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LA Residents Flee 'Suspicious' High-Rise Blaze

A fire suspected to have been started deliberately Wednesday in a high-rise residential block in Los Angeles injured eight people, including a baby, and prompted a massive response by firefighters.

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Major Quake Hits Caribbean, Triggering Evacuations

A major 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday in the Caribbean between Jamaica and Cuba, triggering a brief tsunami alert and sending hundreds of people pouring onto the streets of Havana.

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Russia Blocks Swiss-Based ProtonMail over Wave of Bomb Threats

Russia has blocked a second encrypted email provider, Swiss-based ProtonMail, in efforts to halt a prolonged series of anonymous bomb threats, the security service said Wednesday.

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Brexit Sealed with Final Brussels Vote

Britain's departure from the European Union was set in law Wednesday as London returned a signed treaty and MEPs prepared to vote to ratify the divorce.

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Taliban Attack Kills 10 Police in Northern Afghanistan

At least 10 policemen were killed when Taliban fighters attacked an outpost in northern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, as fighting raged across the country despite ongoing talks between Washington and the militant group.

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Report: Bolton Had Concerns about Trump Favors to Autocrats

Former national security adviser John Bolton privately told the U.S. attorney general last year about concerns that President Donald Trump was essentially granting favors to autocrats, The New York Times reported Monday.

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British Minister Attends 'Historic' Last EU Council

A British minister attended his country's last high level meeting as a European Union member on Tuesday, just days before Brexit puts an end to its half-century EU membership.

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Morales Pick Returns to Bolivia to Run for President

Luis Arce, the presidential candidate for Evo Morales's Movement for Socialism party, returned to Bolivia on Tuesday following a self-imposed exile in Mexico, AFP reporters noted.

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Bolton Revelations Roil Trump Trial, Witness Push Grows

Donald Trump's lawyers, eager to attain his swift acquittal, pushed back forcefully Monday against explosive new allegations from former national security adviser John Bolton, insisting the U.S. president's dealings regarding Ukraine were not impeachable.

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U.S. Prosecutor Decries 'Zero Cooperation' from Prince Andrew over Epstein

Prince Andrew has provided "zero cooperation" regarding late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and has yet to respond to a FBI request for an interview, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday.

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