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New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Crosses Into Mexico

A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people. The cohort crossed into southern Chiapas state before dawn without needing wrist bands that ...

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Top US Navy Officer Urges China to Avoid Confrontations

The U.S. Navy's top officer says he urged China to follow international rules at sea to avoid confrontations and insisted that ships should be able to pass safely though disputed areas of the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait. Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told reporters Friday  China should not see U.S. naval operations in ...

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Indigenous Peoples Stage Solidarity March on Washington

“U.S. political leaders and the media have ignored us long enough.” That’s the message thousands of international indigenous activists will be ...

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Taiwan holds military drills to halt invasion amid rising China tensions

Taiwan's military held large-scale drills on its west coast Thursday amid growing tensions between the self-governed island and an increasingly ...

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US Alarmed as Zimbabwe Targets, Beats Activists Amid Unrest

The U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe said Thursday it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labor ...

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China sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

A Canadian citizen in China has been sentenced to death after a court convicted him of drug smuggling on Monday, a move likely to further inflame ...

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Activist arrested in Zimbabwe for 'inciting violence on social media'

Evan Mawarire, a renowned Zimbabwe pastor and activist, was arrested at his home in Harare on Wednesday, his lawyer told CNN.

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YouTube Revises Policy, Bans Dangerous Prank Videos

YouTube is trying to prevent otherwise bright people from doing dangerous things. The video-sharing network owned by Google is cracking down on harmful or dangerous pranks.   Updated policies no longer allow challenges that present "an apparent risk of death" and ban content featuring children "participating in dangerous challenges that pose ...

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Macron Hopes Talk Will Calm France, but an Air of Menace Prevails

Apart from the street violence in Paris and other French cities, there have also been targeted threats against journalists and members of parliament.

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Taliban Official Tells VOA Peace Talks With US Stalled

The fledgling U.S.-initiated dialogue with the Taliban, aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan, has come to a halt, an insurgent spokesperson said ...

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A church under surveillance by a man in a Toyota

Ukraine has a new church, but some parishes remain loyal to the Moscow patriarch - and this sometimes causes tensions.

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Taiwan appoints new Premier amid rising China tensions

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday appointed a senior figure from her pro-independence ruling party as the island's new Premier amid growing tensions with China.

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Congolese Candidate, Asserting Fraud, Seeks Recount From Court

The announcement by the candidate, Martin Fayulu, came as questions about the fairness of the vote and fears of violence intensified.

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Faith-Based Shelter Fights to Keep Out Transgender Women

A conservative Christian law firm that has pushed religious issues in multiple states urged a U.S. judge Friday to block Alaska’s largest city from requiring a faith-based women’s shelter to accept transgender women. Alliance Defending Freedom has ...

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Courageous grandmother fights gang violence with #IAintFromNowhere campaign

Wilma Galathe, a 72-year-old grandmother, is leading an anti-gang violence campaign in Los Angeles after her grandson was killed by a gang member who ...

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Pompeo Calls for New Spirit of Cooperation Between US, Arab Allies

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Egyptian leaders Thursday on the third stop of his nine-nation tour of the Middle East. The top U.S. ...

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The brutal secret of school sport initiations

Hazing rituals have been marked by sexual violence in a number of incidents that have shocked the US and Canada.

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3 stabbed at Nigeria's ruling party rally

At least three people were stabbed Tuesday after violence flared at a campaign rally in Lagos, southwestern Nigeria, police said.

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No Sign of Compromise on Wall at US-Mexico Border

U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders are meeting again Wednesday, but there were no signs they were ready to compromise over Trump's demand for funding for construction of a barrier wall along the U.S.-Mexican border, a dispute that has led to a 19-day partial government shutdown. Trump is having lunch on Capitol Hill with ...

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No Sign of Compromise in Dueling Addresses

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress made clear Tuesday in nationally televised remarks that while each side supports border ...

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China’s Health Care Crisis

DIY cancer drugs, violence in hospitals, doctor shortages: We take you inside China’s broken health care system to reveal how dire the situation is ...

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Pope Francis Appeals to Europe to Show ‘Solidarity’ With Migrants

Francis warned against a resurgence of populist movements and urged compassion for migrants fleeing poverty, violence and natural disasters.

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US, China Open Trade Talks to Ease Tensions

U.S.-China trade talks opened Monday in Beijing, with negotiators for the world's two biggest economies trying to resolve tariff disputes that have ...

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Brazil deploys troops to stop violence in Fortaleza

They are patrolling the city of Fortaleza following dozens of gang attacks on shops, banks and buses.

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Ismail Haniya Fast Facts

Read Fast Facts from CNN about Ismail Haniya, Hamas leader in Gaza.

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Carter Administration Defense Secretary Harold Brown Dies at 91

Harold Brown, who as defense secretary in the Carter administration championed cutting-edge fighting technology during a tenure that included the failed rescue of hostages in Iran, has died at age 91. Brown died Friday, said the Rand Corp., the ...

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