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South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma began Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to elect a new leader....
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Romanians join European royals for king's state funeral


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Fear, shame preserve silence of abuse by clerics in Pakistan

It began with sweets and pocket money when he was 10 years old - special attention from the religious cleric who ran the Pakistani madrassa, or Islamic school, the boy attended....
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What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe drama

LUPANE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Good luck convincing some of Zimbabwe's far-flung residents that they have a new president despite last month's dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power....
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Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children....
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The Latest: South Africa leader notes 'enormous challenges'

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The Latest on South Africa's ruling party meeting (all times local):...
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N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula - but the North gave no sign of budging on its nuclear ambitions....
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New Austrian government will see country shift to the right

BERLIN (AP) -- A new Austrian government will shift the country to the right with members of a nationalist party in several key ministries, while conservative party head Sebastian Kurz will become Europe's youngest leader, according to details announced Saturday....
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Rahul Gandhi takes over India's opposition Congress party

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, took over as president of the main opposition Congress party on Saturday while facing a stiff challenge from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalists....
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Vatican issues new rules for relics in saint-making process

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican's saint-making office has updated its procedures for authenticating and conserving relics for would-be saints, issuing new rules that govern how body parts and cremated remains are to be obtained and venerated....
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Opinion Poll

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Steelers
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36%
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Yesterday's Poll

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Would you support the U.S. meeting with North Korea without precondition?

Yes
58%
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42%
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