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Breaking News
FBI confirms it's investigating links between Russia, Trump campaign
The director of the FBI has confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating Russian efforts to interfere in last year's US election. He also shot down President Donald Trump's wiretapping allegations.
News
US Senate begins confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch
The Senate has begun the process of confirming Neil Gorsuch to the nation's top court. His record on protecting workers and his strict interpretation on the constitution were immediately under fire from Democrats.
Ghana
Freak accident at Ghana waterfall kills several students
At least 18 people - mostly students- have died after a large tree fell into a pool at Ghana's Kintampo Waterfall. The unusual accident occurred right after a rainstorm in the region.
Germany
What you need to know about the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea
Over the weekend, the Italian coastguard rescued around 3,000 migrants off the coast of Libya. Here's a summary of the latest data on refugees and how the crisis is shaping up in the Mediterranean.
German right-wing Identitarians 'becoming radicalized'
The right-wing "Identitarian Movement" is becoming more active and more radical, according to the head of German domestic intelligence. The Identitarians themselves don't even call themselves far-right, just "patriotic."
TOP STORIES
Doctor fights female feticide by delivering baby girls for free
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
World
African debt
Africa's new sovereign debt crisis
Mozambique is the first major African nation in recent times to become unable to meet obligations to international creditors. A decade after the last major debt write-down, African states are again in difficulties.

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