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Haiti council starts deliberating possible election redo

Haiti council starts deliberating possible election redo

Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating whether they should annul results of the disputed presidential election's first round, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding significant fraud and professional misconduct
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Israel fills UN hall for anti-BDS conference

Over 1,500 students fill the United Nations General Assembly for a conference on how best to combat a movement on many U.S. campuses calling for a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel
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Canada's assisted suicide bill approved by House of Commons

Canada's House of Commons has passed a proposed assisted suicide law
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2nd man arrested in kidnapping of Mexican soccer player

2nd man arrested in kidnapping of Mexican soccer player

Authorities in northern Mexico say police arrested a second suspect in the kidnapping of Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido, after wounding the man in a gunbattle
Updated: 3 hours ago
Testimony from families of 9/11 victims sought at Guantanamo

Testimony from families of 9/11 victims sought at Guantanamo

Prosecutors at the war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo Bay want 10 people who lost relatives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack to testify before the long-stalled case gets to trial
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Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies

Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies

Mohamed Abdelaziz, the head and co-founder of the Polisario Front independence movement in the Western Sahara, died Tuesday after a long illness, the group said
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Surfer loses leg in shark attack off west Australia

A 29-year-old surfer was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after a shark tore a leg off at an Australian west coast beach, officials said
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Mediterranean Sea disasters leave more than 1,000 dead

Mediterranean Sea disasters leave more than 1,000 dead

The International Organization for Migration says survivors' accounts now indicate the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed over 1,030 lives in the last week, mostly due to overcrowded smuggling boats sinking
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Brazil great Pele selling awards and memorabilia at auction

Pele is in London to promote an auction of his collection of awards and memorabilia
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Ivory Coast opens war crimes trial against ex-leader's wife

Ivory Coast's highest court has begun the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity and war crimes
Updated: 4 hours ago