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In this Oct. 12, 2017 photo, shipwright Chris Sanders checks the camber as he fairs the foredeck substructure of the Mayflower II at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard in Mystic, Conn. Restoration of the ship, a replica of the vessel that brought Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620, is expected to be completed in 2019 when it will return to its home port in Plymouth, Mass. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
Smooth sailing so far on $7.5M makeover of Pilgrim shipExperts reconstructing the rotting replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620 say it's been smooth sailing so far
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Members of the media watch proceedings in the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, as they wait for the verdict to be handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leaderKosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and other crimes by a United Nations court
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Alice Weidel, front left, and Alexander Gauland, front right, parliamentary faction leaders of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, attend a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
The Latest: Macron denounces sale of migrants in LibyaFrench President Emmanuel Macron has denounced as a "crime against humanity" the auctioning of migrants in Libya as recently seen in video footage
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Germany: 6 Syrian men accused of terror plans releasedGerman authorities are releasing six Syrian men who were detained on suspicion of plotting a terror attack, saying there's insufficient evidence to keep them in custody
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World Trade Organization sets up panel on Qatar-UAE crisisWorld Trade Organization sets up panel to decide on Qatar's complaint against UAE measures
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French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, right, watches a screen with Morpho Video and Image Analytic Platform (MVI) by Idemia at the 20th Paris Milipol, the worldwide exhibition of dedicated to homeland security, in Villepinte, north of Paris , Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
French fair shuts stand after Amnesty finds 'torture tool'A military and police trade fair outside Paris shut down a contentious stand Wednesday after human rights group Amnesty International said its staff has found torture equipment for sale in violation of European Union laws
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Facebook apologizes to Mafia boss family after posts removedFacebook is apologizing to the family of Italy's Mafia "boss of bosses" for having removed messages of condolences that flowed in after his death last week
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A Romanian truck driver gets his handcuffs removed in a courtroom in Freiburg, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. He has confessed to having raped and killed a woman in southwestern Germany at the opening of his trial. The German news agency dpa reported that the 40-year-old said in court that he killed the woman out of “inexplicable aggression,” but that he didn’t have a sexual motive. (Patrick Seeger/dpa via AP)
Romanian confesses to killing of German joggerA Romanian truck driver has confessed at the opening of his trial that he killed a woman, who was out jogging in a forest in southwestern Germany
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Italy's Berlusconi hopes European court allows comebackLawyers for Silvio Berlusconi and the Italian government sparred Wednesday in Europe's human rights court in an unusual, high-profile case that could aid the 81-year-old tycoon's attempted political comeback
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Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic flashes a thumbs up as he enters the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, to hear the verdict in his genocide trial. Mladic's trial is the last major case for the Netherlands-based tribunal for former Yugoslavia, which was set up in 1993 to prosecute those most responsible for the worst carnage in Europe since World War II. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)
Unrepentant Mladic sentenced to life for Bosnia atrocitiesUnrepentant Mladic convicted of genocide and sentenced to life in prison
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond walks to his waiting car after he posed for the media with his traditional red dispatch box, outside his official residence 11 Downing Street, before delivering his annual budget speech to Parliament, in London, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. As Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond reveals his budget to the nation, he is under pressure to ease austerity in spending plans but also needs to preserve the country's finances as Britain braces for the shock of leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK budget sees economy wilting under Brexit pressureBritain's Treasury chief has outlined cautious spending plans to a nation bracing for the shock of Britain's departure from the European Union amid a steady worsening of economic forecasts.
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Blocks are placed on a property adjacent to Alternative for Germany lawmaker Bjoern Hoecke’s home in the village of Bornhagen, eastern Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. The Center for Political Beauty, a group of artists,  said Wednesday they have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end its tradition of acknowledging the country’s Nazi past.  (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
Artists troll German nationalist with Holocaust memorialA group of artists have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician who suggested Germany should end the decades-long tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past
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Police: arm found at sea carries hallmark of submarine caseCopenhagen police say the arm found in the sea south of the Danish capital, was held down "with plastic strips and pieces of pipes" like what was found on the legs of Swedish journalist who went missing after a trip on a private submarine in August
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A usher sets the chair for German judge Angelika Nussberger, left, before she chairs the European Court of Human Rights for a public hearing in Strasbourg, eastern France, while Ukrainian judge Ganna Yudkivska, right, looks on, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Berlusconi says he's hopeful the European Court of Human Rights will agree that Italy violated his rights by barring him from public office, but says he'll participate in Italy's upcoming electoral campaign regardless. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
The Latest: Berlusconi lawyers say Italy violated his rightsLawyers for Silvio Berlusconi and the Italian government have sparred in Europe's human rights court in an unusual, high-profile case that could aid Berlusconi's efforts for a political comeback.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, left, arrive for a cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German Social Democrats under pressure in coalition impasseGermany's center-left Social Democrats are under pressure to halt the country's drift toward a new election after ruling out a repeat of their outgoing coalition with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel
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