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Mass rally in North Korea after congress bolsters leader

North Korea Party Congress

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – After a ruling-party congress in which leader Kim Jong Un enshrined his hold on power and his commitment to developing nuclear weapons, hundreds of thousands of North Koreans celebrated with a massive civilian parade Tuesday featuring floats bearing patriotic slogans and marchers with flags and …

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Under reform mantle, Shiite cleric fractures Iraqi politics

Muqtada al-Sadr

BAGHDAD (AP) – After more than a decade of dipping in and out of Iraqi politics, Muqtada al-Sadr, the young Shiite cleric who first made his name fighting U.S. forces in post-2003 Iraq, is leveraging his enduring popular appeal to again roil Iraq’s political order. On April 30, when his …

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Effort to impeach Brazil’s president plunges into chaos

Brazil Political Crisis

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – The fight over President Dilma Rousseff’s future has taken a strange twist in Congress, with the leader of the lower house saying senators can’t go ahead with an impeachment vote and the Senate leader insisting they will. The latest chapter in Brazil’s political drama began …

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Alberta officials say oil sands city saved from fire’s worst

Rachel Notley

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) – Alberta premier’s declared Canada’s oil sands city saved and said a plan will be put together within two weeks so 88,000 residents forced to evacuate can return to their homes. At least two neighborhoods in Fort McMurray were scenes of utter devastation with incinerated homes …

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Lynch: NC transgender law part of civil rights struggle

Loretta Lynch

WASHINGTON (AP) – In suing the state where she was born and raised for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights struggles of the last century. And she made clear that the federal government sees its dispute with North Carolina as about far more …

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Asian Star-Dr Virinder Singh

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Native village/Country, parent’s background Pathankot, Punjab, India. Father was an Architect and mother was a home maker Your early education I completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Amritsar (Punjab). Subsequently, I obtained M.S. (General Surgery) When & why you came to Canada? 2008. I immigrated in Federal Nominee Program Your …

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