Hovig / NTB scanpix via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 11:24 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Nine more people have been arrested in Morocco for connections to the four initial suspects in the killing of two Scandinavian university students in a remote corner of the Atlas Mountains, Moroccan authorities said Friday. A total of 13 men have been detained after the...
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A woman waits in the departures area at Gatwick airport, near London, as the airport remains closed with incoming flights delayed or diverted to other airports, after drones were spotted over the airfield last night and this morning, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. London's Gatwick Airport remained shut during the busy holiday period Thursday while police and airport officials investigate reports that drones were flying in the area of the airfield. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
December 20, 2018 - 2:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — Drones buzzing over the runway forced the shutdown of London's Gatwick Airport on Thursday during one of the busiest times of the year, stranding or delaying tens of thousands of Christmas-season travelers and setting off a hunt for the operator of the intruding aircraft. The prospect...
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