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The Latest: Typhoon death toll in Philippines jumps to 28

Philippine officials say the death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut has risen to 28, mostly due to landslides in northern mountain provinces

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Philippine police director says death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut has risen to 25, mostly due to landslides

Philippine police director says death toll from Typhoon Mangkhut has risen to 25, mostly due to landslides

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Militants free 3 Indonesian hostages in southern Philippines

Officials say Muslim militants in the southern Philippines have freed three Indonesian men they kidnapped at sea early last year

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Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

An opposition Israeli lawmaker is calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to Washington for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide

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Typhoon lashes south China after killing 28 in Philippines

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down under red alert as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast

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German police say anti-coal protester ‘holed up’ in forest

German police say anti-coal protester ‘holed up’ in tunnel under forest set to be cut down

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This Vietnamese singer tried to battle state censorship. Now she only performs there in secret.

Do Nguyen Mai Khoi is touring the United States, including a stop in Washington, with songs such as “Re-Education Camp” and “Cuffed in Freedom.”

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With wider crackdowns on religion, Xi’s China seeks to put state stamp on faith

Beijing’s biggest Christian “house church” has been closed down, and Muslims are subjected to heightened religious restrictions and mass surveillance.

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Iraqi lawmakers elect Sunni Arab as parliament speaker

Iraqi lawmakers have elected a Sunni Arab as speaker of parliament, the first step in forming a new government four months after national elections

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