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Ex-spy's daughter released from British hospital

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London, Apr 10 (AP) - A British health official said Tuesday that Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a nerve agent attack in England, has been discharged from a hospital.
"This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone," Dr. Christine Blanshard said.
She said she would not provide details about Skripal's condition out of concern for the patient's privacy.
The 33-year-old daughter of ex-spy Sergei Skripal, 66, has been taken to a secure...
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Azerbaijan's incumbent president set up for easy re-election

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Baku, Apr 10 (AP) - Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to cast ballots in a snap presidential election Wednesday that is all but certain to extend the rule of the country's long-serving leader by another seven years.
President Ilham Aliyev is expected to win the vote...
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Brazil's Lula presidential bid to be registered on deadline

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Curitiba, Apr 10 (AP) - Jailed former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will register his candidacy to return to the country's highest office at the deadline for October's election, his party said Monday.
The Workers' Party announced after an eight-hour meeting that da Silva remains...
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Trump wins pledges of 1,600 troops for Mexico border duty

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Houston, Apr 10 (AP) - The Republican governors of three southwestern border states on Monday committed 1,600 National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border, giving President Donald Trump many of the troops he requested to fight what he's called a crisis of migrant crossings and crime.
Arizona...
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Syrians in Raqqa afraid, angry, frustrated as they rebuild

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Across the ruins of Raqqa, the streets are cloaked in grey, the color of bare cement and rubble left behind by the bombing campaign that finally drove out Islamic State militants. Among the people of this Syrian city, the fear, anger and desperation are palpable.
Six months after IS's ouster...
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