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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil has hailed a new United Nations report that for the first time removed Latin America's biggest country from the World Hunger Map.Social Development Minister Tereza Campello says in a statement that "leaving the Hunger Map ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Leonardo DiCaprio as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help promote global action on climate change.Ban told a news conference Tuesday that the American actor "is not just on ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the United Nations says that the world body is "taking the lead now" on international efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed some 2,400 people and could spread further.Secretary-Gener ...more

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SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without evidence."At a press conference at the Saqqara pyramid ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed.Lena Dunham's "Girls," has obviously colored impressions of the 30-year-old actor, ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative agency says it has filed money-laundering charges against a billionaire tycoon.The Investigative Committee said Tuesday that Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the head of Sistema holding company, has been placed und ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the country doesn't have the death penalty. Confused? Authorities have granted a request for assisted suicide by the man, who says he's a menace to society and can't ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish opposition legislator said Tuesday that at least 53 Turkish families — some with children — had crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State group in the past week alone and accused Turkey's government of doing little to ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro escaped injury during a robbery by three gunmen, the city's archdiocese said Tuesday.Rio archdiocese spokesman Adionel Carlos da Cunha said the robbery occurred Monday night w ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has brokered an agreement to enable the reconstruction the Gaza Strip, giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority while involving the private sector, the U.N.'s top Mideast envoy said Tuesday.The agr ...more