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Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa processBritain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process."
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Egyptian sentenced to death for killing Christian doctorEgypt has sentenced an alleged Islamic State supporter to death for stabbing and killing an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo
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Iraq's president visits Iran weeks after US renews sanctionsIraq's president is visiting Iran less than two weeks after the United States restored oil sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal
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Facebook says steep rise in data requests from Indian gov'tFacebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years
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In this photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Nuon Chea, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, sits in a court room before a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Friday by an international tribunal. (Mark Peters/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP)
Experts weigh the record of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunalExperts consider the costs and benefits of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has tried and convicted a total of three defendants over nine years at a cost of more than $300 million
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Joseph DiRuzzo, the attorney representing disgraced school deputy Scot Peterson, informs the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission that his client will not be testifying, Thursday Nov 15, 2018 in Sunrise, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
Florida high school massacre panel considers recommendationsState commission investigating Florida high school massacre begins discussions on what recommendations it will make to bolster student safety, prevent future shooting attacks
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FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, Craig Reedie, head of the World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks to the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations in Montreal. At the same time WADA announced changes to its governance structure, the agency's former lead investigator, Jack Robertson, wrote an op-ed piece arguing its leaders should be replaced, and said the decision to reinstate Russia's suspended anti-doping agency came via a ``cowardly’’ process that betrayed clean athletes. WADA, in a statement to the BBC, dismissed Robertson's analysis as "old and baseless allegations" that are part of a politically motivated campaign against the agency and Reedie. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Former investigator calls WADA's Russia decision 'cowardly'Former WADA investigator calls agency's Russia decision 'cowardly'
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French drivers to block roads to protest rising fuel taxesFrench drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies
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In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education Department released a plan Friday that would require schools to investigate sexual assault and harassment only if it was reported to certain campus officials and only if it occurred on campus or other areas overseen by the school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
DeVos wants to change campus rules on sexual misconductDeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump: EPA's acting chief will be named to post permanentlyPresident Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency
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President Donald Trump answers a reporters question about the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller during a signing ceremony of the "Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump says he answered Mueller questions 'very easily'President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them
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Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staffA seasoned campaign veteran at age 36, Nick Ayers is emerging as a leading contender to replace White House chief of staff John Kelly
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