(Reuters)
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Canadian voters head to the polls to decide whether to give Trudeau a second mandate

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer are locked in a tight race, but neither is expected to win a majority.
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(AP)

Another Brexit hiccup, as House Speaker John Bercow denies Boris Johnson a vote today

The decision means that Parliament would be expected to vote on the withdrawal agreement bill on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland is poised to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage

New laws due to take effect at midnight are aimed at sweeping away prohibitions dating to the Victorian era.
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Japan, still reeling from Hagibis, faces possible flooding from two more significant storms

Neoguri has already unloaded 3 to 7 inches of rain in southern Japan, and Typhoon Bualoi could sideswipe the country later this week.

The 2019 ozone hole in the Southern Hemisphere peaked at its smallest level on record, thanks to the polar vortex.

Israeli prime minister acknowledged defeat after less than a week, giving his moderate rival a chance to lead the country.

Around the world, rising temperatures are skewing the beloved reptiles female.

Demonstrations against a subway fare increase have spread and grown into a movement against the cost of living and persistent inequality.

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The discoveries rank as some of the biggest underwater historical finds in years.

Authorities accuse loosely regulated Islamic schools of inhumane treatment of their students.

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets over the weekend in mass protests against corruption, austerity measures, government deadlock and the basic inability of people to find work and m...

The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said the number of American troops in the country has been reduced by 2,000 over the past year. 

A large U.S. military convoy left Syria on Monday as the Trump administration withdrew some forces in the face of a Turkish offensive. 

In the final hours before the prime minister’s deadline for a plan to fix the country’s economic crisis, people flooded the streets of major cities.

Others attempted to block the U.S. departure by standing in the streets with their hands up.

Neither Trudeau’s Liberals nor Scheer’s Conservatives were expected to win a majority in the federal election Monday.

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“I never thought that this would be easy,” Meghan said. “But I thought it would be fair.”

Demonstrations against a 4 cent transit-fare hike have erupted into violent clashes over economic inequalities that many say have long been brewing in Chile.

The pro-democracy movement, now in its fifth month, maintains widespread support and momentum in the face of increasing violence and police threats.

The two governments are increasingly curbing business dealings and restricting visas for scholars, officials and scientific researchers.

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In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fears — and never mind the vomit

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The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, is scheduled to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in Congress

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Thousands of demonstrators take the streets throughout Sudan to call for the disbanding of former President Omar al-Bashir’s party

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Facing escalating mass protests, Lebanese government approves economic reforms but protests swell in hours after announcement, as many demonstrators scorned the package as ‘empty promises’

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A famed restaurant in Peru’s capital is under fire for its longstanding practice of handing out menus to women that do not include prices

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Israel’s president says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ended his quest to form a new coalition government — a step that pushes the country into new political uncertainty

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