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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks to journalists before getting aboard a coast guard ship at a Japan Coast Guard base in Yokohama, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

God will crash my plane if I swear: Duterte

The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a “son of a bitch” and told Barack Obama to “go to hell,” says he has promised to God he won’t spew expletives again.

Pakistan's Inam Khan, owner of a book shop shows a copy of a magazine with the photograph of Afghan refugee woman Sharbat Gulla, from his rare collection in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. A Pakistani investigator says the police have arrested National Geographic's famed green-eyed 'Afghan Girl' for having a fake Pakistani identity card. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

'Afghan Girl' denies getting fake ID

A Pakistani prosecutor says National Geographic’s famed green-eyed ’Afghan Girl’ has made her first appearance before a court, insisting she did not fraudulently obtain Pakistani nationality.

In this May 10, 2016 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at parade participants at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama’s presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

N. Korea nuke threat awaits next president

If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama’s presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The next president will likely contend with an adversary able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Oct. 27, 2016 in Springfield, Ohio. (Photo by Maddie McGarvey/Getty Images)

Trump slams Clinton for criticizing Putin

Donald Trump on Thursday criticized rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Vladimir Putin, once again raising eyebrows about the Republican candidate’s relationship with the Russian president.

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, an aerial view of a giant portrait of U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump. (Dario Gambarin via AP)

Trump portrait mowed into field

An Italian land artist has used his tractor to transform a field near the Italian city of Verona into a giant portrait of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters hold a position on October 27, 2016 on the top of Mount Zardak, about 25 kilometres east of Mosul, as they take part in an operation against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists. Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters are pushing toward Mosul along several axes and have made relatively quick progress as they approach Mosul, Iraq's second city. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS bomb factory, tunnels found near Mosul

The U.N.’s public health agency said Thursday it has trained 90 Iraqi medics in “mass casualty management,” with a special focus on chemical attacks, as part of its preparations for Iraq’s operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group.

Stacey Ann Cunnius. (Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office photo)

Man with maggot-filled wounds dies, woman charged

A former Pennsylvania caregiver has been charged with homicide after authorities say she failed to properly treat a man with a congenital defect who died after his foot wounds became severely infected and filled with maggots.

Wordsworth Academy is pictured in this Google Street View screengrab. A 17-year-old student has died after staffers the private school for children with special needs restrained him after he was suspected of stealing an iPod and became aggressive. (Google Street View)

Reports: Restrained teen said ’I can't breathe'

State violation reports say three staffers at a private school for children with special needs in Philadelphia restrained and punched a 17-year-old student, who eventually died, after he was suspected of stealing an iPod and became aggressive.

This undated photo provided by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office shows Michael Vance. (Lincoln County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Accused Oklahoma cop killer could be dead

Authorities say the Oklahoma man who has been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several people.