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Olympic torch is lit in Rio

He was found outside the gates of the Rio State University on Rua Sao Francisco Xavier, not far from the stadium where approximately 75,000 people watched Brazil put on its biggest ever show. Promises...

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14-year-old armed with gun shot dead by officer in LA

14-year-old armed with gun shot dead by officer in LA

The area is a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood just east of downtown LA. At yesterday's press conference, Arcos said four LAPD officers have been fired on this year and two shot. Arcos sa...

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Japanese emperor addresses abdication speculation

In the pre-recorded message, Akihito will talk about his duties as a "symbol emperor" as stipulated by the constitution, palace officials said. He observed that current law permits the establishme...

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What time is the Olympic opening ceremony?

Of course, there are substantial production costs with an event like this too, so the bottom line isn't just ads against rights fees, but the Olympics bring plenty of benefits for their broadcasting n...

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Nigerian govt reacts to report of new Boko Haram leadership

Abubakar Shekau's outburst clearly shows that there are deep disagreements, which could translate into clashes between the foot soldiers loyal to the two leaders. Barnawi said the terror group, found...

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GOP voting restrictions struck down in three states

It marks the third ruling in less than two weeks against voter ID laws after court decisions regarding Texas and Wisconsin . The unanimous decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. "The leg...

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