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Yurts, cleats, coats: Dakota protesters dig in for brutal winter

A veteran stands in front of homemade shields in Oceti Sakowin camp as ”water protectors” continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. December 3, … Continue reading

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France's Left starts fightback after Hollande bows out of presidential race

France’s President Francois Hollande gestures as he speaks during a visit to Louvre Abu Dhabi, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 3, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

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Castro funeral cortege reaches destination, leftist friends gather

By Diego Oré | SANTIAGO, Cuba Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary leader’s … Continue reading

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Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing

By Peter Henderson | OAKLAND, Calif. A massive fire broke out in Oakland, California, during a late-night party in a warehouse that housed artist studios, killing at least nine people and leaving about 25 missing, the city’s fire chief said … Continue reading

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Trump targets another company moving to Mexico: Rexnord

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appears at a USA Thank You Tour event at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

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Castro's last goal? A soccer field for neighborhood kids

By Daniel Trotta | HAVANA Fidel Castro is remembered around the world as a charismatic revolutionary or a ruthless tyrant, but in his neighborhood he was also a friendly old man who used his influence to build a soccer field … Continue reading

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China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

By Ben Blanchard | BEIJING/WASHINGTON China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the “petty” move. … Continue reading

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Mosul residents fear cold and hunger of winter siege

By Ahmed Rasheed | BAGHDAD No food or fuel has reached Mosul in nearly a week and the onset of rain and cold weather threatens a tough winter for more than a million people still in Islamic State-held areas of … Continue reading

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Iran says extension of sanctions act shows U.S. unreliable

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is pictured after meeting with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, near Beirut, Lebanon November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

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