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Student and gunman dead in US school shooting

A gunman has fatally shot a student at a high school near the US city of Portland, Oregon police say.

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Argentina's vice president denies wrongdoing

Argentina's vice president has clarified every point of a criminal corruption investigation, denying any wrongdoing and claiming he was a victim of a negative media campaign.

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Subway strikers clash with Sao Paulo police

A Brazilian court has ordered the worker's union to pay a hefty fine for each day of the strike [AFP]Brazil's police have clashed in Sao Paulo with striking subway workers who are continuing to stay away from work despite a court declaring their strike to be illegal.

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Court rules Sao Paulo subway strike 'illegal'

A Brazilian court has ruled that a subway strike that has caused traffic mayhem in Sao Paulo, raising fears of transport chaos at this week's World Cup kick-off, is illegal.

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#FARC agrees to #Colombia truth commission

Colombia's government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have agreed to set up a truth commission that addresses the deaths of thousands of people in five decades of the country's conflict.

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Colombia's FARC declares truce for election

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels have declared a ceasefire from June 9 to 30, a period that will cover a runoff presidential election being contested mainly over how to end five decades of war with the fighters.

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Bergdahl family receives death threats

The FBI said threats have been made against Jani and Bob Bergdahl [AFP]The family of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl have received death threats after his release from five years of Taliban captivity, according to US authorities.

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#Guatemala ex-police chief gets life in prison

Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen has received a life sentence in Switzerland for the killings of seven inmates committed years ago in the Central American country.

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Subway strikes grip Brazil's Sao Paulo

Police in Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo have used batons and fired tear gas to break the subway strikes by the protesting workers and commuters that have caused chaos in the country's economic capital, according to reports.

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Clinton wanted to arm Syria's rebels

Hillary Clinton favoured arming Syria's rebels early in that country's civil war but was overruled by President Barack Obama, the former secretary of state said in her new memoir.

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