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Hungary bans gender studies because it is 'an ideology not a science'
Hungary's populist government has banned gender studies degrees citing low enrollment numbers that waste taxpayer money and because it is “an ideology not a science.”

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Elite American soldiers, intelligence operatives hired to assassinate targets in Yemen in 2015: report
A group of Americans who had been elite soldiers or intelligence operatives were paid tens of thousands of dollars

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Teen attempting to break world record for cycling around globe has bike stolen after 18K miles in Australia
A British teenager, who'd already ridden 18,000 miles in his bid to become the youngest person to cycle the globe, had his dream dashed down under when a thief stole his bike in Australia.

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Honduras migrant caravan on the move despite warnings from Trump, governments
Thousands of Honduran migrants heading toward the U.S.-Mexico border reportedly are on the move again Wednesday -- despite warnings to turn back from their own country and President Trump.

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Communist Party detention program 'disappears' more Chinese accused of corruption
No one – not even movie stars and top government officials – are safe from suddenly disappearing into the ruling Communist Party of China's black hole.

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Woman kills herself, two children after husband fakes his death
A Chinese woman killed herself and her two children after her husband faked his own death for an insurance payout.

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Most-wanted drug trafficker turns himself in after taunting police in music video
One of Spain's most wanted drug lords turned himself in to authorities on Wednesday after he appeared in a music video seemingly taunting police.

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Gaza rocket hits home in Israel, military strikes back
JERUSALEM — A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response after days of rising tensions.

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Naked man who jumped into shark tank arrested in earlier assault, police say
A naked man who took a dip in a massive shark tank in downtown Toronto last week was arrested on Tuesday for a violent assault he allegedly committed before his swim

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Ancient ship graveyard discovered in treacherous waters
Three ancient shipwrecks that carried pottery cargoes and two from later times were discovered last month by a Greek-U.S. team of marine archaeologists in the notoriously treacherous waters of the eastern Aegean Sea, a project official said Tuesday.

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Student carried out deadly attack at Crimea college before killing himself, official says
The deadly attack that rocked a Crimea vocational college Wednesday morning was carried out by a fourth-year student, who killed at least 17 of his schoolmates and wounded more than 40 others before killing himself, a top Russian official said.

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Saudi Arabia's $100M pledge arrives in American accounts as Pompeo lands in Riyadh: report
A Saudi contribution of $100 million to U.S.-backed stabilization efforts in Syria arrived in American accounts Tuesday, just as State Mike Pompeo touched down in Riyadh to discuss the missing Saudi journalist, an anonymous U.S. official told The New York Times.

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Freed Pastor Andrew Brunson talks about nightmarish Turkey detention, praying with Trump
Evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson, who was released from Turkish imprisonment on Friday, spoke to Sean Hannity on Tuesday night about his detention and his meeting with President Trump.

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Morocco train derailment kills 7, injures nearly 80
At least seven people died and nearly 80 were injured after a shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital to a town farther north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, authorities at the accident site said.

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Two American women, Chilean man found dead, apparent victims of drowning in Chile park
Two American women and a Chilean man who were exploring waterfalls in a national park in Chile were found dead in a river estuary days after they went missing, authorities said.

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Cuban dissident who carried lengthy hunger strike freed after US call for release
A Cuban dissident group said Tuesday the island's government has released Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, who had carried out a lengthy hunger strike to protest his imprisonment.

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American pilot killed in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash
An American pilot on board a Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet was killed when the aircraft crashed Tuesday in Ukraine, officials said.

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Ecuador tells Julian Assange to clean bathroom, look after cat, curb speech if he wants Internet, report says
Ecuador reportedly ordered Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to steer clear of contentious political issues, clean his bathroom and watch his cat if he wanted his Internet back, a report stated.

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Japanese PM Abe to visit China in sign of improved relations
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to travel to China later this month for his first formal visit in seven years, in a further sign of improving relations between the regional rivals.

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US, Russian crew in Russian space center after failed launch
A U.S. astronaut and his Russian crewmate arrived Friday at the Russian space center for medical checks following a failed launch that led to an emergency landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86
Roelof "Pik" Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86.

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Pope OKs resignation of Cardinal Wuerl amid cover-up scandal
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.

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