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Ecuador may be close to ejecting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy

Assange has been holed up in the London embassy for six years and fears his ouster could allow U.S. authorities to extradite him over receiving classified documents.

     
 

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Russia calls U.S. charges against alleged spy Maria Butina fabricated; demands release

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov, in a phone call Saturday withSecretary of State Mike Pompeo, saidU.S. charges against a Russianwoman asa Moscowgovernment agent were"fabricated" and demandedher immediate release.

     
 

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Feds say 364 children reunited with undocumented immigrant parents

Federal officials said Thursday that only 1,606 of 2,551 minors must be reunited under the judge’s order. The remainder have either been deported, are in state or federal custody on non-immigration, criminal charges, or are deemed too dangerous for their kids.

     
 

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Plastic surgeon 'Dr. Bumbum' arrested in Brazil after patient dies following butt enhancement surgery

Denis Furtado was performing a procedure to enlarge a patient's buttocks at hisRio de Janeiro home Saturday when the patient fell ill. He's accused of dropping her at the hospital and going on the run for five days.

     
 

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Gays on strike in Israel over exclusion from surrogacy law

Tens of thousands of Israeli LGBT advocates and their supporters went on strike across the country Sunday, protesting the exclusion of gay men from a recently passed surrogacy law. The community is outraged that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voted against the measure after pledging to pass it.

     
 

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Archaeologists opened a mysterious Egyptian sarcophagus. Here's what they found

Egyptian archaeologists opened an ancient sarcophagus dating back 2,000 years that has sparked international speculation. The team found three skeletons and a lot of red, liquid sewage, the country's antiquities ministry said Thursday. "

     
 

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Modern slavery most prevalent in North Korea

Modern slavery is most prevalent in North Korea and other repressive regimes, but developed nations also bear responsibility for it because they import $350 billion worth of goods that are produced under suspicious circumstances, according to research released Thursday.

     
 

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Police officer in Washington struck and killed during chase

Police in a Seattle suburb say an officer was fatally struck by another officer who was trying to stop a fleeing driver. (July 22)

     
 

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Analysis: Many challenges as new FCA CEO Mike Manley looks to repeat Jeep magic

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley brings a history of success at Jeep and Ram as he replaces CEO Sergio Marchinone

     
 

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FCA recommends Jeep exec Mike Manley to replace CEO Sergio Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler's board recommends Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace seriously ill CEO Sergio Marchionne. The announcement, at the end of an urgently convened board meeting, marked the end of the Marchionne era.

     
 

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Soviet era classic cars drive through Moscow

A colourful parade of classic cars took place in Moscow on Saturday morning. The parade, which was followed by a rally through central Moscow, was in its fifth edition and as many as 133 crews driving classic Soviet-era cars participated. (July 21)

     
 

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