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Palestinian toddler killed in suspected Jewish extremist attack: police

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A house fire suspected to have been set by Jewish extremists killed an 18-month-old Palestinian child and injured several people in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli police said.  



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Currency crisis has Venezuelans struggling to call abroad

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are struggling to call abroad as telephone carriers fall behind on payments to international partners amid a currency crisis that is leaving the country increasingly cut off from the rest of the world. 



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China paper says 'wicked man wiped out' after graft probe

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top newspaper lauded the decision to prosecute a former senior military officer for graft on Friday, saying in unusually strong language that a "wicked man" had been wiped out by the "anti-corruption sword".  




Arson attack kills Palestinian child

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A Palestinian toddler has been burned to death in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Israeli police say. 



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Plane debris on remote island points to breakthrough in MH370 mystery

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By Joe Brock SAINT-DENIS, Reunion (Reuters) - Plane debris washed up on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official and aviation experts said, potentially the biggest breakthrough in the search for missing Flight...(more) 



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Shell's Arctic icebreaker threads human barricade as it departs Oregon

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By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - An icebreaking vessel key to Royal Dutch Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic departed Portland, Oregon, late on Thursday, navigating between a narrow gap of environmental activists dangling from a bridge after a two-day human blockade....(more) 



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Australia 'increasingly confident debris from MH370': search chief

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Australian search authorities Friday said they were "increasingly confident" plane debris that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island is from missing flight MH370, with formal identification possible within 24 hours. 



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US judge rejects Guantánamo detainee's unlawful imprisonment challenge

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Muktar Yahya Najee al-Warafi argues his detention is unlawful since Obama declared end to war with Afghanistan but judge says involvement continuesA US judge on Thursday rejected a legal challenge from a Guantánamo Bay detainee who said his imprisonment was unlawful now that President Barack Obama...(more) 



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US launches investigation into killing of 'Cecil the lion'

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US authorities launched an investigation into the killing of a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, as the American dentist who hunted the big cat remained in hiding amid mounting global outrage. Trophy hunter Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion earlier this month after the feline was allegedly...(more) 



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Man stabs people at gay pride march in Jerusalem for second time

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Six revellers attacked by Yishai Schlissel, recently released from prison after serving 10 years for stabbing three people at gay pride parade in 2005A religious protester armed with a knife has run amok during Jerusalem’s gay pride march, stabbing six people – one woman seriously –...(more) 



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Mullah Mohammad Omar’s Life Ends With Little Clarity

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Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive leader of the Taliban, spent the final years of his life in remarkable obscurity, and his death was only confirmed by chatter among Taliban officials. 



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Taiwan students storm education ministry compound in textbook protest

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Hundreds of Taiwan students stormed the ministry of education compound early on Friday, after one committed suicide earlier in the week, intensifying anti-China protests over textbooks they say are aimed at promoting Beijing's "one China" policy. About 700 students climbed barricades around the ministry and as...(more) 



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