Full episode - December 13, 2019
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown wearing a blue suit jacket and walking next to a slotted fence.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won in a landslide in Britain's general election on Thursday, Dec. 12. The polls earlier had given Johnson's Conservative Party an advantage but it wasn't even close and now Brexit appears likely to move forward. And, the US-China trade war might be closer to ending. Officials in Washington and Beijing have confirmed they've reached a preliminary agreement on a trade deal. And, a historic electric aircraft flight took place in Canada.
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Many of the demonstrators appeared to be close to retirement. But the crowd was also sprinkled with many young faces, including 25-year-old Nathan Rulens. 
Full story - December 13, 2019
A demonstrator wearing a red shirt and shorts is shown with a makeshift shield held up protecting themselves from a police water canon.
As the UN accuses Chilean security forces of human rights abuses, protesters refuse to back down in their fight against inequality.
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Saudi Arabia Defense Attache arrives to meet with Saudi students at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida
Following the shooting attack by a Saudi military officer in Florida, Saudi officials in the US are taking this moment to remind Americans why the US trains Saudi pilots.
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Protesters wear yellow jackets and sign that speak of climate emergency in Spanish language
More than 200 activists with noisemakers and banners took over the climate conference this week in Madrid outside the main hall to vent their frustration with the negotiations.
Full episode - December 12, 2019
A woman is shown in shadow and carrying an umbrella walking next to a brick building with a polling station sign taped to the wall.
Voters in the United Kingdom and Algeria are holding general elections Thursday. And in Israel, people woke up to learn that they will vote yet again — for the third time in less 12 months — in a national election, now set for early March. In non-election-related news, the "Christmas Book Flood" is about to hit Iceland. It's a tradition when publishers flood the shelves with new releases, setting up books as a gift-giving tradition.
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Gambia's Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou speaks on the first day of hearings in a case against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands.
The small West African country has its own long history of human rights abuses. The Gambia's Justice Minister says those experiences — along with memories of the world's silence on the Rwandan genocide — inspired The Gambia to bring a case against Myanmar to the International Court of Justice.
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Silhouettes of laptop users
The lawsuit, which was filed last week, is bringing new scrutiny to the content moderation ecosystem that Facebook and other platforms rely on to police the posts on their platforms.
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US Army soldier is show firing a howitzer weapon, the exhaust of which has made piles of rocks fly on opposite sides of the artillary.
A deal with the Taliban is the best chance the US has of extracting itself from the morass in Afghanistan. But ensuring the country does not become a failed state yet again will require US support.
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest to reject the presidential election in Algiers, Algeria, Dec. 12, 2019.
Algeria hosted an election Dec. 12, but many were in opposition to the vote. That's because protesters see the election as a civilian facade for a military junta, says Zine Labidine Ghebouli, a scholar at the American University of Beirut.

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