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BEIRUT (AP):Lebanon's parliament yesterday abolished a law that allowed rapists to avoid prison by marrying their victims.The repeal of the law, which had been in place since the 1940s, follows years of campaigning by women's rights advocates....

Virginia, United States (AP):He may not be the president anymore, but Barack Obama is still influential enough to break the Internet.The tweet Obama wrote in response to Saturday's white...

BALTIMORE (AP):Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans...

FONSECA (AP):The last of more than 8,000 guns once carried by the guerrillas of Colombia's largest rebel army have been removed from 26 demobilisation sites around the South American nation.United Nations...

WASHINGTON (AP): Leaders of the four major US military services have spoken out against racism and extremism after last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Their comments on Twitter and in longer written statements made no...

FREETOWN (AP):Mudslides and torrential flooding killed at least 250 people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early yesterday following heavy rains, with many victims trapped in homes buried...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP):A Connecticut rabbi accused of repeatedly raping and molesting a teenage boy who was awarded $15 million in a civil lawsuit appeared yesterday before a judge for the first time since being arrested last month.Rabbi Daniel Greer...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP):A 23-year-old man who was "out for blood" when he attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building is...

PANAMA CITY (AP):United States citizen William Dathan Holbert was sentenced to 47 years in prison by a court in Panama for robbing and killing five other Americans in a Caribbean tourist destination, authorities said yesterday.Holbert's ex-wife,...

BAGHDAD:Two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in Iraq, the United States military said yesterday, adding that "initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy...
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