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Donald Trump Denies CIA Feud Over Election 'Hacking'

US President Donald Trump has denied feuding with the CIA, in an attempt to mend fences with the intelligence community.

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Sri Lanka Hit By Worst Drought In Decades

Sri Lanka is suffering its worst drought in four decades, according to officials, with more than a million people experiencing acute water shortages.

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Netanyahu Plans To Discuss 'Iran Threat' With Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he wants to talk soon to the new US president to "counter the threat" from Iran's government, which he accused of threatening its citizens' freedom.

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Lebanese Soldiers Thwart Suicide Bombing In Beirut Cafe

Authorities in Lebanon say they have thwarted a suicide bombing in one of the busiest neighbourhoods of the capital, Beirut.

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Women's March On Washington Draws Massive Crowds

Hundreds of thousands of people poured into the US capital on Saturday to march in opposition to President Donald Trump, a day after the Republican took office, as sister demonstrations took place in cities across Africa, Asia and Europe.

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Rage Rooms A Smashing Way To Relieve Stress In Russia

Moscow, Russia - Stress is a fact of life for many of us. Some medicate or meditate to ease the anxiety.

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Dozens Killed After Train Derails In Southern India

At least 36 people have been killed and 50 injured after an overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, according to railway officials, in the latest accident to hit the country's gigantic but poorly maintained rail network.

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Israel Approves Permits For 566 Settler Homes

Israeli authorities have approved building permits for 566 settler homes in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local officials, a move that has drawn condemnation from Palestinian leaders.

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India Andhra Pradesh Train Crash Leaves 39 Dead And Scores Injured

Rail accidents are not unusual in India

At least 39 people have been killed and dozens injured after a train derailed in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials say.

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France: Socialists Cast Votes For Presidential Hopeful

French left-wing voters cast their ballots in a presidential primary aimed at producing a socialist candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and far-right rivals in the coming general election.

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