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Fidel Castro does not "trust the US, nor have I spoken with them," the revolutionary icon, 88, said in a letter attributed to him and read out on state television on Jan. 26
SAO PAULO - Agence France-Presse
Thousands of Brazilians backing a movement to help homeless workers rallied in Sao Paulo late Thursday to protest a lack of housing, shoddy public services and huge spending on the World Cup.
Brazil faced a test of its security preparations for the World Cup on Thursday as demonstrators aghast at the cost of the event joined protests and strikes in several major cities.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
A New York jury convicted British hate preacher Abu Hamza on 11 kidnapping and terrorism charges Monday, opening the way for a judge to impose what will almost certainly be a life sentence.
"Selfie," "hashtag," and "tweep" are among more than 150 new words added to America's best-selling Merriam-Webster dictionary
BOGOTA - Agence France-Presse
Colombia Monday mourned the tragic loss of 32 children burned to death in a fiery bus explosion as authorities arrested the driver who had fled the scene of the inferno.
NYC police have been recruiting immigrants, most of them Muslims, in the years following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to act as informants eavesdropping in cafes, restaurants and mosques
LOS ANGELES - Agence France-Presse
California police have arrested a 41-year-old man accused of kidnapping a teenager and sexually abusing her for a decade, after the alleged victim got in touch via Facebook.
BRASILIA - Reuters
Brazil began deploying 30,000 troops on Saturday to patrol its borders and beef up security for the World Cup soccer tournament that will kick off in 12 Brazilian cities next month
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
Chilean miners of Copiapo who were trapped in a mine in 2010 have sent solidarity messages to Soma
LAGOS - Agence France-Presse
US First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday denounced as an "unconscionable act" the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants
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