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Experts Debunk Trump Claim of Mass Vote Fraud

Experts and elected officials on Monday debunked Donald Trump's claim that "millions" of Americans voted illegally on Election Day, as the president-elect railed against ballot recount efforts spearheaded by the Green Party.

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Russian Activists Say Prison Torture Widespread

Prominent Russian rights activists said Monday that torture is widely used in a northern penal colony, citing fresh allegations after claims from a jailed opposition member serving a sentence there.

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Renzi Seeks to Ease Meltdown Fears in Referendum Countdown

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attempted Monday to calm fears of a financial meltdown after an upcoming referendum on which he has staked his political future.

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Cubans Begin Tearful Farewell to Fidel Castro

Hundreds of thousands of Cubans swarmed Havana's iconic Revolution Square in a tearful and nostalgic tribute to Fidel Castro on Monday, kicking off a week-long farewell to the divisive Cold War icon.

Long lines of mourners entered the towering monument to independence hero Jose Marti, filing past a black-and-white picture of "El Comandante" as a young, black-bearded revolutionary carrying a rifle.

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Ukraine's Ousted Leader Says Protesters Started War

Ukraine's former Moscow-backed president on Monday accused pro-EU protesters who forced his ouster of provoking the 31-month pro-Russian revolt in the southeast that has claimed nearly 10,000 lives.

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Jihadist Recruiter's New Belgium Trial is Double Jeopardy, Lawyers Says

Belgium's second trial of top jihadist recruiter Khalid Zerkani risked being scrapped as his lawyer and the prosecutor argued Monday it amounts to double jeopardy.

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9 Hurt, Suspect Dead in Ohio Campus Car-Knife Attack

A young man reportedly of Somali descent rammed his car into a crowd of pedestrians at Ohio State University and attacked them with a butcher knife Monday, injuring nine people before he was shot dead by police.

Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs said investigators were considering the "possibility" that the bloody rampage, which left one person in critical condition, was a terror attack.

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U.N. Looks to Revive Cyprus Talks after 'High Hopes'

U.N. envoy Espen Barth Eide held separate talks with rival Cypriot leaders Monday to try to revive peace negotiations after "very high hopes" of a breakthrough were dashed last week.

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Dutch Far-Right MP Tops Polls Again ahead of March Vote

Far-right Dutch MP Geert Wilders was topping the polls on Monday ahead of March elections, a new survey said, appearing to have been boosted by his ongoing hate-speech trial.

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Trump Threatens to End U.S.-Cuba Thaw without 'Better Deal'

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday threatened to end the U.S. thaw with Cuba unless Havana makes key concessions, a move that would upend the historic rapprochement engineered under his predecessor Barack Obama.

"If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S. as a whole, I will terminate deal," Trump said on Twitter.

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