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Mamoudou Gassama earned widespread praise and Spiderman comparisons for saving a small boy.
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Italy's president set the country on a path back to fresh elections on Monday, appointing a former International Monetary Fund official as interim prime minister with the task of planning for snap polls and passing the next budget.
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The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.
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China is planning to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have, according to people familiar with the matter, in what would be a historic end to a policy that spurred countless human-rights abuses and left the world’s second-largest economy short of workers.
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With crossings closed, some travellers have been waiting months for exit permits
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri calls the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem a “provocative” act that closes the doors for any attempts to reach peace between the Israel and Palestinians.

Hariri in a series of tweets Monday said he regrets “this decision that is igniting the anger of millions of Arabs, Muslims and Christians.” He said Lebanon denounces the “provocative” decision that is deepening the conflict and allowing the “Israelis to spill more blood of innocent Palestinians and increases the intensity of extremism that threatens the world community.”

The embassy mov
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e comes on day marking Israel’s creation 70 years ago, a day Arabs call the “nakba” or catastrophe, in reference to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who fled or were expelled from what is now Israel. Lebanon was one of the Arab countries to receive many of the Palestinian refugees. Today, there are more than 170,000 Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon.
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The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific Ring of Fire has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America's West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region.
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The latest bursts of molten rock, ash and toxic gas from Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii are part of an ever changing and still largely mysterious cycle of eruptions that have been at work for hundreds of thousands of years.
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New fissures have opened up as the Kilauea volcano spews lava into residential neighbourhoods.
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The InSight probe launched from California to investigate the interior of the Red Planet.
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Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world’s largest single case of child sacrifice.


The pre-Columbian burial site, known as Las Llamas, contains the skeletons of 140 children who were between the ages of five and 14 when they were ritually sacrificed during a ceremony about 550 years ago, experts who led the excavation told The Associated Press on Friday.

The site, located near the modern day city of Trujillo, also contained the remains of 200 young llamas apparently sacrificed on the same day.

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North's Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea agreed to work to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons.

In a rare move, state-run TV and the official KCNA news agency hailed the talks and the leaders' commitment to seek "complete denuclearisation".

The summit came just months after warlike rhetoric from the North.

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How the US, UK and France attack on suspected chemical weapons facilities unfolded.
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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 people in wh
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Trump tells Russia to "get ready" for Syria missiles, in response to alleged chemical attack.
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The fighter allegedly gatecrashed a UFC media event on the day he was stripped of his lightweight title.
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Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro along with more than 50 Venezuelan nationals are considered "high risk" for laundering money and financing terrorism, according to an advisory issued by Panama's economy and finance ministry.
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At least 37 people are found dead and scores more are missing, with children believed among the victims.
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In response to the Senate passing H.R.1865, an anti-online sex trafficking bill that has the potential to seriously harm consenting, adult sex workers, Craigslist has shuttered its all of its personals sections. Even the platonic ones.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping warned self-ruled Taiwan on Tuesday that it will face the "punishment of history" for any attempt at separatism, offering his strongest warning yet to the island claimed by China as its sacred territory.
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Britain agreed to a potentially unpalatable deal to avoid a "hard border" for Northern Ireland on Monday to win agreement from the European Union that it would retain most EU benefits for nearly two years after Brexit.
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The people who died had been slowed or stopped in traffic beneath the new pedestrian bridge. The main span was installed Saturday near the campus of Florida International University.
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A case involving an 11-year-old girl has sparked a moment of moral and legal reckoning.
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Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found unconscious in Salisbury on Sunday afternoon and remain critically ill.

A police officer who was the first to attend the scene is now in a serious condition in hospital, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, head of Counter Terrorism Policing, said.
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The two men will meet for the first time in an April border summit, South Korean officials say.
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Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold.
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SucicBahira was 14 when she was repeatedly raped by Bosnian Serb soldiers who attacked her Muslim village early in Bosnia’s 1990s war. She barely escaped execution, and has spent the past two decades trying to overcome her trauma.
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Richard Appiah Akoto is a Ghanaian teacher who faces a pretty discouraging dilemma. His school has no computers, so he has to draw them on the blackboard to teach students about information technology.
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Japanese women who say "Me too" do so at their own risk.

Online comments accused Rika Shiiki of lying and being a publicity hound when she tweeted that she lost business contracts after refusing to have sex with clients. Some said that by agreeing to dine with a man, she led him on.
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Rome has been hit by a snowstorm after an Arctic storm from the east headed towards Europe.