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1 new Ebola death confirmed in Congo, bringing total to 12

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Kinshasa, May 28 (AP) - Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities from the latest outbreak to 12, the country's health ministry said Sunday.
The death happened in Iboko, a rural area in northwestern Equateur province, the health ministry said in a statement. There are also four new suspected cases in the province, the statement reported.
Congo now has 35 confirmed Ebola cases.
Health workers have identified people who have been in contact...
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Abbas doctor says Palestinian leader to stay in hospital

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Ramallah, May 27 (AP) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' doctor said Sunday that the 83-year-old will be staying another day in the hospital, abruptly reversing a previous announcement that he would be discharged and adding to the uncertainty surrounding the Palestinian leader's health.
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Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

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Washington, May 27 (AP) - Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro government.
He says he was "overwhelmed...
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Armed groups threaten Canadian-owned mine in northern Mexico

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Mexico City, May 27 (AP)- Workers at a Canadian-own silver and gold mine in northern Mexico say they are afraid to leave the mine encampment because of threats by armed groups.
A worker told The Associated Press that supposed members of an organized crime group have set up check-points at access...
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Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival efforts

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Seoul, May 26 (AP) - South Korea on Saturday expressed cautious relief about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un following a whirlwind 24 hours that saw Trump canceling the highly-anticipated meeting before saying it's potentially back...
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