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Australia PM Says Re-Elect Us to Counter Brexit Chaos

Australia's prime minister promised stability and strong economic policy in the wake of global turmoil sparked by Britain's Brexit vote, as he campaigned Sunday ahead of next week's national polls.

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Top Conservative Columnist Leaving Republican Party over Trump

Influential conservative columnist George Will says he is leaving the Republican Party over Donald Trump's polarizing presidential campaign and urged others to follow suit, even if it means rival Democrats take the White House.

Will, a Washington Post columnist, told a luncheon Friday: "This is not my party," according to the conservative PJ Media news website.

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Cameron's Successor: Who, How and When?

Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to resign after he lost the campaign to keep Britain in the EU triggered a leadership contest in his Conservative party, the winner of which will replace him in Downing Street.

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At Least 150 Homes Destroyed in Deadly California Fire

Firefighters on Saturday battled a deadly California blaze that has killed two people and destroyed at least 150 homes after rapidly taking over large swaths of land.

The blaze, which has been dubbed the "Erskine Fire," has spread to more than 56 square miles (145 square kilometers) over the course of several days.

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American Dream Turns to Nightmare for Undocumented Immigrants

Every weekday, year-round, Esteban Yanez rises at the crack of dawn and heads to his job as a construction worker near the largely Hispanic desert town of Perris, south of Los Angeles.

On weekends, he does odd jobs to complement his salary.

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Poll: Most Scots Back Independence after Brexit

More than half of Scots now back independence following Britain's decision to leave the European Union, a new poll showed on Sunday.

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Iran Says Five Rebels Killed in Kurdish Region

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said it killed five armed rebels in recent clashes along its border with Iraqi Kurdistan, state media reported.

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West Virginia Disaster Declared as U.S. Flood Toll Hits 24

The death toll from flooding in the U.S. state of West Virginia rose to 24, as President Barack Obama declared a major disaster, releasing federal aid for the hardest-hit areas.

Days of heavy rain, especially on Thursday and Friday, caused massive flooding in the state, where high waters have washed away cars, trapped hundreds and cut power to large areas.

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At Least 35 Killed in Fiery Bus Crash in China

At least 35 people were killed and 11 injured when a bus crashed on a highway in central China Sunday and burst into flames, state media reported.

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Britain's EU Commissioner Steps Down after Brexit Vote

Britain's European Commissioner Jonathan Hill announced Saturday that he will stand down following his country's decision to leave the EU, saying he was "very disappointed" but "what is done cannot be undone."

"As we move to a new phase, I don't believe it is right that I should carry on as the British Commissioner as though nothing had happened," said a statement by Hill, who is commissioner for financial services.

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