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Student confronting shooter at high school killed

ROCKFORD, Washington -- A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a staff member, authorities said.

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Sporting a black eye, pope urges Colombians to reconcile

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- Pope Francis wrapped up his Colombia trip Sunday by honoring a fellow Jesuit who ministered to African slaves and urging Colombians today to follow his lead in working for a more peaceful future.

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At least 8 dead after shooting in North Texas

PLANO, Texas -- At least eight people are dead, including the suspect, after a shooting at a home in Plano, Texas, authorities in North Texas said Sunday night.

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8 killed, 23 injured in Hurricane Irma's wrath

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Hurricane Irma has killed at least eight people and injured 23 in French Caribbean island territories as the dangerous Category 5 storm roared over the Caribbean, France's interior minister said Thursday.

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Obliterated village burned by Rohingya, Myanmar police say

BANGKOK -- Myanmar security officials on Thursday took journalists to a still-smoldering Rohingya village where officials say members of the Muslim minority set fire to their own homes and vehicles.

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Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions against North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea -- The leaders of South Korea and Japan on Thursday repeated their calls for stronger action to punish North Korea over its nuclear ambitions, including denying the country oil supplies, as they met in eastern Russia.

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UN chief urges Myanmar to give Muslims status

BANGKOK -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saie it's crucial that Myanmar's government immediately give Muslims either nationality or legal status so they can lead normal lives and freely move, find jobs, and get an education.

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Indian journalist gunned down outside her home

BANGALORE, India -- An Indian journalist was gunned down outside her home the southern city of Bangalore — the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting journalists or outspoken critics of religious superstition and extreme Hindu politics.

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