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Electoral Tribunal Clears Mexican President Of Fraud

Mexico's electoral tribunal has officially declared Enrique Pena Nieta president, dismissing the opposition's claims that he won the recent election through fraud. The fraud accusations have clouded the transition to his taking power in December.
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Quadruple Killing In French Alps Yields Few Leads

On Monday, bomb squad investigators investigated the home of an Iraqi-British couple that was murdered while on vacation in the French Alps. Also killed were the man's mother-in-law and a French cyclist. Police say that extreme violence was used in the slayings, but the perpetrators are unknown.
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Canada's Food Insecure Find Help, Community Through Facebook

A Canadian mother of five decided to bring attention to the food challenges she and families like her face every day by creating a Facebook group called "Feeding My Family." And now she has more than 20,000 members.
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Syrian Activists Take On New And Riskier Roles

Over 18 months, the Syrian revolt has transformed from a peaceful protest movement to a brutal civil war with no end in sight. And as the conflict grinds on, activists who once led peaceful demonstrations have joined rebel brigades and have their own, often dangerous work to do.
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Top Al-Qaida Leader Reportedly Killed in Yemen

The deputy commander of the Yemeni-based terrorist network was reportedly killed along with six other militants.
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For Many S. Africans, Strikes Recall Apartheid Era

Last month, a confrontation between the police and striking platinum miners turned deadly when police killed 34 people. The incident, and the fallout, have sent shock waves across South Africa, with people saying that the violence harks back to the bad old days of apartheid, repression and white minority rule.
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Next U.S. President Faces A Middle East 'In Turmoil'

Foreign policy hasn't been a major focus this election season, but whoever wins will face a delicate tangle of issues in the region. On top of a major decision about Iran, the U.S. must deal with a new government in Egypt, an intensifying war in Syria, and nervous allies in the Persian Gulf.

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