Hong Kong leader's race pits Beijing's pick vs 'Uncle Chips'
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Hong Kong leader's race pits Beijing's pick vs 'Uncle Chips'

Hong Kong's next leader will be chosen Sunday by an election committee stacked with pro-Beijing elites who heed the wishes of China's communist leaders rather than the semiautonomous region's voters

Recovering sunken ferry to heal or harden South Korea's rift
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Recovering sunken ferry to heal or harden South Korea's rift

As a sunken South Korean ferry is being lifted from the waters where it sank three years ago, many question whether the ship's recovery can help heal a national divide over its sinking

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Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning for the French territory on in South America

Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel
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Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel

Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry and loaded it onto a semi-submersible transport vessel, completing what was seen as the most difficult part of the massive effort to bring the ship back to shore

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3 injured in shooting in northern France

Police say three people have been injured in a shooting in the northern French city of Lille

Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies
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Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is asking the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies in the shortage-plagued South American nation

Suspected suicide bomber dies near Bangladesh airport
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Suspected suicide bomber dies near Bangladesh airport

Bangladesh police say a man detonated a bomb near a police post on a busy road near Dhaka's airport, killing himself but causing no other injuries

All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional
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All Aboard! Maryland women ride rails to NCAA regional

Brenda Frese and the Maryland Terrapins rode the train instead of a bus to Connecticut for their NCAA Tournament regional

Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41
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Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41

The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries

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Canada pulls vehicle license plate deemed offensive

A Canadian provincial government has withdrawn a man's personalized license plate, saying Lorne Grabher's surname is offensive to women when viewed on his car bumper