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EU security chiefs, Sessions hold stadium terrorism exercise

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Lyon, Oct 10 (AP) - European security chiefs struggled over solutions to the migrant crisis and oversaw a simulated terrorist attack on a stadium Tuesday, with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions looking on.
Elite police forces staged the anti-terrorism exercise in the French city of Lyon as part of meetings of interior ministers of six European countries plus Morocco. Sessions didn't speak publicly at the event.
Countering terrorism, including dealing with the return of foreign fighters from...
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Brazil candidate accused of spreading fake news stories

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Sao Paulo, Oct 10 (AP) - Charges of fake news are heating up the presidential race ahead of Brazil's Oct. 28 runoff, with the center-left candidate on Tuesday accusing his rival's campaign of defaming him with false stories on social media and messaging apps.
A fact-checking group said that...
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Japan urges Myanmar to conduct credible Rohingya probe

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Tokyo, Oct 10 (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Myanmar's leader Tuesday that a credible investigation into alleged human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims is key to resolving tensions in the country's Rakhine state.
Abe told a joint news conference after holding talks with...
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Indonesia limits foreign role in Sulawesi disaster relief

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Palu, Oct 10 (AP) - Indonesia's disaster agency said Wednesday that it only needs tents, water treatment units, generators and transport from other countries as it responds to the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami that killed more than 2,000 people.
The agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho...
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From ‘special seed’ to 2,170-pound winning pumpkin

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Half Moon Bay, Oct 9 (AP) - "One special seed" and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants were awarded top honors.
Steve Daletas of Pleasant Hill...
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