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Israel believes U.S. will veto U.N. resolution on Jerusalem

UNITED NATIONS Israel said it believes its longtime ally the United States will veto a United Nations Security Council on Monday that would call on U.S. President Donald Trump to withdraw his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Lebanon detains Uber driver suspected of murdering British embassy worker: security source

BEIRUT A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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Tillerson, Canadian counterpart to discuss security, other issues

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday to discuss border security and other issues, the U.S. Department of State said in a statement.

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South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president

JOHANNESBURG South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa became president of the ANC on Monday after a vote decribed as the most pivotal moment for the party since it launched black-majority rule under Nelson Mandela 23 years ago. | Video

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German ex-rightist jailed for plotting Islamist attack on police

BERLIN A German court sentenced a 27-year-old German supporter of Islamic State to three years and three months in prison on Monday for plotting to lure police or soldiers into a trap and kill them with a home-made bomb.

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Blackout hits parts of Venezuelan capital Caracas

CARACAS A blackout hit parts of the Venezuelan capital Caracas as well as the nearby states of Miranda and Vargas on Monday, state-run electricity company Corpoelec said, adding that authorities were working to restore service.

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