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Brazil's Rousseff to address Senate in trial over her future
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate on Monday in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers....

Kerry urges Bangladesh to step up efforts against terrorism
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence and protect and promote human rights amid increasing concern about terrorism in the South Asian nation in the wake of a series of militant attacks....

Probe opens into French restaurateur's anti-Muslim tirade
PARIS (AP) -- A French prosecutor has opened an investigation into suspected racial discrimination after two Muslim women said they were ordered out of a restaurant amid tension over France's burkinis controversy....

Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has deployed a Russian-made S-300 air defense system around its underground Fordo nuclear facility, state TV reported....

Released tape rekindles memory of 1988 Iran mass execution
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The scratchy, echo-filled tape recording carries the voice of a man who once was in line to become Iran's supreme leader, talking about one of the darkest moments of the country's post-revolution history still not recognized by its government....

Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican....

Lost heritage: Quake deals blow to Italy's art treasures
ROME (AP) -- Within hours of last week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, members of the national police squad of art experts were already exploring the mounds of rubble in several medieval hill towns....

IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 45 government fighters
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government recruits, officials said....

Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accord
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A permanent cease-fire took effect in Colombia on Monday, a major step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group....

Turkey warns of more strikes if Syrian Kurds don't retreat
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's foreign minister on Monday ordered predominantly Kurdish Syrian forces to withdraw east of the Euphrates River "immediately" or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the border last week....

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Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accord

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Libyans take heavy casualties in final push on IS bastion