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Nine US 'duck boat' victims from the same family - governor

Seventeen people were killed when an amphibious "duck boat" carrying tourists sank in stormy weather.

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‘They are shooting at a church’: Inside the 15-hour siege by Nicaraguan paramilitaries on university students

Two students were killed and at least 10 were injured before top Catholic clergy were able to negotiate their release.

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As it slides toward authoritarianism, Venezuela targets one of its last independent newspapers

Critics say the move against El Nacional is an effort to silence what is left of the free press.

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Remains of suspected serial killer's 8th victim ID'd

The remains of eight men allegedly slain by suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur in Toronto have been identified, police said Friday.

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Haiti's Prime Minister resigns amid deadly protests

Haiti's Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid protests sparked by a proposed hike in fuel prices.

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How bad is it in the countries these families are fleeing? This bad

The agony and desperation are written all over migrants' faces. But what you can't see is how bad their homelands really are.

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Canadian police return to property linked to suspected serial killer, find 'items of interest'

Toronto police on Wednesday returned to a home linked to suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur and discovered "items of interest," a spokeswoman said.

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Mexico's next president is a Trump critic promising new US-Mexico relations

Get ready for a new era of Mexico-US relations. Voters overwhelmingly chose Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as Mexico's next President, embracing his leftist platforms and his criticism of US President Donald Trump.

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Lopez Obrador scores landslide victory as Mexico votes for change

Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has declared victory in Mexico's presidential election, as preliminary results showed he had secured a landslide win.

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Ohio death row inmate spared after childhood abuse revelations

New evidence detailed how Raymond Tibbetts had been burned, thrown down stairs and beaten as a child.

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Republican candidate to teen: 'You're young and naive'

A Pennsylvania candidate for governor calls an 18-year-old "naive" for asking about climate change.

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Inside the Great Traveling Circus of the Tour de France: the Canada Letter

There are no Canadians in this year’s race, but there’s at least one covering it.

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James Gunn: Guardians of the Galaxy director fired over offensive tweets

James Gunn will not film the franchise's third instalment after offensive old tweets resurfaced.

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Report: FBI Vastly Undercounts Anti-Arab Hate Crimes     

There were nearly twice as many anti-Arab incidents in 2015 and 2016 as were reported by the FBI, underscoring the shortcomings of official statistics at a time of rising hate crime in the country, according to a comprehensive report on hate crime by the Arab American Institute in Washington. Using data collected by state law enforcement ...

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The cost of Trump's Endangered Species Act proposal

The Trump administration wants to weaken the landmark protection law. What species are under threat?

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Pentagon to Give Ukraine $200 Million More in Military Aid

The U.S. Defense Department says it will give $200 million to Ukraine to help bolster its military’s defensive capabilities. The Pentagon said in ...

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Meet the rat killers of New York City

New York is the second most rat-infested US city and one group has taken matters into its own hands.

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US Senators Drop Efforts to Cripple China's ZTE

U.S. Republican lawmakers have dropped their efforts to reimpose a crippling ban on exports to the Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE.  The move Friday gives a victory to U.S. President Donald Trump who has championed for ZTE to stay in business.  Republican senators Friday dropped legislation that would block ZTE from buying component parts ...

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Missouri duck boat capsizes killing 17 people

It is not clear if the 31 passengers were wearing life vests at the time the boat overturned.

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Tribe’s Lone Survivor Glimpsed in Amazon Jungle, Healthy and at Work

The sole survivor of an isolated indigenous community in the Brazilian Amazon looks strong and vibrant in new video footage.

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Isolated Indigenous Man Filmed in the Amazon

The Brazilian government’s indigenous affairs agency released footage of the man in Rondônia. The agency said that he is the sole surviving member of ...

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Questions, Answers About Seeking Asylum in US

Federal law allows people from other countries to seek asylum in the United States if they fear persecution at home. Here's a look at how the system ...

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Trump 'secretly recorded discussing payment to Playboy model'

On the tape, Mr Trump reportedly discusses paying Karen McDougal, who says they had an affair.

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The $20 Billion Question for Guyana

This largely underdeveloped country on South America’s northern Atlantic coast is the unlikely setting for the world’s next big oil boom. But is it ...

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14% of migrant children reunited in US

The government still needs to reunite hundreds more by next week's deadline mandated by the courts.

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Democrats Want to Compel Interpreter to Testify About Helsinki Summit

U.S. Democratic lawmakers are trying to compel a government interpreter to testify about what was discussed during President Donald Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, but legal analysts say that is not likely to happen — unless the president allows it. Trump and Putin met privately for more than two hours ...

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Seventeen people injured as tornadoes rip through Iowa

The trail of destruction left behind overturned vehicles, downed power lines and damaged buildings.

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