Thailand’s coup leader and ‘democratic front’ face off in long-awaited election
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Thailand’s coup leader and ‘democratic front’ face off in long-awaited election

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thais voted on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 military coup, a race that pitted the country’s junta chief seeking to retain power…

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Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control
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Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to…

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Norway cruise ship towed to port after nearly 500 people rescued
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Norway cruise ship towed to port after nearly 500 people rescued

OSLO (Reuters) - Rescue services had airlifted 479 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and…

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Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government
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Exit poll has Thai opposition winning most seats but not enough for government

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai voters flocked to the polls on Sunday for the first election since a 2014 coup, and an exit poll indicated the populist party linked…

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The making of militants in India’s ‘paradise on earth’
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The making of militants in India’s ‘paradise on earth’

KULGAM, India (Reuters) - Kashmiri farmer Yusuf Malik learned that his son Owais, a 22-year old arts student and apple picker, had become an armed militant via a…

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Democrat Gillibrand to deliver 2020 White House launch speech outside NY Trump hotel
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Democrat Gillibrand to deliver 2020 White House launch speech outside NY Trump hotel

(Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a fiery first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, calling U.S. President Donald…

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Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway
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Almost 400 people winched from stricken cruise liner off Norway

OSLO (Reuters) - Rescue services had airlifted 397 people to safety from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway by Sunday morning and…

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Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims
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Thousands attend NZ vigil, rally to fight racism, remember Christchurch victims

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - Thousands gathered in New Zealand’s cities on Sunday to protest racism and remember the 50 Muslims killed by a gunman in Christchurch and as Prime…

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Rescue services prepare to tow stricken cruise ship off Norway to port
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Rescue services prepare to tow stricken cruise ship off Norway to port

OSLO (Reuters) - Evacuation from a luxury cruise liner with engine trouble off the coast of Norway continued for a second day on Sunday, with 397 people airlifted…

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Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family, makers of opioid OxyContin
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Guggenheim Museum will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family, makers of opioid OxyContin

Despite having their name on the museum's education center, the Guggenheim said it will no longer be accepting gifts from the Sackler family, according to a statement given…

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University of Georgia fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon suspended over racist video
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University of Georgia fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon suspended over racist video

A fraternity at the University of Georgia has been suspended after video allegedly showing members whipping someone and referring to them picking cotton surfaced on social media. Georgia's…

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U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller’s Russia report
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U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller’s Russia report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a…

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U.S. official denounces ‘choreographed’ visits to China’s Xinjiang
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U.S. official denounces ‘choreographed’ visits to China’s Xinjiang

BEIJING (Reuters) - “Highly choreographed” tours to Xinjiang organized by the Chinese government are misleading and propagate false narratives about the troubled region, a U.S. official said, after…

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Numbers drawn in $638.8 million Powerball jackpot
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Numbers drawn in $638.8 million Powerball jackpot

This weekend's Powerball jackpot is inching toward $1 billion. The latest numbers drawn for Saturday night's jackpot, officially worth $638.8 million, was the biggest of the year and…

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12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway
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12 hurt, 50 cars involved in pileups on California highway

Authorities say several crashes involving about 50 vehicles on Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles have sent 12 people to the hospital. The Grapevine section of the interstate…

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FAA to look at Boeing’s fixes for 737 Max jets next week
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FAA to look at Boeing’s fixes for 737 Max jets next week

Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five…

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