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Hurricane Michael rescue efforts continue as death toll rises

Over a million people are without power and the death toll is expected to climb, rescue officials say.

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UN accused of letting 'abusers' into human rights council

Philippines, Bahrain and Cameroon among new members elected to the UN's right council drawing condemnation from the US.

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Freed Venezuelan activist Lorent Saleh arrives in Spain

Former student leader Lorent Saleh put on flight to Madrid days after anti-government politician died in state custody.

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Peru arrests opposition leader Keiko Fujimori over corruption

The daughter of disgraced ex-president was arrested over alleged money laundering during her election campaign.

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US pastor Andrew Brunson set to leave Turkey after release

Pastor at heart of Washington-Ankara diplomatic dispute set to leave Turkey after a court ordered his release.

US pastor Andrew Brunson

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Hurricane Michael makes landfall as 'monstrous' Category-4 storm

Record-breaking Category-4 storm brings life-threatening winds and storm surges to the Florida Panhandle.

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Brazil election: Hundreds rally against far-right Bolsonaro

Demonstrators march in Sao Paulo against far-right frontrunner candidate, chanting "dictatorship never again".

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Michael downgraded to tropical storm, kills 2 in Florida

The storm’s eye is moving towards the Carolinas, which are still reeling from Hurricane Florence floods.

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Harvey Weinstein gets one count dismissed in sexual assault case

Prosecutors drop part of case after contradictions emerged in one accuser's account, insist rest of case is strong.

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Pentagon grounds global fleet of F-35s after fighter jet crash

US, the UK and Israel to carry out a fleet-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine of the F-35 aircraft.

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