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U.S. vetoes U.N. call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision

UNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn. | Video

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South Africa's Ramaphosa wins election as ANC president

JOHANNESBURG South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected leader of the African National Congress on Monday in a close-run vote that will set the direction for the country and the scandal-plagued party that has ruled since the end of apartheid. | Video

Africa 1:59pm EST

5-Star leader says Italy should quit euro unless rules change

ROME The leader of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, said on Monday that Italy should quit the euro zone unless it manages to change the bloc's rules on public finances.

Italy 12:43pm EST

U.S. citizen recaptured after Bali jail break

DENPASAR, Indonesia Indonesian police have recaptured a U.S. citizen who escaped a week ago from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali, the jail's second breakout of foreign inmates this year.

Indonesia 12:29pm EST

Powerful Afghan regional leader ousted as political picture clouds

KABUL One of Afghanistan's most powerful regional politicians was ousted as governor of the northern province of Balkh on Monday, setting up a confrontation that adds to the uncertainty around President Ashraf Ghani's Western-backed government.

Afghanistan 2:26pm EST

Brazil's Meirelles to gauge odds before opting to run for President

BRASILIA Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Monday he would consider his chances of winning before deciding whether to run as a candidate in next year's presidential elections.

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