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Pre-Christmas suicide bombing at Pakistan church kills at least 9
The Islamic State quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, which left at least 50 worshipers wounded. Nearly 400 people were inside Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta when the attack occurred.


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Conservative ex-president Piñera easily wins Chile election
Billionaire former president Sebastián Piñera easily won Chile’s presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world’s top copper-producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations.



Four Palestinians killed in bloodiest protests since U.S. decision on Jerusalem
President Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital has sparked violence. 



















































As migrants flee for Canada, fears are rising over the perils of frigid illegal crossings
With tightening U.S. immigration policy sending people for the border, local officials in Minnesota and Canada are angry about being shoved onto the front lines of the debate.


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North Korea must ‘earn its way back’ to negotiations and abandon nuclear weapons, Tillerson says
Speaking at the United Nations, the secretary of state indicated the United States wants a ‘sustained cessation of North Korea’s threatening behavior’ before talks can begin.


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Conservative ex-President Pinera easily wins Chile election
Billionaire former President Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile’s presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world’s top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations.


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Macron: Talk to Assad now, he will answer for crimes later
French President Emmanuel Macron thinks the Islamic State group will be defeated in Syria by the middle or end of February and that Syrian President Bashar Assad can’t be ignored in the aftermath of a military victory but must one day answer for his crimes, according to a television interview that aired Sunday.


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Conservative billionaire and former Chilean President Pinera easily wins presidential runoff election
Conservative billionaire and former Chilean President Pinera easily wins presidential runoff election.



Left-center senator concedes Chile presidential election to conservative former President Pinera
Left-center senator concedes Chile presidential election to conservative former President Pinera.



South Africa’s ruling ANC party votes for new leader Monday
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress will vote for its new president on Monday, as delegates choose between two candidates to lead Nelson Mandela’s historic liberation movement.


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