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UN urges foreign fighters and mercenaries to leave Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called the establishment of a transitional government in Libya “an important milestone” Tuesday and urged all countries...

Ghana suspends parliament amid a surge in COVID-19 cases

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ACCRA, Ghana — Ghana’s parliament has been suspended for at least three weeks following a surge in COVID-19 cases among parliament members and staff. ...

Sen. Warren’s ‘Pinkie Promises’ to be published this fall

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NEW YORK — Sen. Elizabeth Warren has not forgotten the many young people she befriended during her 2020 presidential run. ...

Gazans hope for vote after years of Hamas rule, isolation

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian poll workers fanned out across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, where they found voters eager to register ahead...

Buttigieg campaign manager seeking to lead Indiana Democrats

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INDIANAPOLIS — The manager of former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential campaign is entering the race to become the Indiana Democratic Party’s...

Uganda eases social media curbs, but Facebook still off

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KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan authorities on Wednesday lifted restrictions on social networks imposed ahead of a presidential election last month, but Facebook remains blocked...

GOP’s Tenney, who won House seat by 109 votes, is sworn in

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Republican Claudia Tenney of New York was sworn in Thursday as a member of Congress, reclaiming a seat she lost two years ago and...

Ex-spokesman kills self outside Texas congresswoman’s home

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IRVING, Texas — A former campaign spokesman for freshman Rep. Beth Van Duyne, of Texas, shot and killed himself outside of the Irving Republican’s...

Palestinian leader’s path to elections is fraught with peril

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RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' call for elections has thrown his political future into peril, forcing him to negotiate competing demands...

Divided Ecuador heads to presidential runoff ballot in April

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QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador is headed to a runoff presidential election in April with its deep political divisions evident after the first round of...