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Norway's PM attacks Facebook 'censorship' over Vietnam photo
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's prime minister accused Facebook Inc on Friday of censorship after it deleted an iconic Vietnam War era news photograph of a naked girl fleeing a napalm attack from pages, including her own.
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Global airport traffic up 6.4 percent in 2015, fastest rate since 2010
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Global airport traffic grew at its fastest rate last year since 2010, rising 6.4 percent to 7.2 billion passengers, according to data published on Friday by an international trade association representing airports.
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Syrian army secures road to Aleppo: state TV
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army secured a road into the government-held side of Aleppo that was captured by rebels last month and was expected to soon open it for civilians, state-owned al-Ikhbariya TV reported on Friday.
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Cambodian critic of PM Hun Sen sentenced to jail in absentia
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced opposition leader Kem Sokha to five months in jail in absentia amid what activists say is a crackdown on critics of Prime Minister Hun Sen ahead of local and general elections.
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Britain's UKIP denies ex-leader Farage has been offered a show by Russian TV
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Independence Party on Friday denied a newspaper report that its former leader, Nigel Farage, had been offered his own television show by a Russian state-funded broadcaster.
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Colombia's Santos says peace deal will pass, more war a disaster
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians are sure to approve a peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels in a referendum next month because they see the enormous economic opportunity and know renewed war would be a "catastrophe," President Juan Manuel Santos told Reuters.
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Trapped Mont Blanc cable car passengers on way to safety
LYON, France (Reuters) - Rescuers were bringing 33 people trapped overnight in cable cars high over the glaciers of Mont Blanc to an altitude station on Friday morning after the tangled cables were repaired, the cable car operator said.
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Car with gas cylinders found near Paris cathedral on Saturday: police
PARIS (Reuters) - A car containing several gas cylinders was discovered close to the Notre-Dame cathedral in central Paris last Saturday night and its owner, now in custody, is on an intelligence services watchlist of people suspected of religious radicalization, police officials said.
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UB40 backs UK opposition leader Corbyn in leadership contest
LONDON (Reuters) - British 1970s reggae band UB40 is backing Jeremy Corbyn in his campaign to be re-elected as leader of the opposition Labour party, calling the left-wing leader "incorruptible" and welcoming his commitment to the arts.
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5 things to know tonight: Deal seeks 20% raises for state law enforcement

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Several arrested after car with gas cylinders found in Paris: sources
PARIS (Reuters) - French police investigating the abandonment of a car packed with gas cylinders near Paris's Notre Dame cathedral have arrested several suspects and also established that the vehicle contained 3 jerry cans of diesel fuel, judicial and police sources said.
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Rome's 5-Star mayor loses another top aide as mayhem mounts
ROME (Reuters) - The travails of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement's mayor of Rome mounted on Thursday when she announced the departure of the city's finance chief whom she appointed just four days ago.
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Australian senator quits shadow cabinet over China payments row
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian opposition senator quit the shadow cabinet on Wednesday after saying he had failed to declare that a Chinese company had made payments on his behalf for travel and legal bills.
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Reports of active shooter at Texas high school

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Paris to open first migrant camp by October
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris will house close to 1,000 migrants in two camps to tackle the growing number of men, women and children fleeing war and poverty who are sleeping rough on the French capital's streets, the city's mayor said on Tuesday.
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Nine Yemeni civilians, four of them children, killed in air strike: residents
SANAA (Reuters) - At least nine civilians, including four children, were killed on Thursday in an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a residential building north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, residents said.
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No end in sight for South Africa's historic drought: government
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa remains in the grip of a drought that is not expected to ease soon, a government task team said on Thursday, putting pressure on inflation as the cost of staple foods soars.
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France's Hollande gives clearest hint at intent to run for second term
PARIS (Reuters) - France's President Francois Hollande said he would not let France's image deteriorate "over the coming months or coming years" in a speech on Thursday, his clearest indication yet that he intends to run for a second term in office next year.
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Turkey jails businessmen, orders military officers detained: media report
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey jailed 16 businessmen pending trial on Thursday and issued arrest warrants for dozens of military officers over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for July's attempted coup, Turkish media said.
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Britain should start EU divorce talks soon, says Tusk
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should start talks to leave the European Union as soon as possible, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday, adding weight to calls for Prime Minister Theresa May to start the formal divorce procedure.
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Indonesia anti-drugs chief calls for tougher Philippine-style war against dealers
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Inspired by the Philippines "war on drugs", Indonesia's anti-narcotics chief plans to aggressively ramp up the country's fight against drugs by bolstering its police force with more personnel and heavy weaponry.
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Gang suspects down helicopter carrying police in Mexico, 4 dead
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Suspected gang members shot down a helicopter in a clash with police in restive western Mexico on Tuesday, killing four people, the governor of the state of Michoacan said.
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Swiss: Controller gave too-low altitude before fatal jet crash
ZURICH (Reuters) - An air traffic controller gave a Swiss air force fighter pilot too low an altitude at which to fly moments before his jet slammed into a cloud-draped mountain last month, killing him, the defense ministry said on Tuesday.
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France's Macron seen winning first round of presidentials, Fillon slips - BVA poll
PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron is set to win the first round of the French general election in four weeks time, BVA pollsters said, becoming the latest survey team to put the independent centrist ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen for the first time.
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Japan PM Abe denies he or wife made donations to principal of scandal-hit school
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe repeated denials on Friday that he or his wife had made donations to the head of a Japanese nationalist school at the heart of a political scandal that is chipping away at Abe's support.
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North Korea has maintained readiness for nuclear test any time: South Korea
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has maintained readiness to conduct a new nuclear test at any time, a South Korean military official said on Friday.
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MSNBC Programs Start Giving More Space to NBC News Logos
It’s no secret that anchors and reporters from NBC News have had a greater presence on their parent company’s cable outlet, MSNBC. Now, the network is making sure that viewers know about it in no uncertain terms. Since Saturday, MSNBC has featured the NBC News logo more prominently on its air, such as when MSNBC... Read more »
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Galveston Causeway bridge reopens
The Galveston Causeway railway bridge has reopened after a sudden closure reported 6 a.m. Sunday.
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Overnight blaze destroys southeast Houston home
A small electrical fire in the utility room destroyed a southeast Houston home early Sunday morning, according to authorities.
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Pedestrian killed trying to cross North Freeway
A man died Saturday night while trying to cross the road in northern Harris County, according to authorities.
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Suicide bombing kills one in east Mosul, security sources say
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt on Sunday in the "My Fair Lady" neighborhood of Mosul that was retaken recently from Islamic State, killing one and wounding nine others, security sources said.
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Iraqi military says advancing toward west Mosul from the south
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured several villages on Sunday, as they advanced from the south toward the western side of Mosul that is still under control of Islamic State, Iraqi military said.
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Thai police order thousands of worshippers out of scandal-hit temple
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police ordered thousands of worshippers to leave the country's biggest Buddhist temple on Sunday so it can intensify its search for its former abbot, who is wanted on money-laundering charges.
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Philippine army to create task force to chase big drug syndicates
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine army will create a "battalion size" task force to help the government's anti-narcotics agency run after high-value targets in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, the country's military chief said.
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Hazmat crews cleaning up chemical spill

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Gambia's new president pledges fresh start, economic reform
BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambia's President Adama Barrow vowed on Saturday to revive the country's faltering economy with sweeping reforms as he sought to draw a line under the erratic 22-year rule of his predecessor.
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Man dead after wrong-way crash on Westpark
One man is dead after an overnight wrong-way crash on Westpark Tollway, according to authorities.
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Overnight fire draws crews to northern Harris County storage facility
An overnight blaze at a storage facility in northern Harris County destroyed a truck and two scooters, according to authorities.
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U.S. coalition says Islamic State command center destroyed in Mosul; IS says civilians killed
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S.-led military coalition on Saturday said its forces destroyed a building in the main medical complex of western Mosul, suspected to house an Islamic State command center.
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Thousands of Filipino Catholics march against death penalty, war on drugs
MANILA (Reuters) - Thousands of Roman Catholics marched in the Philippines capital Manila on Saturday in the biggest gathering denouncing extra-judicial killings and a government plan to reimpose the death penalty for criminals.
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Canada's Trudeau calls for wider social benefit from economy
HAMBURG (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that international economic policymakers should place more focus on creating economic growth which benefits a wider range of global society.
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Car bomb in Turkey's southeast kills child: governor's office
DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in the garden of a housing complex in Turkey's southeastern town of Viransehir on Friday, killing a child and wounding 17 other people, the provincial governor's office told Reuters.
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Residents return home as New Zealand wildfire threat eases
SYDNEY (Reuters) - More than 1,400 residents of New Zealand's Christchurch city returned home on Friday as firefighters contained a massive wildfire that led to their evacuation, destroying properties and power networks.
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Chinese man jailed for eight years for airport blast
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A court in Shanghai jailed a man for eight years on Friday after he set off an explosive device last year at the city's Pudong International Airport, injuring at least three travelers and delaying flights.
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Peru ombudsman calls for Odebrecht's partners to be investigated
LIMA (Reuters) - An ombudsman on Thursday called for prosecutors to investigate Peruvian builder Grana y Montero and other partners of Brazil's construction conglomerate Odebrecht in a corruption probe that has already sunk Grana's shares.
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France says U.S. position on Middle East peace 'confused and worrying'
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - France considers the U.S. position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict "confused and worrying", its foreign minister said on Thursday, reacting to U.S. President Trump's dropping of the America's commitment to a two-state solution.
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Man welding shot down in Greenspoint area
A man welding in his Greenspoint-area driveway Wednesday morning was shot and killed by a man who fired at him several times from gray vehicle.
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French prosecutor keeps Fillon fake work probe open
PARIS (Reuters) - France's financial prosecutor announced on Thursday that an investigation into fake work allegations surrounding presidential candidate Francois Fillon would remain open, in a new blow to the ex-prime minister's campaign.
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Attack hits mourners in Yemen, killing nine women, one child: residents
SANAA (Reuters) - Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition struck a house north of Yemen's capital on Wednesday where mourners had gathered to offer condolences after a woman died, residents said, killing nine women and one child and injuring dozens.
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