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Frenchman Convicted of Jewish Museum Terror Murders

Frenchman Mehdi Nemmouche was found guilty Thursday of the "terrorist murders" of four people at Brussels' Jewish museum, the first case of a Syria jihad veteran to stage an attack in Europe.

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Jailed Catalan Politician Named Top Candidate for EU Polls

The main defendant in the trial of Catalan independence leaders was chosen Thursday as the lead candidate for a European regionalist party in EU elections, a statement said.

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Sudan Scraps Jail Terms of Protesters as Scores Rally

A court in Sudan overturned prison sentences handed down to eight protesters as scores of people rallied in Khartoum on Thursday against a slew of tough measures imposed by President Omar al-Bashir to end demonstrations against his rule.

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Battling Political Crisis, Trudeau Denies Wrongdoing

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday denied accusations of "inappropriate" meddling in the prosecution of a corporate giant, as the country's golden boy leader battles his worst crisis since taking office.

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N. Korea Rocket Site Appears 'Operational' Again, U.S. Experts Say

A North Korean long-range rocket launch site appears to have resumed "normal operation status," U.S. experts said Thursday, calling it "an affront" to President Donald Trump's strategy of diplomatic engagement with Pyongyang.

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UK Eyes Weekend Talks to Break Brexit Deadlock

Talks between British and EU officials to break the Brexit deadlock will "almost certainly" last into the weekend, Britain's attorney general said on Thursday, ahead of a crucial parliamentary vote in London next week.

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China's Huawei Sues U.S. over Federal Ban on Its Products

Tech giant Huawei on Thursday opened a legal front in its counter-offensive against U.S. warnings that it could aid Chinese intelligence services, filing suit to overturn a U.S. law that bars federal agencies from buying its products.

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No Internet and Cameras at the Door: Ghosn's Bail Conditions

To obtain his freedom, former auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn had to stump up more than just a cool one billion yen ($9 million) in cash.

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Four Dead in Somali Capital Car Bombing

Four people were killed and nine wounded when a car bomb exploded near a restaurant in central Mogadishu on Thursday, police said, as the Al-Shabaab jihadist group claimed responsibility.

The blast "was caused by a car loaded with explosives, we perceive that it was parked near a restaurant along the road," Somali police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP.

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French Minister Urges UK Proposal to Break Brexit Deadlock

France's Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau on Thursday said the European Union was "waiting for a proposal" from Britain to break the Brexit logjam, but warned the current agreement was not up for renegotiation.

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