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13 Die After Helicopter Surveying Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico

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No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

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McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is ‘now really incontrovertible’ as he woos European allies

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
The Munich Security Conference speech came amid discord among U.S. allies.
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'I would be considered criminal for saying this': Son of Holocaust survivors confronts Polish leader over complicity bill

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
Some of those present at the conference described the Polish PM's response as “appalling,” “surreal” and “shocking."
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Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
The Israeli military said Saturday that four soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion along the Israeli border with Gaza.
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Collision of Greek boat, Turkish vessel caught on video

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
Video footage has surfaced of the moment a Turkish coast guard vessel collided with a stationary Greek patrol boat near a pair of Aegean Sea islets over which the two countries almost went to war in 1996.
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13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

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A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.
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Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, local doctors and Syria’s state-run news agency reported Saturday.
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Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

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Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century.
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3 asylum-seekers held after Cyprus reception center damaged

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A Cyprus court has ordered the detention of two asylum-seekers on suspicion that they instigated a small uprising at an immigrant reception center, causing extensive damage to offices and setting fire to furniture and trash bins.
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South Korean president says Olympics have lowered tensions with North

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
In a visit to the Games, President Moon Jae-in says he hopes rapprochement will lead to ‘dialogue’ between North Korea and the United States.
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Rio’s Carnival goes political, and a little-known samba school ignites a firestorm

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As Brazil struggles with a political crisis, an economic downturn and cascading corruption scandals, dancers take a stand against slave-like conditions and craven politicians.
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10 years after independence, Kosovo's prime minister asks Washington for help with 'unfinished business'

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
The young, Muslim-majority republic faces serious challenges: high unemployment, trouble with neighbors and Islamist extremism.
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The rise of ‘Putin’s chef,’ the Russian oligarch accused of manipulating the U.S. election

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Here is the rags-to-riches story of Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian accused of backing troll farms to help sway the U.S. election.
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Mueller indictment is vindication for Russia's troll-factory critics

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Some Russians have tried for years to shed light on the St. Petersburg propaganda machine.
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‘A person of murderous zeal’: Al-Qaeda operative given life sentence for deaths of U.S. troops

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“If this man ever walks the street again, the first thing he will do is try to kill Americans,” the judge said. Ibrahim Suleiman Adhan Adam Harun is expected to appeal his sentence.
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Brazil's military to take over security in violence-scarred Rio de Janeiro

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The “extreme measure” is needed to crack down on organized crime and drug trafficking, the country’s president said.
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Russian troll farm, 13 suspects indicted in 2016 election interference

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
The indictment targets the Internet Research Agency, a known Russian entity, for meddling with the 2016 election.
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VA secretary's chief of staff tells colleagues she intends to retire

Washington Post Headlines - 1 hour 56 min ago
The 32-year VA official is at the center of an inspector general's report concerning a 10-day trip to Europe the secretary and his wife took to Europe at taxpayers' expense.
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Turkey frees reporter, but sentences 6 other journalists to life for alleged involvement in failed 2016 coup

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Decision comes shortly after another reporter who had been controversially imprisoned for a year was conditionally released.
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China's televised New Year’s Gala featured a blackface skit about Africans

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“This is plain racism, the foreign media are going to explode” says one microblogger.
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