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Lewinsky Calls Clinton Affair A ‘Gross Abuse Of Power’

NEW YORK  — Monica Lewinsky says the affair that led to impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton “was not sexual assault” but “constituted a gross abuse of power.”

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Notorious 'Dirty War' General Dies In Argentina

Gen. Luciano Benjamin Menendez

BUENOS AIRES -- Retired Gen. Luciano Benjamin Menendez, sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity during Argentina’s 1976-1983 military dictatorship, died Tuesday in a hospital in the central city of Cordoba. He was 90.

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Missing Italians Sold To Criminal Gang By Mexican Police, Family Says

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Three Italians who disappeared on Jan. 31 from the western Mexican state of Jalisco remained missing on Tuesday, with their family claiming they were sold to a criminal gang for 1,000 pesos (around US$53).

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U.S.-Russian Crew Returns From Space Station: NASA TV

A capsule carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed in snowy Kazakhstan on Wednesday after a five-and-a-half month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed.

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Duterte Welcomes 'Unbiased' UN Investigations

The Philippines will allow an investigation into alleged human rights abuses in its bloody war on drugs, but not if it is conducted by the United Nations’ current special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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MHP: Armenia Responsible For 1992 Khojaly 'Massacre'

The leader of Turkey's opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has accused Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan of playing a role in a 1992 massacre of Azerbaijani citizens.

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US Dollar At Three-Year Lows, "Structurally Weak"

The dollar edged down against most major currencies on Tuesday, with traders cautious ahead of testimony from new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell that could determine whether the currency’s recovery from a three-year low has more room to run.

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International Open Letter Calls For End To 'Syrian Genocide'

Over 200 artists, activists, writers and musicians have issued an open letter calling for world governments to "stop the Syrian genocide".

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Papua New Guinea Officials Say Whole Villages Flattened By Deadly Quake

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY: Whole villages were flattened and water sources spoiled by a powerful earthquake that killed at least 20 people, residents said on Wednesday as rescuers struggled to reach the hardest-hit areas in Papua New Guinea’s remote, mountainous highlands.

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Nigeria: 1,130 Hostages Freed From Boko Haram

At least 1,130 civilians were freed, and 37 suspected Boko Haram militants were killed during a joint offensive by Cameroonian and Nigerian troops in communities around the Lake Chad region on Monday, according to a Nigerian army spokesman.

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