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Middle East Expert On Assassination Of One Of Iran's Top Nuclear Officials

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Iran's Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated Outside Of Capital City

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Facebook Accused Of Violating Its Hate Speech Policy In India

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This video grab taken on Thursday from an AFP video shows CCTV camera footage, widely distributed on social networks, shows producer Michel Zecler being beaten up by police officers at the entrance of a music studio in the 17th arrondissement of Paris on Nov. 21. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian Nuclear Scientist Assassinated, State Media Says

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North Korean State Commission of Quality Management staff in protective gear carries a disinfectant spray can as personnel check the health of travelers and inspect goods delivered via the borders at the Pyongyang Airport in North Korea, on Feb. 1. Jon Chol Jin/AP hide caption

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This photo released by the semiofficial Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was reportedly killed in Absard, a small city just east of Tehran, Iran, on Friday. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s, was "assassinated" Friday, state TV said. Fars News Agency via AP hide caption

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Reflecting On A Key Korean War Battle, 70 Years Later

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Nicaragua Struggles To Rebuild After Hurricanes Hit

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Six executives for Citgo, the US-based subsidiary of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, were convicted and sentenced Thursday to more than eight years for allegations of corruption. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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France Considers A Law To Curb What It Views As Islamist Extremism

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This Nov. 30, 2014 image made from video released by Loujain al-Hathloul shows her driving toward the United Arab Emirates-Saudi Arabia border before her arrest on Dec. 1, 2014, in Saudi Arabia. Al-Hathloul has been imprisoned for over two years and will be tried by a court established to oversee terrorism cases, her family said Wednesday. Loujain al-Hathloul/AP hide caption

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