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Sunken South Korean Ferry Slowly Emerges Three Years After Disaster

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: A South Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago, killing 304 people, most of them children on a school trip, slowly emerged from a gray sea on Thursday, a somber reminder of a tragedy that traumatized the country.

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Lawmaker Says U.S. Foreign Surveillance 'Unmasked' Trump Associates

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump's transition team were caught up in incidental surveillance targeting foreigners.

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Indonesia Concerned As US Leans Toward Protectionism

Indonesia has expressed its concerns over the United States' stance against open and free trade, which gives a bleak outlook for the future of global commerce.

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Mosul's Displaced: 'I'm At The End Of My Years And Have To Live In A Tent'

As the fighting between Iraqi forces and the "Islamic State" in western Mosul has intensified, thousands have fled the city. In Iraq, Anna Lekas Miller met Moslawis who recently escaped after enduring years of IS rule.

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Protesters Call For Zimbabwe Election Commission To Be Disbanded

Opposition leaders and activists marched in Harare to demand UN assistance for the 2018 election, accusing officials of collusion with President Robert Mugabe.

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'You Could Send Congress To Space,' Says Ted Cruz But, Alas, Donald Trump Declines

Some scientists' wishes are coming true, but not all of them. US President Trump is backing NASA on deep space missions to Mars. But he says he's not up for it himself. In any case, life on Mars is so far off.

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Two German-Born Terror Suspects To Be Deported From Country

The pair, who investigators say were part of the radical Islamist scene in the central German city of Göttingen, have failed to win temporary legal protection from deportation.

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Private Jet Flipped Over In Wake Turbulence From Airbus A380: Reports

A small private jet was flipped over in midair and plunged 10,000 feet after being caught in the wake turbulence from a passing Airbus A380 superjumbo, according to reports.

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Trudeau Emphasizes Women's Issues In New Budget

Pic: ReutersOTTAWA: Canadian federal budgets will focus more on women in a bid to lift their job prospects, improve their quality of life and narrow the country's wide wage gap between the sexes, the government said on Wednesday, a move that underscores the feminist credentials of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Constant Information Drip Deepens Donald Trump's Russian Woes

The steady trickle of new revelations about the Trump team's real and potential Russian connections are increasing pressure on the White House. And what's more, the issue is unlikely to go away anytime soon.

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