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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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First US #Ebola patient dies in hospital

US Secretary of State John KerryThe first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has died at a Dallas hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital's spokesman Wendell Watson said.

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#Mexico vows to arrest mass killing suspects

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto has vowed to hunt down those responsible for the reported massacre of dozens of students in the southwest of the country that authorities said involved local security officials.

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Colombian tribe members killed by lightning

Eleven members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia's Caribbean coast have been killed after a lightning bolt struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered.

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Biden 'apologises' to #UAE for #ISIL remarks

US Vice President Joe Biden

The United Arab Emirates says US Vice President Joe Biden has apologised to the Abu Dhabi crown prince for "any implications" in remarks he made last week that the UAE had supported fighters in Syria.

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US court paves way for gay marriage expansion

gay marriages

The US Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

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Brazil's president to face run-off poll

Brazil's left-wing incumbent Dilma Rousseff has come at the top of the presidential elections but has not gained enough votes to avoid a run-off and will face Aecio Neves.

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