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Lebanon PM says he will return to seek settlement

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In his first TV interview since he announced his surprise resignation last weekend, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Sunday he will return to his country from Saudi Arabia "within days" to seek a settlement with the militant group Hezbollah, his rivals in his coalition government.
Hariri, looking downcast and tired, denied he was being held against his will in the kingdom and said he was compelled to resign to save Lebanon from imminent dangers, which he didn't specify.
He held back...
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Geldof to turn in Dublin honor to protest plight of Rohingya

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London, Nov 13 (AP) - Irish rock singer Bob Geldof says he is returning his Freedom of the City of Dublin honor because it is also held by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing her of complicity for what he and others, including the United Nations, call "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims...
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Suu Kyi now benefits from Southeast Asia’s silence

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Yangon, Nov 13 (AP) - When Aung San Suu Kyi led the fight for democracy against Myanmar's despotic mili-tary rulers two decades ago, she bristled at the collective reluctance of Southeast Asian governments to inter-vene in her nation's plight.
In a newspaper editorial published in 1999, the...
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Questions about Russian meddling follow Trump to Asia

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Questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 election have followed President Donald Trump overseas to Asia.
Trump said during a news conference Sunday in Vietnam's capital that he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election...
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Texas church members gather for 1st time since attack

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Sutherland Springs, Nov 12 (AP) - Hundreds of people will gather in the tiny town of Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday to worship with surviving members of a local church where a shooting rampage left more than two dozen people dead.
Members of the First Baptist Church will hold a church...
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