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Facebook, Twitter co-operated with Brazil probe of alleged militants

3D-printed Facebook and Twitter logos are seen in this picture illustration made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 26, 2016. Reuters/Dado Ruvic The judge overseeing the probe that led to the arrest last week of suspected Islamist militants in … Continue reading

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One dead, 10 injured in blast near Nuremberg, Germany: police

An explosion killed at least one person and injured 10 others near the German city of Nuremberg on Sunday in what authorities said was believed to be an intentional blast. It was the fourth violent incident in Germany in as … Continue reading

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Munich gunman planned attacks for a year: Bavarian officials

The 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday began planning the attack a year ago after visiting the German city of Winnenden where another teenager killed 15 people in 2009, Bavarian officials said on Sunday. Materials … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Westerners for prisoner swaps: SITE

A file photo of Al Qaeda’s new leader, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, is seen in this still image taken from a video released on September 12, 2011. Reuters/SITE Monitoring Service via Reuters TV Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has appeared in … Continue reading

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On eve of Democratic convention, Clinton struggles for party unity

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders wipes his forehead after he endorsed her during a campaign rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., July 12, 2016. Reuters/Brian Snyder Democrat Bernie Sanders demanded the party chairwoman resign … Continue reading

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Democratic party chair to lose convention role in wake of e-mail leak: CNN

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will no longer preside over the party’s convention this week after a leak of Democratic party emails appeared to show efforts to actively discredit Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign, CNN reported Sunday. The … Continue reading

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Los Angeles-area wildfire spreads, motorist found dead

A huge wildfire in the Los Angeles area spread another 2,000 acres overnight and appeared to have killed a motorist whose remains were found in a charred vehicle in the fire’s path, officials said on Sunday. This brought to 22,000 … Continue reading

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Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after coup

Supporters of Turkey’s ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, were set to rally together on Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the country. In another demonstration … Continue reading

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IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics

A man walks out of the Russian Olympic Committee headquarters building in Moscow, Russia, July 20, 2016. Reuters/Sergei Karpukhin The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s … Continue reading

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ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States … Continue reading

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