Colin Dwyer

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Evo Morales Condemns 'Coup' After Lawmaker Assumes Bolivia's Interim Presidency

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Days after his resignation, the former Bolivian leader condemned Jeanine Áñez, who has stepped into the country's power vacuum. Áñez has promised new elections after last month's controversial vote.

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Rockets Rain On Gaza And Israel After Airstrike Kills Militant Leader

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

"He was a ticking bomb," Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said of Bahaa Abu el-Atta, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader killed Tuesday. Militants in Gaza have responded with rocket attacks of their own.

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'Lula,' Brazil's Popular Ex-President, Freed From Prison — For Now

Friday, November 08, 2019

A court ordered the release of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, one day after a Supreme Court decision cleared the way. Now, he can remain free as long as appeals of his corruption conviction unfold.

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Grief Sweeps Through Hong Kong, Where Protester's Death Portends Further Unrest

Friday, November 08, 2019

A student died Friday of injuries suffered in a fall as police dispersed protesters from a parking garage. Across the region, protesters mingled grief with grievance, renewing their calls for change.

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'Terminator' Of Congo, Bosco Ntaganda, Gets Historic 30-Year Sentence For War Crimes

Thursday, November 07, 2019

The prison sentence is the longest ever doled out by the International Criminal Court, which earlier this year found the former warlord guilty of atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Judge Scraps 'Conscience' Rule Protecting Doctors Who Deny Care For Religious Reasons

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The U.S. judge found that the Trump administration's rule violates the law in "numerous, fundamental, and far-reaching" ways. Critics said the rule prioritized providers over patients.

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Israel's Top Court Approves Expulsion Of Human Rights Official

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch was ordered to leave the country for allegedly backing boycotts of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Aghast critics call it a blow to free expression.

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Columnist Who Accused Trump Of Sexual Assault Is Suing Him For Defamation

Monday, November 04, 2019

The president accused E. Jean Carroll of "totally lying" when she said he assaulted her more than two decades ago. Now, Carroll is taking him to court for allegedly smearing her in the media.

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Iraqi Prime Minister Set To Step Down Amid Swell Of Anti-Government Protest

Thursday, October 31, 2019

President Barham Salih said Thursday that the premier, Adil Abdul-Mahdi, has agreed to resign, though timing is unclear. Abdul-Mahdi's ouster has been a major demand in weeks of widespread protests.

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NCAA Plans To Allow College Athletes To Get Paid For Use Of Their Names, Images

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The organization says it's just starting to work out the details of how athletes would be compensated. The governing body's decision Tuesday reverses course on its longstanding objection to the idea.

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Firefighters Brace For 'Critical 24-Hour Window' As Winds Pick Up In California

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Kincade Fire has burned more than 75,000 acres in Northern California, while another blaze is 5% contained in Los Angeles. Gusty conditions will make the job even tougher for firefighters.

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Northern California Blaze Grows As Firefighters Prepare For New Winds

Monday, October 28, 2019

The Kincade Fire continues to menace Sonoma County, but firefighters are gaining optimism. In Los Angeles, the dramatic Getty Fire wildfire erupted near the busiest highway in the U.S.

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Rain Chexit: European Union Grants Brexit Delay To U.K. — Again

Monday, October 28, 2019

Days before the Oct. 31 deadline to leave the EU, the bloc signed off on a British request to postpone it again. With the deadline reset to Jan. 31, the U.K. appears little closer to a clean exit.

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The Strike Is Over: UAW Members Ratify Deal With General Motors

Friday, October 25, 2019

On Friday, the United Auto Workers and its nearly 50,000 GM employees signaled an end to the six-week stalemate, voting to OK a deal that the labor union struck with the automaker earlier this month.

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Maria Butina, Convicted Russian Operative, Is Released From Federal Prison

Friday, October 25, 2019

Butina cultivated connections with prominent U.S. conservatives. She pleaded guilty to conspiring to act as a clandestine foreign agent. Now she's expected to be deported back to Russia.

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Facebook News: App Will Offer Hand-Picked Stories From NPR, Other Outlets

Friday, October 25, 2019

Amid criticism that it spreads misinformation, the social media giant unveiled a feature boosting stories that are "deeply-reported and well-sourced" — and in some cases, picked by real journalists.

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Ban Will Soon Keep Climbers From Tackling Sacred Monolith In Australia

Thursday, October 24, 2019

For decades, Uluru's indigenous keepers have watched as visitors tried to scale the massive rock formation that they consider holy. But that's set to change Saturday, when the ban will take effect.

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Faces Protests After Activist's Late-Night Standoff

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Less than two weeks after drawing international praise, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is struggling with unrest at home as his tenuous ally, Jawar Mohammed, alleges a plot against him.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Abandons Bid To Form Government Amid Israel's Political Deadlock

Monday, October 21, 2019

Israel's longtime prime minister had been given a mandate to form a governing coalition after last month's close election. The mandate now falls to his chief rival, Benny Gantz.

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Opioid Trial: 4 Companies Reach Tentative Settlement With Ohio Counties

Monday, October 21, 2019

Four defendants, including three big U.S. distributors, have struck a deal with Summit and Cuyahoga counties. It doesn't resolve thousands of other lawsuits filed against the firms across the U.S.

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