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Nigerian military 'mistake' kills at least 50 in attack on safe-haven town
Washington Post BAMAKO, Mali — The Nigerian air force on Tuesday bombed a crowded town full of people who had fled Islamist militants, killing more than 50 in what was described as a mistake by pilots targeting Boko Haram fighters. The bombardment occurred in the... ---

Italy convicts eight South Americans in Plan Condor trial
An Italian court sentences the group over the disappearance of Italian nationals in the 70s and 80s.

Brexit deal: British PM commits to vote in UK Parliament
British Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to placing a final Brexit deal to a vote in both houses of the UK parliament.

COP SHOOTING Suspect in standoff dies after killing police officer
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Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?
SYDNEY (AP) -- Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible - and arguably most important - clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the costs themselves....

Trump's U.N. pick to echo his criticism of world body, offer some praise
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's pick for U.N. ambassador will echo his condemnation of the world body's treatment of Israel at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, although offering some praise for an organization the president-elect has disparaged.

Philippines cancels permits of four more mining projects in green campaign
By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has canceled the environmental permits for four more mining projects, including one planned nickel venture, as the world's top nickel ore supplier deepens a months-long crackdown on the resources sector. The four revoked ECCs include one for Norwegian firm Intex Resources' proposed $2.5-billion nickel mine on Mindoro island in the central Philippines. A member of staff at Intex's Manila office declined to make immediate comment, saying the branch was waiting for an official response from headquarters in Norway.