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World News - Iran's Rouhani claims victory over protests - Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said government forces have suppressed a mass protest that erupted last week over a hike in fuel prices, according to state media.

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World News -- Shinzo Abe becomes longest-serving Japanese prime minister -- Shinzo Abe became the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history on Wednesday, but his record-breaking tenure is being overshadowed by a new political scandal.

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World News -- India expands migrant-counting program nationwide -- India Home Minister Amit Shah said Wednesday a government registry will regularly perform a national count of all Indian citizens to search for migrants -- drawing concern that the process could target Muslim minorities.

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World News -- South Korean with same name as sanctioned North Korean denied transaction -- A South Korean dad says he is unable to send money to his daughter in Canada because he has a similar name as a man under North Korea sanctions.

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World News -- Nazi items, Hitler materials auctioned in Germany -- Pieces of Nazi memorabilia and material belonging to former leader Adolf Hitler was auctioned off Wednesday, in a sale that's drawn condemnation from European Jewish community leaders.

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World News -- Physician son of former German president killed at Berlin hospital -- The son of former German President Richard Weizsacker died from stab wounds he received during an altercation at a Berlin hospital Tuesday night, authorities said.

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World News -- Russia calls for 'trust building' between U.S., North Korea -- Russia is urging enhanced cooperation between the United States and North Korea as a senior North Korean diplomat met with officials in Moscow.

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World News -- Mark Esper's remarks inviting 'crisis' to U.S., Korea alliance, analyst says -- Speculation is growing in South Korea that the Trump administration is not ruling out the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the peninsula following remarks from U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper.

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World News -- Emirates pledges $8.8B to buy 787 Dreamliners from Boeing -- Luxury carrier Emirates pledged close to $9 billion Wednesday to buy nearly three dozen 787 Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing.

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World News -- Australia fire chief urges residents to evacuate: 'You will not survive' -- Crews are dealing with dozens of new wildfires in Australia Wednesday and two states have issued alerts warning of potentially "catastrophic" consequences.

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World News -- Israel attacks Iranian military targets in Syria -- The Israeli military said Wednesday it carried out "wide-scale" strikes against Iranian targets in Syria overnight in retaliation for rockets fired at the country a day earlier.

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U.S. News -- 2 U.S. service members killed in Afghan chopper crash -- Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the military said.

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World News -- Amnesty International: 106 people killed amid Iranian protests -- Iranian security forces have killed more than 100 protesters amid a government crackdown on demonstrations that erupted nationwide last week over a hike in fuel prices, according to a human rights organization.

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U.S. News -- Senate passes bill in support of Hong Kong protesters -- The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday in support of the Hong Kong protesters' pro-democracy fight against China that could result in sanctions imposed against the Asian nation.

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World News -- Avalanche on Siachen Glacier kills 6, including Indian troops -- An avalanche on the northern portion of the Siachen Glacier in Indian-administered Kashmir has killed four members of the Indian Army and two civilian porters.

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World News -- North Korea scientists develop African swine fever diagnosis, state media says -- North Korea state media claimed Tuesday scientists have developed a new diagnostic method for African swine fever.

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World News -- Police break up largest synthetic drug lab in Russia -- Authorities said Tuesday they have raided Russia's largest synthetic drug lab, located on a farm outside of Moscow that officials say produced 1.5 tons of narcotics every month.

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House sends Senate stopgap bill to avert government shutdown

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Impeachment: Sondland ties Trump to quid pro quo in meeting with Ukrainian president

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10 Democrats set for fifth presidential debate in Atlanta

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Secular groups seek funding for faith-free addiction recovery

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Trump says Apple may receive tariff exemptions during tour of Austin campus

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