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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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24 killed in Mexico fireworks explosions

At least 24 people were killed in a series of explosions Thursday in Tultepec, a Mexican town where similar deadly incidents have occurred before.

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CA cruise ship crew member falls overboard -- and is rescued 22 hours later by another cruise ship

The crew member of the Norwegian Getaway falls overboard about 28 miles off Cuba. The next day, a hotel steward aboard the Carnival Glory spots the man in the ocean.

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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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Trump wades into NFL anthem debate, again

The president took the liberty of suggesting his own rules for the league. "First time kneeling, out for game. Second time kneeling, out for season/no pay!" he tweeted.

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'The screeching drill, the burnt flesh - my dental nightmare'

Eight years of dental pain and soaring bills set Natalia Guerrero thinking about the millions who need treatment but cannot pay for it.

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The NTSB proposed regulations for duck boats two decades ago — they were ignored

Critics say the industry ignored the recommendations, and was able to without any real oversight.

NY Times /
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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Bayer says it will stop U.S. sales of birth control device Essure

In recent years, thousands of women have said Essure caused serious health issues.

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Reports: Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing payment involving ex-Playboy model

Rudy Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, said that no payment was ever made and the recording revealed no wrongdoing by Trump.

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Disney boots director Gunn from 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' for tasteless tweets

The move comes ahead scheduled appearance by Gunn at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Mueller's team wants to talk to me, says Manhattan Madam

Kristin Davis said she thinks she's been contacted because she has done political work for former Trump adviser Roger Stone.

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100 ex-OSU students reported sexual misconduct by doctor

The reports of Richard Strauss' sexual misconduct have come from former male student-athletes across 14 sports.

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San Francisco allows undocumented immigrants to vote in school elections

Proponents argued that expanding school board elections to non-citizens made sense given that one-third of children in the system have foreign-born parents.

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NY Times: Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing payment to ex-Playboy model

Rudy Giuliani, Trump's lawyer, said that no payment was ever made and the recording revealed no wrongdoing by Trump.

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Israel strikes Gaza after its soldiers come under fire

Israel carried out "wide-scale" airstrikes and deployed tanks against Hamas military targets along the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing at least three Palestinians, officials said.

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What Lebron James' salary says about the value of labor in America

LeBron James, one of the best players in professional basketball, has signed a four-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Yet, he ...

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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.

NY Times /
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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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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Officials: Iran has laid groundwork for extensive cyberattacks on U.S.

Iran has positioned cyber weapons to hit private firms and infrastructure, but there is no suggestion an attack is imminent, say U.S. officials.

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Death toll from capsized duck boat on Missouri lake rises to 17

"There was nothing you could do," said one witness, who described towering waves that overpowered the boat.

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Trilobites: White Clover Can Be an Annoying Weed. It May Also Hold Secrets to Urban Evolution.

The ubiquitous plant alters its defense systems in a tougher environment, prompting researchers to call it a perfect test species for study as urban areas expand.

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