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Jayalalithaa Jayaram

India Mourns The Death Of A Beloved Actress-Turned-Politician

Jayaram Jayalalithaa helped fund food canteens, gave away food mixers and provided free laptops to school children.


President Xi Jinping and Governor Terry Branstad
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Trump's Pick For Ambassador To China Already Has A Head Start

A Jabhat al-Nusra, who now call themselves Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, tank fires during an offensive on Aleppo in Syria.
Jabhat Fatah al-Sham

Al-Qaeda Isn't Dead — It's Just Different

Shoppers at the seafood section of a grocery store.
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One Way To Help The World's Overfishing Problem: Buy American

Gay pride flag
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Meet The First European Country To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Photo of a Pakistan International Airlines plane.
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Pakistani Plane Crashes With Dozens On Board

Time magazine's cover featuring its 2016 Person of the Year, Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Is Time Magazine's Person Of The Year

Rescue workers pull victims from building destroyed by earthquake
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At Least 97 Are Dead After Major Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Newt Gingrich talks with former Sen. Bob Dole
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Former Sen. Bob Dole Had A Lot To Do With Trump's Call With Taiwan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Moderate Merkel Leans Right In Support Of Burqa Ban

A refugee child from Aleppo sits with her family.
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The UN Proposed A Massive Budget To Help Victims Of Violence And War

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Donald Trump
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'Screw 'Em': Adviser Previews Trump's China Policy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
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How Populism Helped Oust Italy's Prime Minister

Norbert Hofer
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Far-Right Candidate Loses Austrian Presidential Election — Twice

Fidel Castro
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Why The Cuban Government Won't Give Castro A Monument

Exterior of fake embassy in Ghana
U.S. Department of State

Ghana Shuts Down A Fake US Embassy That Issued Real Visas

Inmates watch as drug suspects are processed inside a police station on October 12, 2016 in Manila, Philippines.
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Philippines' Duterte Claims Trump Praised His 'War On Drugs'

Donald Trump
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China Isn't Happy About Trump's Chat With Taiwan

A 4-day-old newborn baby lies in a baby bed in the maternity ward of a hospital.
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The US Birth Rate Is Dropping, But Other Countries Have It Much Worse

People line up outside a bank in India
Russ Ptacek

India's Cash Crisis, Explained

The Great Barrier Reef
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Australia Is Going To Spend A Lot Of Money On The Great Barrier Reef

Francois Hollande
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France's President Hollande Won't Run For A Second Term

The UK's 5-pound note.
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British Currency Contains Animal Fat, And Vegans Aren't Pleased

Fans cry while paying tribute to the players of Brazilian team Chapecoense.
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Brazil's Chapecoense Could Still Be A Championship Team After Crash

A man touches coal in a crate
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The UN Strengthens Sanctions After North Korea's Largest Nuke Test

derek pumps in a oil field January 15, 2003 near the Saudi Arabian border, Kuwait
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OPEC Made A Deal To Cut Back Oil Production In 2017

Isabella Sprginfmuhl sewing one of her designs
Bel Tejada

This Guatemalan Designer Makes Inclusivity Part Of Fashion

Women wait for the light to turn green while driving.
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Saudi Arabian Prince: It's 'Time For Women To Drive'

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye gives tearful apology
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South Korea's President May Resign Amid Political Scandal

The scene of the Ohio State University attack
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ISIS Calls Ohio State Attacker A 'Soldier Of The Islamic State'

A makeup artist puts makeup on her face to make a statement about the military
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Makeup Isn't Just For Beauty: It Can Also Show Society's Ugliness