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Large crowds to celebrate S. Korean president’s impeachment

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Large crowds were expected to gather in South Korea's capital on Saturday to celebrate the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye over an explosive corruption scandal that saw millions protest in previous weeks….

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Sources: Google to give Cubans faster access to content

HAVANA (AP) — Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal giving Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, two people familiar with the agreement said Friday….

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8 hours ago

Longtime Gambian ruler now refuses to step aside

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's ruler of more than 22 years announced late Friday that he no longer accepted defeat in country's presidential election, reversing course a week after he conceded to his rival….

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8 hours ago

Sources: Cuba, Google strike deal to hike internet speed

HAVANA (AP) — Google and the Cuban government have struck a deal giving Cubans faster access to the internet giant's content, two people familiar with the deal say….

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France’s court annuls Kazakh banker’s extradition to Russia

PARIS (AP) — A top French court refused to hand over a Kazakh banker-turned-dissident to Russia despite accusations he embezzled millions, saying it considered the extradition request from Moscow to be "politically motivated."…

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9 hours ago

3 detectives killed, burned in southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The charred remains of three federal detectives were found Friday in the bed of a burning pickup truck in the southern Mexico resort of Zihuatanejo….

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10 hours ago

World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said….

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11 hours ago

Ghana TV: President concedes defeat to opposition leader

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's longtime opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won the presidency late Friday on his third run for the office, a race that was largely seen as a referendum on how the incumbent party had managed the economy in this long stable democracy….

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12 hours ago

Syrian forces squeeze Aleppo, bring new wave of evacuations

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new wave of evacuations Friday and raising concerns about hundreds of men who have disappeared and are feared to have been seized by the government….

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12 hours ago

The Latest: Kerry presses efforts to save Syria’s Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):…