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NSA broke into secure network of Al Jazeera and others: report

The NSA intelligence agency spied on Al Jazeera in 2006, when George Bush criticised the network for its reporting.

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Aretha Louise Franklin dies at the age of 76

The "Queen of Soul" and first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, passed away from pancreatic cancer.

Aretha Louise Franklin

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Trump cancels security clearance for ex-CIA director John Brennan

Trump claims Obama-era intelligence chief leveraged access to classified information to make 'outrageous' allegations.

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Nicaragua: Thousands demand the release of detained protesters

Rights group says that hundreds arrested during nearly four months of anti-government protests remain in detention.

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General and colonel among 14 arrested over Maduro 'attack'

Arrests of high-ranking Venezuelan military figures reflects growing discontent among armed forces, opposition says.

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Ilhan Omar wins Minnesota Democratic US House primary

Former refugee could become the first Somali American elected to US Congress if she wins November's election.

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Catholic Church covered up child abuse by 300 US priests: report

Pennsylvania grand jury details decades of abuse of more than 1,000 children by hundreds of accused priests in the state.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro

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Nebraska carries out first US execution using opioid fentanyl

Three of the four substances used in Carey Dean Moore's execution had never been used in lethal injections in the state.

Carey Dean Moore

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Ecuador bus crash outside Quito kills 24, injures 19: officials

Tuesday's crash is the second highway tragedy in less than three days in the country.

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Venezuela's Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas

Venezuelan president says move is necessary to fight smugglers, but many worry it will make fuel unaffordable for most.

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