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Suspect in deadly shooting in France 'neutralized' during standoff with police

3 were killed and another 13 wounded in the shooting in Strasbourg on Tuesday.

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Senators vote to end US backing for Saudi war on Yemen

Members President Trump's Republican party joined Democrats by 56-41 to rebuke the longtime US ally.

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Strasbourg: Christmas market attacker 'shot dead'

The man suspected of carrying out Tuesday's deadly attack has been killed by police, reports say.

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Maria Butina: Russian activist pleads guilty in US

Accused in the US of acting as agent for the Kremlin, Maria Butina has signed a deal with prosecutors.

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Branson's Virgin Galactic successfully reaches space

The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic makes it to space and back safely.

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Rolls-Royce is stockpiling parts as Brexit chaos threatens 'national crisis'

Businesses are sending a clear message to UK politicians: Stop messing around.

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SoftBank considers pulling Huawei gear from its network

Huawei may lose a major customer in Japan, raising further questions about its ambition to lead the introduction of 5G technology around the world.

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Google is wading into India's huge online shopping market

Google is making it easier for hundreds of millions of people in India to shop on its platform.

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Jailing journalists has become a 'new normal,' says advocacy group

In China, award-winning photojournalist Lu Guang was reportedly taken away by authorities in a region where an estimated 1 million Muslim Uyghurs are being held in state-controlled "re-education camps." In Turkey, Austrian journalist Max Zirngast was arrested, joining dozens of reporters currently imprisoned in the country. In Myanmar, two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were jailed while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.

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Brexit: Why is the Irish border 'backstop' such a big deal?

One of the big fears in the Brexit debate is that Britain's departure from the EU will mean the reintroduction of border posts on the frontier between Northern Ireland, which remains part of the UK, and the Republic of Ireland, an EU member.

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South African 'cannibal case' men get life sentences

When a South African traditional healer wandered into a police station last year and told officers he was "tired of eating human flesh," the police struggled to believe his morbid claim.

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'What gives them the right to bomb us?' Exhausted Yemenis demand halt to war

A young man wide-eyed and horrified rushes into a hospital in Yemen's war-torn Hodeidah province.

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Fire destroys 8,000 voting machines 10 days ahead of Congo's presidential election

A fire still under investigation has destroyed 8,000 voting machines in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital -- 80% of the city's stock -- just 10 days ahead of a presidential election, the nation's electoral body and police said Thursday.

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Hungary's 'slave law' passes, sparking protests in parliament and on the streets

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday showed no signs of heeding US and European Union warnings to rein in his "illiberal state," instead introducing new laws that critics say will tighten his grip on power.

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Trump: 'I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law'

Donald Trump said Michael Cohen was "supposed to know the law" and was just trying to embarrass him.

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Strasbourg shootings: Armed police mount operation in Neudorf district

Suspected gunman Cherif Chekatt, who killed three at a Christmas market, is still on the run.

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'Racist' Gandhi statue removed from University of Ghana

A statue of the Indian independence leader was opposed by lecturers at the University of Ghana.

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Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

Warring parties in Yemen agree to a ceasefire for the vital port of Hudaydah after talks in Sweden.

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The Latest: Sweden's FM lauds 'positive' Yemen peace talks

Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has lauded the "positive spirit" of the peace talks aimed at setting out a framework for future dialogue in war-ravaged Yemen

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French police try to catch attack suspect dead or alive

The French government spokesman says security forces are trying to catch the suspected shooter dead or alive, two days after an attack near Strasbourg's Christmas market

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