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New earth-like exoplanets discovery 'best bet' for life

NASA official says discovery gives hint that finding a second Earth is 'just a matter' of time.

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White House rolls back federal transgender protections

Donald Trump withdraws Obama-era guidance allowing transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

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Mexican man kills himself after third US deportation

Sinaloa state native Guadalupe Olivas Valencia threw himself to his death by jumping off a bridge, authorities say.

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Protests after Anaheim policeman drags teen, fires gun

LAPD says it is reviewing videos after off-duty officer fires gun during confrontation with unarmed youths in Anaheim.

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Muslims raise $55,000 to fix vandalised Jewish cemetery

Muslim activists launch crowdfunding bid to repair Missouri's Chesed Shel Emeth graves after anti-Semitic desecration.

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Lenin Moreno, Guillermo Lasso to contest April runoff

Ecuador's electoral council says presidential election will go to an April runoff after a nail-biter first round.

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US ramps up crackdown on undocumented immigrants

Department of Homeland Security issues sweeping new rules for automatically expelling undocumented immigrants.

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Trump names HR McMaster as national security adviser

General McMaster to replace Michael Flynn who was ousted after misleading US officials about communications with Russia.

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Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno leads in vote

Moreno is winning the first round of the election, though he is unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.

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WTC bombing 'plotter' Omar Abdel Rahman dies in US jail

Omar Abdel Rahman, convicted of several 'terrorism' charges, dies, his son says the US 'killed him slowly'.

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