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Spanish police shoot dead suspected Barcelona attacker

BARCELONA, Spain Spanish police on Monday shot dead a man they suspect was the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people. | Video

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Chile court ruling ends abortion ban; new law allows in limited cases

SANTIAGO A Chilean court on Monday ruled that a law legalizing abortion in certain cases is constitutional, a win for President Michelle Bachelet's center-left coalition and for groups that have campaigned for years against the country's strict ban.

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Lebanese army finds anti-aircraft missiles in Islamic State cache

BEIRUT Lebanon's army found anti-aircraft missiles among with a cache of weapons in an area abandoned by Islamic State militants, it said on Monday.

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Russia hails progress in Syria conflict, ups bombing runs

MOSCOW Russia on Monday hailed what it said was "a dramatic shift" in the Syria conflict, saying that the Syrian army, with Moscow's help, was well on its way to pushing militants out of the central part of the country.

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Finnish intelligence received tip-off on Moroccan stabbing suspect

By Jussi Rosendahl, Lefteris Karagiannopoulos and Tuomas Forsell

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Venezuela prepares world summit to defend new legislative body

CARACAS Venezuela is preparing an international summit to rally support for an all-powerful lawmaking body, whose recent creation drew widespread foreign condemnation as a power grab by leftist President Nicolas Maduro.

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