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Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow business jet accident

MOSCOW - The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plow during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, the company and airport officials said.

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Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.

United Nations 10:08pm EDT

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

OTTAWA/MONTREAL - A Canadian man who was killed by police on Monday after trying to run over two soldiers in Quebec "had become radicalized," the government said after the first such incident in Canada since the country joined the fight against Islamic State militants.

10:19pm EDT

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.

8:23pm EDT

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

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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