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Rwanda names 50 percent female Cabinet, following EthiopiaRwanda announces 50 percent female Cabinet, following Ethiopia; joins few countries worldwide
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, Hindu worshippers stand in queues outside the Sabarimala temple, one of the world's largest Hindu pilgrimage sites, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. India's ruling party and the main opposition are both supporting a protest to keep females of menstruating age from entering the temple, in what some political observers say is a bid to shore up votes ahead of next year's general election. The country's Supreme Court had on Sept. 28, 2018, lifted the temple's ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender. (AP Photo/ Hareesh Kumar A S, File)
Indian temple priests turn back women, defying court rulingHindu priests have joined conservative protesters to block women of menstruating age from temple, defying a ruling from India's top court to let them enter
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U.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailorsU.S. Navy helicopter crashes on flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, causing non-fatal injuries to sailors
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Southeast Asian navies to hold drills with China next weekSoutheast Asian navies will hold their first joint exercises with China in its southern waters next week
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Afghans set to vote despite Taliban threats, corruptionAfghans hope parliament elections will bring change to corrupt government that's lost nearly half the country to Taliban
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18 2018, Gaspar Baltazar, center, playing goalkeeper, takes a shot from a teammate during soccer practice in Huron, Calif. California may be famous for its wealth, but there is a distinctly different part of the state where poverty prevails: places like this one halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'California may be known for its wealth, but a distinctly different side exists in the state's farm belt
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Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'California may be known for fame and wealth, but a distinctly different side exists in the state's farm belt
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China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption chargesChina's former internet censor is standing trial over corruption allegations
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A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on SaturdayA look at what's at stake, numbers and main issues in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Saturday
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British woman held in Malaysia accused of killing husbandMalaysian police say a British woman has been detained on a resort island for allegedly stabbing her husband to death
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.  Trump is traveling to rally in Montana, Arizona and Nevada.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Trump: 'Severe' consequences if Saudis murdered KhashoggiTrump says it looks like Khashoggi is dead, threatens 'severe' consequences
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Man who pleaded guilty to Walmart slayings to be sentencedA man who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last November is returning to court for sentencing
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