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Afghan official: 191 wounded in attack, death toll still 95

Afghan authorities have raised the number of wounded from Saturday's suicide bombing in Kabul to 191, saying the death toll from the Taliban attack remains at 95......»»

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China tightens screws on social media

Chinese authorities have ordered a major social media platform to curb "harmful content" more effectively as they intensify oversight of online expression—even taking aim at rap music, crude cartoons, dirty jokes and celebrity gossip......»»

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Australia plans to enter 10 top defense export countries

 The Australian government announced on Monday a new strategy to boost Australia into the ranks of the top 10 defense industry exporting countries within a decade......»»

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Penis whitening fad worries surgeons

Plastic surgeons raised red flags this week about a penis whitening fad in skin color-fixated Thailand, dismissing the procedure as a phallic "fashion" with many risks......»»

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House Republicans working on averting another shutdown

House Republican leaders are grappling for a strategy to avert another US government shutdown at midnight Thursday......»»

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White supremacist-linked teen confesses to Florida shooting

A troubled teen with alleged ties to a white supremacist group confessed Thursday to murdering 17 people at his former high school in Florida, as the FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him......»»

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Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump......»»

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US carrier on historic Vietnam visit amid sea rift with China

A US aircraft carrier arrived in Vietnam for the first time since the end of the war, as the former foes bolster military ties in the face of Beijing's build-up in the disputed South China Sea......»»

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Passenger plane crashes, catches fire at Kathmandu airport

A passenger plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh crashed and burst into flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing dozens of people, officials said......»»

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As Facebook scandal mushrooms, Zuckerberg vows to step up

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed to "step up" to fix problems at the social media giant, as it fights a snowballing scandal over the hijacking of personal data from millions of its users......»»

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Malaysia approves law banning fake news ahead of elections

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's parliament on Monday passed a law prohibiting fake news that critics fear will be abused to silence dissent ahead of a ge.....»»

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Egypt s president wins re-election with 97 percent of vote

CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has won a second, four-year term in office, with more than 97 percent of the vote in last week's election, a.....»»

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US opens door to possible Trump-Putin White House meeting

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration opened the door to a potential White House meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.....»»

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South Africa to give state burial to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

South Africa to give state burial to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.....»»

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British royals go to Easter service without Harry and Markle

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William and his wife, Kate, and other senior British royals celebrated an Easter church service Sunday at the chapel wher.....»»

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Vietnam, China urge restraint in disputes in South China Sea

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam and China on Sunday called for restraint in resolving disputes in the South China Sea......»»

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Kim Jong Un deeply moved by K-pop concert — state media

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was "deeply moved" by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop stars in Pyon.....»»

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China imposing new tariffs on US meat, fruit, other products

BEIJING — China said it's rolling out new tariffs on meat, fruit and other products from the United States as retaliation against taxes approved by U.S......»»

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Pope in Easter Vigil baptizes Nigerian migrant-hero

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Saturday urged Catholics to not remain paralyzed in the face of the injustices around them as he baptized eight adults, includ.....»»

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Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in Sacramento backyard

Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in Sacramento backyard.....»»

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