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Fresh protests in US over police violence

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside a US police station, chanting against police violence and pushing forward a weekend of demonstrations after eight people were arrested in chaotic protests the previous night.

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US police shooting reignites racial anger

The US state of Missouri is bracing for a new wave of racial unrest after another black teenager was killed by an off-duty white cop.

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Brazil's Rousseff trailing in latest polls

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff narrowly trailed challenger Aecio Neves in latest opinion polls ahead of their October 26 election showdown, a survey showed.

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#Mexico finds graves at student massacre site

Mexican authorities have found four more clandestine graves containing charred human remains at a site in the restive southwest of the country, where officials fear missing students were massacred by gang members and police.

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#Mexico nabs alleged Juarez drug cartel leader

Mexican police have captured suspected Juarez drug cartel leader Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, whose gang engaged in turf wars that have left thousands of people dead, authorities said.

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US court hears Guantanamo force-feeding case

Hunger-striking prisoners who are force-fed at Guantanamo Bay can choose from several flavours for the liquid meal they must ingest, and well-behaved inmates sometimes are force-fed communally, a US court has heard.

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Thousands march for missing #Mexico students

Tens of thousands of people held protests across Mexico, joining tearful families of 43 missing students demanding their return, amid fears a police-backed gang executed them.

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#Mexico pressed to find missing students

Several countries are putting pressure on Mexico to solve the disappearance of 43 missing students who vanished last month after clashing with police in the town of Iguala in the state of Guerrero.

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#Canada joins coalition against #ISIL

Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Members of the Canadian House of Commons have voted in favour of sending Canadian forces to combat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) rebel group in Iraq.

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#Twitter sues US over spy programmes

Twitter is suing the FBI and the US Department of Justice to allow it to disclose more about its demands for user data, saying that its free speech rights are being violated by restrictions.

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