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Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani as U.S. drops arms to defenders

ANKARA/BEIRUT - Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow Kurds in the Syrian town of Kobani on Turkey's border, and the United States air-dropped arms to help the Kurds there resist an Islamic State assault. | Video

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Panama arrests supreme court judge on suspicion of corruption

PANAMA CITY - A Panamanian supreme court judge who previously headed the tribunal has been placed under house arrest and suspended from his post pending an investigation into suspected corruption, a congressional committee said on Monday.

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Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

BENGHAZI Libya - Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war.

United Nations, Libya 7:02pm EDT

Canada police kill 'radicalized' driver after he rams two soldiers

OTTAWA/MONTREAL - A man who ran down two Canadian soldiers in his car at a Quebec mall on Monday and was later shot dead by police, "had become radicalized," the Canadian government said.

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Chile ex-mayor arrested, charged with Pinochet-era crimes

SANTIAGO - The ex-mayor of an upscale Santiago neighborhood was arrested and charged on Monday in connection with an ongoing investigation into human rights crimes committed in Chile during General Augusto Pinochet's 1973-1990 dictatorship.

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South Sudan sexual violence 'rampant,' two-year-old raped: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS - Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so widespread that a 2-year-old child was among the victims, the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in armed conflict said on Monday.

United Nations, Africa 7:53pm EDT

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