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Brazil's Temer deploys army as protesters battle police

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Protesters demanding the resignation of Brazilian President Michel Temer staged running battles with police and set fire to a ministry building in Brasilia on Wednesday, prompting
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'Only logical' for Trump to meet Dalai Lama: Tibetan leader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Tibet's government in exile said on Wednesday it would be "logical" for Donald Trump to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, since the U.S. president h
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In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing's claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge
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Wildfires localized on area of 31 hectares in Krasnoyarsk Territory’s Lesosibirsk

According to earlier reports, Lesosibirsk is one of the populated localities that have been most hit by wildfires, which destroyed a number of dwelling houses
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Townsend excited to get opportunity with Redblacks

Greg Townsend Jr. wasn’t around for much of it, but from 1983-93 and again in 1997, his dad, Townsend Sr., was making life miserable for NFL quarterbacks.
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‘Truckloads’ of US arms and ammo reach Kurdish militia in Syria – reports

Over 100 trucks loaded with US armaments and ammunition, including heavy mortars and anti-tank missiles, have reached the Kurdish controlled northern Syrian city of Hasakah over the pas
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Roger Boesche, Occidental professor who sparked Obama's interest in politics, dies at 69

Roger Boesche, a beloved Occidental College professor of four decades whom President Obama cited as sparking his interest in politics, died Tuesday. He was 69. Boesche, a scholar of Alexis de Tocq
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A brief history of the not-so-brief battle over the 710 Freeway extension, which may be coming to a close

Metro officials are expected to vote Thursday on a motion that would shift hundreds of millions of dollars away from a bitterly debated tunnel project, effectively killing it, backers say.
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8 guards, 7 inmates hospitalized after live ammunition used to stop Pelican Bay prison brawl

Officials say eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control. Correctional officers fired 19 bullets from s
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Manchester attack makes terrorism the focus of Trump's NATO meeting

The deadly suicide bombing in Britain and threats of more attacks thrust counter-terrorism to the top of President Trump’s agenda for talks with NATO leaders here on Thursday, buttressing his bid
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Florida 'Joker' accused of waving loaded gun at cars

Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic. A Miami-Dade police report says
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8 California guards, 7 inmates sent to hospital after Pelican Bay prison brawl

Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals Wednesday after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control and required live ammunition to stop, corrections
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Ricardo Lamas-'Korean Zombie,' and Aljamain Sterling-Renan Barao fights added to Anaheim's UFC 214

A meeting of top-five featherweights and a crossroads bantamweight fight have been added to the UFC 214 card in Anaheim that is headlined by Daniel Cormier’s anticipated light-heavyweight title re
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Death toll in Venezuela protest violence rises to 56

The death toll from nearly eight weeks of Venezuelan street protests rose to 56 on Wednesday after three opponents of President Nicolas Maduro were reported killed by gunfire in Barinas state, the
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City settles lawsuits challenging modernization projects at Los Angeles International Airport

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday agreed to settle lawsuits brought by Culver City and Inglewood that alleged the potential environmental impacts of modernization projects at Los Angeles I
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