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Attackers set fire to Belgian crime lab, sparking bomb scare

Attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's crime institute early Monday and set fire to a lab containing crime scene samples, apparently in an effort to destroy evidence, Brussels prosecutors say
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Roadside bombs kill 9 civilians in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say two roadside bombs have killed at least nine Afghan civilians
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Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site

Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site

Iranian state media says the military has begun deploying a Russia-supplied S-300 air defense system around the underground Fordo nuclear facility
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Canada orders independent probe of switched-at-birth case

Canada orders independent probe of switched-at-birth case

The Canadian government is setting up an independent investigation after DNA evidence indicated two men from a northern Manitoba indigenous community were switched at birth
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Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway in what wildlife officials say was an unusually large natural disaster
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IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 45 government fighters

A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden has killed at least 45 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen's north
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Kerry urges Bangladesh to step up efforts against terrorism

US Secretary of State Kerry, in Bangladesh, urges greater vigilance, efforts to combat terrorism
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Australian freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan

Australian freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan

Officials say an Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April has been freed by Afghan forces after four months in captivity
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Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

The Uzbek president's daughter says her father is in the hospital with a brain hemorrhage
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German plan would make mothers reveal child's biological dad

Germany's justice ministry says mothers should be required to help identify their child's biological father to settle disputes over support payments
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