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Primate Rampage: Monkeys Rip Up Voter Lists In Thailand

Some 100 pig-tailed macaques reportedly stormed into a temple and destroyed documents that are to be used in an upcoming national vote.
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Amnesty International: After Turkey's Failed Coup, Some Detainees Are Tortured, Raped

Turkey has detained more than 10,000 people in the wake of a failed coup attempt. Amnesty International reports that new evidence of torture may be just a snapshot of the abuses happening now.
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Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.
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Deadly Blast In Germany Renews Fears Over Refugees

A Syrian refugee seeking asylum set off a bomb Sunday in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 others. German investigators are examining whether this was an act of terrorism.
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Russian Team Escapes Ban At The Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced it will not impose a blanket ban on the entire Russian team from the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite evidence of state-sponsored doping.
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One Killed, 12 Injured In Explosion In The German City Of Ansbach

Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 12 people.
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IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

Individual sports federations will decide whether each Russian athlete can compete in the Olympics, stopping short of banning the entire Russian delegation from competing due to a doping scandal.
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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.
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International Olympic Committee Decides Not To Ban Russian Team

Instead, the IOC has called on sports federations to carry out assessments on individual athletes to determine whether they can compete, amid state-sponsored doping allegations.
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For Brazil's Women, Laws Are Not Enough To Deter Rampant Violence

Alexsandra Moreira, a mother of four, was stabbed 21 times by her husband. "Even with all the laws, when everything was done to protect her by the book, we failed," says the prosecutor in her case.

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