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1st malaria vaccine tried out in babies in 3 African nations

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Malaria is one of the world's deadliest and most stubborn diseases. Now babies in three African nations are getting the first vaccine for malaria in an unusual pilot...Read more

7 killed, 14 tortured in Panama exorcism terror rituals

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Prosecutors in Panama say seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community where indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay...Read more

Top Iran leader: Trump is a 'clown' who will betray Iranians

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Iran's supreme leader says President Donald Trump is a "clown" who only pretends to support the Iranian people but will “push a poisonous dagger” into their backs.Read more


Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees

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Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said Thursday.Read more

‘Best rainfall in years’ | Rain drenches parts of Australia, helps contain fires and brings drought relief

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Australia’s meteorology bureau reported Thursday that even more rainfall is expected.Read more

Fever chart: Earth had its hottest decade on record in 2010s

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The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday.Read more

Trump says China trade deal delivers economic justice

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President Donald Trump signed a trade agreement Wednesday with China that is expected to boost exports from U.S. farmers and manufacturers.Read more

Putin engineers shakeup that could keep him in power longer

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President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shakeup of Russia's leadership Wednesday.Read more

Australian Open qualifiers struggling to breathe amid wildfire smoke

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One player feared she would pass out before retiring from her match when she collapsed to her knees with a coughing spell.Read more


Sinkole in China swallows bus, killing 6

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Six people were killed and 10 are still missing after a sinkhole swallowed a bus and pedestrians in northwest China Monday. Read more

Iran announces arrests over downing of Ukrainian plane

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Iran's judiciary says arrests have been made over the shootdown of a Ukrainian plane that killed all 176 people on board.Read more