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Ebola resurfaces killing 3 people in DRC
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Ebola resurfaces killing three people in Democratic Republic of Congo; World Health Organization says situation should be taken seriously.

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm
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U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.

Boost Somalia war chest, President Uhuru urges UN
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President Kenyatta said the UN should do more to support AMISOM so that the force can play a bigger role in supporting the government of Somalia and neutralise terrorist threats in the country.

Al Shabaab militants attack Somali army base, killing several soldiers
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Al Shabaab fighters attacked a remote Somali army base northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, killing several government soldiers, officials and the militants said.

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief
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Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union.

What world leaders say about Macron's victory
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Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron stormed to victory in the French presidential election on Sunday, roundly defeating his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in a run-off vote.

Emmanuel Macron elected French President
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Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union.

Here are some of the world’s young leaders
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Emmanuel Macron, 39, who won the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, according to estimates, will be one of the world's youngest leaders.

Obama to receive Kennedy Foundation 'Profile in Courage' award
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama is expected in Boston on Sunday to receive the John F. Kennedy Foundation's annual "Profile in Courage Award," honoring his accomplishments during his two terms in office in the face of intense political opposition.

82 Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects
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Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 whom they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014 in exchange for prisoners, the presidency said on Saturday.

35 killed in school minibus crash in Tanzania
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Thirty-two schoolchildren, two teachers and a minibus driver where killed in Tanzania when their vehicle plunged into a roadside ravine in the northern tourist region of Arusha on Saturday, a senior police official said.

Rwanda brings rhinos back to boost tourism
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A decade after poachers wiped out its native population of rhinos, Rwanda has reintroduced the animals to its national parks after flying up a group of 10 from South Africa.

Pentagon to lease privately owned Trump Tower apartment for nuclear 'football'
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The U.S. Defense Department is finalizing a lease on a privately owned apartment in New York's Trump Tower for the White House Military Office to use for supporting President Donald Trump without providing any benefit to Trump or his organization, according to a Pentagon letter seen by Reuters.

Families of California shooting sue Facebook, Google, Twitter
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Family members of three victims of the December 2015 shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, have sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming that the companies permitted Islamic State to flourish on social media.

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