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Myanmar journalists to protest over arrest of Reuters reporters

A group of Myanmar journalists said they would begin wearing black T-shirts on Saturday in protest at the detention of two Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's Official Secrets Act, as pressure builds on Myanmar to release the pair.
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Bangladeshis worry they'll pay price for NYC subway bomb

NEW YORK -- When an immigrant from Bangladesh set off a bomb in New York City's subway system this week, he was the only person injured. But New York City's vibrant Bangladeshi community is worried that it, too, may ultimately get hurt by the attack.
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Anita Hill to chair new Hollywood commission on sexual misconduct

The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
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Hydro One names crew members killed in Ontario helicopter crash

Hydro One has released the names of the four crew members who were killed Thursday when their helicopter crashed in eastern Ontario.
"It is with heavy hearts that we share the names of the Hydro One employees who lost their lives in Thursday's tragic accident," the company said in a statement issued Saturday.
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'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

WASHINGTON -- Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas.
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South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

JOHANNESBURG -- The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma was set to begin Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to elect a new leader.
The reputation of Nelson Mandela's liberation movement has been battered during the tenure of Zuma, whose second term as party president is up.
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Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES -- The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
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Hollywood power players start commission for sexual misconduct

LOS ANGELES -- The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
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Nigerian troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children.
The two-week operation netted the largest number of arrests of Boko Haram fighters in recent months in northeast Nigeria, Col.
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Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, families

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children.
The two-week operation netted the largest number of arrests of Boko Haram fighters in recent months in northeast Nigeria, Col.
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Roy Moore tells supporters 'battle is not over' in Alabama Senate race

Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede.
Moore sent a fundraising email to supporters asking for contributions to his "election integrity fund' so he could investigate reports of voter fraud.
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Zacharias Kunuk got his first camera in 1981, two years before the Nunavut community he lived in agreed to allow television in.
Elders in Igloolik didn't see the need to get television to the community because, Kunuk says, there was nothing for them — there was no programming in Inuktitut.
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