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Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist calling for "political revolution."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015

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Iran's parliament approves on nuclear deal with world powers

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament voted on Tuesday to support implementing the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, sending the measure to a council of senior clerics for who will review the accord before its final approval.

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Princeton economist wins Nobel for work on poverty

Angus Deaton has dug into obscure data to explore a range of problems: The scope of poverty in India. How poor countries treat young girls. The link between income inequality and economic growth.

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Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria.

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Zimbabwe official: US dentist not wanted for killing lion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe is no longer pressing for the extradition of James Walter Palmer, an American dentist who killed a well-known lion called Cecil, a Cabinet minister said Monday.

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China September imports plunge in new sign of weakness

BEIJING (AP) — China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

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Turkey bans rally by activists mourning colleagues

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Tuesday banned a protest rally and march by trade union and civic society activists who lost friends and colleagues in Turkey's bloodiest terror attack, but hundreds of people defiantly gathered for the protest.

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Freddie Gray hearing: Baltimore officers statements at issue

BALTIMORE (AP) — A judge in Baltimore is holding a hearing to determine the admissibility of statements made to investigators by police officers charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death.

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