Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows

Tens of thousands of angry protesters blocked roads, burned tires and marched across Lebanon on Friday for a second day, demanding the removal of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of breakdown. CBC | World News  More...

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Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s son in shootout with cartel

Mexican authorities captured then liberated Ovidio Guzmán López, one of the leaders of the Sinaloa cartel, after the cartel sent gunmen into the streets of state More...

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War monitors report fighting in Syria after Turkish-U.S. ceasefire deal

Two war monitor groups reported fighting in Syrian villages Friday, a day after Turkey agreed with the United States to pause its offensive for five days to let More...

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Trump nominates deputy energy secretary to replace department head

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a “total More...

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8 killed in gun battles in capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state after troops locate El Chapo’s son

Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious More...

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Honduran president’s brother convicted of drug trafficking in U.S. trial

Honduran politician Juan Antonio (Tony) Hernández was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations More...

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Martin Luther King’s daughter bristles at Zuckerberg’s use of civil rights icon in speech

Disinformation campaigns helped lead to the assassination of Martin Luther King, the daughter of the U.S. civil rights champion said on Thursday, after the head More...

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At least 62 killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing

Blasts in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers killed at least 62 men who had gathered for worship, local officials said. CBC | World News  More...

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What the temporary ceasefire deal in northern Syria means for key players in the conflict

Despite a temporary ceasefire deal announced Thursday by the U.S. and Turkey, war monitor groups say the fighting continues. Turkey’s president, however, More...

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What the temporary ceasefire in northern Syria means for key players in the conflict

The temporary ceasefire announced Thursday by the U.S. and Turkey brings the fighting in northern Syria to a halt for now — but what happens after the 120-hour More...

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