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Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows 'fight to win'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump opened the door on Monday night to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about America's longest war and vowing "a fight to win."

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Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 injured

ROME An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing at least one person and injuring some 25 others as buildings collapsed, officials said.

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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Brazil's Lula on the road, eyes comeback despite graft conviction

LAGARTO, Brazil Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday accused Brazil's government of undoing social progress made during his years in office and vowed to restore it if he was allowed to run again next year.

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Body found as Danish submarine man says missing woman died on board

COPENHAGEN A headless female torso was found on Monday in the water's edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a journalist in his home-made submarine told a court she died on board, police said.

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Scottish, Welsh government heads aim to stop 'blatant power grab' after Brexit

EDINBURGH The head of devolved governments in Scotland and Wales will meet on Tuesday to try to set a common strategy to protect parliamentary powers which they say are under threat from Britain's plan to leave the European Union.

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