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Malaysian PM-in-waiting Anwar takes oath as lawmaker

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Kuala Lumpur, Oct 15 (AP) - Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said he felt "vindicated" after taking his oath as a lawmaker Monday, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge that critics said was politically motivated.
The swearing-in ceremony in parliament followed Anwar's landslide win in a by-election Saturday in the southern coastal town of Port Dickson in which he defeated six other candidates. The seat was vacated...
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EU, UK see Brexit deal soon but not at this week’s summit

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Luxembourg, Oct 15 (AP) - European Union and British foreign ministers expressed cautious optimism Monday that a deal on Britain's departure from the bloc will be found soon but virtually ruled out any Brexit agreement at a crunch summit this week.
Talks between the two sides on Sunday failed to...
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Expecting a child, Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney

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Canberra, Oct 15 (AP) - Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday for a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific, just hours before Kensington Palace announced that the royal couple are expecting a child in the spring.
The trip is their only international tour...
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At least 11 dead in suicide bombing in Somalia's Baidoa

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Nairobi, Oct 13 (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and a grenade struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 11 people dead and more than 10 wounded, authorities said Saturday.
The death toll may rise, Col. Ahmed Muse told The Associated...
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Hackers accessed personal data from 29M accounts: Facebook

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New York, Oct 13 (AP) - Facebook says hackers accessed a wide swath of information - ranging from emails and phone numbers to more personal details like sites visited and places checked into - from millions of ac-counts as part of a security breach the company disclosed two weeks ago.
Twenty-nine...
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