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OJ Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in jail

In prison for Las Vegas hotel heist, OJ Simpson successfully made his parole case in a nationally televised hearing.

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US ends laptop ban on Middle East carriers

Four-month ban on carrying laptops in cabins on US-bound flights ends as new airport security measures are put in place.

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Trump campaign inner circle called before US senate

Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort asked to testify over Russia allegations.

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Chile moves to ease strict abortion laws

President Bachelet vows to sign law allowing abortion in rape cases, or if the mother's or fetus' life is in danger.

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US top court allows exemptions from Trump travel ban

Ruling comes after Hawaii court order that blocked ban covering grandparents of US citizens in Trump's list.

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UNESCO Valongo Wharf recognition prompts racism debate

UNESCO recognition of slave-era harbour as heritage site prompts debate about discrimination in present-day Brazil.

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Afghan girls team shines at US robotics competition

Group of girls from war-torn country, whose US visas were twice rejected, win silver medal for 'courageous achievement'.

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Putin, Trump held second undisclosed G20 conversation

The private conversation took place during a dinner for G20 leaders in Germany this month, says White House official.

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Maduro's July 30 vote to go ahead amid Trump threat

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada says 'nobody can stop' Constituent Assembly election as clashes escalate.

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California wildfires force evacuations

Raging blaze near Yosemite National Park displaces thousands of Mariposa residents in the western US state.

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