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Police: Finland stabber not part of wider extremist groupFinland's news agency is quoting police as saying the Moroccan asylum-seeker who killed two people and injured eight in a stabbing attack in southwestern Finland in August was not part of a wider group
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Workers shovel debris off the top of a building that collapsed in last week's 7.1 magnitude earthquake, at the corner of Gabriel Mancera and Escocia streets in the Del Valle neighborhood of Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Search teams were still digging through dangerous piles of rubble Monday, hoping against the odds to find survivors after the Sept. 19 quake. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Mexico tallying the economic cost of big earthquakeMoney is expected to pour into the economy as Mexico City and the federal government tap their disaster funds in the wake of the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that caused widespread damage in the capital and killed at least 331 people
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Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla of Cuba addresses the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Tillerson to meet Cuba official amid probe into 'attacks'US officials say Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to meet face-to-face with Cuba's foreign minister amid an ongoing probe into mysterious "attacks" on American diplomats in Havana
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Minister Lai Mohammed, the Information Minister and spokesperson for the Government of Nigeria during an Associated Press interview in London, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. Minister Lai Mohammed said Tuesday that Boko Haram used to administer a number of local governments and collect taxes but now has none under its control. He said the extremists used to be active in 10 states but are now confined to a much smaller space.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Nigerian gov't says Boko Haram contained; president fineNigeria's information minister says his country has greatly reduced the reach of Boko Haram extremists even though the group can still launch suicide attacks
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UPDATES CAPTION - A woman works at a field with Mount Agung seen in the background in Amed, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. More than 57,000 people have fled the surrounds of Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)
Fears of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus of 75,000Indonesia's disaster agency says more than 75,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the tourist island of Bali because of fears of an eruption.
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Russia threatens to block Facebook over data storageRussia has threatened to block access to Facebook next year if the company does not store its data locally
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In this image made from video, an Israeli security officer mans at the scene where a Palestinian attacker opened fire, in Jerusalem Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. A Palestinian attacker opened fire early Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men in one of the deadliest attacks in a two-year spate of violence. (AP Photo)
Palestinian kills 3 Israelis in settlement near JerusalemA Palestinian gunman has killed three Israeli security men and critically wounded a fourth outside a West Bank settlement before being shot dead, in one of the deadliest attacks of a two-year spate of violence
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European Council President Donald Tusk delivers a statement at 10 Downing Street after meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May in London, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
EU official Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talksEuropean Council President Donald Tusk says that Brexit talks haven't yet made sufficient progress to begin negotiating a new relationship between Britain and the EU
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Ugandan lawmakers in brawl over 'life presidency' billA fight broke out in Uganda's parliament Tuesday amid efforts to introduce legislation that could extend the long-time leader's decades-long hold on power
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 file photo, young cadets listen to their teacher at the first lesson in a cadet lyceum of the first day at school in Kiev, Ukraine.  Ukraine's president has signed a controversial law on education, causing fury in Hungary which is threatening to block Ukraine's efforts to integrate with the European Union. The law that President Petro Poroshenko signed late Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 restructures Ukraine's education system and specifies that Ukrainian will be the main language used in schools, rolling back the option for lessons to be taught in other languages. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)
Ukraine's president signs controversial education lawUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an education law that critics say would infringe on the rights of ethnic minorities
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In this , Sept. 20, 2016 file photo, Dragan Vasiljkovic, center, a former Serb paramilitary commander, sits between guards in a courtroom at the beginning of his trial in Split, Croatia. The municipal court has sentenced Vasiljkovic to 15 years in prison for war crimes in the 1990s Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. In the verdict it said that Vasiljkovic, also known as Captain Dragan and Daniel Snedden, is guilty of the killings and torture of imprisoned civilians and Croatian troops while he was a rebel Serb commander during the 1991-95 war in Croatia. (AP Photo, FILE)
Ex-rebel Serb commander sentenced to 15 years in CroatiaA Croatian court has sentenced a former Serb paramilitary commander and Australian citizen to 15 years in prison for war crimes in the 1990s
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Greece: Missing UK hiker may have been mauled by animalsA missing British tourist may have been mauled to death and devoured by wild animals while hiking between archaeological sites in northern Greece
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